T&K Featured in Texas Lawyer on GeoSouthern Deal

“Three Firms Work on Shale Asset Purchase”

Kirkland & Ellis and Thompson & Knight represent GEP Haynesville in its pending $850 million purchase of Haynesville Shale assets from subsidiaries of Calgary-based Encana Corp., which turned to Gordon Arata McCollam Duplantis & Eagan.

Energy producer Encana announced on Aug. 25 that its wholly owned subsidiary Encana Oil & Gas (USA) had reached a definitive agreement to sell the Haynesville natural gas assets, located in Louisiana, to GEP Haynesville. GEP Haynesville is a joint venture formed by GeoSouthern Haynesville, of The Woodlands, and funds managed by GSO Capital Partners.

The Thompson & Knight lawyers for GEP Haynesville include partners Debra Villarreal of Dallas and Gaye White of Austin and New York, and associate Cole Bredthauer of Dallas and Fort Worth.