AccessESP: Represented AccessESP, a portfolio company of Lime Rock Partners, in its acquisition by Baker Hughes.
Acciona Energía Internacional S.A.: Represented Acciona Energía Internacional S.A., one of Spain's leaders in renewable energy, water and services and infrastructure development, in its €157 million sale of its German wind park portfolio to Swiss energy company Swisspower Renewables AG.
Apex Energy: Advised management of Apex Energy, LLC in the formation of a strategic partnership with Apollo Global Management to invest in oil and gas properties in the Appalachian Basin.
Axis Energy Services/Lime Rock Partners/Basic Energy Services: Represented Lime Rock Partners and its portfolio company Axis Energy Services in its acquisition, as a stalking horse bidder, of substantially all of Basic Energy’s well servicing and completion and remedial segment assets.
Bayou City Energy: Represented Bayou City Energy in a DrillCo transaction between its affiliate, BCE Roadrunner LLC, and Chaparral Energy, L.L.C. to jointly develop Chaparral’s STACK acreage in Canadian and Garfield Counties, Oklahoma.
Bayswater/York Tactical Energy Fund: Represented York Tactical Energy Fund in a $125 million strategic asset-level joint venture in the DJ Basin with Bayswater Natural Resources Fund III.
BCE-Mach LLC: Represented BCE-Mach LLC, a partnership between Bayou City Energy Management LLC and Mach Resources, in the acquisition of producing oil and gas properties located in Barber and Harper Counties, Kansas.
Black Knight Energy/Kayne Anderson: Represented Black Knight Energy, a private energy company formed to pursue the acquisition and development of large, cash flowing oil and natural gas assets across the lower 48 states, and its management team in its $500 million equity commitment from Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors.
BofA Securities/South Jersey Industries, Inc./Infrastructure Investments Fund: Advised BofA Securities as financial advisor to South Jersey Industries, Inc. in its approximately $8.1 billion acquisition by the Infrastructure Investments Fund (of J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc.)
Brookfield/Westinghouse: Represented Brookfield Business Partners in its acquisition of Westinghouse Electric Company, a market-leading nuclear power service, for approximately $4.6 billion.
Bruin Purchaser/Enerplus Resources: Represented Bruin Purchaser LLC in the $465 million sale of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bruin E&P HoldCo, LLC, a pure play Williston Basin oil and gas company, to Enerplus Resources (USA).
Caliche Development Partners II: Represented Caliche Development Partners II, an energy storage business, in its capital commitment transaction with Orion Infrastructure Capital and GCM Grosvenor and two related acquisitions.
Capital Constellation/Ara Partners: Represented Capital Constellation in its $150 million strategic partnership with Ara Partners Group, whereby Capital Constellation will acquire a substantial minority ownership interest in Ara Partners and provide the firm and its affiliates with significant investment capital.
Carnelian Energy Capital LP/Percussion Petroleum LLC: Represented Carnelian Energy Capital LP in its capital commitment to Percussion Petroleum LLC, an independent oil and natural gas company based in Houston.
Carnelian Energy Capital Management/SandPoint Resources/Veritas Permian: Represented Carnelian Energy Capital II, L.P., a fund managed by Carnelian Energy Capital Management, in connection with equity commitments to upstream oil and gas companies SandPoint Resources, LLC and Veritas Permian II, LLC.
Cartesian Capital Group/Westport Innovations: Represented Cartesian Capital Group LLC in its investment in Westport Innovations Inc., a Canadian company engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles.
Colony Capital/HB2 Energy: Represented Colony Capital in its joint venture with HB2 Energy to form Colony HB2 Energy, an energy-focused investment management platform.
Colony Capital/Colony HB2 Energy/California Resources Corporation: Represented Colony Capital in its joint venture between Colony HB2 Energy and California Resources Corporation to fund up to $500 million for the development of CRC’s flagship Elk Hills field, located in the San Joaquin Basin.
Colony Capital/Equity Group Investments/Alpine Energy Capital, LLC: Represented Colony Capital in connection with the formation of the new joint venture partnership, Alpine Energy Capital, LLC, by Colony Capital and Equity Group Investments.
Drillinginfo/Insight Venture Partners/Genstar Capital: Represented oil and gas data intelligence provider Drillinginfo, a portfolio company of Insight Venture Partners, in its sale to Genstar Capital.
Enstor Gas/Waha Gas Storage/WhiteWater Midstream: Represented Enstor in the sale of Waha Gas Storage Facility to WhiteWater Midstream.
Freedom Oil & Gas/Ramus Capital: Represented Ramas Capital Management, LLC in the formation of Ramas Energy Capital I, L.P. and the consummation of its initial investment in Freedom Oil & Gas Ltd.
Glendale Energy Ventures/TPG Sixth Street Partners: Represented Glendale Energy Ventures in its $500 million joint venture platform with TPG Sixth Street Partners to pursue acquisitions of non-operated oil and gas properties.
