EnergyBuzz

Baylor University Bears Down on Oilman, Companies in Fraud Claim

By Angela Neville |

This month, Baylor University intervened in a civil lawsuit against Texas oilman Orville Duane Gaither and his two companies alleging fraud in connection with his companies' management of oil and gas production from property owned by the university in Wood County.

Houston Lawyer Sued for Calling No Witnesses

By John Council |

Energy CEO alleges in legal malpractice case that a lawyer promised he was indemnified in a fraud suit—an assumption that stuck the businessman with $300,000 in exemplary damages.

Tim Powers, Haynes and Boone partner in Dallas, MP as of Jan. 1, 2015

Haynes and Boone Opens Denver Office

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

With three lateral hires, Haynes and Boone opens an office in Denver.

Deal of the Week: Baker Botts, Latham Work on $18 Billion Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Dallas-based energy companies announce definitive merger agreement.

EnergyBuzz: Thinking Outside the Barrel: How the Price of Oil Impacts Litigation

By L. Bradley Hancock and Christopher D. Johnsen |

Historically, litigation has experienced ebbs and flows in connection with the price of oil. Largely this has been dependent upon the impact oil price has on cash flow, and the leverage it can have on a company's profit and loss statement.

Litigator of the Week: After Blow Up: $10.8 Million to Oil Well Owners Against Insurer

By Miriam Rozen |

Courts had never addressed questions about due care and diligence of wells before a blowup in terms of insurance coverage, said Michael Orlando, plaintiffs counsel.

Thinking Outside the Barrel: How the Price of Oil Impacts Litigation

By L. Bradley Hancock and Christopher Johnsen |

Historically, litigation has experienced ebbs and flows in connection with the price of oil. Largely this has been dependent upon the impact oil price has on cash flow, and the leverage it can have on a company's profit and loss statement.

Baylor University Bears Down on Oilman, Companies in Fraud Claim

By Angela Neville |

This month, Baylor University intervened in a civil lawsuit against Texas oilman Orville Duane Gaither and his two companies alleging fraud in connection with his companies' management of oil and gas production from property owned by the university in Wood County.

Tim Powers, Haynes and Boone partner in Dallas, MP as of Jan. 1, 2015

Haynes and Boone Opens Denver Office

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

With three lateral hires, Haynes and Boone opens an office in Denver.

Baker Botts, Latham Work on $18 Billion Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Dallas-based energy companies announce definitive merger agreement.

Houston Lawyer Sued for Calling No Witnesses

By John Council |

Energy CEO alleges in legal malpractice case that a lawyer promised he was indemnified in a fraud suit—an assumption that stuck the businessman with $300,000 in exemplary damages.

EnergyBuzz: Kinder Morgan Agrees to $3 Billion Acquisition

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Bracewell & Giuliani represents Houston-based Kinder Morgan Inc. in pending acquisition of Hiland Partners.

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This Scientific Development Could Impact Fracking Litigation

By Jon Shoebotham and Ricky Raven |

If true, this new technology could provide a forensic tool for litigants to prove—or disprove—that hydraulic fracturing has impacted a water supply.

Deal of the Week: Four Firms Work on Energy Partnership Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Vinson & Elkins, Latham & Watkins, Andrews Kurth and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld each have a piece of a deal involving Marlin Midstream Partners, NuDevco Midstream Development and Azure Midstream Energy.

Thompson & Knight Adds Lawyer in Mexico City

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Luis Gomar moves to Thompson & Knight from Strasburger & Price.

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EnergyBuzz: Fracking Litigation to Watch in 2015

By Mark C. Rodriguez and Brock Skelley |

These cases have given rise to significant arguments concerning the preemption of local bans by state regulation.

Mike Pierce, partner, Pierce Chapman Skrabanek Bruera, Houston

Litigator of the Week: $16.7 Million Final Judgment in Jones Act Case

By Miriam Rozen |

Mike Pierce said he won by concentrating first on defendants' alleged failure to pay maintenance and care for a seaman.

