John P. Cogan, Jr.

Houston, Partner

Telephone: +1 713-651-1882

Practice Areas & Industries

LNG

Upstream Oil & Gas

Belize:

Representing U.S. parties in the farm-in of rights for a production sharing area in Belize

Bolivia:

Representing an Australian company in the divestiture of its interest in Bolivian oil fields

Brazil:

Representing investors in the acquisition of a working interest in an offshore Brazil deepwater block

Canada:

Representing Canadian interests in the transfer of a 50% interest in a major oil sands field in Alberta to a European integrated oil company

Representing a major Canadian exploration and production company in its acquisition of oil and gas properties internationally

Colombia:

Representing U.S. interests in the farm-in of rights for oil and gas blocks in the Putumayo region of Colombia

Côte d'Ivoire:

Representing a U.S. company in the disposition of oil and gas properties in Côte d'Ivoire

Denmark:

Representing a major Danish industrial group in connection with its offshore oil drilling activities

Ethiopia:

Representing a Canadian company in planning a farm-in arrangement with a U.S. company for the acquisition of Ethiopian oil and gas rights

Ghana:

Representing a U.S. oil company in the financing of offshore oil field development activities in Ghana

Hungary:

Representing German interests in the acquisition of oil & gas fields in Hungary

Representing U.S. interests in connection with Hungarian gas fields

India:

Representing a U.S. independent oil and gas company in the drafting of agreements to participate in the acquisition of Bombay-area offshore oil and gas properties

Representing U.S. interests in the documentation relating to the acquisition of oil and gas properties in Assam State

Malaysia:

Representing U.S. interests in connection with the research and contract analysis for an offshore production sharing contract in Malaysia

Mongolia:

Representing U.S. interests in the divestiture of oil and gas properties in Mongolia, including dealings with the oil ministry and assignees

Morocco:

Representing U.S. interests in an oil and gas convention with the Moroccan government

Nigeria:

Representing a multi-national oil company in the acquisition of offshore oil and gas properties in Nigeria

Slovakia:

Representing a U.S. independent E&P company in the acquisition of Slovakian petroleum blocks

Tunisia:

Representation of European interests in legal review of oil and gas properties in Tunisia

Trinidad & Tobago:

Representing a multi-national natural resources company in connection with its offshore oil & gas operations in Trinidad & Tobago

Representing a U.S. drilling contractor in connection with offshore oil drilling contracts

United States:

Representing European interests in the disposition of extensive oil & gas properties onshore U.S.

Representing Australian interests in Texas oil field leasing activities

Representing European interests in the acquisition of a major position in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Oil Fields

Representing drilling contractors in the negotiation of drilling contracts for offshore Gulf of Mexico operations

Representing drilling contractors and work boat service companies in regulatory aspects of offshore oil and gas operations

Venezuela:

Representing Japanese interests in reviewing and advising on oil field reactivation programs with PDVSA (the Venezuelan government oil entity) and its affiliates

Yemen:

Representing an independent oil producer in the proposed acquisition of an exploration block in Yemen