Press Release

Kirkland Advises Vortus Investment Advisors in Partnership with Stateline Operating to Develop Assets in Delaware Basin

Kirkland & Ellis advised Vortus Investment Advisors LLC, a private equity firm focused on lower to middle market upstream investments across North America, in its new partnership with Stateline Operating LLC, a newly formed operating and development joint venture between Vortus and Flat Creek Resources. Stateline will be managed by Flat Creek with an initial focus on the development of existing oil-rich assets in Eddy County, New Mexico in the Delaware Basin.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Thomas Laughlin and Shubi Arora, and associates Josh Teahen, Danny Nappier and Jack Dougherty, and tax partner Lane Morgan.