Erin Hopkins

Partner

erin.hopkins@bakerbotts.com

Houston

P: +1.713.229.1402 F: +1.713.229.2702
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Erin Hopkins is a member of the firm's Global Projects Practice, in Houston. His practice focuses on guiding clients through complex commercial matters in the energy industry, including the acquisition and divestiture of energy companies and assets and joint venture arrangements. His experience includes structuring and negotiating transactions and investments from foreign and domestic investors in the U.S. energy industry, including upstream and downstream markets.

Related Experience

  • BHP Billiton in its 10.5 billion dollar sale of U.S. shale assets located in the Permian, Eagle Ford and Haynesville plays
  • Public energy company – divestures of domestic oil and gas assets valued at over $3 Billion
  • Murphy Exploration & Production Company – USA in the acquisition of deep water Gulf of Mexico valued at approximately $1.6 Billion
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation in its $3.977 billion acquisition of WildHorse Resource Development Corporation
  • Privately held corporation – formation of “DrillCo” drilling partnership with private equity fund to develop oil and gas assets in the Permian basin valued at over $1 billion
  • Private equity energy fund – investment in and formation of portfolio companies with aggregate equity commitments of over $1.0 billion
  • Private equity fund – assist with the negotiation of a Joint Development Agreement/DrillCo funding structure
  • Publicly traded company – assist with the negotiation and development of numerous “DrillCo” joint ventures as investor in such ventures
  • Private equity backed U.S. Company – acquisition of Eagle Ford upstream and midstream assets valued at $800 million
  • Private equity investor in an asset-based JV investment for the development of Utica assets
  • Private equity backed U.S. company – joint venture to develop North Texas oil and gas assets
  • Private equity backed U.S. Company – acquisition of South Texas oil and gas assets valued at $300 million
  • Private equity backed U.S. Company – acquisition of certain oil and gas assets in Alberta Canada
  • Private equity backed U.S. Company – acquisitions of certain Marcellus Shale assets, including pipelines
  • Private equity backed UK Company – acquisition of various U.S. based assets
  • International Joint Venture on the investment, development, construction and operation of a petrochemical facility located on the Texas Gulf Coast
  • Public company in the development of a Texas Based LNG facility
  • Private company regarding sale of Texas LNG development project
  • Public company in the development of an international joint venture regarding construction of an LNG facility in Latin America

Awards & Community

Recognized as a "Next Generation" lawyer by The Legal 500 U.S., 2019 & 2020

Recognized as "Up and Coming" by Chambers USA, 2019 & 2020

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Events

Recent

69th Annual Oil & Gas Law Conference

The conference is presented by Institute for Energy Law (IEL) of The Center for American and International Law, an organization that provides educational and professional opportunities for lawyers and other professionals in the energy industry.