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Full title: Order Sustaining the Liquidating Trustee's Second Omnibus Objection to Certain Proofs of Claim (Duplicate Claims and Amended Claims) Signed on 1/10/2022 (Related document(s):[1003] Objection to Claim) (VrianaPortillo)

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Upon the objection (the “Objection”)2 of the Liquidating Trustee for entry of an order (this “Order”) sustaining the Liquidating Trustee’s Second Omnibus Objection to Certain Proofs of Claim (Duplicate Claims and Amended Claims), all as more fully set forth in the Objection; and the Court having reviewed the Declaration; and the Court having jurisdiction over this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1334; and it appearing that this is a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §157(b)(2); and it appearing that the Court may enter a final order consistent with Article III ofthe United States Constitution; and it appearing that venue of this proceeding and the Objection in this district is proper pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1408; and it appearing that the relief requested in the Objection is in the best interests of the Debtors’ estates, their creditors, and other parties in interest; and it appearing that the Debtors’ notice of the Objection and opportunity for a hearing on the Objection were appropriate under the circumstances and no other notice need be provided; 1 The Debtors in these chapter 11 cases, along with the last four digits of each Debtor’s federal tax identification number, are as follows:Epic Companies, LLC (1473), Epic Diving & Marine Services, LLC (2501), Epic Applied Technologies, LLC (5844), Epic Specialty Services, LLC (8547), Epic Alabama Steel, LLC (6835), Epic San Francisco Shipyard, LLC (5763) and Zuma Rock Energy Services, LLC (1022).Each of the Duplicate Claims identified on Schedule 1 attached to this Order isdisallowed in its entirety; provided, further, that the Liquidating Trustee reserves his right to object to any proof of claim identified in the “Surviving Claim” column of Schedule 1 attached to this Order on any additional applicable grounds.Each of the Amended Claims identified on Schedule 2 attached to this Order isdisallowed in its entirety; provided, further, that the Liquidating Trustee reserves his right to object to any proof of claim identified in the “Surviving Claim” column of Schedule 2 attached to this Order on any additional applicable grounds.Notwithstanding the relief granted in this Order and any actions taken pursuant tosuch relief, nothing in this Order shall be deemed: (a) an admission as to the validity of any prepetition claim against a Debtor; (b) a waiver of the Liquidating Trustee’s right to dispute any prepetition claim on any grounds; (c) a promise or requirement to pay any prepetition claim; (d) an implication or admission that any particular claim is of a type specified or defined in the Objection or any order granting the relief requested by the Objection; (e) a request or authorization to assume any prepetition agreement, contract, or lease pursuant to section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code; or (f)a waiver of the Liquidating Trustee’s rights under the Bankruptcy Code or any other applicablelaw.

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ENTERED January 10, 2022 UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS Nathan Ochsner, Cler HOUSTON DIVISION § In re: § Chapter 11 § EPIC COMPANIES, LLC, § Case No. 19-34752 (DRJ) § Debtors.1 § (Jointly Administered) § ORDER SUSTAINING THE LIQUIDATING TRUSTEE’S SECOND OMNIBUS OBJECTION TO CERTAIN PROOFS OF CLAIM (DUPLICATE CLAIMS AND AMENDED CLAIMS) [Relates to Docket No. ___] 1003 Upon the objection (the “Objection”)2 of the Liquidating Trustee for entry of an order (this “Order”) sustaining the Liquidating Trustee’s Second Omnibus Objection to Certain Proofs of Claim (Duplicate Claims and Amended Claims), all as more fully set forth in the Objection; and the Court having reviewed the Declaration; and the Court having jurisdiction over this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1334; and it appearing that this is a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §157(b)(2); and it appearing that the Court may enter a final order consistent with Article III ofthe United States Constitution; and it appearing that venue of this proceeding and the Objection in this district is proper pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1408; and it appearing that the relief requested in the Objection is in the best interests of the Debtors’ estates, their creditors, and other parties in interest; and it appearing that the Debtors’ notice of the Objection and opportunity for a hearing on the Objection were appropriate under the circumstances and no other notice need be provided; 1 The Debtors in these chapter 11 cases, along with the last four digits of each Debtor’s federal tax identification number, are as follows: Epic Companies, LLC (1473), Epic Diving & Marine Services, LLC (2501), Epic Applied Technologies, LLC (5844), Epic Specialty Services, LLC (8547), Epic Alabama Steel, LLC (6835), Epic San Francisco Shipyard, LLC (5763) and Zuma Rock Energy Services, LLC (1022). The mailing address of the Debtors is: P.O. Box 79625, Houston, Texas 77279-9625. 2 Capitalized terms used herein but not defined shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms in the Objection.

