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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
SPO ADVISORY CORP
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
CALPINE CORP [CPN]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
591 REDWOOD HIGHWAY, SUITE 3215
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/13/2012
(Street)

MILL VALLEY, CA 94941
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
___ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_X_ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 02/13/2012   S   16,800,000 D $15.57 77,472,508 I(1)(2)(3)(4)(5) See footnotes

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
SPO ADVISORY CORP
591 REDWOOD HIGHWAY, SUITE 3215
MILL VALLEY, CA 94941
    X    
SPO ADVISORY PARTNERS LP
591 REDWOOD HIGHWAY, SUITE 3215
MILL VALLEY, CA 94941
    X    
SPO Partners II Co Investment Partnership LP
591 REDWOOD HIGHWAY, SUITE 3215
MILL VALLEY, CA 94941
    X    
SPO PARTNERS II LP
591 REDWOOD HIGHWAY, SUITE 3215
MILL VALLEY, CA 94941
    X    
SF ADVISORY PARTNERS LP
591 REDWOOD HIGHWAY , SUITE 3215
MILL VALLEY, CA 94941
    X    
SAN FRANCISCO PARTNERS LP
591 REDWOOD HIGHWAY, SUITE 3215
MILL VALLEY, CA 94941
    X    
SCULLY JOHN H
591 REDWOOD HIGHWAY, SUITE 3215
MILL VALLEY, CA 94941
    X    
OBERNDORF WILLIAM E
591 REDWOOD HIGHWAY, SUITE 3215
MILL VALLEY, CA 94941
  X   X    
RYAN J. STUART
591 REDWOOD HIGHWAY, SUITE 3215
MILL VALLEY, CA 94941
  X   X    
MCDERMOTT EDWARD H
591 REDWOOD HIGHWAY , SUITE 3215
MILL VALLEY, CA 94941
    X    

Signatures

 Kim M. Silva, Attorney-in-Fact   02/13/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) The entities and individuals directly selling these shares reported in this filing are SPO Partners II, L.P. ("SPO Partners"), which sold 15,261,300, SPO Partners II Co-Investment Partnership, L.P. ("SPO Co-Invest"), which sold 916,100 shares, San Francisco Partners, L.P. ("SF Partners"), which sold 583,500 shares, John H. Scully ("JHS"), who sold 1,100 shares, William E. Oberndorf ("WEO"), who sold 6,200 shares, Edward H. McDermott ("EHM"), who sold 1,200 shares and Phoebe Snow Foundation ("PSF"), which sold 30,600 shares. The price for the sales on 2/13/12, reported in Line 1 above, was $15.57
(2) As a result of the sales causing this filing 70,541,012 shares are owned directly by SPO Partners, and may be deemed to be indirectly beneficially owned by (i) SPO Advisory Partners, L.P. ("SPO Advisory"), the sole general partner of SPO Partners, (ii) SPO Advisory Corp. ("SPO Corp."), the sole general partner of SPO Advisory, and (iii) JHS, WEO, and EHM, the three controlling persons of SPO Corp. Additionally, as a result of the sales causing this filing, 4,234,400 shares are owned directly by SPO Co-Invest, and may be deemed to be indirectly beneficially owned by (i) SPO Advisory, the sole general partner of SPO Co-Invest, (ii) SPO Corp, the sole general partner of SPO Advisory, and (iii) JHS, WEO, and EHM, the three controlling persons of SPO Corp.
(3) Additionally, as a result of the sales causing this filing, 2,697,096 shares are owned directly by SF Partners, and may be deemed to be indirectly beneficially owned by (i) SF Advisory Partners, L.P. ("SF Advisory"), the sole general partner of SF Partners, (ii) SPO Corp., the sole general partner of SF Advisory, and (iii) JHS, WEO, and EHM, the three controlling persons of SPO Corp. Additionally, as a result of the sales causing this filing, JHS owns 5,000 shares in his IRAs, which are self-directed, WEO owns 28,700 shares in his IRA, which is self-directed, EHM owns 5,600 shares in his IRA, which is self-directed and PSF owns 141,500 shares.
(4) Additionally, 5,451 restricted stock units are owned by WEO, a director of the Issuer. Pursuant to the partnership agreement governing SPO Partners, these shares may be deemed to be indirectly beneficially owned by SPO Partners together with any profits arising therefrom.
(5) Additionally, the shares represented in Column 5 above may be deemed to be indirectly beneficially owned by J. Stuart Ryan ("JSR"), solely in his advisory capacity to SPO Corp. Additionally, 5,029 shares of common stock and 23,802 restricted stock units are owned by JSR, a director of the Issuer.
 
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The individuals and entities listed in the note above may be deemed to form a "group", as such term is defined in Rule 13d-5(b)(1) promulgated under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, for purposes of this filing.  This filing shall not be deemed as an admission by any such person that such person is, for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise, the beneficial owner of any equity securities covered by this statement.  Each such person disclaims beneficial ownership of the reported securities except to the extent of such person's pecuniary interest, if any, therein.

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