Four Firms Work on Energy Partnership Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Vinson & Elkins, Latham & Watkins, Andrews Kurth and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld each have a piece of a deal involving Marlin Midstream Partners, NuDevco Midstream Development and Azure Midstream Energy.

From left: Houston solos Jeffrey J. Tompkins and Christopher Nunnallee

Appellate Lawyer of the Week: Energy Dispute Gets New Lease on Life

By John Council |

Houston solos Jeff Tompkins and Chris Nunnallee will soon refile a lawsuit they hope will settle a father/son dispute over a profitable oil and gas lease. But first they had to convince Houston's Fourteenth Court of Appeals to give them a second chance.

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Fracking Litigation to Watch in 2015

By Mark C. Rodriguez and Brock Skelley |

These cases have given rise to significant arguments concerning the preemption of local bans by state regulation.

Litigator of the Week: $16.7 Million Final Judgment in Jones Act Case

By Miriam Rozen |

Mike Pierce said he won by concentrating first on defendants' alleged failure to pay maintenance and care for a seaman.

Indictments Reinstated Against Wealthy Dallas Heir

By John Council |

Dallas Fifth Court of Appeals revives fraud cases against wealthy oil heir who alleges he was indicted by the D.A. as a favor to his former attorney Lisa Blue.

Barclay Nicholson, partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, Houston

Legal Strategies to Counter Fracking Bans

By Miriam Rozen |

Norton Rose Fulbright partner Barclay Nicholson offers his take on the timely topic.

Court Reinstates $2.8 Million Punitive Award Against Lawyer

By John Council |

Fort Worth's Second Court of Appeals raised an exemplary damage award against a lawyer to $2.8 million and referred their opinion to the State Bar for consideration.

Two businessmen shaking hands.

Deal of the Week: Firm Cements $1.4 Billion Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Jeffrey Chapman, a Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner in Dallas, and New York partner Joerg Esdorn lead deal team for Lone Star Funds.

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EnergyBuzz: What Were the Largest Energy IPOs in Texas During 2014?

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Energy companies were more than a third of Texas initial public offerings in 2014.

Former V&E Managing Partner Joins Greenhill & Co. in Houston

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Joseph Dilg, who practiced at Vinson & Elkins of Houston for 38 years, joins Greenhill & Co. in Houston.

Barclay Nicholson, partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, Houston

Legal Strategies to Counter Fracking Bans

By Miriam Rozen |

Norton Rose Fulbright partner Barclay Nicholson offers his take on the timely topic.

Court Reinstates $2.8 Million Punitive Award Against Lawyer

By John Council |

Fort Worth's Second Court of Appeals raised an exemplary damage award against a lawyer to $2.8 million and referred their opinion to the State Bar for consideration.

Two businessmen shaking hands.

Firm Cements $1.4 Billion Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Jeffrey Chapman, a Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner in Dallas, and New York partner Joerg Esdorn lead deal team for Lone Star Funds.

Indictments Reinstated Against Wealthy Dallas Heir

By John Council |

Dallas Fifth Court of Appeals revives fraud cases against wealthy oil heir who alleges he was indicted by the D.A. as a favor to his former attorney Lisa Blue.

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EnergyBuzz: In the Wake of Cyber Breaches, How Secure Are U.S. Energy Companies?

By Scott D. Marrs and Martin D. Beirne |

In 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy released cybersecurity guidelines for the oil and gas industry. Energy companies now suffer more breaches than banks.

EnergyBuzz: Should Courts Extend Oil and Gas Leases For the Length of Time They Are in Litigation?

By Scott D. Marrs and Brit T. Brown |

In almost every case where a lawsuit is filed regarding the validity of an oil and gas lease, the lessee/operator is put in a Catch 22.

Deal of the Week: V&E, Clifford Chance Handle $2.5 Billion Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Vinson & Elkins represents Australia-based Woodside Petroleum in pending purchase of LNG projects from Apache Corp. of Houston for $2.5 billion.

