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Energy – Oil and Gas

Oil and gas clients have long trusted Simpson Thacher for advice on financings, investments, acquisitions and dispositions. The expansion of our oil and gas practice in 2011 with the opening of our Houston office was a natural outgrowth of our long-established energy practice and has enhanced our ability to provide exceptional client service.
“A very fine firm with a great focus on oil and gas”
Chambers USA (quoting a client)

Over the past five years, we have advised on more than 290 oil and gas transactions with an aggregate value of more than $250 billion. This transaction volume gives us both a critical core of experience and the ability to leverage it efficiently. The Firm offers over 40 partners and over 100 counsel and associates working on oil and gas and other energy-related matters. Our clients operate across the oil and gas value chain, including in:

  • Exploration and production
  • Midstream
  • Refining and petrochemicals
  • Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
  • Oil field and related service companies
“Great expertise, strong business acumen and industry knowledge”
The Legal 500 United States (quoting a client)
60+ Mergers and Acquisitions
aggregating $100+ billion
140+ Bank Financings
aggregating $105+ billion
75+ Capital Markets Offerings
aggregating $50+ billion

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