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Crosby W. Scofield
Crosby W. Scofield
Counsel — Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Capital Markets
Counsel — Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Capital Markets

Crosby W. Scofield

Crosby W. Scofield
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Crosby W. Scofield

Experience Highlights

  • Apollo Global Management in a strategic partnership with Johnson Controls that will provide sustainability and energy efficiency services to help customers address decarbonization and operating cost goals for their buildings

  • Accelerate Real Asset Management in a $500 million joint venture with an institutional investor to acquire real estate and royalty interests associated with utility-scale solar, wind and energy storage facilities

  • Spartan Acquisition Corp. II, a SPAC sponsored by funds managed by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, in its $1.3 billion business combination with Sunlight Financial, a premier U.S. residential solar financing platform

  • Liberty Oilfield Services in its acquisition of Schlumberger’s onshore hydraulic fracturing business

  • Mercuria Investments in the $169 million acquisition of Beyond6, an alternative fuels solution platform supporting the decarbonization of heavy-truck transportation, from HC2 Holdings

  • Felix Energy in its $2.5 billion sale to WPX Energy

  • Blackstone Infrastructure Partners in its $3.3 billion acquisition of a controlling interest in Tallgrass Energy and subsequent acquisition of all outstanding publicly-held shares and associated co-investment arrangements

  • Devon Energy Corp. in the $3.125 billion sale of ownership interests in EnLink Midstream Partners and EnLink Midstream to Global Infrastructure Partners

  • Liberty Oilfield Services, Inc. in its $249 million initial public offering of common stock 

  • Underwriters to Sunnova Energy International Inc. in its $168 million initial public offering of common stock 

  • Pegasus Optimization Managers in a definitive agreement whereby EQT Infrastructure portfolio company Kodiak Gas Services acquired Pegasus

  • Accelerate Real Asset Management in its restructuring into a growth-oriented real asset platform with $800 million of capital commitments under management

  • Crestview Partners as lead investors in the $588 million merger of Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation, a SPAC, and U.S. Well Services, combining into a publicly listed hydraulic fracturing company

  • Pine Brook Road Partners in the $300 million line of equity commitment to Red Bluff Resources, a newly-formed energy company focused on oil and gas in the U.S. Mid-Continent and Permian Basins 

  • Double Eagle Energy in the $200 million sale of its non-operated working interests in the SCOOP and STACK resource plays in southern and central Oklahoma to American Energy – NonOp

  • White Deer Energy in its acquisition of Flogistix, an oil and gas optimization company

  • Crestview Partners in its investment in convertible senior secured (third lien) PIK notes of U.S. Well Services, Inc and the related restructuring and exchange of its preferred equity of U.S. Well Services, Inc

  • Apollo Global Management in an equity commitment to Resource Energy, an oil and gas production company 

  • Castlerock Exploration in a line of equity commitment to the company by institutional investors

  • Devon Energy Corp. in the $8.84 billion contribution of substantially all of its U.S. midstream business to Crosstex Energy and Crosstex Energy to form a consolidated midstream business controlled by Devon

  • WildHorse Resource Development in its $4 billion sale to Chesapeake Energy

  • Devon Energy Corp. in its $1.9 billion acquisition of the privately held Felix Energy, a portfolio company of EnCap Investments, with underlying assets of 80,000 net surface acres in the Anadarko Basin STACK play

  • The General Partner of Dominion Midstream Partners in the $1.725 billion acquisition of Questar Pipeline from Dominion Resources 

  • Devon Energy Corp. in the $600 million acquisition of 253,000 net acres in the Powder River Basin

  • Devon Energy Corp. in the $220 million drop down of the Victoria Express Pipeline System and related assets to EnLink Midstream Partners in exchange for cash and equity

  • Castlerock Exploration in the acquisition of various oil and gas assets in the Eagle Ford Basin

  • Riverstone Holdings in the private placement of convertible preferred shares of Pipestone Energy Corp., with an initial liquidation preference of CAD$70 million, to Riverstone Holdings, certain hedge funds, and private client managed accounts of GMT Capital Corp. and GMT Exploration Company LLC

  • Crestview Advisors in its investments in a $55 million private placement of Series A redeemable convertible preferred stock and a $21 million private placement of Series B redeemable convertible preferred stock from U.S. Well Services, Inc

  • Merchant Banking Division of The Goldman Sachs Group in the acquisition of 300,000 shares of the 12% Redeemable Preferred Stock of McDermott

  • MPLX LP in its $1 billion private placement of Series A convertible preferred units

  • Gastar Exploration, Inc. in its $50 million public offering of preferred stock 

  • Ranger Energy Services, Inc. in its $85 million initial public offering of common stock 

  • Underwriters to 8point3 Energy Partners LP in its $420 million initial public offering of common units 

  • Vantage Energy Inc. in its initial public offering of common stock (converted to a sale process)

  • Liberty Oilfield Services, Inc. in its $192 million public offering of common stock by funds affiliated with Riverstone Holdings

  • Underwriters to Sunnova Energy International Inc. in its $251 million public offering of common stock by a selling stock holder and its $115 million public offering of common stock by a selling stockholder

  • Selling Shareholder in the $586 million public offering of common units by Enlink Midstream Partners, LP

  • Initial purchasers in the $400 million “green bond” offering by Sunnova Energy Corporation

  • Initial purchasers in the $575 million offering of convertible senior notes by Sunnova Energy International Inc.

  • SandRidge Energy, Inc. in its buy back and exchange of an aggregate of $525 million of senior notes for cash and $275 million of convertible senior notes

  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC in its $1.05 billion investment grade offering of senior notes 

  • N&W Global Vending S.p.A. in its €300 million offering of senior notes and its concurrent €100 million private placement of second lien notes

  • SandRidge Energy, Inc. in its $1.25 billion offering of senior secured notes

Credentials

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2012 (Harvard Business Law Review)
  • Texas A&M University, B.B.A., Finance summa cum laude, 2009 (Gathright Scholar Award recipient for top student at Mays Business School)
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2018−2021
  • Mays Business School Dean’s Advisory Board
  • Parade Committee: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
  • Texas