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J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 2002

B.A., Government & English, The University of Texas at Austin, 1998

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Texas, 2002

Oklahoma, 2010

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Jeremy Mouton serves on the Management Committee at Porter Hedges.  He is a partner in the Energy Transactions section of the Property & Finance practice group, of which practice group he was formerly the head. His practice focuses on advising oil and gas companies, private equity and investment firms, and lenders on a variety of corporate, transactional and commercial matters, with an emphasis on upstream and midstream oil and gas transactions and a variety of other energy matters.

Mr. Mouton has advised clients on some of the oil and gas industry’s largest conventional and unconventional acquisition, divestiture, and joint venture transactions in recent years, including deals with a combined value of more than $35 billion across more than 20 states, including projects in the Bakken, Barnett, Eagle Ford, Fayetteville, Haynesville, Marcellus, Mississippi Lime, Niobrara, Permian, SCOOP, STACK, Uinta, Utica, and other plays.

Jeremy is listed in Chambers USA among the leading lawyers in the area of Oil & Gas Transactions.

Representative Experience

Acquisitions and Divestitures

Represented public and private independent E&P and royalties companies and private equity firms (including multiple winning bidders in sale processes under Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code) in connection with the following and multiple other upstream and midstream acquisitions and divestitures:

  • $5.375 billion sale of Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale assets.
  • $4.75 billion sale of Fayetteville Shale assets.
  • $3.3 billion sale of Permian Basin assets.
  • $2.5 billion acquisition of Southern Permian Basin E&P company.
  • $1.75 billion acquisition of Southern Utica Shale and Marcellus Shale assets.
  • $1.0 billion sale of Eagle Ford Shale & Haynesville Shale assets.
  • $1.0 billion acquisition of Utica Shale assets.
  • $726 million acquisition of Wolfcamp Shale assets in central Midland Basin.
  • $550 million sale in the Chitwood-Knox assets.
  • $500 million sale of Marcellus Shale E&P company.
  • $400 million sale of Utica Shale assets.
  • $340 million sale of Marcellus Shale assets.
  • $250 million acquisition of SCOOP assets.
  • $230 million acquisition of East Texas oil and gas assets.
  • $200 million sale of Bakken Shale assets.
  • $200 million acquisition of Mississippi Lime and Woodford Shale assets.

Joint Ventures

Represented public and private independent E&P companies, private equity firms, and other private investors in connection with the following and multiple other joint ventures for development of upstream and midstream oil and gas assets as well as for development of wind, solar and cogeneration facilities:

  • $2.3 billion joint venture with an international energy company for the development of Utica Shale assets.
  • $2.25 billion joint venture with an international energy company for the development of Barnett Shale assets.
  • $2.2 billion joint venture with an international energy company for the development of Eagle Ford Shale assets.
  • $1.3 billion joint venture with an international energy company for the development of Niobrara Shale assets.
  • $1.25 billion joint venture with a group of private investors for the development of Utica Shale assets, which included a private placement of preferred shares.
  • $1.25 billion joint venture with a group of private investors for the development of Cleveland and Tonkawa play assets, which included a private placement of preferred shares.
  • $1.0 billion joint venture with an international energy company for the development of Mississippi Lime assets.
  • $500 million mineral joint venture with a private investor for the acquisition of minerals and overriding royalty interests across multiple onshore U.S. basins.
  • $400 million joint venture in the Utica Shale.
  • $150 million joint venture for the development of Thrace Basin and Southeast Anatolian Basin (Gaziantep area) assets in the Republic of Turkey.

Other Transactions and General Corporate

  • Represented consumer products company in connection with the negotiation and drafting of can sheet supply agreements representing purchases in the aggregate of $7.5 billion worth of aluminum can sheet.
  • Represented consumer products company in connection with the negotiation and drafting of aluminum can sheet consortium purchasing agreement representing purchases in the aggregate of approximately $3.0 billion worth of aluminum can sheet on behalf of international consumer products company.
  • Represented consumer products company in connection with the negotiation and drafting of malt supply and tolling agreements representing purchases in the aggregate of approximately $250 million worth of malted barley.
  • Represented provider of flexible packaging products in connection with its $245 million cash sale to a private equity group.
  • Represented producer of primary and secondary carpet backing in connection with its $235 million stock acquisition of two companies specializing in advanced synthetic fibers used in geostabilization and concrete reinforcement.
  • Represented provider of industrial cleaning services in connection with its $220 million cash sale to a private equity group.
  • Represented consumer products company in connection with a $200 million acquisition of an independent wholesaler operation.
  • Represented private equity group in connection with its $175 million stock purchase of producer of primary and secondary carpet backing.
  • Represented consumer products company in connection with an acquisition of an independent wholesaler operation.
  • Represented private equity group in connection with an investment in preferred equity securities of an entertainment company.
  • Represented academic medical center in connection with the formation of and subsequent private offering of preferred equity securities by a subsidiary entity commercializing telemedical services.
  • Represented early stage commercial and industrial security company in connection with a private offering of preferred equity securities.
  • Represented early stage pharmaceutical company in connection with a private offering of senior debt securities.

Professional / Civic Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member

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