Adam focuses on complex oil and gas commercial transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, joint venture/development arrangements, private equity investments, and commercial arrangements.


His experience includes drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, joint venture/development agreements, and upstream and midstream commercial contracts. He regularly represents domestic and international integrated oil and gas companies, independent exploration and production companies, private equity funds, portfolio companies, and pipeline companies.

    • An international oil and gas company in a $339 million acquisition of deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico assets from Cobalt International Energy and related joint venture and development arrangements.
    • An international oil and gas company in a $407 million disposition of Marcellus shale assets.
    • An international oil and gas company in an acquisition of Eagle Ford shale assets and related joint venture and development arrangements.
    • A U.S. independent oil and gas company in a nearly $900 million divestiture of its Malaysian exploration and production business.
    • An international oil and gas company in a divestiture of its interest in a joint venture to develop oil shale assets in Utah.
    • An energy-focused private equity fund in the acquisition of a crude oil and gas gathering, transportation, and storage business operating in the Bakken and the Eagle Ford.
    • A U.S. oil and gas company in negotiating its gas gathering and processing arrangements in the Delaware Basin.
    • A privately held oil and gas company in negotiating its gas gathering arrangements in the Eagle Ford.
    • An energy-focused private equity fund in the formation of a joint venture to develop and operate gathering and processing facilities in the Delaware Basin.
    • An international oil and gas company in a $400 million divestiture of its interest in a Utica midstream company.
    • An energy-focused private equity fund in the divestiture of its interest in an interstate natural gas transmission pipeline in Oklahoma.
    • An energy-focused private equity fund in the acquisition of an interest in a regulated interstate refined products pipeline system in Washington and Oregon and related joint venture arrangements.
    • A terminal, storage, and transportation company in a $275 million acquisition of two large-scale refined products and crude oil terminals in California.
    • An energy-focused private equity fund in the acquisition of an interest in two large-scale refined product terminals in Washington and Oregon and related joint venture arrangements.
    • An energy-focused private equity fund in the $160 million acquisition of an interest in two refined products and crude oil storage and terminaling facilities in Washington and Maryland.
    • An energy-focused private equity fund in the $332 million acquisition of an interest in two natural gas storage facilities.
    • An international oil and gas company in the construction of an ethane cracker on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

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