Jon Lobb

Department Chair - Tax (Houston) Partner

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Mergers and Acquisitions

  • bp North America – pending acquisition of EDF Energy Services, LLC
  • Höegh LNG Partners LP – $167.6 million acquisition of publicly held common units by Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd.
  • ConocoPhillips – $9.5 billion acquisition of Shell Enterprises LLC’s Delaware basin assets
  • Liberty Latin America – formation of 50/50 joint venture with América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V. to combine their respective Chilean operations, VTR and Claro Chile
  • Liberty Latin America – $200 million acquisition by Cable & Wireless Panamá S.A. of América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V.’s operations in Panama
  • Jaguar Fund No. 1, L.P. – $144 million acquisition of Telefónica S.A.’s operations in El Salvador
  • Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation – $17 billion merger with Cimarex Energy Co.
  • Westlake Chemical Corporation – $2.15 billion acquisition of Boral Limited’s North American building products business
  • Golar LNG Limited – $3.1 billion sale of Hygo Energy Transition Ltd. to New Fortress Energy Inc.
  • Golar LNG Limited – $251 million sale of common units and general partner units in Golar LNG Partners LP to New Fortress Energy Inc.
  • Liberty Latin America – $500 million acquisition of Telefónica S.A's operations in Costa Rica
  • Pan Capital Management LP – formation of $125 million private equity fund
  • Westlake Chemical Corporation – $252.5 million acquisition of LASCO Fittings, Inc. from a subsidiary of Aalberts, N.V.
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation – $3.977 billion acquisition of WildHorse Resource Development Corporation
  • BHP Billiton – $10.5 billion sale of Petrohawk Energy Corporation to BP America Production Company
  • BHP Billiton – sale of Fayetteville oil and gas assets to a subsidiary of Merit Energy Company
  • McDermott International, Inc. – $6 billion combination with Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V.
  • Liberty Expedia Holdings, Inc. – acquisition by Expedia Group, Inc.
  • QVC – $2.1 billion acquisition of HSN
  • Schlumberger Limited – $14.8 billion acquisition of Cameron International Corporation
  • Liberty Media Corporation – $8 billion acquisition of Formula One
  • Starz – $4.4 billion acquisition by Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation
  • Liberty Latin America – acquisition of 40% interest in Liberty Cablevision Puerto Rico from affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners
  • EQT Corporation – $575 million sale of upstream and midstream assets to Diversified Gas & Oil Corporation
  • Transocean – $250 million acquisition of Transocean Partners LLC
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation – $840 million sale of upstream oil and gas assets to a private equity company
  • Schlumberger Limited – formation of OneSubsea joint venture with Cameron International Corporation
  • Schlumberger Limited – $11 billion acquisition of Smith International, Inc.

LNG Projects

  • Cheniere Energy, Inc. – development of Sabine Pass and Corpus Christi LNG liquefaction and export facilities, including negotiation of LNG sale and purchase agreements (SPAs)
  • Cheniere Energy, Inc. – master sale and purchase agreements (MSAs) for spot trades of LNG
  • Jordan Cove Energy Project LLP – development of LNG liquefaction and receiving facility
  • Petrobras – MSAs for spot trades of LNG
  • Major energy company – investment in LNG import terminal in South America

Master Limited Partnerships

  • Transocean Partners LLC – initial public offering
  • Golar LNG Partners – multiple equity offerings
  • Höegh LNG Partners – multiple equity offerings
  • KNOT Offshore Partners – elimination of incentive distribution rights, establishment of at-the-market program
  • MLP Underwriters – multiple public offerings by Teekay LNG Partners