Isaac Bate is a transactional associate in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
Colgate Energy in its $508 million definitive agreement to acquire certain upstream oil and gas assets from subsidiaries of Occidental.
Alta Resources in the $2.925 billion sale of its upstream and midstream subsidiaries for cash and public stock consideration to EQT Corp.
The Carlyle Group in the acquisition of a controlling interest in a marine terminal joint venture.
IOG Resources, LLC in its acquisition of non-operated horizontal wells in the Utica Shale from Sequel Energy Group.
Penn Virginia Corporation (NASDAQ:PVAC) in Juniper Capital Advisors, L.P.’s $188 million strategic investment in the company, including $150 million of cash and certain oil and gas assets, in exchange for 59 percent of Penn Virginia’s equity.
LyondellBasell on definitive agreements with Sasol to form a 50/50 polyethylene joint venture through which LyondellBasell acquired 50 percent of select assets in Louisiana for a total consideration of $2 billion.
Blackbuck Resources, a portfolio company of Cresta Fund Management, in its acquisition of Cimarex Energy Co.’s Whites City produced water gathering and disposal infrastructure system in Eddy County, New Mexico and execution of a long-term produced water management agreement with Cimarex that includes a 15-year dedication encompassing more than 40,000 acres.
Castleton Resources LLC in its acquisition of Terryville upstream assets in Northern Louisiana from subsidiaries of Range Resources Corporation for $245 million plus contingent payments tied to future commodity prices.
National Fuel Gas Company and affiliates Seneca Resources Company, LLC, NFG Midstream Covington, LLC and National Fuel Gas Midstream Company, LLC in the approximately $500 million (after closing adjustments) acquisition of upstream and midstream assets located in Pennsylvania from SWEPI LP, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc.
EQT Corporation on its 15-year gas gathering agreement with EQM Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: EQM) covering Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and the associated buyback of 25.3 million of EQT’s shares held in Equitrans Midstream Corporation.
Primexx Energy Partners in the sale of their produced water gathering and disposal infrastructure system in the Delaware Basin to WaterBridge Midstream and execution of a long-term produced water management agreement with WaterBridge.
Bison in its acquisition of Gulfport Energy Corporation's water infrastructure in Oklahoma’s SCOOP play and its 15-year agreement to manage Gulfport's water gathering and recycling in Grady, Garvin and Stephens counties.
QL Capital Partners, LP in its partnership with Devon Energy Corporation to fund gas gathering and compression assets in the Delaware Basin.
Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PE) in its $2.27 billion all-stock acquisition of Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE: JAG).
Hilcorp Alaska in its $5.6 billion acquisition of BP’s upstream and midstream business in Alaska.
Callon Petroleum Company in its $3.2 billion acquisition of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. in an all-stock transaction.
Desert Royalty Company, LLC in its combination with Kimmeridge Energy Management Company, LLC to form Desert Peak Minerals, the largest pure-play mineral and royalty company in the Delaware Basin.
Private operator in its $165 million drilling participation arrangement with a Development Capital Resources-managed subsidiary, capitalized by funds managed by affiliates of Ares Management Corporation, to jointly develop drilling locations in the Permian Basin’s Wolfcamp formation.
Amplify Energy Corp. in an all-stock merger-of-equals with Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc.
Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. in its acquisition of properties in the Williston Basin from VEN Bakken, LLC for $165 million in cash, a $130 million 6 percent three-year senior unsecured note and approximately 5.6 million shares of common stock.
Salt Creek Midstream, LLC in its 50/50 joint venture with Noble Midstream Partners LP to provide crude oil gathering and transportation services in the Delaware Basin.
Blackstone Energy Partners in its investment of up to $500 million in Waterfield Midstream, a full-cycle water management and infrastructure services provider focused in the Permian Basin.
Newfield Exploration Co. in its approximately $5.5 billion acquisition by Encana Corp. in an all-stock transaction.
A large global investment fund in its formation of a drilling participation arrangement with SandRidge Energy to jointly develop up to $200M of wells in the NW STACK play.
Seadrill Limited and certain of its direct and indirect subsidiaries in their multi-jurisdictional restructuring of approximately $20 billion of contract and debt obligations.
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Admissions & Qualifications
Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.2018
New York UniversityIndividualized Studycum laude2014