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Devon Energy Announces Sale of Barnett Shale for $770M

Vinson & Elkins advised Devon Energy Corp. in the sale of its assets in the Barnett Shale to Banpu Kalnin Ventures (BKV) for $770 million.

The V&E corporate team was led by partner John B. Connally with assistance from partner Mingda Zhao, senior associate Joclynn Townsend and associates Erin Mitchell, Cesar Leyva and Helen Xiang. Also advising were partner Ramey Layne; partner Todd Way and associates Jake Wight and Brian Russell; partner Brian Bloom and associate Austin Light; partner Larry Nettles and senior associate Matt Dobbins; partner Sean Becker; partner Guy Gribov, senior associate Jason Blackmer and associate Brittany Simington; counsel Suzanne Clevenger and associate Mike Malenfant, partner Peter Mims; and partners Hill Wellford and Neil W. Imus and associate Ryan Will.

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