Press Release

Kirkland Advises Schlumberger on Liberty Acquiring its North American Pressure Pumping Business

Kirkland & Ellis counseled Schlumberger on its agreement with Liberty Oilfield Services Inc. (NYSE:LBRT) to acquire Schlumberger’s onshore hydraulic fracturing business in the United States and Canada (OneStim®), including its pressure pumping, pumpdown perforating wireline and Permian frac sand businesses to Liberty in exchange for a 37 percent equity interest in Liberty.  This creates one of the largest pressure pumping companies in North America.

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Sean Wheeler, Kim Hicks and Cephas Sekhar and associates Camille Walker, Brittany Scheier, Mya Johnson and Dustin Davis; and included executive compensation partner Robert Fowler; and tax partner David Wheat and associate Ryan Phelps.