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About Patrick

Patrick represents clients in the oil and gas and electric power industries in a range of transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and energy projects (financing, development, operations).

Patrick rejoined Bracewell after serving as in-house counsel to an international, publicly traded oil and gas company. In that role, he provided legal support for upstream and midstream projects under development in jurisdictions across Europe, South America, Australia and Canada.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. — acquisition of 100 percent of the equity interests in U.S. Oil & Refining Co. and certain affiliated entities for $358 million, including a 42,000 bpd refinery, a marine terminal and associated logistical system in Tacoma, Washington

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

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

Phillips 66 — option agreement pursuant to which DCP Midstream LP acquired an option to purchase up to a 30 percent ownership interest in Phillip 66’s new fractionators under construction at its expanded Sweeny Hub

Alinda Capital Partners — sale of NorTex Midstream Partners, LLC, a company owned by funds managed by Alinda that own Texas gas storage facilities, to a subsidiary of Castleton Commodities International LLC

Rockland Capital, LLC — acquisition of a portfolio of six generating plants with a combined generation capacity of 972.5 MW from AES Ohio Generation, LLC

Apache Corporation — formation of SCM Alpine, LLC, which will own and operate a greenfield NGL y-grade pipeline, including transportation service agreements, tariffs and related regulatory matters

Credentials

Education

The University of Texas School of Law,
J.D.
2012
The University of Texas at Austin,
B.A.
2007
with honors, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

Texas

Affiliations

Association of International Petroleum Negotiators

News

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

Texas Review of Law and Politics
Associate Editor
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Judicial Intern