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About Andy

Andy’s practice focuses on representing public and private companies in a variety of corporate and securities transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements, entity formation and capitalization, joint ventures and other strategic business combinations, as well as ongoing governance matters. 

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Entity affiliated with GeoSouthern Energy Corp. — upstream joint venture with a subsidiary of The Williams Companies, Inc. for the acquisition of an interest in and development of Williams’ South Mansfield Assets in the Haynesville Shale

Sixth Street — $700 million acquisition of equity interests in joint venture owning various energy products pipelines and related logistics assets

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — $1.225 billion acquisition of Stagecoach Gas Services LLC, a natural gas pipeline and storage joint venture between Consolidated Edison, Inc. and Crestwood Equity Partners LP

Juniper Capital Advisors, L.P. — investment in Penn Virginia Corporation (NASDAQ: PVAC) with a value of $188.4 million, including: i) a cash investment of $150 million and ii) a contribution of complementary oil and gas assets, resulting in   Juniper-affiliated entities owning approximately 59 percent of the equity of Penn Virginia through a Penn Virginia subsidiary, in an up-C structure

J&J Worldwide Services — sale to Arlington Capital Partners, a DC-based private equity firm

Financial Advisor to Conflicts Committee of Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. — $800 million acquisition of Shell’s 25.97 percent equity interest in Explorer Pipeline Company and 10.125 percent equity interest in Colonial Pipeline Company

Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Western Gas Partners, LP — acquisition of the all the publicly held common units of Western Gas Partners, LP and substantially all of the units owned by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in a unit-for-unit, tax-free exchange, and simultaneous acquisition by Western Gas Partners, LP of substantially all the remaining midstream assets of Anadarko for $4.015 billion

Bristow Group Inc. — co-counsel in the all-stock merger with Era Group Inc. (NYSE: ERA), a helicopter transport operator United States with related services in Brazil, Colombia, India, Mexico, Spain and Suriname

Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of the General Partner of Tallgrass Energy, LP — acquisition of all of Tallgrass Energy, LP’s publicly held common shares by a group led by Blackstone Infrastructure Partners for approximately $3.2 billion

DCP Midstream, LLC — an IDR simplification transaction that eliminated all incentive distribution rights in DCP Midstream, LP valued at $1.53 billion

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. and Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. — represented two Special Committees of the Board of Directors of Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. in the acquisition of all public equity of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. and Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. by Enbridge Inc. in share-for-unit transactions valued at $3.5 billion

TC Energy Corporation — approximately $1.275 billion sale of US midstream assets held by its subsidiary, Columbia Midstream Group, to a subsidiary of UGI Corporation

Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of the general partner of Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP — acquisition of all of Tallgrass Energy Partner, LP’s publicly held common units  by Tallgrass Energy GP, LP in exchange for newly issued Class A Shares of Tallgrass Energy GP, LP valued at approximately $2.2 billion

Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation — merger and contribution agreement with U.S. Well Services, LLC, creating one of the first publicly traded oilfield service companies with all-electric hydraulic fracturing capabilities with an enterprise value of $588 million

Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP — representing the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of the General Partner of Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP (TEP) in the merger agreement between Tallgrass Energy GP, LP (TEGP) and TEP, in which TEGP will acquire all TEP common units held by the public

PetroLogistics Company LLC — – formation of PetroLogistics II LLC, a joint venture between the founders of PetroLogistics, Quantum Energy Partners, Stonecourt Capital LP, and others with initial capital commitments in excess of $500 million for the development of petrochemical facilities

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. — representing Holly Energy Partners, L.P. in an IDR simplification transaction that will eliminate the incentive distribution rights held by its general partner and convert its general partner interest into a non-economic general partner interest in exchange for the issuance of common units of Holly Energy valued at $1.25 billion

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. — sale of 100 percent of the equity interests of Bluewater Natural Gas Holding, LLC to WEC Energy Group, Inc.

VTTI Energy Partners LP — representing the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of the general partner of VTTI Energy Partners LP in a merger agreement between VTTI Energy Partners LP and VTTI B.V. pursuant to which VTTI B.V. will acquire, for cash, all of the outstanding publicly held common units of VTTI Energy Partners LP

Midcoast Energy Partners, L.P. — represented the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of the general partner of Midcoast Energy Partners, L.P. in a merger agreement between MEP and Enbridge Energy Company, Inc., an indirect subsidiary of Enbridge Inc., whereby EECI will acquire, for cash, all of the outstanding publicly held common units of MEP

Independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company — acquisition of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. for $2.7 billion in stock and cash

Credentials

Education

The University of Texas School of Law,
J.D.
2016
with honors
The University of Georgia,
B.A.
2012
magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

Texas

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University of Texas School of Law
Texas Journal of Oil, Gas & Energy Law
Staff Editor