Mike King, a partner in the Houston office, represents oil and gas companies and private equity sponsors in upstream and midstream transactional matters. His upstream practice has a particular focus on acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas properties. He also handles farm-ins, drillcos, and other joint ventures and related arrangements. His midstream practice includes matters relating to midstream joint ventures, gathering and transportation agreements, processing agreements, as well as water sourcing and disposal agreements.
Mr. King is a member of the following:
- Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
- The Houston Bar Association
- The Houston Young Lawyers Association
He is listed in Chambers USA as one of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in energy: oil & gas (transactional), 2011-2020, Best Lawyers in America for Oil & and Natural Resources Law, 2013-2018 (Best Lawyers is by BL Rankings), and an International Who's Who lawyer for Energy in 2015 (Who's Who is by Law Business Research Limited). Mr. King was recognized in Law360 as a MVP in Mergers & Acquisitions Law in 2011, and was also named as a Texas Rising Star in Texas Monthly 2006-2012 (Texas Rising Stars is a Thomson Reuters service printed in Texas Monthly). In 2010 he was named in Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Energy and Natural Resources Lawyers (Guide to the World’s Leading Energy Lawyers is by Legal Media Group).