Greg Sorensen is an associate in the Houston office of Latham & Watkins. He is a member of the Corporate Department and the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practices.

Mr. Sorensen advises clients on strategic energy and infrastructure transactions, with an emphasis on acquisitions and divestitures and joint venture transactions.

Mr. Sorensen’s experience includes advising on the following:

Renewable / Energy Transition Transactions

  • Crimson Renewable Energy Holdings in the sale of its used cooking oil collection and aggregation business to Neste, the world's leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel produced from waste and residue raw materials
  • Consortium investor in connection with US$1.0+ billion preferred equity financing for Blue Source Sustainable Forests Co. (BSFC) and BSFC’s acquisition of 1.7 million acres of timberland
  • Bakken Energy in the development of a US$2.0 billion hydrogen hub located in North Dakota
  • Chevron USA in its joint venture with Bunge North America to create renewable fuel feedstocks in the United States
  • Chevron Corporation in its investment into low-carbon oilseed producer CoverCress, Inc.
  • Quantum Energy Partners in its formation and investment in 547 Energy, to focus on the acquisition and development of clean energy and renewables (utility-scale, distributed, commercial, residential, etc.) projects and/or companies
  • Quantum Energy Partners in its formation and investment in ConnectGen LLC, its renewable energy company, and its acquisition of non-transmission development assets from Clean Line Energy Partners LLC
  • Deepwater Wind, a US-based offshore wind developer, in its sale to Ørsted, creating a combined organization to deliver clean energy to every coastal state in the densely populated East Coast corridor between Massachusetts and Virginia

Oil & Gas Joint Venture Transactions

  • ConocoPhilips in its pending acquisition of a 30% ownership stake and offtake arrangements with Sempra Infrastructure Partners at Port Arthur LNG Facility
  • Arclight Capital Partners in connection with its investment and partial ownership arrangement in the Salamanca Production Facility in the Offshore Gulf of Mexico
  • Arclight Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition of a 50% interest in the King’s Quay floating production system and associated export lateral pipelines from Murphy Exploration & Production Company – USA, a subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation
  • Navitas Petroleum in connection with the project development and financing of the Shenandoah Prospect located offshore in the Gulf of Mexico
  • DJR Energy, a portfolio company of Trilantic North America, in its acquisition by Whiptail Midstream
  • Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation in its midstream joint venture with Align Midstream Partners II, LLC and the completion of the TOPS Pipeline
  • A multi-national conglomerate in drilling joint ventures in the Barnett Shale and SCOOP/STACK with a publicly-traded E&P company
  • An international oil and gas company in connection with its sale of a preferred equity investment in its US holding company

Oil & Gas A&D Transactions

  • EQT Corporation in the US$2.93 billion acquisition of Alta Resources Development
  • Greylock Energy on its acquisition of Uinta and Green River basin assets in Utah and Wyoming
  • Nine Point Energy in the US$250 million sale of its Williston Basin assets to Bowline Energy pursuant to Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code
  • QEP Resources in its US$735 million sale to Aethon Energy of QEP’s upstream assets and midstream business located in the Haynesville Shale
  • DJR Energy, a portfolio company of Trilantic North America, in its acquisition of San Juan Basin assets from Encana Corporation, a Canada-based oil and gas exploration and development company
  • An independent oil and gas exploration and production company based in Brazil in its divestiture of certain offshore Brazilian assets to a subsidiary of a multinational energy company
  • Arclight Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the Energy Corporation of America and simultaneous financing and partnership with Greylock Energy
  • A private E&P company in multiple acquisitions of STACK oil and gas properties from various private sellers
  • An American global independent energy company and certain subsidiaries in its US$600 million divestiture of operated enhanced oil recovery (EOR) assets in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico to a subsidiary of an international oil and gas exploration and production company
  • A private E&P company in its acquisition of oil and gas assets in Crockett, Reagan, Schleicher, Irion, and Upton counties, Texas
  • Weatherford International in the sale of its pressure pumping and pump-down perforating assets, to Schlumberger Technology Corporation, a subsidiary of Schlumberger Limited

Bar Qualification

  • Texas

Education

  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 2014
    with honors
  • BS in Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese