John P. Cogan, Jr.

Houston, Partner

Telephone: +1 713-651-1882

John P. Cogan, Jr.

John Cogan focuses on international energy, financial, shipping and commercial transactions, particularly involving projects for international exploration, extraction, processing, transportation and sale of hydrocarbons, renewables and other natural resources. He has served as lead counsel on numerous LNG and pipeline development projects, upstream and refinery acquisitions, onshore and offshore oil field services, and oil industry maritime matters. John's practice spans the globe, representing clients on projects in North America, Latin America, East Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

His work includes developing project structures, as well as drafting and negotiating contracts for joint ventures, acquisitions, joint operations, management, processing, services, transportation, development, investment, production sharing, LNG sales and purchases, drilling, construction, O&M and other energy industry matters, project finance documentation, and technology licenses. He also has been involved with governmental regulation of energy projects.

Mr. Cogan has been named as one of the world's leading energy and natural resource lawyers in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers, Who's Who Legal, and in the International Financial Law Review 1000, and as one of the top five international lawyers in Texas by Texas Lawyer. He also has been recognized by Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America as a leading energy and corporate attorney. He has served as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Houston and a guest lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin and Southern Methodist University.


University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1968

University of Texas at Austin, B.A. (cum laude), 1965

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