Brett Mele is a corporate associate in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
Blackstone Infrastructure Partners on its participation in a consortium of investors that secured an almost 84,000 acre lease for $645 million in the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s New York Bight offshore wind auction.
Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL) in its $6 billion merger of equals with Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NASDAQ: OAS).
Blackstone Infrastructure Partners on its $3 billion equity investment in Invenergy Renewables Holdings LLC in one of the largest renewables investments in North American history.
Railworks Holdings, LP in its inaugural 144A/Reg S offering of $325 million in senior secured second lien notes.
Vine Energy Inc. (NYSE: VEI) in its $2.2 billion acquisition by Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:CHK).
Indigo Natural Resources LLC in its $2.7 billion merger with Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN).
Accelerate Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, in its $400 million initial public offering.
Vine Oil & Gas LP in connection with the amendment and refinancing of certain aspects of its existing first-lien reserve based credit facility with a new second-lien term loan facility, and the simultaneous amendment and upsize of its existing second-lien revolving credit facility.
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University of Texas at Austin School of LawJ.D.2020