Michael Anthony Nunes

Houston, Partner

Telephone: +1 713-651-1881

Direct: +1 713-651-1886

Practice Areas & Industries

LNG

Oil & Gas

Multi-Regional:

Representing various U.K. and European banks in numerous oil and gas and other energy sector lending transactions in the United States and elsewhere

Representing U.S. companies in connection with joint operating agreements in Turkmenistan, Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago

Australia:

Representing a U.S. independent oil company in connection with a farm-in of three offshore blocks in the Bass Strait, Australia

Australia/Trinidad and Tobago:

Drafting farm-in and farm-out agreements in Trinidad and Tobago and southeastern Australia

Brazil/United States:

Acting as outside general counsel for a Houston-based drilling company owned by Malaysian investors in connection with operations in the Gulf of Mexico and Brazil

Nigeria:

Representing a U.S. oil and gas exploration company in negotiations and documentation of a joint venture in connection with the development of two blocks offshore Nigeria; drafting and negotiating terms of the license agreement for the offshore block

Russia:

Representing a large Russian oil and gas company in connection with the negotiations of drilling contracts for the drilling of two wells in the Caspian Sea

Trinidad & Tobago:

Representing a New York private equity fund in connection with negotiations concerning a fertilizer and UAN plant to be built in Trinidad and Tobago

United States:

Representing an oil and gas company in negotiating and drafting the necessary documents for offshore platform bid and construction in the Gulf of Mexico

Representing a Canadian company in connection with the acquisition of a fleet of U.S. based land drilling rigs

Negotiation and drafting of various joint venture documents and pipeline throughput and interconnection agreements for oil and gas wells in the Gulf of Mexico

Representing a U.S. company in connection with the construction, financing, operation and eventual sale of a Houston petrochemical plant

Representing a large Australian E&P and mining company with respect to the negotiation and work on various joint venture documents and pipeline throughput and interconnection agreements for deep sea oil and gas wells in the Gulf of Mexico

Representing a European company and its various U.S. subsidiaries in connection with their upstream oil and gas operations in Alaska, including drafting and negotiation of numerous gas sales agreements, master service agreements and construction and installation agreements of offshore production platforms and facilities and an onshore gas processing facility