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Gardere has a national and international energy practice formed around our Energy Industry Team, which is a multidisciplinary group of approximately 80 attorneys with diverse backgrounds, experience and skills specific to the energy industry. Our team includes attorneys who have served as in-house counsel for major energy companies, providing a depth of insight into our clients' needs, issues and concerns. We understand and regularly practice in virtually every sector of the energy, and we represent a wide variety of industry participants from multinational corporations to individuals.
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We represent domestic and foreign private funds in all aspects of fund formation, fund operations, platform and add-on acquisitions, and portfolio company operations. Our team has a reputation for being the go-to-lawyers for private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds and family offices. We are known for our vast deal experience, the efficient way we staff and manage our work, and the way we maintain our relationships. We get deals done with sophisticated, strategic, and practical advice tailored to the needs of our clients.
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Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP represented Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE:BWP) in its $550-million acquisition of Petal Gas Storage LLC, Hattiesburg Gas Storage Co. and related entities from Enterprise Products Partners LP in a transaction that was signed Oct. 16, 2011.
The Gardere Houston team was led by Energy Mergers and Acquisitions Partner Douglas K. Eyberg, with assistance from Real Estate Partner Randall Jones, Energy Partner Jerry A. DeVault, Corporate Partner Daniel L. Cohen and Corporate Associate Khurram Jiwani.
Petal and Hattiesburg operate seven high-deliverability salt dome natural gas storage caverns in Forrest County, Mississippi, with approximately 29 billion cubic feet of total storage capacity, of which approximately 19 billion cubic feet is working gas capacity. These companies also own and operate a leaching plant, freshwater and brine disposal wells, approximately 69,000 horsepower of compression and approximately 105 miles of pipeline which connects their facilities with several major natural gas pipelines, including Boardwalk's Gulf South pipeline.
Completion of the sale remains subject to customary regulatory approvals and conditions. The acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2011.
Mr. Eyberg is the head of Gardere's Energy Industry practice group, a multidisciplinary group made up of approximately 60 attorneys with diverse backgrounds, experience and skills specific to the energy industry. The Firm's national energy practice serves clients in a broad range of specialties including joint ventures and finance transactions, infrastructure development, and bankruptcy and workout transactions.
Chambers USA consistently recognizes Gardere's Corporate/M&A practice and the Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) practice as two of the best in the nation.
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