Goodnight Midstream/TPG Capital: Represented the management team of Goodnight Midstream, a provider of oilfield water management infrastructure services, in the acquisition by TPG Capital of a majority stake in Goodnight for a purchase price of $930 million.
Hawthorne Energy/Carnelian Energy Capital: Represented the management team of Hawthorne Energy in connection with the formation of Hawthorne Energy, LLC and a line of equity commitment from Carnelian Energy Capital III, L.P.
Houston Energy: Represented Houston Energy in its venture with a third party private equity firm for the exploration and development of certain deepwater Gulf of Mexico non-operated exploratory projects.
Irving Place Capital: Represented Irving Place Capital in the restructuring of its oil and gas partnership with NGP.
Juniper Capital Advisors: Represented Juniper in multiple oil and gas transactions and portfolio company investments, including equity-line management team arrangements, cash and carry asset-level joint ventures and oil and gas acquisitions. Represented Juniper portfolio companies in a variety of oil and gas transactions.
Juniper Capital Advisors/BoomTown Oil: Represented Juniper Capital in its strategic partnership with BoomTown Oil with respect to Eagle Ford Shale upstream oil and gas projects.
Juniper Capital Advisors/Penn Virginia: Represented Juniper Capital in its $188 million strategic investment in independent oil and gas company Penn Virginia.
Kalnin Ventures/BKV Oil & Gas Capital Partners/Devon Energy: Represented Kalnin Ventures investment vehicle BKV in the acquisition of Barnett Shale assets from Devon Energy, making BKV the largest natural gas producer in the Barnett Shale.
Kalnin Ventures/Warren Resources: Represented Kalnin Ventures LLC in the $105 million acquisition of Marcellus Shale assets from Warren Resources in northeastern Pennsylvania’s Wyoming County.
Kayne Anderson/Ensign Natural Resources/Pioneer Natural Resources: Represented Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors in its equity commitment to Ensign in the acquisition of Eagle Ford acreage from Pioneer Natural Resources.
Kayne Anderson/WildFire Energy/Warburg Pincus: Represented the Kayne Private Energy Income Funds (Kayne Anderson) investment platform in its agreement with Warburg Pincus to provide a $1 billion equity commitment to WildFire Energy, I LLC, an oil and gas exploration and production company.
Laredo Petroleum/Sabalo Energy: Represented Laredo Petroleum in its acquisition of Midland Basin Assets from Sabalo Energy (and a non-operating partner) for approximately $715 million, an acquisition that involved consideration consisting of both cash and Laredo common stock.
Lime Rock Partners: Represented Lime Rock in the following matters:
- E&P Companies: Represented Lime Rock in various E&P and coal “equity line” arrangements with management teams.
- UTEC: Represented Lime Rock in its LBO of UTEC, a Houston/Aberdeen-based subsea equipment manufacturer.
Live Oak Resource Partners/Posse Resources: Represented Live Oak Resource Partners in its sale of mineral and royalty assets in north Louisiana to Posse Resources.
LS Power/Rev Renewables: Represented LS Power in the formation of clean energy platform REV Renewables, and contribution of a 2.4GW portfolio of assets draw from LSP’s existing portfolio, consisting of solar, wind, pumped hydro and battery storage assets.
LS Power/REV Renewables/SK E&S: Represented LS Power and REV Renewables in a $300+ million equity investment by SK E&S in REV to accelerate the expansion of REV's portfolio of renewable power and energy storage projects.
Maritime Finance Company/KKR: Represented Maritime Finance Co., a specialty finance company created to lend to the maritime industry, and its founders, Kristan Bodden and Gabriel Tolchinsky, in the company’s $580 million capitalization by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. and MerchCap Solutions LLC.
Millennial Energy Partners: Serve as fund counsel and represented MEP in all of its oil and gas A&D transactions and joint ventures, including acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures in the STACK play.
Newpek/Texas Sinor Nest Oil Assets: Represented Newpek LLC in its sale, along with joint venture partner Pioneer Natural Resources Co., of upstream oil and gas assets located in the Sinor Nest Field (Lower Wilcox) in Live Oak County in South Texas.
Oaktree/Diversified Energy/Central Region Assets: Represented Oaktree Capital Management in joint acquisition of upstream oil and gas assets in Oklahoma Mid-Continent region with Diversified Energy Company from Tapstone Energy Holdings and a related party.
OneNexus Environmental/BlackGold Capital Management: Represented OneNexus Environmental, a financial technology energy company, in its strategic partnership with BlackGold Capital Management to provide asset retirement solutions to oil and gas companies.
Percussion Petroleum: Represented the management team in connection with the formation of Percussion Petroleum II, LLC and equity commitment from Carnelian Energy Capital to pursue an acquisition and development strategy in select onshore oil and gas basins in North America.
Pickering Energy Partners/Henry Resources: Represented a Houston-based energy investment management firm Pickering Energy Partners in a $500 million strategic joint venture with oil and gas operator Henry Resources.
