Energy In Transactions

Looper Goodwine attorneys Don Looper and Mark Nawfal represented NESR in the acquisition of two oil field service companies in Oman and the UAE to enable NESR to satisfy its requirements of its SPAC to release funds and capitalize the company.

NESR is funding the transaction with $229 million of cash and equity contributions from SCF Partners and other notable regional and international investors. The majority of the existing stakeholders in GES and NPS plan to maintain their position in the Company, and receive a significant portion of their consideration in NESR shares.

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Houston-based Law Firm Expands, Becomes Looper Goodwine & Ballew P.C.

HOUSTON and NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prominent tax and project finance attorney Don Looper and energy attorney J. Wayne Ballew Jr. are expanding the firm they formed earlier this year with the addition of New Orleans offshore oil and gas lawyer Paul (P.J.) Goodwine and his legal team. The newly renamed Looper Goodwine & Ballew P.C. will have offices in Houston and New Orleans.

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Houston law firms expand out of state to follow the oil

Two major Houston law firms and one boutique firm are reaching new oil and gas frontiers beyond the great state of Texas.

Houston-based Burleson LLP, a law firm specializing in oil and gas, opened a new office and a new practice in New Orleans on Oct. 21.

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Ex-Gray Reed Attys Join Forces With Slattery Marino Team

Law360, Houston (September 29, 2014, 6:26 PM ET) -- A pair of former Gray Reed & McGraw attorneys who teamed up earlier this year to start a Houston-based energy transactions and regulatory practice have expanded into New Orleans with the signing of a Slattery Marino & Roberts partner and his team, the firm said Monday.

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