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Archie Fallon specializes in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and energy project transactions. A partner in our Mergers & Acquisitions and Project Finance practices, Archie represents energy companies, and energy- and infrastructure-focused private equity funds and financial institutions.

Archie is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and a regular speaker and author on issues affecting the energy industry.

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Credentials

B.A., University of North Carolina, with distinction

J.D., The University of Tennessee, summa cum laude

Rising Star: Energy


Law360, 2016

Texas Rising Star


Super Lawyer, 2015–2016

04.27.2017

Matters

Mergers and Acquisitions

Representation of Magnum NGLs in its sale to NGL Energy Partners LP for $280 million cash and units; representation including a private capital raise and project debt financing of the first underground salt cavern facility used to store natural gas liquids in the western U.S.

Representation of Bobcat Gas Storage, a joint venture between Haddington Ventures and GE Energy Financial Services, in its $540 million sale to Spectra Energy Transmission.

Representation of a private equity fund in the $520 million disposition of NorTex Energy Storage.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Representation of Magnum NGLs in its sale to NGL Energy Partners LP for $280 million cash and units; representation including a private capital raise and project debt financing of the first underground salt cavern facility used to store natural gas liquids in the western U.S.

Representation of Bobcat Gas Storage, a joint venture between Haddington Ventures and GE Energy Financial Services, in its $540 million sale to Spectra Energy Transmission.

Representation of a private equity fund in the $520 million disposition of NorTex Energy Storage.

Representation of Beach Energy Limited, an Australian E&P company, in the acquisition from Sundance Energy Inc. and disposition to QEP Energy of oil and gas leases in the South Antelope Prospect of the Williston Basin.

Representation of Unitex Oil & Gas in the acquisition of oil and gas leases in Scurry, Mitchell and Garza Counties in the Permian Basin.

Representation of NIC Holding Corp. in the $189 million disposition of a petroleum products business to an affiliate of Noble Group Limited.

Representation of a private equity fund in its $695 million acquisition from LS Power of the Bosque power plant, an 800 MW natural gas-fired electric generating facility in Texas.

Representation of EDF Renewable Energy in (i) its acquisition of the 150MW Bobcat Bluff Wind Project from Element Power US, LLC, and; (ii) its acquisition and subsequent financing of the Spinning Spur I, Spinning Spur II and Spinning Spur III wind farm projects in Texas.

Representation of Mr. R. Drayton McLane, Jr. and the Houston Astros Baseball Club in the team’s sale to a private equity consortium led by Mr. Jim Crane.

Private Equity

Representation of an energy focused private equity fund manager in numerous private placement transactions, including $350 million of limited partnership interests in an energy private equity fund, $750 million of limited partnership interests in an energy private equity fund and numerous co-investment recapitalizations of portfolio companies.

Represented Ridgemont Capital Partners, a private equity firm, in its investment in oil and gas operators in the Permian and Eagle Ford basins.

Represented TPH Capital Partners, an affiliate of Tudor Pickering & Holt, in its investment in Principle Petroleum, an operator of oil and gas assets in the Big Horn Basin in Wyoming.

Representation of GE Energy Financial Services in the formation of a $300 million fund with NRG Energy and ConocoPhillips focused on investments in next-generation energy technology companies.

Representation of Caledon Capital Management in structuring a $300 million fund to invest in renewable energy infrastructure assets in North America, South America and Asia.

Represented Patagonia Investments in multiple tax equity investments in solar projects developed by Kina ‘Ole Solar Partners and an affiliate of Sungevity.

Joint Ventures

Representation of UGI Corporation in the PennEast Pipeline Company, a joint venture among Spectra Energy, AGL Resources and NJR Pipeline Company to construct a 100-mile, 1 Bcf-per-day pipeline intended to bring natural gas produced in the Marcellus Shale region to consumers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Representation of Southern Co. (formerly AGL Resources) in a joint venture with Wespac Midstream to develop a small scale LNG production facility.

Representation of GE Ventures in the formation of the “Last Mile” joint venture with Ferus Natural Gas Fuels, a subsidiary of The Energy & Minerals Group, which delivers compressed natural gas liquids to oil field service customers with high horsepower engines.

Energy and Infrastructure Projects
Representing Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in connection with the development of a 10 mtpa LNG liquefaction project in Mozambique; representation has included amendments to concession agreements, joint operating agreements, LNG marketing and corporate structuring.

Representing PETRONAS in connection with the Pacific Northwest LNG project in Canada; representation included negotiation of the full suite of project commercial agreements, including LNG marketing agreements and joint venture agreements.

Representing Endeavor Energy in development of an FSRU gas supply project for onshore power production in Ghana.

Representation of a small-scale LNG liquefaction company in a long-term LNG bunkering supply contract with a vessel company and development matters related to the liquefaction facility, including trucking and terminaling logistics.

