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Talos Energy Acquires Gulf Of Mexico Portfolio Through Multiple Transactions

Vinson & Elkins advised Talos Energy Inc. in connection with a series of definitive agreements to acquire a broad portfolio of U.S. Gulf of Mexico producing assets, exploration prospects and acreage from affiliates of ILX Holdings, Castex Energy and Venari Resources for $640 million as of the effective date.

The V&E corporate team was led by partners Mingda Zhao and Lande Spottswood with assistance from senior associate Tan Lu and associates Mike LeFevre, Anastasia Arsenio, Jackson O’Maley, Todd Hartis and Zach Parker. Also advising were partner Ramey Layne; partners Jason McIntosh and David Peck and associate Lauren Meyers; partner Sean Becker and senior associate Christie Alcalá; partner David D’Alessandro and associate Gina Hancock; partner Larry Nettles and associate Jennifer Cornejo; partners Hill Wellford and Neil Imus and associate Ryan Will; counsel Sarah Mitchell and senior associate Robert Stelton-Swan; and partner Guy Gribov, senior associate Jason Blackmer and associate Erin Webb.

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