Locke Lord's energy lawyers have extensive experience in all phases of traditional transactions. We are also skilled at addressing the special problems and issues presented by lending on the basis of oil and gas collateral. We understand complex credit agreements as well as lender concerns about confirming borrower ownership of oil and gas interests and related title issues. Locke Lord's Oil and Gas practice has been recognized nationally by Chambers USA Guide of America's Leading Lawyers for Business and consistently ranks in the top level of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" report.
Locke Lord offers its oil, gas and energy clients years of experience in every traditional oil and gas transaction, including the following:
David Patton (Houston) represented Comstock Resources, Inc. in the company’s definitive purchase and sale agreement with a third party to sell Comstock's conventional natural gas properties in South Texas.
A Locke Lord team of Mitch Tiras and Sara Longtain represented Woodland Midstream LLC as the Woodlands, Texas based company received a $40 million investment from EIV Capital.
Locke Lord advised Southwestern Energy Company and its subsidiary, Angelina Gathering Company, LLC, on the execution of a purchase and sale agreement with HEP Pennsylvania Gathering, LLC, a subsidiary of Howard Midstream Energy Partners, LLC, to sell Angelina Gathering Company’s gas gathering assets in Bradford and Lycoming counties in northeastern Pennsylvania for $500 million.
Locke Lord provided legal counsel to NGP Natural Resources X, L.P. and NGP Energy Technology Partners II, L.P. in its equity sponsorship of Oilfield Water Logistics, LLC (OWL).
Locke Lord represented Memorial Production Partners LP in the acquisition of producing oil and gas properties in the Eagle Ford Shale area of South Texas from Alta Mesa Holdings, LP for $173 million.