Representation of Duke Energy International in respect of construction agreements for a 200 MW gas-fired power plant near Lima, Peru.

Matters

Mergers and Acquisitions

Representation of Magnum NGLs in its sale to NGL Energy Partners LP for $280 million cash and units; representation including a private capital raise and project debt financing of the first underground salt cavern facility used to store natural gas liquids in the western U.S.

Representation of Bobcat Gas Storage, a joint venture between Haddington Ventures and GE Energy Financial Services, in its $540 million sale to Spectra Energy Transmission.

Representation of a private equity fund in the $520 million disposition of NorTex Energy Storage.

See more
Icon close

Close

Matters

Mergers and Acquisitions

Representation of Magnum NGLs in its sale to NGL Energy Partners LP for $280 million cash and units; representation including a private capital raise and project debt financing of the first underground salt cavern facility used to store natural gas liquids in the western U.S.

Representation of Bobcat Gas Storage, a joint venture between Haddington Ventures and GE Energy Financial Services, in its $540 million sale to Spectra Energy Transmission.

Representation of a private equity fund in the $520 million disposition of NorTex Energy Storage.

Representation of Beach Energy Limited, an Australian E&P company, in the acquisition from Sundance Energy Inc. and disposition to QEP Energy of oil and gas leases in the South Antelope Prospect of the Williston Basin.

Representation of Unitex Oil & Gas in the acquisition of oil and gas leases in Scurry, Mitchell and Garza Counties in the Permian Basin.

Representation of NIC Holding Corp. in the $189 million disposition of a petroleum products business to an affiliate of Noble Group Limited.

Representation of a private equity fund in its $695 million acquisition from LS Power of the Bosque power plant, an 800 MW natural gas-fired electric generating facility in Texas.

Representation of EDF Renewable Energy in (i) its acquisition of the 150MW Bobcat Bluff Wind Project from Element Power US, LLC, and; (ii) its acquisition and subsequent financing of the Spinning Spur I, Spinning Spur II and Spinning Spur III wind farm projects in Texas.

Representation of Mr. R. Drayton McLane, Jr. and the Houston Astros Baseball Club in the team’s sale to a private equity consortium led by Mr. Jim Crane.

Private Equity

Representation of an energy focused private equity fund manager in numerous private placement transactions, including $350 million of limited partnership interests in an energy private equity fund, $750 million of limited partnership interests in an energy private equity fund and numerous co-investment recapitalizations of portfolio companies.

Represented Ridgemont Capital Partners, a private equity firm, in its investment in oil and gas operators in the Permian and Eagle Ford basins.

Represented TPH Capital Partners, an affiliate of Tudor Pickering & Holt, in its investment in Principle Petroleum, an operator of oil and gas assets in the Big Horn Basin in Wyoming.

Representation of GE Energy Financial Services in the formation of a $300 million fund with NRG Energy and ConocoPhillips focused on investments in next-generation energy technology companies.

Representation of Caledon Capital Management in structuring a $300 million fund to invest in renewable energy infrastructure assets in North America, South America and Asia.

Represented Patagonia Investments in multiple tax equity investments in solar projects developed by Kina ‘Ole Solar Partners and an affiliate of Sungevity.

Joint Ventures

Representation of UGI Corporation in the PennEast Pipeline Company, a joint venture among Spectra Energy, AGL Resources and NJR Pipeline Company to construct a 100-mile, 1 Bcf-per-day pipeline intended to bring natural gas produced in the Marcellus Shale region to consumers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Representation of Southern Co. (formerly AGL Resources) in a joint venture with Wespac Midstream to develop a small scale LNG production facility.

Representation of GE Ventures in the formation of the “Last Mile” joint venture with Ferus Natural Gas Fuels, a subsidiary of The Energy & Minerals Group, which delivers compressed natural gas liquids to oil field service customers with high horsepower engines.

Energy and Infrastructure Projects
Representing Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in connection with the development of a 10 mtpa LNG liquefaction project in Mozambique; representation has included amendments to concession agreements, joint operating agreements, LNG marketing and corporate structuring.

Representing PETRONAS in connection with the Pacific Northwest LNG project in Canada; representation included negotiation of the full suite of project commercial agreements, including LNG marketing agreements and joint venture agreements.

Representing Endeavor Energy in development of an FSRU gas supply project for onshore power production in Ghana.

Representation of a small-scale LNG liquefaction company in a long-term LNG bunkering supply contract with a vessel company and development matters related to the liquefaction facility, including trucking and terminaling logistics.

Representation of Duke Energy International in respect of construction agreements for a 200 MW gas-fired power plant near Lima, Peru.

Credentials

B.A., University of North Carolina, with distinction

J.D., The University of Tennessee, summa cum laude

Rising Star: Energy


Law360, 2016

Texas Rising Star


Super Lawyer, 2015–2016

04.27.2017