Kyle Doherty

Senior Associate

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Kyle Doherty is a member of the Energy Projects and Transactions section of the firm's Global Projects Practice. Mr. Doherty advises public and private clients in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, project development and commercial agreements in the energy industry. Mr. Doherty's practice covers a wide spectrum of the energy industry, including structure, negotiation and documentation of a variety of energy projects and transactions. These include acquisition and divestitures, commercial agreements, joint ventures, and project financing arrangements in the renewable power generation, biofuel, oil and gas and petrochemical sectors.

Mr. Doherty has experience as a secondee at a major international energy company and, while in law school, interned at the National Hydrocarbon Commission (CNH) in Mexico.

Related Experience

Renewable Energy

  • Public energy company – acquisition of a private company with 10 GW of development-stage and operating solar power projects
  • Public energy company – acquisition of development-stage solar power projects with an aggregate output of 820 MW
  • Hunt Energy Network – joint venture to construct, operate and manage battery storage systems
  • Gevo, Inc. – numerous sustainable aviation fuel and renewable natural gas supply agreements with offtakers in the aviation and biofuel sectors
  • Renewable energy portfolio company – sale of 57.5 MW wind power facility
  • Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy – acquisition of an 82 MW portfolio of three solar projects from affiliates of SunEdison, including the negotiation of related lender consents from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)


  • BHP Billiton – divestiture of U.S. shale assets located in the Permian, Eagle Ford and Haynesville plays and Fayetteville play collectively valued at $10.8 billion
  • Moda Midstream – acquisition of Ingleside Energy Center, a storage and export terminal located in Ingleside, Texas
  • Public E&P company – divestiture of assets in the Eagle Ford
  • Privately held company – equity sale and joint venture to develop assets in Mexico
  • Public E&P company – divestiture of assets in the Midcontinent valued at $36 million.
  • Shell Oil Company – seconded to the upstream unconventional asset group to assist with joint ventures as well as acquisitions and divestitures

Midstream & Downstream

  • Hibernia Energy – sale of water management infrastructure and commercial agreements for water services
  • Financial institution – non-recourse supply and offtake arrangements and financing transactions related to the construction and operation of refineries
  • Privately held corporation – engineering, procurement and construction contract for a domestic ethylene facility
  • Public LNG equipment corporation – equipment sales agreement for sale and construction of cryogenic equipment
  • Privately held corporation – service agreement forms for use with a variety of general contractors
  • National oil company – divestiture of downstream assets in South America valued at approximately $490 million
  • National oil company – divestiture of downstream assets in South America
  • Public midstream company – gas gathering and processing agreements to service Marcellus Shale assets

Pro Bono

  • Local veterans organization – drafted an IT services contract for the development of a web tool to match veterans with resources in their area
  • MBK Alliance – counseled the client with respect to a $1.3 million software development contract
  • Houston Volunteer Lawyers – assist clients with a variety of family law, probate and estate planning matters


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