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About Lytch

Lytch Gutmann represents public and private companies, master limited partnerships (MLPs) and special committees in a variety of corporate transactions, including stock and asset purchases and sales, joint ventures, mergers and other business combinations. She also provides counsel to private equity funds and their portfolio companies, along with management teams seeking private equity capital. 

Lytch’s practice focuses on the midstream and upstream areas of the energy industry.  Her recent experience includes acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas pipelines and storage terminal facilities, water infrastructure assets, and other midstream companies and assets.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Halcón Resources Corporation — $325 million divestiture of all water infrastructure assets across the Delaware Basin to a subsidiary of WaterBridge Resources LLC

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

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — sale of a 49 percent interest in Elba Liquefaction Company, L.L.C. to EIG Global Energy Partners

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.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — sale of a 50 percent interest in Utopia pipeline project to Riverstone Investment Group LLC

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — signing of a definitive agreement valued at $568 million with Philly Tankers LLC to take assignment of contracts for the construction of four Jones Act vessels

La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec — partnership with GE Energy Financial Services, to jointly acquire Southern Star Central Corporation, owner of the Southern Star Central interstate gas pipeline, from Morgan Stanley Infrastructure

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — approximately $2 billion drop down of 50 percent of Ruby Pipeline, 50 percent of Gulf LNG and 47.5 percent of Young Gas Storage to EPB

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — approximately $1.655 billion drop down of 50 percent of El Paso Natural Gas Company, L.L.C. and 50 percent of former El Paso Midstream assets in Utah and South Texas to KMEP

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — approximately $6.22 billion drop down of 100 percent of Tennessee Gas Pipeline and a 50 percent interest in El Paso Natural Gas Company, L.L.C. to KMEP

Vopak North America, Inc. — sale of three terminals and undeveloped land to a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, Inc. for $158 million

UNOCAL, a member of the Chevron Group — sale of the Beaumont Terminal to Phillips 66

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

Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of the General Partner of Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP — TEP’s acquisition over three transactions of a 98 percent interest in Tallgrass Pony Express Pipeline, LLC

Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of the general partner of Western Refining Logistics, LP — merger with Andeavor Logistics LP in a unit-for-unit transaction valued at $1.8 billion

Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of the General Partner of Western Refining Logistics, LP — partnership’s acquisition from St. Paul Park Refining Co. LLC of terminalling, storage and other logistics assets for $210 million

Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of the General Partner of Western Refining Logistics, LP — partnership’s acquisition from Western Refining, Inc. of a 375-mile portion of the TexNew Mex Pipeline for $180 million

Private company that owns and operates storage tanks — formation of a joint venture with a private terminalling and logistics company

Public oil and gas exploration and production company — equity investment in a private midstream company

Private equity firm — equity investments in various portfolio companies engaged in exploration and production and midstream oil and gas activities

Public transportation and energy storage company — sale of various transload and bulk storage terminal facilities

Biopharmaceutical company — multiple rounds of equity raises and day-to-day corporate matters

Leading medical research and treatment center — various joint venture investments

Credentials

Education

South Texas College of Law Houston,
J.D.
2010
cum laude
Hollins University,
Bachelor of Arts
2007

Bar Admissions

Texas

Affiliations

State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Association
Houston Young Lawyers Associates
Womens Energy Network
Texas Bar Foundation

News

News

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

South Texas College of Law
South Texas Law Review