A solitary worker in the oil and gas field stands next to an oil derrick.

Should Courts Extend Oil and Gas Leases for the Length of Time They Are in Litigation?

By Scott D. Marrs and Brit T. Brown |

In almost every case a lawsuit is filed regarding the validity of an oil and gas lease, the lessee/operator is put in a Catch 22.

MLP GC Moving to Norton Rose Fulbright

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Stephanie Hildebrandt will join Norton Rose Fulbright as a partner in February.

EnergyBuzz: Will Oil Price Drop Trigger Change for Firms?

By Miriam Rozen |

O&G lawyers identify the biggest three consequences of the price drop on their firms' practices.

Business people shaking hands in the office, finishing a meeting

V&E, Clifford Chance Handle $2.5 Billion Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Vinson & Elkins represents Australia-based Woodside Petroleum in pending purchase of LNG projects from Apache Corp. of Houston for $2.5 billion.

Will Oil Price Drop Trigger Change for Firms?

By Miriam Rozen |

O&G lawyers identify the biggest three consequences of the price drop on their firms' practices.

A fracking operation in southwestern Pennsylvania

High Court Case of First Impression Involves Fracking, Defamation Claims and Anti-SLAPP Law

By Miriam Rozen |

Fracking opponents, pinning arguments on the state's anti-SLAPP statue, want natural gas drilling companies' defamation allegations against them dismissed.

Deal of the Week: Porter Hedges, Baker Botts Work $500 Million Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Baker Botts represents Houston-based The Energy & Minerals Group in equity commitment for Oklahoma City company.

Two businessmen shaking hands.

Porter Hedges, Baker Botts Work $500 Million Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Baker Botts represents Houston-based The Energy & Minerals Group in equity commitment for Oklahoma City company.

A fracking operation in southwestern Pennsylvania

High Court Case of First Impression Involves Fracking, Defamation Claims and Anti-SLAPP Law

By Miriam Rozen |

Fracking opponents, pinning arguments on the state's anti-SLAPP statue, want natural gas drilling companies' defamation allegations against them dismissed.

Fifth Circuit Tires of Albert G. Hill III Litigation

By John Council |

Federal appellate court hears Dallas trust fund dispute for the fourth time and warns litigants "not to test the court's patience" by filing further challenges to the settled case.

Deal of the Week: $750M Cash Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Winston & Strawn represents Weatherford International in sale of businesses to Lubrizol Corp., which turned to Vinson & Elkins.

EnergyBuzz: Why is Mexico Talking About Importing Oil From Others?

By Scott D. Marrs and Brian T. Bagley |

Mexico, the world's 10th largest crude oil producer, may actually import oil. How can these potentially inconsistent energy policies be reconciled?

A fracking operation in southwestern Pennsylvania

Denton Files Answers in Fracking Ban Battles

By Miriam Rozen |

The city of Denton, defending its fracking ban against two lawsuits, will likely reach a conclusion in at least one of them by spring.

Winston & Strawn, V&E in $750 Million Cash Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Winston & Strawn represents Weatherford International in sale of businesses to Lubrizol Corp., which turned to Vinson & Elkins.

Mexico Has Vast Oil and Gas Reserves, So Why Is It Talking About Importing Oil From Others?

By Scott D. Marrs and Brian T. Bagley |

Mexico, the world's 10th largest crude oil producer, may actually import oil. How can these potentially inconsistent energy policies be reconciled?

A fracking operation in southwestern Pennsylvania

Denton Files Answers in Fracking Ban Litigation

By Miriam Rozen |

The city of Denton, defending its fracking ban against two lawsuits, will likely reach a conclusion in at least one of them by spring.

Fifth Circuit Tires of Albert G. Hill III Litigation

By John Council |

Federal appellate court hears Dallas trust fund dispute for the fourth time and warns litigants "not to test the [trial] court's patience" by filing further challenges to the settled case.

