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Megan Stephens Menniti
Megan Stephens Menniti
Senior Associate — Energy Transactions & Projects
Senior Associate — Energy Transactions & Projects

Megan Stephens Menniti

Megan Stephens Menniti
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Megan Stephens Menniti

Megan is a member of Vinson & Elkins’ worldwide Energy Transactions and Projects practice group. Her principal areas of practice are domestic and international business transactions. Megan’s work focuses on project development, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and commercial agreements.

Experience Highlights

  • Antero Resources Corporation in the $220 million sale of a volumetric production payment, covering dry gas producing properties in West Virginia, to an affiliate of J.P. Morgan

  • Noble Midstream Partners in the formation of Black Diamond Gathering, LLC, a joint venture with Greenfield Midstream, LLC, to acquire Saddle Butte Rockies Midstream, LLC for $625 million 

  • Blackstone in its $1.57 billion acquisition of an interest in the Rover pipeline project from a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners

  • Antero Midstream Partners LP in its formation of a joint venture to develop processing and fractionation assets in Appalachia with MarkWest Energy Partners L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of MPLX

  • Riverstone Investment Group in becoming a 50 percent partner with Kinder Morgan in the Utopia Pipeline Project, a common carrier project that will include approximately 215 miles of new pipeline and will connect with an existing pipeline and associated facilities

  • Tellurian, Inc. in the development of the Driftwood LNG Project, a 5 train, 26 mtpa LNG export terminal in Louisiana, including the negotiation of a $15.2 billion EPC contract

  • Andeavor Logistics in the $1.55 billion drop-down acquisition of a portfolio of logistics assets from Andeavor 

  • Noble Midstream in its formation of Delaware Crossing, a 50/50 joint venture with Salt Creek Midstream

  • AltaGas in the $6.4 billion acquisition of WGL Holdings, owner of a regulated natural gas utility, a midstream franchise and non-regulated contracted power and energy marketing businesses throughout the United States

  • A producer in midstream agreements put in place between a producer and its sponsored MLP

  • Talos Energy LLC, as member of a consortium and Operator, in its successful bid for two awarded offshore blocks in Mexico’s first hydrocarbons auction and other matters in respect of their operation and joint ownership

  • Noble Energy, Inc. in a variety of international offshore exploration and development matters

  • Woodside Petroleum Limited in connection with its potential participation in the Port Arthur LNG project 

  • Pioneer Natural Resources in the $2.15 billion sale of EFS Midstream, an Eagle Ford Shale midstream company jointly owned with Reliance Holding USA, Inc., to Enterprise Products Partners 

  • RSP Permian in the $2.4 billion acquisition of Silver Hill Energy Partners and Silver Hill E&P II 

  • Global Atlantic Financial Group in the $1.175 billion acquisition from Southern Power of a 33 percent minority interest in its solar portfolio (comprised of 26 operating solar facilities representing approximately 1.7 gigawatts of capacity)

Credentials

  • The University of Chicago Law School, J.D. with honors, 2014
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., B.B.A., Plan II Honors, Business Honors, and Supply Chain Management with highest honors, 2011
  • Member: Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Texas