Bracewell is an international leader in infrastructure projects. We are unmatched in our experience advising clients on the development and financing of pipelines, terminals, stadiums, convention centers, roads, data centers and other projects.
Recent Notable Matters
Alcazar Energy Partners — acquisition, development and project financing of the 84 MW Al Rajef Wind Project in Jordan being procured pursuant to Jordan’s renewable energy program, which achieved successful financial close in November 2016
AP Energy Holdings Inc and South Field Energy LLC — $1.3 billion project financing and equity arrangements for the construction of the South Field Energy project, a 1,182 megawatt combined-cycle natural gas electric generating facility located near Wellsville, Ohio
Apache Corporation — creation of $3.5 billion midstream company with Kayne Anderson Acquisition Corp., forming the only publicly traded, pure-play Permian Basin midstream company that is a C-corporation
Brazos Presbyterian Homes, Inc. and BHP Holding Co. — acquisition of Longhorn Village, an entrance fee life plan community in Austin, Texas, through a member substitution transaction resulting in BPHH becoming the sole member of Longhorn Village; before the change in control, Longhorn Village was previously sponsored by The Texas Exes, the official alumni association of the University of Texas
City of Arlington, Texas – development and funding agreement between the Dallas Cowboys NFL football club and the City setting forth the terms, conditions and obligations of the City and the Dallas Cowboys for the development and financing of the Dallas Cowboys Stadium. The estimated total cost of the Cowboys Stadium was approximately $1.1 billion. The Stadium was completed and opened as scheduled.
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $280.43 million of Joint Revenue Refunding and Improvement Bonds, Series 2016A
Diamond Generating Europe, Ltd. (Mitsubishi Corporation’s 100% subsidiary), Qatar-based Nebras Power Q.S.C. and the Kawar Group from Jordan — project development and financing of the 52.5 MW Shams Ma’an Solar Photovoltaic Project procured in Round 1 of Jordan’s renewable energy program
Edgemoor-Star America Judicial Partners — preferred bidder on the Howard County Maryland Courthouse P3 project, which achieved financial close in October 2018
Harvest Midstream Company—$1.125 billion acquisition from Williams Partners L.P. of certain assets in the Four Corners area, including over 3,700 miles of pipeline, two gas processing plants and a CO2 treating facility
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Inc. — initial development, leasing, financing and sponsorship of NRG Stadium (then Reliant Stadium), as well as ongoing matters related to further development NRG Park and redevelopment of NRG Astrodome
Idaho Wind Partners — development, financing and operations of a 183MW portfolio of wind generation projects under contact to Idaho Power
Kinder Foundation — $215 million public-private partnership for the development and financing of the Bayou Greenways 2020 project to create an interconnected park and trail system along each of the ten bayous located in Houston, Texas, including the structuring of a synthetic TIRZ financing mechanism
Kinder Morgan, Inc. — investment between Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline LLC, DCP Midstream, LP and an affiliate of Targa Resources for the $1.7 billion Gulf Coast Express Pipeline Project, designed to transport up to 1.92 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas
Lenders — supporting a consortium bidding on the I-75 P3 road project currently under procurement in Michigan
Manchester Texas Financial Group — Representation of the owner/developer of a $390 million convention center hotel in Austin, Texas with respect to financing and construction matters. The property features over 1,000 guest rooms and suites and nearly 140,000 square feet of total meeting space.
Museum of Fine Arts Houston — served as counsel in connection with the approximately $325 million expansion and redevelopment of its current campus, including structuring an economic development agreement in connection with the project
Ophir Energy plc — $2 billion floating LNG project offshore Equatorial Guinea, including host government arrangements, LNG sales agreements, chartering agreements, joint venture arrangements, project financing, and construction
Phillips 66 Partners LP — joint venture construction and operating agreements with Andeavor and an equity option with Canadian midstream company Enbridge Inc. in relation to the Gray Oak Pipeline, LLC joint venture, and in a joint venture with Buckeye Partners LP to develop the new South Texas Gateway Terminal at the mouth of Corpus Christi Bay
Port of Houston Authority — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $300 million of Senior Lien Flexible Rate Revolving Note Program
Sacyr Infrastructure USA LLC and John Laing - as shortlisted consortium in its bid for a light rail project under procurement in Miami Beach, Florida
San Antonio Spurs Entertainment — $100 million modernization of AT&T Center and the acquisition of lease and development rights for Toyota Field and the STAR Soccer Complex, home and practice facility to San Antonio FC
Texas Department of Transportation — disclosure counsel to issuer in connection with $775.240 million Grand Parkway System Subordinate Tier Toll Revenue Bonds, Series 2018A (TELA Supported) and $100 million Grand Parkway System Subordinate Tier Toll Revenue Put Bonds, Series 2018B (TELA Supported)
Texas Medical Center — Development of a 28-acre biomedical innovation and commercialization campus known as TMC3. The facility will be a cooperative development between the medical center and four public medical institutions, including a world-renowned cancer center and a major public university’s health center. Texas Medical Center will also be entering into a participation agreement with a private party for the development, lease and operation of a hotel and conference room facility to serve the Texas Medical Center and the TMC3 project.
Texas Microgrid, LLC — first-of-its-kind project financing for the construction and operation of a portfolio of distributed microgrids consisting of ultra-clean natural gas-fired generators within ERCOT service territory with up to 232 megawatts of generating capacity
Yuhuang Chemical, Inc. — project development and financing of a $1.85 billion greenfield methanol project in Louisiana