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:
A Locke Lord team led by Joe Perillo (Houston) represented White Deer Energy in the contribution of the company’s interests in Crescent Cos. LLC in an all-stock transaction valued at $207 million to Rockwater Energy Solutions Inc.
Locke Lord advised Changjiang Corporate Finance (HK) Limited as the sole sponsor in the HK$219.9 million initial public offering and listing on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong by Persta Resources Inc.
Locke Lord represented Regency Energy Partners LP in a joint venture agreement with American Energy – Midstream, LLC for the construction and operation of Regency’s previously announced Utica Ohio River Project.
Locke Lord represented Rio Oil and Gas, LLC and Bluestem Energy Partners, LP, each a portfolio company of Quantum Energy Partners, and certain other sellers in the sale of approximately 13,000 acres in Midland and western Glasscock Counties, Texas.
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).