Jeremy Mouton focuses on advising E&P companies, private equity and direct investment firms, and lenders on a variety of corporate, transactional, and other commercial matters, with an emphasis on upstream and midstream oil and gas transactions and a variety of other energy matters.

Jeremy has advised clients on some of the oil and gas industry’s larger conventional and unconventional acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, farmouts, DrillCo, and asset-backed securitization (ABS) transactions in recent years, including deals with a combined value of more than $45 billion in the Bakken, Barnett, Eagle Ford, Fayetteville, Haynesville, Marcellus, Mississippi Lime, Niobrara, Permian, Pinedale, SCOOP, STACK, Uinta, Utica, and other plays.

Management Committee Member, 2022 - Present
Management Committee Member, 2018 - 2020
Property and Finance Practice Group Leader, 2017

Honors & Recognitions

Chambers USA, Leading Lawyer in Energy/Oil & Gas Transactions (Nationwide), 2017 - Present

The Legal 500, Recommended Lawyer in Oil and Gas Transactions

  • 2022 Chambers Global
  • Chambers USA 2022

Credentials

Education

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

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

Admissions

Texas

Oklahoma

Experience

Jeremy’s representative experience includes the following:

Acquisitions and Divestitures

Jeremy has represented clients in connection with the following and numerous other upstream and midstream acquisitions and divestitures (including, in recent years, multiple winning bidders in sale processes under Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code):

  • $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 Permian Basin assets
  • $1.75 billion acquisition of Utica and Marcellus Shale assets
  • $1.225 billion sale of Marcellus Shale assets
  • $1.0 billion sale of Eagle Ford Shale & Haynesville Shale assets
  • $1.0 billion acquisition of Utica Shale assets
  • $825 million sale of Eagle Ford assets
  • $725 million acquisition of Permian Basin assets
  • $550 million sale in the Chitwood-Knox assets
  • $500+ million exchange of Powder River Basin assets
  • $500 million sale of Marcellus Shale assets
  • $400 million sale of Utica Shale assets
  • $340 million acquisition of Marcellus Shale assets
  • $300 million acquisition of overriding royalty interests in Marcellus Shale assets
  • $250 million acquisition of SCOOP assets
  • $250 million acquisition of Wamsutter Field assets
  • $230 million acquisition of East Texas assets
  • $200 million acquisition of Pinedale Field assets
  • $200 million sale of Bakken Shale assets
  • $200 million sale of Marcellus Shale assets
  • $200 million acquisition of Mississippi Lime and Woodford Shale assets
  • $200 million acquisition of SCOOP assets
  • $160 million acquisition of Uinta Basin assets
  • $150 million acquisition of Uinta Basin assets
  • $130 million sale of Marcellus and Utica Shale assets
  • $115 million sale of Marcellus Shale assets
  • $100 million sale of Utica Shale assets
  • $100 million sale of Woodbine assets
  • $100 million sale of Marcellus Shale assets
  • $100 million sale of Marcellus Shale assets
  • $100 million sale of Permian assets

Joint Venture, Farmout, and DrillCo Transactions

Jeremy has represented clients in connection with the following and numerous other joint venture, farmout, DrillCo, and similar transactions for developing upstream and midstream oil and gas assets:

  • $2.3 billion upstream joint venture for the development of Utica Shale assets
  • $2.25 billion upstream joint venture for the development of Barnett Shale assets
  • $2.2 billion upstream joint venture for the development of Eagle Ford Shale assets
  • $1.3 billion upstream joint venture for the development of Niobrara Shale assets
  • $1.25 billion upstream joint venture for the development of Utica Shale assets, which included a private placement of preferred shares
  • $1.25 billion upstream joint venture for the development of Cleveland and Tonkawa play assets, which included a private placement of preferred shares
  • $1.0 billion upstream joint venture for the development of Mississippi Lime assets
  • $1.0 billion upstream and water joint ventures for the development of Green River Basin assets
  • $500 million mineral interest joint venture for the acquisition of minerals and overriding royalty interests across multiple onshore U.S. basins
  • $430 million upstream participation agreement in the Utica Shale
  • $345 million mineral interest joint venture for the acquisition of minerals in the SCOOP and STACK plays
  • $200 million upstream joint venture for the development of Utica Shale assets
  • $150 million upstream joint venture for the development of Thrace Basin and Southeast Anatolian Basin (Gaziantep area) assets in the Republic of Turkey
  • Sundry Farmout and DrillCo structured transactions across multiple onshore U.S. basins

Asset-Backed Securitization (ABS) and Other Transactions

Jeremy has also represented clients in connection with a variety of other M&A and commercial transactions, including in connection with the following:

  • $600 million oil and gas wellbore asset-backed securitization (ABS) transaction
  • $100 million oil and gas wellbore asset-backed securitization (ABS) transaction
  • $52 billion sale (via corporate merger) of a consumer products company
  • $7.5 billion aluminum can sheet supply agreements
  • $3.0 billion aluminum can sheet consortium purchase agreement
  • $250 million malted barley supply and tolling agreements
  • $245 million sale of a provider of flexible packaging products
  • $235 million acquisition of a producer of primary and secondary carpet backing
  • $220 million sale of a provider of industrial cleaning services
  • $200 million acquisition of an independent consumer products wholesaler operation
  • $175 million stock purchase of a producer of primary and secondary carpet backing
  • $100 million acquisition of an independent consumer products wholesaler operation

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Affiliations

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