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Bob Thibault in Law360: Feds Leave Door Open to Atlantic Drilling with Info Request

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management launched its latest five-year plan last week with a call for information that encourages input on all potential oil and gas development options, even areas that are currently off limits — a signal that the government could be open to drilling off the Atlantic Coast. >>

Haynes and Boone Advises GeoMet in Sale of $107 Million of Appalachian Coalbed Methane Properties

HOUSTON – Haynes and Boone, LLP advised GeoMet, Inc., an independent energy company, in the sale of substantially all of its coalbed methane interests and other assets located in the Appalachian Basin to ARP Mountaineer Productions, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atlas Resource Partners, L.P.

Buddy Clark, partner and head of the firm’s Energy Practice Group, led the Haynes and Boone deal team that included Partner Joe Vilardo and Associates Austin Elam and Annie Kwan. >>

Chambers Continues to Award Haynes and Boone Talent High Marks in Global Directory

After a year in which Haynes and Boone, LLP widened its global reach with offices in China and Brazil, Chambers Global 2014 broadened its recognition of the firm by singling out 13 lawyers and five practices for praise in its highly regarded directory of recommended legal services.

Editors praised Haynes and Boone efforts on multiple fronts from the United States to Latin America to Mexico City. >>

Recent Publications

Lynne Liberato in the Houston Chronicle: United Way Initiative Helping Families Thrive Financially

Despite Houston's healthy economy, too many hardworking families here live on the fragile financial edge, where a broken water heater or bad case of the flu can spell economic disaster. One in three families lives on an annual income of $40,000 or less; while $47,000 annually is considered the minimum needed to cover basic expenses for a family of four. >>