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Elevation Midstream and ARB Midstream Subsidiary Merge to Create Premier Growth-Oriented DJ Basin Midstream Company

Vinson & Elkins advised Elevation Midstream, LLC (“Elevation”), an energy midstream gathering and processing company based in Denver, Colorado, in its combination with Platte River Holdings (“Platte River”), a subsidiary of ARB Midstream, LLC (“ARB”).

The combination positions Elevation for further growth in the Denver-Julesburg Basin with its increased scale and connectivity, three product service offering, broader customer relationships, and strong balance sheet.


The Vinson & Elkins team was led by partner Matt Falcone and senior associate Sang Lee, with assistance from associates Alan Albrecht and Pete Berquist. Also assisting on the transaction were partner Todd Way, senior associate Miron Klimkowski and associate Katie Dillard; counsel Zach Rider, senior associate Jill Bradley and associate Sara Johnson; partner Sean Becker and associate Jordan Peck; partner Patricia Adams, senior associate Brian DeShannon and associates Henry Crowell and Eric Hechler; counsel Rajesh Patel and associates Haley Titcomb and Sean Dao; partner Matt Dobbins and associates Alyssa Sieja, Tom Aird and Alexis Boyd; partner Damien Lyster and senior associate Andrew DeVore; counsel Megan Menniti and associates Vestita Zumot and Laura Byrd; and counsels Evan Miller, Elizabeth McIntyre and Brian Howard.

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