Pickering Energy Partners/Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management/Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Company: Represented Pickering Energy Partners in its launch and spin-out of all remaining energy asset management strategies of Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management.
Pickering Energy Partners/SailingStone Capital Partners: Represented PEP in its deal to merge with SailingStone, expanding PEP’s investment platform to include SailingStone’s energy transition, global natural resources, and Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) investment experience and strategies.
Post Oak Energy Capital/Earthstone Energy/Bighorn Permian Resources: Represented Post Oak Energy Capital, LP, as investor in the PIPE transaction as part of Earthstone Energy’s approximately $860 million acquisition of Bighorn Permian Resources’ assets.
Quantum Energy Partners: Represented Quantum Energy Partners in the following matters:
- Gulf Coast Energy Resources: Represented Quantum as a co-investor with Warburg Pincus in the formation of Gulf Coast Energy Resources.
- Legion II: Represented Quantum in various structuring aspects of Legion II, a Quantum portfolio company.
Riverstone Holdings LLC: Represented energy and power-focused private equity firm Riverstone Holdings in the following matters:
- Liberty Resources I and II; Liberty Oilfield Services: Represented Riverstone in the formation of its Denver-based oil and gas portfolio companies Liberty Resources and Liberty Oilfield Services.
- Advised Liberty Resources, headed by Chris Wright, in the “re-up” of management in Liberty Resources II.
- Advised Liberty Resources I in its definitive agreement to sell oil and gas property in the Bakken to Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. for $660 million.
- Represented Liberty Oilfield Services in its acquisition of the U.S. fracturing, coiled tubing and cementing assets of Sanjel Corporation.
- Vantage Energy/Rice Energy: Represented Riverstone Holdings LLC, one of the major investors in Vantage Energy, in the sale of Vantage Energy I and II to Rice Energy, Inc. for approximately $2.7 billion.
Rod and Tubing Services/Lime Rock Partners/Certus Energy Solutions/Amberjack Capital Partners: Represented Rod and Tubing Services, a portfolio company of Lime Rock Partners, in its business combination with Certus Energy Solutions, a portfolio company of Amberjack Capital Partners.
Sage Midstream Ventures/Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners: Represented Sage Midstream Ventures in its equity commitment of up to $500 million from Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners.
Samson Resources/Powder River Basin Assets: We represented Samson Resources II, LLC in its agreement to sell its Powder River Basin Assets for $215 million.
Samson Resource II/Rockcliff Energy II: Represented Samson Resources II, LLC, a privately held onshore exploration and production company, in the $525 million sale of its East Texas and North Louisiana Assets to Houston-based oil and gas company Rockcliff Energy II LLC.
Silver Creek/Genesis Energy: Represented Silver Creek Midstream in its $300 million leveraged buyout of Genesis Energy L.P.’s midstream energy business located in the Powder River Basin; and $600 million equity commitment from the newly formed joint venture between Tailwater Capital LLC and The Energy & Minerals Group.
Silver Creek/Tailwater Capital: Represented Silver Creek Midstream in its equity commitment upsize from $150 million to $300 million by Tailwater Energy Fund III and certain co-investors to build out a 100%-owned crude gathering system in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin.
Split Rock Resources: Represented Split Rock Resources on its $97.5 million acquisition of core non-operated oil and gas assets in New Mexico and Texas.
Springbok/Kimbell Royalty Partners: Represented Springbok in the sale of mineral and royalty interests to Kimbell Royalty Partners for $175 million.
TFH Reliability Group, LLC/Shell USA, Inc.: Represented TFH Reliability Group, LLC, a provider of industrial products and services, asset performance management and reliability consultancy services and portfolio company of Capstreet, in its sale to Shell USA, Inc.
The Capstreet Group/Thorpe Specialty Services: Advised The Capstreet Group in its sale of Thorpe Specialty Services.
The CapStreet Group, LLC/T.F. Hudgins Holdings, LLC/Allied Reliability Group Holdings, LLC: Represented The CapStreet Group in the combination of portfolio company T.F. Hudgins Holdings and Allied Reliability Group Holdings.
Third Point/Exco Resources: Represented Third Point with its PIPEs investment in Exco Resources.
Trident Energy/Hess: Represented Trident Energy, a Warburg Pincus portfolio company, in its acquisition of an interest in oil exploration and production assets offshore Equatorial Guinea from Hess.
Veritas Energy/Carnelian Energy Capital Management/Northern Oil and Gas: Represented Veritas Energy and Carnelian Energy Capital Management in the sale of Permian Basin assets to Northern Oil and Gas for $406.5 million.
Yildirim Group: Represented Yildirim Group in several transactions in Latin America including the acquisition of coal-mining assets in Colombia from CCX Carvao da Colombia SA (a unit of Eike Batista).
Zenith Energy/Bulk Terminal Storage/Guttman Realty: Represented Zenith Energy in the acquisition of the assets of Bulk Terminal Storage from Guttman Realty.