Greg S. Sorensen

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

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 domestic energy transactions, with an emphasis on acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, and private equity investments in the upstream and midstream sectors. His experience includes:

  • Acquisitions and divestitures of upstream and midstream oil and gas assets and businesses
  • Joint ventures and other strategic combinations in connection with the development of upstream and midstream oil and gas assets
  • Upstream and midstream commercial contracts, including joint operating agreements, gathering agreements, and services agreements

Representative transactions include advising:

  • DJR Energy in its acquisition by Whiptail Midstream
  • Greylock Energy on its acquisition of Uinta and Green River basin assets in Utah and Wyoming
  • Chevron USA in its joint venture with Bunge North America to create renewable fuel feedstocks in the US
  • 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
  • Quantum Energy Partners in its formation and investment in 547 Energy, which will 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • An international oil and gas company in connection with its sale of a preferred equity investment in its US holding company
  • Navitas Petroleum in connection with the project development and financing of the Shenandoah Prospect located offshore in the Gulf of Mexico
  • EQT Corporation in the US$2.93 billion acquisition of Alta Resources Development
  • QEP Resources in its US$735 million sale to Aethon Energy of QEP’s upstream assets and midstream business located in the Haynesville Shale
  • 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
  • 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
  • Deepwater Wind, a US-based offshore wind developer, in its sale to Ørsted, a large Danish wind power company, creating a combined organization that will be able to deliver clean energy to every coastal state in the densely populated East Coast corridor between Massachusetts and Virginia
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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