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and the Court having reviewed the Objection; and the Court having held a hearing on the Objection; and all objections, if any, to the Objection have been withdrawn, resolved, or overruled; and the Court having determined that the legal and factual bases set forth in the Objection establish just cause for the relief granted herein; and upon all of the proceedings had before this Court; and after due deliberation and sufficient cause appearing therefor, it is HEREBY ORDERED THAT: 1. Each of the Duplicate Claims identified on Schedule 1 attached to this Order isdisallowed in its entirety; provided, further, that the Liquidating Trustee reserves his right to object to any proof of claim identified in the “Surviving Claim” column of Schedule 1 attached to this Order on any additional applicable grounds. 2. Each of the Amended Claims identified on Schedule 2 attached to this Order isdisallowed in its entirety; provided, further, that the Liquidating Trustee reserves his right to object to any proof of claim identified in the “Surviving Claim” column of Schedule 2 attached to this Order on any additional applicable grounds. 3. Epiq Corporate Restructuring, LLC, as claims and noticing agent, is authorized anddirected to update the claims register maintained in these chapter 11 cases to reflect the relief granted in this Order. 4. With respect to any response filed regarding any Objected Claim, each suchObjected Claim, and the Objection as it pertains to such Objected Claim, constitute a separate contested matter as contemplated by Bankruptcy Rule 9014. This Order shall be deemed a separate order with respect to each Objected Claim. 5. Notwithstanding the relief granted in this Order and any actions taken pursuant tosuch relief, nothing in this Order shall be deemed: (a) an admission as to the validity of any

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prepetition claim against a Debtor; (b) a waiver of the Liquidating Trustee’s right to dispute any prepetition claim on any grounds; (c) a promise or requirement to pay any prepetition claim; (d) an implication or admission that any particular claim is of a type specified or defined in the Objection or any order granting the relief requested by the Objection; (e) a request or authorization to assume any prepetition agreement, contract, or lease pursuant to section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code; or (f)a waiver of the Liquidating Trustee’s rights under the Bankruptcy Code or any other applicablelaw. 6. Notwithstanding Bankruptcy any applicability of Bankruptcy Rules 6004(h), 7062,or 9014, the terms and conditions of this Order are immediately effective and enforceable upon its entry. 7. The Liquidating Trustee is authorized to take such action necessary to effectuatethe relief granted in this Order. 8. This Court retains exclusive jurisdiction with respect to all matters arising from orrelated to the implementation, interpretation, and enforcement of this Order. Signed: January 10, 2022. Dated: __________, 2022 ___________________________________ Houston, Texas __T_H__E_ H__O_N__O_R_A__B_L_E__ D__A_V__ID__ R_._ J_O__N_E_S__ _ DAUVNIIDT ERD. J SOTNAETSE S BANKRUPTCY JUDGE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE

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SCHEDULE 1 Duplicate Claims
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Name/Address of Claimant Surviving Claim: Disallowed Claim: Total Claim Amount
ADRIAN G BRYANT
101 FERNRIDGE DR
LAFAYETTE, LA 70508
252 26 $258.07
MINT DENTISTRY
19620 KUYKENDAHL RD
#210
SPRING, TEXAS 77388
261 10227 $1,560.50

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SCHEDULE 2 Amended Claims
Table 1 on page 5. Back to List of Tables
Name/Address of Claimant Surviving Claim: Disallowed Claim: Total Surviving Claim
Amount
ACCOUNTEMPS
C/O ROBERT HALF
ATTN RECOVERY DEPT
PO BOX 5024
SAN RAMON, CA 94583
332 63 $0.00
DELTA RIGGING & TOOLS, INC
125 MCCARTY ST
HOUSTON, TX 77029
10042 10012 $48,016.81
DEPARTMENT OF THE
TREASURY - IRS
PO BOX 7346
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19101-7346
336 138 $35,800.00
DHD OFFSHORE SERVICES
LLC
C/O JOHN A MOUTON III
PO BOX 82438
LAFAYETTE, LA 70598

GOLIATH OFFSHORE
HOLDINGS PTE LTD
C/O JACKSON WALKER LLP
ATTN BRUCE J RUZINSKY
1401 MCKINNEY ST, STE 1900
HOUSTON, TX 77010
-and-
GOLIATH OFFSHORE
HOLDINGS PTE LTD
C/O RICHARD CURRENCE
650 POYDRAS ST., SUITE 2830
NEW ORLEANS, LA 90130
334 52 $270,489.75
FSP WESTCHASE LLC
C/O BAKER BOTTS LLP
ATTN TINA Q NGUYEN AND
MATTHEW D TURNER
910 LOUISIANA ST
HOUSTON, TX 77002
330 10167 $2,467,442.11
GOLIATH OFFSHORE
HOLDINGS PTE LTD
C/O JACKSON WALKER LLP
ATTN BRUCE J RUZINSKY
1401 MCKINNEY ST, STE 1900
HOUSTON, TX 77010
337 224 $5,162,649.78

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Table 1 on page 6. Back to List of Tables
Name/Address of Claimant Surviving Claim: Disallowed Claim: Total Surviving Claim
Amount
LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF
REVENUE
PO BOX 66658
BATON ROUGE, LA 70896-6658
306 121 $5,869.97
LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF
REVENUE
PO BOX 66658
BATON ROUGE, LA 70896-6658
329 306 $5,169.97
MAGREM INVESTMENTS LTD
ARCH. MAKARIOU C AVE. 232
APOLLO COURT, 1ST FL
LIMASSOL 3030
CYPRUS
338 237 $5,162,649.78
ROBERT HALF FINANCE &
ACCOUNTING
ATTN RECOVERY DEPT
PO BOX 5024
SAN RAMON, CA 94583
331 62 $0.00

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