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Shawn is an associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group in the Firm’s Houston office. His practice focuses on domestic energy and oil and gas matters in the upstream and midstream sectors, including purchase and sale agreements, joint exploration and development agreements, lease acquisition agreements, joint operating agreements and other agreements related to the exploration, production and transportation of onshore and offshore oil and gas assets. His experience also includes joint ventures, private equity investments and strategic transactions for public and private companies in the energy industry. Prior to joining the Firm, Shawn worked at the Houston offices of a leading energy law firm.
Diamondback Energy – $2.4 billion acquisition from Brigham Resources of producing and non-producing oil and gas properties located in the Delaware Basin.*
US-based public energy company – mineral interest acquisitions across multiple Texas oil and gas production regions.*
Newfield Exploration – $470 million acquisition from Chesapeake Energy of oil and gas assets in the Anadarko basin STACK play of Oklahoma.*
US-based energy company – lease acquisition and development agreement covering properties in the Permian Basin.*
EOG Resources – $2.4 billion acquisition of Yates Petroleum, including producing and non-producing oil and gas properties located in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota and Montana.*
US-based public energy company – $180 million divesture of producing Utah oil and gas properties.*
Stone Energy – merger with Talos Energy.*
Stone Energy – acquisition of Gulf of Mexico tension leg platform and related interests from a major energy company.*
*Matters prior to joining White & Case.