Joe focuses his practice on oil and gas transactions, advising a broad range of clients in transactional matters across key areas of the oil and gas value chain, including upstream (conventional and unconventional resources), midstream, downstream, LNG, oilfield services, environmental services, industrial services and infrastructure.

He has a particular focus on acquisitions and divestitures, joint venture arrangements, private equity investments and project development. He regularly represents integrated oil and gas companies, independent exploration and production companies, national oil companies, private equity funds, LNG project developers, pipeline companies, oilfield service and equipment companies, environmental services companies, and industrial services companies, among others.

  • Acquisitions and Divestitures

    • An oil and gas company in a $325 million divestiture of its interest in Eagle Ford shale assets in Texas.
    • A water management, waste management and energy services company in the $1.25 billion divestiture of its U.S. district energy business.
    • An oil and gas company in its $965 million acquisition of an interest in the Caesar Tonga field in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
    • An oil and gas company in the divestiture of its interest in the Chinook oil field in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
    • An oil and gas company in its $339 million acquisition of a 40% interest in the North Platte discovery in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico from Cobalt International Energy.
    • An oil and gas company in its acquisition of an interest in Austin Chalk assets in Louisiana.
    • A water management, waste management and energy services company in a $120 million divestiture of its U.S. industrial cleaning business.
    • An oil and gas company in a divestiture of its interest in a joint venture to develop oil shale assets in Utah.
    • An oil and gas company in a $407 million disposition of Marcellus upstream and midstream assets.
    • An oil and gas company in an acquisition of Eagle Ford upstream and midstream assets.
    • An oil and gas company in the nearly $900 million divestiture of its Malaysian exploration and production business, comprising interests in nine offshore blocks.
    • An oil and gas company in a $394 million divestiture of Marcellus upstream and midstream assets.
    • An oil and gas company in a $446 million acquisition of Haynesville and Bossier upstream and midstream assets.
    • An oil and gas company in a $400 million divestiture of Texas Panhandle upstream assets.
    • An oil and gas company in a $335 million acquisition of Haynesville and Bossier upstream and midstream assets.
    • An oil and gas company in a $325 million divestiture of Permian Basin upstream assets.
    • A private equity investor in the acquisition of an interest in Delaware Basin upstream assets.
    • An energy-focused private equity fund in the disposition of its interest in the interstate Arkoma Connector Pipeline in Oklahoma.
    • An oil and gas company in a $400 million divestiture of its interest in Cardinal Gas Services, a Utica gas gathering and processing joint venture.
    • An oil and gas company in a $1.2 billion divestiture of its interest in the Seaway Crude Pipeline System.
    • An oil and gas company in an acquisition of a natural gas storage facility and associated pipelines.
    • An international oilfield services company in an acquisition of an oilfield technology company.
    • A marine construction company in its merger with an international marine contractor valued at approximately $650 million.
    • An international oilfield services company in an acquisition of a wireline and well intervention services company.

    Joint Ventures and Project Development

    • An energy-focused private equity fund in the formation of a joint venture to develop, construct and operate gathering and processing facilities in the Delaware Basin.
    • A large utility as the sponsor in the formation of a joint venture to develop, construct and operate an LNG liquefaction project in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
    • An oil and gas company in a joint venture for the development of Eagle Ford shale assets.
    • An oil and gas company in the formation of a joint venture to optimize capacity at natural gas storage facilities.
    • An oil and gas company in a joint venture for the development of Marcellus shale assets.
    • An oil and gas company in a joint venture for the development of Haynesville shale assets.
    • An oil and gas company in a joint venture for the development of oil shale assets in Utah.
    • An oil and gas company in a joint venture for the development of Haynesville, Bossier and Cotton Valley gas gathering and treating systems.
    • An oil and gas company in a joint venture for the development of Marcellus shale assets.

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