A fracking operation in southwestern Pennsylvania

Surface Operations: To Accommodate or Not to Accommodate

By Timothy D. Howell and David A. Palmer |

Surface owners and mineral owners or lessees are likely to have disparate opinions concerning the reasonableness of surface operations, especially when those operations impact or interfere with existing surface structures or uses.

Halliburton, Baker Hughes in Big Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Halliburton and Baker Hughes announce agreement for Halliburton to acquire Baker Hughes for $34.6 billion.

Appellate Lawyer of the Week: Bob Wise

By John Council |

Bob Wise successfully defended no-evidence summary judgment rulings by tossing out the plaintiffs' theories that his electrical company caused a fire through either faulty equipment or a smoking employee.

EnergyBuzz: Opportunities, Challenges in Mexican Energy Reform

By Nicolas Borda |

There are very high expectations for the success of this historic reform. However, there are also a number of challenges, particularly related to its implementation, interpretation and timing.

A solitary worker in the oil and gas field stands next to a pump jack.

Why Innovation, Not Plunging Oil Prices, Caused the $34.6 Billion Halliburton-Baker Hughes Deal

By Scott D. Marrs |

It is easy to assume that the recent drop in oil prices resulted in the Halliburton-Baker Hughes deal, but that is far from the truth.

Houston law school announces oil & gas institute

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

South Texas College of Law wants to better prepare lawyers for oil and gas industry work.

A solitary worker in the oil and gas field stands next to a pump jack.

Why Innovation, Not Plunging Oil Prices, Caused the $34.6 Billion Halliburton-Baker Hughes Deal

By Scott D. Marrs |

It is easy to assume that the recent drop in oil prices resulted in the Halliburton-Baker Hughes deal, but that is far from the truth.

EnergyBuzz: Opportunities, Challenges in Mexican Energy Reform

By Nicolas Borda |

There are very high expectations for the success of this historic reform. However, there are also a number of challenges, particularly related to its implementation, interpretation and timing.

Halliburton, Baker Hughes in Big Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Halliburton and Baker Hughes announce agreement for Halliburton to acquire Baker Hughes for $34.6 billion.

Appellate Lawyer of the Week: Bob Wise

By John Council |

Bob Wise successfully defended no-evidence summary judgment rulings by tossing out the plaintiffs' theories that his electrical company caused a fire through either faulty equipment or a smoking employee.

Attorney Fees Sought in Patent Infringement Suit

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

After a judge dismisses a patent infringement suit, defendants seek reimbursement for attorney fees and costs.

A ship floats amongst a sea of spilled oil in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.

Judge Rules Against BP's Motion to Remove Claims Administrator

By Miriam Rozen |

U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier for the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled against BP's motion in the oil spill litigation to remove the claims administrator.

A fracking operation in southwestern Pennsylvania

EnergyBuzz: Hydraulic Fracturing: Nationwide Results From November Ballot

By Barclay Nicholson and Johnjerica Hodge |

Because Texas courts have yet to address this issue, it is unclear whether it and other cities have the authority to pass bans on hydraulic fracturing.

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Deal of the Week: V&E Works on $437 Million Refinery Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Vinson & Elkins represents Alon USA Energy of Dallas in its pending acquisition of the Krotz Springs refinery.

A ship floats amongst a sea of spilled oil in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.

Judge Rules Against BP's Motion to Remove Claims Administrator

By Miriam Rozen |

U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier for the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled against BP's motion in the oil spill litigation to remove the claims administrator.

A fracking operation in southwestern Pennsylvania

Hydraulic Fracturing: Nationwide Results from the November Ballot

By Barclay Nicholson and Johnjerica Hodge |

Because Texas courts have yet to address this issue, it is unclear whether it and other cities have the authority to pass bans on hydraulic fracturing.

Attorney Fees Sought in Patent Infringement Suit

By BRENDA SAPINO JEFFREYS |

After a judge dismisses a patent infringement suit, defendants seek reimbursement for attorney fees and costs.

