Latham & Watkins Advises Vitol in Connection to the Formation of VTX Energy Partners

A Houston-based team advises the energy and commodities company in its equity investment.

February 02, 2022

Vitol and the management of ATX Energy Partners, LLC have announced the formation of VTX Energy Partners, LLC. VTX will seek to acquire, develop, and operate large-scale upstream assets in established US lower 48 basins.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Vitol in the transaction with a deal team led by Houston partner James Garrett, with associates John Daywalt, Joseph Kmetz, and Zek Zhang. Advice was also provided on tax matters by Houston partner Jim Cole, with associate Emily Fawcett; and on benefits and compensation matters by Washington, D.C. partner Adam Kestenbaum.

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