Orrick Advises Kistos on TotalEnergies Agreement for Greater Laggan Gas Fields

January.31.2022

Orrick is advising Kistos on a conditional asset purchase agreement and a conditional share purchase agreement with TotalEnergies S.E. (“TotalEnergies”) to acquire a 20% interest in the Greater Laggan Area ("GLA") producing gas fields and associated infrastructure. The agreement also includes various interests in certain other exploration licenses, including a 25% interest in the Benriach prospect.

The agreement includes provisions for Kistos to acquire 20% working interests in the producing Laggan, Tormore, Edradour, and Glenlivet gas fields, located offshore the UK West of Shetland, as well as a 20% interest in the undeveloped Glendronach gas field. The total upfront consideration for the acquisition, subject to completion adjustments, is $125 million.

The Orrick team advising Kistos is led by Ed Lukins and Jonathan Rosen, and includes David Klass, Andrew Holland, Charlotte Osborne and Charlie Sheldon.