Upstream Oil and Natural Gas
Our comprehensive services for upstream oil and natural gas producers and oilfield service companies, and the financial institutions that serve such producers and companies, include:
- Mergers and acquisitions,
- Private equity,
- Project development,
- Project finance,
- Capital markets issuances of debt and equity securities,
- Syndicated financings, including reserve-based lending,
- Master limited partnership finance,
- Structured finance,
- Regulatory and environmental matters,
- Corporate reorganizations,
- Dispute resolution, and
Our litigation work for upstream and midstream oil and gas clients has involved royalty, implied covenant and other leasehold disputes, drilling incidents, tubular and subsea pipeline failures, indemnification, insurance, joint operating agreements, areas of mutual interest agreements, and other agreements surrounding the exploration and production of oil and natural gas.
We also have represented oil and natural gas E&P companies, and oilfield service companies, in connection with Environmental Protection Agency rulemakings and regulatory developments, and in a range of matters involving the U.S. Congress, including strategy concerning proposed legislation and representation in connection with Congressional investigations.