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Quarterly Energy Forum: Distress in the Oil Patch: Opportunities and Traps in a Low Price Environment

7:30 am - 9:30 am CT
The Houstonian Hotel | 111 North Post Oak Lane | Houston, Texas 77024
Breakfast will be served beginning at 7:30 am.
Presentations begin promptly at 8:00 am.

8:00 am - 9:30 am CT
Dial-in information will be distributed prior to the program.

Please join us for an informative program focused on the current downturn in the oil industry and what challenges and opportunities exist in this low-price environment. Our panel – a highly respected industry insider and senior King & Spalding specialists on strategic acquisitions and financing restructuring – will describe the current market and discuss investment opportunities, potential pitfalls, and strategies for dealing with distressed companies.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Acquisition and M&A Opportunities:
    • Strategic Acquisitions of Distressed Energy Companies
    • Asset Acquisitions of Oil and Gas Assets
  • Capital Market Activities:
    • Refinancings
    • Senior and High Yield Debt Issuances
  • Financing Restructuring and Bankruptcy:
    • Current and Prospective E&P and Oil Field Service Filings
    • Related Energy Filings, including coal producers
    • Out-of-Court and Bankruptcy 363 Sales
    • Dealing with the Distressed Counterparty
  • Ryan Bouley, Managing Director, Opportune LLP
  • Todd Holleman, Finance Partner, King & Spalding
  • Mark Wege, Financial Restructuring Partner, King & Spalding


The King & Spalding Energy Forum is an informative quarterly series that addresses issues facing the energy industry.

Continuing Education Credit:
1.5 hours of CLE credit will be applied for in CA, GA, NY, TX and, if needed, NC and VA. Attendees will receive a Uniform Certificate of Attendance via email within 30 days after the program to seek CLE credit in other jurisdictions. New York lawyers: This program is considered both Transitional in content and Traditional in format and approved for all lawyers.

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Event Details

Date: September 23, 2015

Time: 8:00 pm

Houston Energy