Ward Energy Partners’ sale of assets in Adams and Weld Counties


Vinson & Elkins advised Ward Energy Partners, LLC on the deal

Ward Energy Partners, LLC (“WEP”) today announced it has sold assets located in Adams and Weld Counties in Colorado to an undisclosed buyer. The assets are prospective for the Codell and Niobrara reservoirs in the Denver-Julesburg basin in Colorado.

WEP is an oil and gas exploration and production company formed in July 2014 by Ward Petroleum Corporation, a diversified exploration and production company based in Oklahoma and Colorado, and Trilantic Capital Management L.P., a leading private equity firm based in New York and Texas.

Evercore acted as a financial advisor to WEP on the transaction. Vinson & Elkins LLP acted as legal advisor to WEP with a team including John B. Connally (picture) with assistance from senior associate Tan Lu and associates Emma Jiang and Josh Rocha. Also advising were partner Brian Moss and associates Alex Kamel and Caitlin Lawrence; and partner Todd Way and senior associate Julia Pashin.

Involved fees earner: John Connally – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Emma Jiang – Vinson & Elkins LLP; John Connally – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Tan Lu – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Joshua Rocha – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Brian Moss – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Alexander Kamel – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Caitlin Lawrence – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Todd Way – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Julia Pashin – Vinson & Elkins LLP;

Law Firms: Vinson & Elkins LLP;

Clients: Ward Energy Partners, LLC ;