Willie Schuerger and Bob Saunders Mentioned in Latin Lawyer on Ouro Preto Deal

“Mattos Filho, LO Baptista, Akin Gump and T&K finalise El Paso’s Brazil exit”

Brazil’s L O Baptista, Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel and Thompson & Knight LLP in Dallas and New York have helped Ouro Preto acquire El Paso Energy’s Brazilian oil and gas assets, marking the last step in the US company’s exit from the country as it seeks to concentrate on unconventional resources at home.

The deal, which is of undisclosed value, was approved by Brazil’s oil and gas regulator, ANP, on Friday. Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Houston advised EP Energy.