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Baker Botts Represents Venado Oil & Gas in the $800 million Acquisition of Eagle Ford Assets from SM Energy

Deal Description: January 3, 2017 – SM Energy Company (NYSE: SM) announced that it entered into a definitive agreement with a subsidiary of Venado Oil & Gas, LLC , an affiliate of KKR, for the sale of the company's third party operated assets in the Eagle Ford, including its ownership interest in related midstream assets, for a purchase price of $800 million (subject to customary adjustments).

Baker Botts represented Venado Oil & Gas, LLC in the transaction.

Baker Botts Lawyers/Offices Involved: Mike Bengtson (Partner, Austin); Hugh Tucker (Partner, Houston); Erin Hopkins (Senior Associate, Houston); Lindsey Swiger (Associate, Houston); Rachel Ratcliffe (Associate, Austin); James Chenoweth (Partner, Houston)

For more information, please see SM Energy’s news release.


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