Drilling Down: Wage and Hour Claims in the Oil and Gas Industry

By Brian Jorgensen and Joanne Bush |

Given the high stakes, and the relatively low burden plaintiffs face in obtaining class certification early in these cases, oil and gas employers should examine their current practices for compliance with federal, state, and local laws.

Alistair B. Dawson, a partner in the Houston office of Beck Redden

Litigator of the Week: Defense 'Bolts' Down Victory in Product Liability Case

By Miriam Rozen |

In a defective product case pitting an Anchorage-based oil refinery company against manufacturers and marketers of a valve, Alistair Dawson and James D. Smith won a take-nothing final judgment for their separate corporate defendants.

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The Crude Export Ban May Not Play Much Longer

By Arthur J. Wright and Rebecca R. Seidl |

Domestic consumers are not benefiting from the export ban and U.S. producers may be negatively affected by it.

$650,000 Plaintiff Win but No Attorney Fees in Patent Fight

By Miriam Rozen |

East Texas federal judge decides against awarding attorney fees in patent fight because "jockeying" is not "extraordinary."

5 Misconceptions About MLPs

By Hillary Holmes and James Chenoweth |

An MLP is an attractive vehicle for energy companies because they can conduct activities and invest in growth projects at a lower cost of capital and higher valuation, while retaining full control of the business.

Deal of the Week: Texas Firms Handling $1.5 Billion Cash Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Western Gas partners using Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in its pending purchase of Nuevo Midstream for $1.5 billion.

EnergyBuzz: Over $1 Billion Pending Pipeline Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Plains All American Pipeline to buy 50 percent interest in the BridgeTex Pipeline Co. from Occidental Petroleum Corp. for $1.075 million.

A fracking operation in southwestern Pennsylvania

Two Suits Filed in Response to Denton Fracking Ban

By Miriam Rozen |

A state agency and an oil and gas industry association each filed lawsuits seeking declaratory relief and an injunction to stop the voter-approved fracking ban from being enforced.

Alistair B. Dawson, a partner in the Houston office of Beck Redden

Defense 'Bolts' Down Victory in Product Liability Case

By Miriam Rozen |

In a defective product case pitting an Anchorage-based oil refinery company against manufacturers and marketers of a valve, Alistair Dawson and James D. Smith won a take-nothing final judgment for their separate corporate defendants.

From left, Willkie Farr & Gallagher lawyers Thomas Cerabino, co-chairman, New York City; Michael Piazza, partner, Houston; Angela Olivarez, partner, Houston; Bruce Herzog, partner, Houston; and Steven Gartner, co-chairman, New York City.

Another NYC Firm Opens Houston Office

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

With three partners, Willkie Farr & Gallagher opens office in Houston to expand its energy practice

$650,000 Plaintiff Win but No Attorney Fees in Patent Fight

By Miriam Rozen |

East Texas federal judge decides against awarding attorney fees in patent fight because "jockeying" is not "extraordinary."

Texas Firms Handling $1.5 Billion Cash Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Western Gas partners using Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in its pending purchase of Nuevo Midstream for $1.5 billion.

Deal of the Week: Baker Botts, Porter Hedges Handle Eagle Ford Shale Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Carrizo Oil & Gas bought leasehold and producing interests in the Eagle Ford shale from Eagle Ford Minerals for $250 million.

EnergyBuzz: Ground Transportation and Oceangoing Vessels Increasingly Using LNG as Fuel

By Natalie Regoli and Brian Polley |

One effect of the availability of inexpensive shale gas combined with a global push to reduce carbon emissions is the use of natural gas as a fuel, both in ground transportation and for oceangoing vessels.

Baker Botts, Porter Hedges Handle Eagle Ford Shale Deal

By — Brenda Sapino jeffreys |

Carrizo Oil & Gas bought leasehold and producing interests in the Eagle Ford shale from Eagle Ford Minerals for $250 million.

