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:

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

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

  • Project development and financing of oil and gas pipelines, gathering systems, and distribution systems
  • Storage, transport and terminaling arrangements
  • Supply and off take arrangements
  • Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures of pipelines and storage assets
  • Joint ventures
  • Operational matters involving vessel, truck, rail and pipelines
  • FERC and Texas Railroad Commission regulatory matters
  • Environmental matters
  • Restructuring
  • Commodities trading
  • Feedstock related agreements for power plants
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Interconnect, exchange and terminal agreements
  • Processing and throughput agreements
  • Real estate related advice
  • Rights of way, condemnation, licenses and permitting matters
  • Tax related advice
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Immediate Reclassification of Site Compliance History After Catastrophic Incident Now Permitted
June 24, 2022

Following a catastrophic event that significantly impacts the public or environment, the Texas Council on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) can now reclassify a site’s compliance history, subjecting sites to increased scrutiny and penalties regardless of prior satisfactory compliance. The rulemaking, which became effective on June 23, 2022, allows the Executive Director of the TCEQ to immediately desig [...]