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Carter L. Olson
Carter L. Olson
Counsel — Finance
Counsel — Finance

Carter L. Olson

Carter L. Olson

Texas Tower
845 Texas Avenue
Suite 4700
Houston, Texas 77002

Carter L. Olson

Experience Highlights

  • CrownRock L.P. in a $2 billion syndicated senior secured revolving credit facility

  • Citibank in a $1 billion secured revolving credit facility to Transocean Inc.

  • Enviva Partners, a publicly traded master limited partnership in a $350 million syndicated senior secured first lien revolving credit facility

  • Double Eagle Energy Holdings III LLC in a $300 million reserve-based credit facility

  • Represented numerous E&P companies and other entities in negotiating and documenting commodity swaps and interest rate swaps with major financial institutions and other swap providers

  • Black Stone Minerals Company, L.P. in a $550 million secured reserve-based revolving credit facility 

  • Resource Energy Partners LLC as borrower in connection with a $300 million reserve-based loan

  • The Blackstone Group in a $1.35 billion secured Term Loan B and revolving credit facility in connection with the acquisition of EagleClaw Midstream Ventures

  • Upstream E&P company in a $65 million secured term loan in connection with the acquisition of equity interests and oil and gas properties

  • Apex International Energy L.P. in a $28.7 million secured letter of guaranty facility issued by HSBC Egypt in connection with the concessions for exploration on Egyptian government-owned land

  • The borrower in a secured asset-based term loan to finance the acquisition of an offshore supply vessel

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a $300 million term loan to Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc.

  • Initial purchasers’ counsel in connection with Transocean Guardian Limited’s private offering of U.S. $750 million in aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2024

  • W&T Offshore, Inc. in a $300 million second lien term loan 

  • Tyr Energy, Inc. in a $530 million secured revolving credit facility in connection with financing the development, construction and operation of a 1000 MW natural gas-fired combined cycle electric generation facility located in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania (2017 IJGlobal North American Power Deal of the Year)

  • Represented the issuer and project company, affiliates of Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners LP and Emera, Inc., owners of the 610 MW Bear Swamp hydroelectric generation facility located in Massachusetts in connection with a private placement of senior secured notes


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2014
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 2010
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” Banking and Finance Law (Houston), 2023 and 2024
  • Member: American Bar Association
  • Member: New York State Bar Association
  • Member: New York County Lawyers’ Association
  • New York
  • Texas