Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline LLC, a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) and EagleClaw Midstream Ventures, LLC, a portfolio company of Blackstone Energy Partners, announced a final investment decision to proceed with the Permian Highway Pipeline Project (PHP Project) after executing definitive joint venture agreements and securing sufficient firm transportation agreements with shippers.
The approximately $2.0 billion PHP Project is designed to transport up to 2.0 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas from the Permian Basin to growing market areas along the Texas Gulf Coast.
Kinder Morgan lawyers involved in the transaction include:
Bill Wolf, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel; Melinda Winn, Assistant General Counsel, Steven Kolos, Assistant General Counsel; Patrick Stewart, Assistant General Counsel; Jordan H. Mintz, Chief Tax Officer; and Jeffrey A. Utay, Vice President, Tax
Bracewell advised with a team including Jason M. Jean (Picture), D. Kirk Morgan II, Elizabeth L. McGinley, Steven J. Lorch, Derek A. B. Speck, Kate B. McGregor, Tyler C. Lohse, Lytch T. Gutmann and Caitlin Tweed
Vinson & Elkins advised EagleClaw Midstream Ventures, LLC, a portfolio company of Blackstone Energy Partners, with a team including Keith Fullenweider, Danielle Patterson, Benji Barron, Yong Eoh, Michael Zarcaro, Damien Lyster, John Lynch and Brian Russell.
Involved fees earner: Jason Jean – Bracewell; Derek Speck – Bracewell; Kate Barrington McGregor – Bracewell; Tyler C. Lohse – Bracewell; Lytch Gutmann – Bracewell; Kirk Morgan – Bracewell; Caitlin Tweed – Bracewell; Elizabeth McGinley – Bracewell; Steven Lorch – Bracewell; Keith Fullenweider – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Benjamin Barron – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Yong Eoh – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Michael Zarcaro Jr. – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Damien Lyster – Vinson & Elkins LLP; John Edward Lynch – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Brian Russell – Vinson & Elkins LLP;