Dan L. Mark

Partner

dan.mark@bakerbotts.com

Houston

P: +1.713.229.1723 F: +1.713.229.7723
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Dan Mark's practice focuses on downstream and midstream transactions and projects, including pipelines, terminals and refineries. He has significant experience in large project M&A and development, which includes work for both public and private companies. Mr. Mark has completed transactions relating to chemical facilities, terminals and rail loading facilities, gas to liquids projects, gathering, transportation and throughput agreements, LNG, refineries, retail electric, upstream oil and gas and pipelines, as well as construction and the development of sports facilities, such as Minute Maid Park, AT&T Arena and the Baylor University football stadium.

Related Experience

  • Sale of all assets in Alaska for a Fortune Global 10 company including interest in the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (transaction value of $5.6 billion)
  • Purchase of 1/3 interest in 350-mile interstate crude oil pipeline plus entering into a long-term transportation agreement
  • Sale of a large chemical facility for a Fortune 100 company including sale of inventory and multi-site contracts
  • Sale of a registered broker dealer company with offices in the US, Aberdeen, London and Dubai
  • Purchase of crude oil terminals and rail loading facility for a Fortune 100 company
  • Negotiation of master service agreements
  • Negotiation for investment in a gas to liquids project including joint venture agreements
  • Negotiation for construction of a crude oil gathering system
  • Negotiation of crude oil intermediation agreements
  • Negotiation of crude oil transportation and throughput agreements
  • Negotiation of settlement of a refinery earnout dispute
  • Purchase of various midstream assets in Alaska for a Fortune 100 company
  • Purchase of a controlling interest in a publicly traded (NYSE) refinery company
  • Purchases and sales of onshore oil and gas properties
  • Sale of a specialized chemical division of a Fortune 50 company with assets and employees in the US plus 5 other EU and Asia countries
  • Negotiation of a pipe contract for a 400 mile crude oil pipeline (onshore)
  • Negotiation of EPC contract for construction of an LNG liquefaction facility
  • Negotiation of EPCM contract for construction of 250 mile natural gas pipeline
  • Negotiation of joint venture, contribution, construction, and operating agreements and shipper agreements for construction of 260 mile natural gas pipeline
  • Negotiation of joint venture for the construction, ownership, and operation of large ethane cracker project
  • Sale of joint venture interest and operating agreements for several large oil and gas pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Purchase of a crude oil refinery in Trainer, Pennsylvania plus related pipeline and terminal assets and negotiated offtake and exchange agreements
  • Sale of a large crude oil refinery facility and 250 retail stations located in Los Angeles, California (transaction value in excess of $1.6 billion)
  • Purchase of a crude oil pipeline company
  • Purchase of a controlling interest of the stock of a privately owned crude oil refinery located in El Dorado, Arkansas
  • Sale of a Texas based retail electric provider
  • Purchase of company that owned oil and gas properties in Western United States including some Indian tribal lands
  • Bid for the stock of a company that owned significant oil and gas properties in the southern United States (bid value in excess of $800 million)
  • Sale of large crude oil refinery and cogeneration facility located in Delaware City, Delaware (transaction value in excess of $1 billion)
  • Sale of a large crude oil refinery and pipeline complex located in Bakersfield, California
  • Sale of a corporate division involved in the design and manufacture of oilfield service equipment
  • Purchase of an engineering company involved in the design and construction of offshore drilling platforms
  • Sale of a corporate division involved in the manufacture and distribution of oilfield tool products with offices located in several countries
  • Sale of an asphalt refinery facility and related assets located in Florida and Alabama
  • Bid for the stock of a company that owned several asphalt refineries, terminals, pipelines and related assets
  • Sale of a subsidiary for a large multinational corporation involved in the wholesale storage and distribution of motor fuel oils
  • Sale of several oil pipelines located in Southern Texas and Louisiana including throughput agreements
  • Development of Minute Maid Park (formerly Enron Field) in Houston, Texas
  • Development of the AT&T Arena in San Antonio, Texas
  • Negotiation of primary construction contract for Baylor University football stadium
  • Numerous sales of private equity including the sale of preferred stock and convertible equities
  • Sale of a limited partnership that owned a cardiovascular facility
  • Numerous partnership and LLC formations and reorganizations
  • Numerous corporate governance issues including shareholder agreements and executive compensation agreements

Awards & Community

Legal 500 U.S., Recommended lawyer, Energy: Transactions, 2015

Legal 500 U.S., Recommended lawyer, M&A: Middle-Market ($500m-999m), 2010, 2014, 2015

Who's Who in Energy, Houston Business Journal, 2014

Texas Top Rated Lawyer, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, 2013, 2014

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