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. He also serves on the firm’s Management Committee.

Jeremy has advised clients on some of the oil and gas industry’s larger conventional and unconventional acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures in recent years – deals with a combined value of more than $40 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.

Honors & Recognitions

Leading lawyer in Oil & Gas Transactions, Chambers USA

Listed, Oil and Gas Transactions, Legal 500

  • Chambers 2019
  • 2019 Legal 500

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
  • $1.1 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
  • $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
  • $150 million acquisition of Uinta Basin assets

Joint Ventures

Jeremy has represented clients in connection with the following and numerous other joint ventures for developing upstream and midstream oil and gas assets, as well as 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

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

  • $52 billion sale (via corporate merger) of a consumer products company
  • negotiating and drafting supply agreements for the purchase of $7.5 billion worth of aluminum can sheet
  • negotiating and drafting a consortium purchase agreement for $3.0 billion of aluminum can sheet
  • negotiating and drafting malted barley supply and tolling agreements representing purchases valued at approximately $250 million
  • $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

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Affiliations

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