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James K. Longhofer
James K. Longhofer
Partner — Finance
Partner — Finance

James K. Longhofer

James K. Longhofer
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

James K. Longhofer

Experience Highlights

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in connection with a $3 billion 5 year revolving credit facility and a $2 billion unsecured 364-day revolving credit facility

  • The Carlyle Group in a $175 million debt and preferred equity investment in a joint venture developing Permian E&P assets

  • Representation of a national bank in a $775 million fully-underwritten credit facility to an energy exploration and production company for the acquisition of certain oil and gas assets 

  • EIG Credit Management Company LLC as purchasers of $50 million in second lien notes from an upstream E&P company

  • Representation of Fortis Minerals, an EnCap portfolio company, in a $200 million private note issuance to an alternative lender

  • Goldman Sachs Bank in a $148 million super-priority delayed draw term loan facility to an upstream offshore E&P company 

  • HPS Investment Partners in connection with numerous mezzanine loans, secured term loans, and other structured investments to domestic and Canadian oil and gas producers

  • HPS Investment Partners in a $250 million secured holdco delayed draw term loan to a Permian-focused upstream E&P company

  • Mallard Exploration, LLC in a $150 million secured reserve-based revolving credit facility 

  • Sixth Street Partners in a $400 million secured term loan to Northern Oil and Gas, Inc.

  • Sixth Street Partners in a $160 million financing with $65 million in delayed draw commitments to an upstream E&P company

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a $3 billion secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to Oasis Petroleum North America LLC

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a $575 million secured revolving credit facility to Oasis Midstream Partners 

  • Angelo Gordon & Co. in a $140 million senior secured term loan to an upstream E&P company

  • The Carlyle Group, as lender, in the issuance of $85 million senior notes to an upstream E&P company

  • Representation of Goldman Sachs in a second lien term loan to an exploration and production company

  • HPS Investment Partners in a $75 million secured term loan to an upstream E&P company

  • HPS Investment Partners in a $98 million secured term loan to Elk Petroleum Aneth, LLC to finance an acquisition of oil and gas assets

  • HPS Investment Partners in a $150 million secured term loan to an upstream E&P company

  • HPS Investment Partners  in a $150 million secured holdco delayed draw term loan to an upstream E&P company

  • Riverstone in a $475 million senior secured term loan to an upstream E&P company 

  • Riverstone in a $50 million term loan credit facility to an upstream E&P company 

  • Representation of Wells Fargo Strategic Capital in a $40 million holdco term loan agreement

  • Representation of Continental Resources in a $1.5 billion investment grade unsecured revolving credit facility and $500 million unsecured term loan

  • Representation of Enable Midstream in a $1.75 billion senior unsecured investment grade revolving credit facility

  • Representation of Felix Energy, an EnCap portfolio company, in a $925 million syndicated reserve based credit facility

  • Representation of H2O Midstream in a $75 million secured revolving credit facility

  • Representation of Joy Drive Midland, LLC, in a $200 million secured reserve based credit facility

  • SilverBow Resources, Inc., in a $600 million secured reserve-based revolving credit facility

  • SilverBow Resources, Inc. in a $200 million secured second lien term loan and note purchase agreement

  • Societe Generale in a $500 million syndicated, reserve-based credit facility to an upstream energy company

  • A national bank in a $580 revolver and term loan to an energy exploration and production company for the acquisition of a new subsidiary 

Credentials

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2011 (Editor-in-Chief, Texas International Law Journal)
  • Southern Methodist University, B.A., Political Science, Economics, and Public Policy magna cum laude and with honors in Liberal Arts, 2008 (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Texas