December 14, 2023

Willkie represented Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in the divestiture of its Kaikias assets in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico to Shell Offshore Inc.

On December 14, Mitsui announced that it agreed to divest all of its assets owned through MOEX North America LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui, which holds a 20% interest in the Kaikias field, to Shell, the operator of the Kaikias field.
The Willkie team was led by partners Brad Honeycutt and Tan Lu, and included senior counsel Michael Niebruegge, partners Jennifer Hardy, Robert Jacobson, Andrew English and Jordan Wall, counsel Jason Nasra and Jonathan Konoff, and associates Sidney Nunez, Hayden Kursh, Rishika Nallapareddy, Colby Gardner and Jacob Bell.