T&K Attorneys Advise EnerVest in $1.95 Billion Acquisition of Oil and Gas Assets

Dallas – Thompson & Knight advised privately-held institutional affiliates of EnerVest Ltd. (“EnerVest”) in the $1.95 billion acquisition of oil and gas assets in the Granite Wash and Cleveland fields of Texas and Western Oklahoma from Linn Energy LLC (“Linn”).

The Thompson & Knight team was led by Arthur J. Wright and included Brandon L. Bloom, Cole Bredthauer, Anthony J. Campiti, Jason Patrick Loden, Mary A. McNulty, and Kelli C. Sims.

The purchase almost triples EnerVest’s position in the Anadarko Basin. The Granite Wash and Cleveland properties acquired by the company include approximately 145,000 net acres with production of about 195 million cubic feet of natural gas equivalent per day. The sale is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2014 with an effective date of September 1, 2014.

EnerVest is one of the 25 largest oil and gas companies in the United States, with more than 34,000 wells across 15 states, 5.5 million acres under lease, and $10 billion in assets under management.