Ms. Ozdogan "is best known for midstream and downstream transactions, and for financing offshore drilling platforms."Chambers USA 2011

M. Catherine Ozdogan

Houston
  • 811 Main Street
  • Suite 3700
  • Houston, TX 77002
  • USA
 
 

Catherine Ozdogan, a partner in the Houston office, has a substantial practice focusing on representing financial institutions and corporate borrowers in connection with a wide variety of commercial lending transactions in the oil and gas exploration and production, midstream and service related sectors. 

Ms. Ozdogan's expertise lies in:

  • Structuring, negotiating and documenting of all types of syndicated lending transactions
  • Reserve-based lending transactions
  • Leveraged finance, acquisition, bridge and working capital facilities
  • Term b loans
  • Various hedging arrangements
  • Bond credit enhancement facilities

Ms. Ozdogan has been recognized:

  • As one of the leading Banking and Finance lawyers in Texas in Chambers USA Guide America's Leading Business Lawyers 2008-2013
  • For her work in Finance & Bank Lending by The Legal 500 US 2009-2013
  • For her work in Project Finance in The Legal 500 US 2010 and 2011
  • For her work in Banking & Finance in Best Lawyers in America 2012-2014

Representative Finance transactions include:

  • Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. in a US$120 million senior secured borrowing base revolving credit facility in connection with its initial public offering
  • Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. in a US$1.5 billion senior unsecured revolving credit facility
  • Enduro Resource Partners LLC in a US$500 million senior secured reserve based revolving credit facility
  • Credit Suisse, as lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$125 million senior secured second lien term loan facility provided to a privately held oil and gas offshore exploration and production company
  • Teine Energy Ltd., a Canadian publicly traded company, in a US$300 million senior secured second lien term loan facility
  • Emerge Energy Services LP in a US$150 million senior secured borrowing base revolving credit facility in connection with its initial public offering
  • Access Midstream Partners, L.P. in a US$1.75 billion senior secured revolving credit facility
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland plc and Citi, as lead arrangers, in a US$3.0 billion senior unsecured revolving credit facility for Halliburton Company
  • Wells Fargo Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a US$800 million senior secured revolving credit and term loan facilities for CST Brands, Inc. in connection with its spinoff from Valero Energy Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in a US$150 million senior secured revolving credit and term loan facilities for SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. in connection with its initial public offering
  • Plains Exploration & Production Company in a US$2.0 billion senior unsecured bridge term loan facility in connection with its acquisition of oil and gas properties located in the Gulf of Mexico from BP Corporation