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

Crosby W. Scofield

Crosby W. Scofield
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Crosby W. Scofield

Experience Highlights

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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 

  • 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

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

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

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

  • Underwriters to Sunnova Energy International Inc. in its $115 million public offering of common stock by selling stockholders

  • 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)

  • Underwriters to Jones Energy, Inc. in its $188 million initial public offering of common stock

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

  • Underwriters to Susser Petroleum Partners LP in its $426 million public offering of common units 

  • Gastar Exploration, Inc. in its $106 million public offering of common stock

  • 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 

  • 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

  • Underwriters to Jones Energy, Inc. in its $500 million offering of senior notes 

  • Gastar Exploration Inc. in its $200 million offering of senior secured notes

  • 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

  • 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

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