Press Release

Kirkland Counsels Slant Energy II on Partnership with Pearl Energy Investments

Kirkland & Ellis advised Slant Energy II, LLC, a newly-formed upstream oil and gas exploration and production company, on its partnership with Dallas-based Pearl Energy Investments, a private oil and gas investment firm, which includes a $90 million commitment from Pearl to Slant II. Slant II will pursue upstream development and acquisition opportunities focused in the Permian Basin as well as North Texas and East Texas.

Read the Slant II press release

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Kevin Crews and Tony Johnston with support from corporate associate Sara Phipps; tax partner Lane Morgan; and corporate partner David Castro.