Named a Texas Rising Star*

*Texas Rising Stars is a Thomson Reuters service printed in Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly, 2014-2019

Stephen C. Szalkowski

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

Stephen C. Szalkowski is a corporate partner in the Houston office and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice.

Mr. Szalkowski's practice focuses on domestic energy transactions with an emphasis on acquisitions, joint ventures, and private equity investments in the upstream and midstream sectors. Mr. Szalkowski has significant experience in:

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

Representative transactions include advising:

  • QEP Resources, Inc. in its US$735 million sale to Aethon Energy of QEP’s upstream assets and midstream business located in the Haynesville Shale
  • A subsidiary of Hess Infrastructure Partners in a joint venture with Targa Resources to develop gas processing facilities in North Dakota
  • A private E&P company in its acquisitions of DJ Basin oil and gas properties from a private seller
  • A private E&P company in multiple acquisitions of STACK oil and gas properties from various private sellers
  • QEP Energy, a subsidiary of QEP Resources, in its sale of its natural gas and oil producing properties, undeveloped acreage and related assets located in the Uinta Basin, to Middle Fork Energy Partners
  • A multi-national conglomerate in a drilling joint venture in the Barnett Shale with a publicly-traded E&P company
  • A subsidiary of Vortus Investments in connection with its investment in a privately held E&P company to acquire and develop Arkoma Basin oil and gas properties
  • An Hess Corporation affiliate in the sale of Hess’s Bakken shale region produced water to Hess Infrastructure Partners LP, a joint venture between Hess and Global Infrastructure Partners, for US$225 million
  • A private equity fund in a joint venture with a private E&P to acquire and develop oil and gas properties in the DJ-Basin
  • A private E&P company in its acquisition of Williston Basin oil and gas properties from a public seller
  • A subsidiary of QEP Resources, Inc. in its US$600 million acquisition of Midland Basin oil and gas properties from a consortium of private sellers
  • Summit Discovery Resources in its sale of Midland Basin oil and gas properties to a private buyer
  • Newfield Exploration Company in its sale of South Texas oil and gas properties to a private buyer
  • Hess Corporation with its US$5.3 billion joint venture of its North Dakota midstream assets with Global Infrastructure Partners
  • Newfield Exploration Company in its joint venture to acquire and develop Arkoma Basin oil and gas properties with a private investor
  • A consortium of partners with the formation of a joint venture to develop and operate a pipeline servicing points in Texas and Louisiana
  • Energy Transfer Partners, LP and Energy Transfer Equity, LP with its joint venture with Phillips 66 for the development of the Dakota Access Pipeline and Energy Transfer Crude Oil Pipeline

 
 
 
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