Press Release

Kirkland Advises Blackbuck Resources on Acquisition of Whites City Water Infrastructure from Cimarex Energy

Kirkland & Ellis represented 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.  Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partner Chad Smith and associates Isaac Bate and John Elkins, with assistance from transactional partners Kevin Crews and Anthony Speier; tax partner Mark Dundon and associate Ryan Phelps; and environmental transactions partner Jonathan Kidwell and associate Ty’Meka Reeves-Sobers.