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Class Counsel Ask Court to Reject BP's Motion to Disqualify Claims Administrator

By Miriam Rozen |

Counsel to the class plaintiffs in the 2010 multidistrict oil spill litigation want a Louisiana federal judge to deny BP's attempt to remove Patrick Juneau as claims administrator of the Court Supervised Settlement Program (CSSP) because of his alleged conflicts.

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Deal of the Week: Southwestern Energy to Buy Shale Assets

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Porter Hedges represents Houston-based Southwestern Energy Co. in its pending purchase of shale assets in West Virginia and Pennsylvania for $5.375 billion.

Houston Lawyers, Firm Sued By PR Providers for Over $8 Million in Fees

By Miriam Rozen |

The plaintiffs claim they helped the lawyers get hired by many seafood restaurants and dealers as well as other BP oil spill claimants from eight states.

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Porter Hedges Opens First Office Outside Houston

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Porter Hedges hires four energy transactions lawyers from Commercial Law Group and opens an Oklahoma City office.

EnergyBuzz: Why an Environmental Law Generalist Won't Fly

By Paul Gosselink |

Each change in environmental law has brought with it an increased need for specialty law practices. Companies looking for guidance need to look at practitioners with a very specific skillset.

Nelson Bunker Hunt, Remembered by His Bankruptcy Lawyer

By Miriam Rozen |

Russell Munsch represented the famously wealthy son of the legendary H.L. Hunt in his bankruptcy, which still ranks as the largest personal Chapter 11 filing in history.

C. Ray Lees

Porter Hedges Opens First Office Outside Houston

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Porter Hedges hires four energy transactions lawyers from Commercial Law Group and opens an Oklahoma City office.

Patrick Juneau

Class Counsel Ask Court to Reject BP's Motion to Disqualify Claims Administrator

By Miriam Rozen |

Counsel to the class plaintiffs in the 2010 multidistrict oil spill litigation want a Louisiana federal judge to deny BP's attempt to remove Patrick Juneau as claims administrator of the Court Supervised Settlement Program (CSSP) because of his alleged conflicts.

ConocoPhillips Files For Arbitration Against Venezuela National Oil Company

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Houston-based ConocoPhillips wants compensation for investment in heavy oil projects in Venezuela.

Deal of the Week: $7.8 Billion Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Targa Resources Corp. and Targa Resources Partners to acquire Atlas Energy and Atlas Pipeline Partners.

A fracking operation in southwestern Pennsylvania

EnergyBuzz: Understanding Surface Use by the Oil and Gas Lessee

By Timothy D. Howell and David A. Palmer |

When a severed mineral estate is leased by its owner for drilling and development, disputes may arise as to whether and to what extent the mineral lessee may use the surface.

Houston Lawyers, Firm Sued By PR Providers for Over $8 Million in Fees

By Miriam Rozen |

The plaintiffs claim they helped the lawyers get hired by many seafood restaurants and dealers as well as other BP oil spill claimants from eight states.

Daniel L. Butcher, managing partner of Strasburger & Price in Dallas

Strasburger's Mexican Subsidiary in Joint Venture with Mexican Firm

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Strasburger & Price's Mexican subsidiary in joint venture with Struck, Palafox y Perez Ortega

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Kelly Hart & Hallman Opens Midland Office

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Lawyers from Midland office of New Mexico firm join Kelly Hart & Hallman to open firm's Midland office.

ConocoPhillips Seeks Arbitration Against Venezuela National Oil Company

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Houston-based ConocoPhillips wants compensation for investment in heavy oil projects in Venezuela.

EnergyBuzz: $340M Property Deal in Bakken/Three Forks Play

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Natural Resource Partners expects to pay about $340 million for assets in North Dakota.

Deal of the Week: $235 Million Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Dallas-based EnLink Midstream Partners and EnLink Midstream LLC buying pipeline assets including Bridgeline system in southern Louisiana.