Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, represented Atlas Resource Partners, L.P., an exploration & production master limited partnership, in a definitive agreement to acquire approximately 70 Bcfe of natural gas proved reserves in West Virginia and Virginia from GeoMet, Inc. (OTCQB: GMET) and certain of its subsidiaries (collectively, "GeoMet") for $107 million, with an effective date of January 1, 2014.
Energy M&A lawyers Jimmy Vallee
and Kim Hicks
led the Paul Hastings team, which also included MLP Capital Markets lawyers Gislar Donnenberg
, Matt Hendrix
, Melissa Fishkin
and Leslie Oguchi
, Tax partner Greg Nelson
, Employment partner Mark Poerio
, and associates Yian Huang and Kareem Roe.
Paul Hastings’ Houston office also recently advised Tall Oak Midstream in an initial equity commitment of up to $100 million
from private equity firm EnCap Flatrock Midstream, NuStar Logistics L.P. in a $300 million public offering
and JPMorgan in connection with a $300 million credit facility for Valero Energy Partners LP
in connection with their initial public offering. Paul Hastings LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.