Midstream

Haynes and Boone lawyers have been representing leaders in the global oil and gas industry for more than 40 years. Our experience and our offices located near key oil and gas producing basins allow us to provide efficient service tailored to match our clients’ specific needs on matters involving crude oil, natural gas, and liquids. Our midstream team is part of our Energy, Power and Natural Resources Practice Group that includes more than 100 lawyers, landmen, and energy analysts who work closely with all practice areas of the firm to provide clients advice on transactional, regulatory, environmental and dispute-related matters.

We also advise clients on U.S. and Mexico cross-border pipeline matters and we have been serving clients from our Mexico City office for more than 20 years.

Our clients include:

  • Pipeline companies
  • Private equity firms
  • Financial institutions
  • Investors
  • Master limited partnerships
  • National oil companies
  • Majors and independents

Practice Focus

Our lawyers handle a wide variety of midstream matters ranging from:

  • Project development and financing of oil and gas pipelines and gathering systems
  • Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures of pipelines and storage assets
  • Joint ventures for development, construction and operation of pipelines
  • FERC and Texas Railroad Commission regulatory matters
  • Environmental matters
  • Bankruptcy and reorganization
  • Commodities trading
  • Feedstock related agreements for power plants
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Midstream construction projects
  • Interconnect, exchange and terminal agreements
  • Operational matters involving vessel, truck, rail and pipelines
  • Processing and throughput agreements
  • Real estate related advice
  • Rights of way, condemnation, licenses and permitting matters
  • Storage, transport and terminaling arrangements
  • Supply and offtake arrangements
  • Tax related advice

Updated Reports

Energy Survey update

Energy Bankruptcy Reports and Surveys

Oil Patch Bankruptcy Monitor: details on oil and gas producers that have filed for bankruptcy since the beginning of 2015. Updated October 31, 2017.


Oilfield Services Bankruptcy Tracker: details on oilfield services companies that have filed for bankruptcy since the beginning of 2015. Updated October 31, 2017.


Midstream Report: details on the midstream companies that have filed for bankruptcy since 2015. Updated October 31, 2017.


Borrowing Base Redeterminations Survey: details on what lenders, borrowers and others in the energy industry expect regarding the borrowing base redeterminations in light of oil price uncertainty - Updated October 04, 2017.


E&P Top 10 Bankruptcy Cases: includes a list of the top 10 oil and gas bankruptcy cases since the beginning of 2015. Updated April 18, 2016.

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