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John Craven

John Craven is an associate in the Energy, Power and Natural Resources Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s Houston office.

John’s practice focuses on advising energy companies about various legal matters and business risks in relation to commercial agreements and other operational matters.

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Selected Client Representations

Acquisitions and Divestitures

  • Public energy company – Divestiture of $34 million of oil and gas assets, including equity in pipeline entity, located
    in the Barnett Shale
  • Public energy company – Divestiture of $77 million of oil and gas assets located in Southern Oklahoma
  • Public energy company – Divestiture of $320 million of oil and gas assets located in Mississippi Lime formation
  • Private equity-backed oil and gas company - Acquisition of $740 million of oil and gas assets in Wyoming
  • Public energy company – Divestiture of $88 million of oil and gas assets located in the Utica Shale
  • Public energy company – Divestiture of $84 million of oil and gas assets located in the Arkoma Basin
  • Public energy company – Divestiture of $43 million of non-operated oil and gas assets located in the Marcellus Shale
  • Private energy company – Divestiture of $103 million of non-operated oil and gas assets located in the Bakken Shale
  • Public energy company – Acquisition of $130 million of oil and gas assets located in the Marcellus Shale and Utica
    Shale
  • Public energy company – Divestiture of $450 million of oil and gas assets located in the Haynesville Shale
  • Public energy company – Divestiture of $150 million of oil and gas assets in eastern U.S.
  • Public energy company – Divestiture of oil and gas assets located in the Barnett Shale
  • Public energy company – Acquisition of $170 million of upstream oil and gas assets located in the Marcellus Shale
  • Public energy company – Acquisition of $136 million of upstream oil and gas assets located in southern Oklahoma
  • Public energy company – Divestiture of $106 million of upstream oil and gas assets in southern Oklahoma
  • Public energy company – Divestiture of $128 million of producing and non-producing mineral and royalty interests
  • Public energy company – Divestiture of $840 million of upstream oil and gas assets in the Western Anadarko Basin
  • Domestic energy company – Acquisition of $44 million of West Texas Permian Basin Assets

Joint Ventures

  • Public energy company – windup of royalty joint venture with private equity partner and acquisition of royalty
    interests
  • Public energy company – drilling joint venture to develop oil and gas assets in the Uinta Basin of Utah and
    commitment of related crude oil supply
  • Private equity-backed oil and gas company – joint venture to develop North Texas oil and gas assets
  • Public company – Acquisition from, and joint venture with, international energy company covering oil and gas assets
    in Colorado
  • Private energy company – Formation of drilling partnership with private equity fund to develop oil and gas assets in
    the Permian Basin
  • Public energy company – windup of mineral acquisition joint venture with private equity partner
  • International energy company – Partial divestiture in, and restructuring of joint venture for development of, upstream
    and midstream oil and gas assets located in the Eagle Ford region of South Texas
  • Public energy company – Restructuring of gas gathering agreements in Haynesville Shale and Utica Shale operating areas

* Some of these representations were handled by John prior to his joining Haynes Boone.

Qualifications

Education

J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2014

B.S., Ohio State University, 2009, magna cum laude

Admissions

Texas

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