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Nathan is an associate in the Corporate, Finance and Investments practice group in King & Spalding’s Houston office. He works on a wide range of domestic and international commercial transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, private equity investments, joint ventures, project development, and general corporate matters. Nathan has particular experience representing clients in the energy industry, including in the upstream, midstream, petrochemical, oilfield services, power, and renewable sectors. He is also familiar with industries such as heavy manufacturing, technology, and real estate. Nathan is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Credentials

J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, with honors

A.B., Dartmouth College, cum laude

Texas

Mandarin Chinese

Matters

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures:

Represented The Carlyle Group in its acquisition from Noble Environmental Power of a 612 MW wind generation portfolio, which at the time of acquisition was the largest operating wind platform in New York and produced 29% of the state’s wind power.

Represented Partners Group and OPTrust in a $300 million investment in Superior Pipeline Company and the formation of a joint venture.

Represented an international energy company in the acquisition of upstream assets in the Barnett Shale through exercise of preferential right, together with renegotiation (buy-down) of fixed payment obligations under long term gas gathering contracts, for total consideration of $980 million.

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Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures:

Represented The Carlyle Group in its acquisition from Noble Environmental Power of a 612 MW wind generation portfolio, which at the time of acquisition was the largest operating wind platform in New York and produced 29% of the state’s wind power.

Represented Partners Group and OPTrust in a $300 million investment in Superior Pipeline Company and the formation of a joint venture.

Represented an international energy company in the acquisition of upstream assets in the Barnett Shale through exercise of preferential right, together with renegotiation (buy-down) of fixed payment obligations under long term gas gathering contracts, for total consideration of $980 million.

Represented a private equity company in the acquisition and divestiture of various portfolio companies in the paper manufacturing, packaging, pulp, and wood products sector.

Represented a Fortune 20 international oil company in the acquisition of offshore assets and related ongoing decommissioning operations in the Outer Continental Shelf.

Represented Mitsui E&P USA in its $207 million sale of certain Marcellus Shale assets, including interests in both upstream gas portfolio and significant midstream infrastructure, to Alta Resources Development.

Represented QEP Resources, Inc. in two separate sales of oil and gas properties in the Cana-Woodford and Granite Wash plays in the Western Anadarko Basin in Texas and Oklahoma for a combined value of approximately $772 million.

Represented Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc. in its $155 million sale of certain Barnett Shale assets to a privately held oil and gas company.

Represented Occidental Petroleum Corporation in the spin-off of its California oil and gas business into an independent and separately traded company, California Resources Corporation.

Represented Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in the acquisition of DuPont’s global Kocide and ManKocide copper fungicide assets.

Represented a Japanese gas company in a $485 million joint venture with an exploration and production company in the Barnett Shale.

Represented an international chemical company in its sale of a petrochemical facility in Lake Charles, Louisiana to a U.S. subsidiary of a foreign chemical company.

Represented a financial services company in the acquisition of a financial analytics business and related assets in Germany and Armenia.

Project Development and Other Transactions:

Represented Sundrop Fuels in the ongoing development, financing, and construction of a $450 million advanced biofuels facility utilizing natural gas and biomass to produce gasoline.

Represented GE Energy Financial Services in a structured transaction with Diamond Offshore to buy and leaseback blowout-preventers, and represented GE Oil & Gas in a related contractual service arrangement to service the blowout-preventers.

Represented a domestic LNG company in negotiating an offtake agreement for its planned liquefaction facility.

Represented a global infrastructure private equity fund in its evaluation of investments in an Australian LNG liquefaction facility.

Represented an international chemical company in its expansion of a $1.5 billion ethylene cracking plant in Texas.

Matters

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures:

Represented The Carlyle Group in its acquisition from Noble Environmental Power of a 612 MW wind generation portfolio, which at the time of acquisition was the largest operating wind platform in New York and produced 29% of the state’s wind power.

Represented Partners Group and OPTrust in a $300 million investment in Superior Pipeline Company and the formation of a joint venture.

Represented an international energy company in the acquisition of upstream assets in the Barnett Shale through exercise of preferential right, together with renegotiation (buy-down) of fixed payment obligations under long term gas gathering contracts, for total consideration of $980 million.

See more
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Matters

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures:

Represented The Carlyle Group in its acquisition from Noble Environmental Power of a 612 MW wind generation portfolio, which at the time of acquisition was the largest operating wind platform in New York and produced 29% of the state’s wind power.

Represented Partners Group and OPTrust in a $300 million investment in Superior Pipeline Company and the formation of a joint venture.

Represented an international energy company in the acquisition of upstream assets in the Barnett Shale through exercise of preferential right, together with renegotiation (buy-down) of fixed payment obligations under long term gas gathering contracts, for total consideration of $980 million.

Represented a private equity company in the acquisition and divestiture of various portfolio companies in the paper manufacturing, packaging, pulp, and wood products sector.

Represented a Fortune 20 international oil company in the acquisition of offshore assets and related ongoing decommissioning operations in the Outer Continental Shelf.

Represented Mitsui E&P USA in its $207 million sale of certain Marcellus Shale assets, including interests in both upstream gas portfolio and significant midstream infrastructure, to Alta Resources Development.

Represented QEP Resources, Inc. in two separate sales of oil and gas properties in the Cana-Woodford and Granite Wash plays in the Western Anadarko Basin in Texas and Oklahoma for a combined value of approximately $772 million.

Represented Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc. in its $155 million sale of certain Barnett Shale assets to a privately held oil and gas company.

Represented Occidental Petroleum Corporation in the spin-off of its California oil and gas business into an independent and separately traded company, California Resources Corporation.

Represented Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in the acquisition of DuPont’s global Kocide and ManKocide copper fungicide assets.

Represented a Japanese gas company in a $485 million joint venture with an exploration and production company in the Barnett Shale.

Represented an international chemical company in its sale of a petrochemical facility in Lake Charles, Louisiana to a U.S. subsidiary of a foreign chemical company.

Represented a financial services company in the acquisition of a financial analytics business and related assets in Germany and Armenia.

Project Development and Other Transactions:

Represented Sundrop Fuels in the ongoing development, financing, and construction of a $450 million advanced biofuels facility utilizing natural gas and biomass to produce gasoline.

Represented GE Energy Financial Services in a structured transaction with Diamond Offshore to buy and leaseback blowout-preventers, and represented GE Oil & Gas in a related contractual service arrangement to service the blowout-preventers.

Represented a domestic LNG company in negotiating an offtake agreement for its planned liquefaction facility.

Represented a global infrastructure private equity fund in its evaluation of investments in an Australian LNG liquefaction facility.

Represented an international chemical company in its expansion of a $1.5 billion ethylene cracking plant in Texas.

Credentials

J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, with honors

A.B., Dartmouth College, cum laude

Texas

Mandarin Chinese