Press Release

Kirkland Counsels TSSP on Agreement with Hunt Oil to Jointly Develop Midland Basin Acreage

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised TSSP, a leading special situations investment platform of TPG, on its agreement with Hunt Oil Co., a privately held oil and gas exploration and production company, to develop certain of Hunt Oil's assets in the Midland Basin in Texas. The development area covers approximately 18,000 net acres across Martin, Glasscock, Midland and Upton counties.  Under the agreement, TSSP has committed up to $400 million to fund the development which is expected to take approximately three years to deploy.  Additional terms were not disclosed. The full release is available here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Anthony Speier and David Castro and associates Christopher Heasley, Nick Wenker, Ryan Martin and Lindsey Jaquillard; debt finance partners William Bos and Lucas Spivey; tax partner Chad McCormick and associate Joe Tobias; environmental transactions partner Paul Tanaka and associate Stefanie Gitler; restructuring partner Ryan Bennett; and litigation partner Anna Rotman.