SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
SEC File Number
NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING
(Check One): [X] Form 10-K [ ] Form 20-F [ ] Form 11-K [ ] Form 10-Q [ ] Form 10-D [ ] Form N-SAR [ ] Form N-CSR
For Period Ended: December 31, 2017
[ ] Transition Report on Form 10-K
[ ] Transition Report on Form 20-F
[ ] Transition Report on Form 11-K
[ ] Transition Report on Form 10-Q
[ ] Transition Report on Form N-SAR
For the Transition Period Ended: ________________________
Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission has verified any information contained herein.
If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above, identify the item(s) to which the notification relates:
PART I — REGISTRANT INFORMATION
Foothills Exploration, Inc.
Full Name of Registrant
Former Name if Applicable
633 17th Street, Suite 1700
Address of Principal Executive Office (Street and Number)
Denver, Colorado 80202
City, State and Zip Code
PART II — RULES 12b-25(b) AND (c)
If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate.)
|(a)||The reasons described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense;|
|[X]||(b)||The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on Form 10-K, Form 20-F, Form 11-K, Form N-SAR or Form N-CSR, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q or subject distribution report on Form 10-D, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and|
|(c)||The accountant’s statement or other exhibit required by Rule 12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.|
PART III— NARRATIVE
State below in reasonable detail why the Form 10-K, 20-F, 11-K, 10-Q, 10-D, N-SAR, N-CSR or the transition report portion thereof, could not be filed within the prescribed time period. (Attach extra sheets if needed.)
The compilation, dissemination and review of the information required to be presented in the Form 10-K for the period ending December 31, 2017, could not be completed and filed by April 2, 2018, without undue hardship and expense to the registrant. The registrant anticipates that it will file its Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2017 within the “grace” period provided by Securities Exchange Act Rule 12b-25.
PART IV — OTHER INFORMATION
(1) Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this notification
|(Name)||(Area Code)||(Telephone Number)|
(2) Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If the answer is no, identify report(s). [X] Yes [ ] No
(3) Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion thereof?
[ ] Yes [X] No
If so: attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.
The Company has experienced a delay in completing the information necessary for inclusion in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2017. The Company expects to file its Form 10-K Annual Report within the allotted extension period.
Foothills Exploration, Inc
(Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|Date April 2, 2017||By||/s/ B.P. Allaire|
|Chief Executive Officer and Interim Chief Financial Officer|