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Thomas G. Zentner III
Thomas G. Zentner III
Partner — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions
Partner — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

Thomas G. Zentner III

Thomas G. Zentner III
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Thomas G. Zentner III

Experience Highlights

  • Brigham Minerals, Inc. in its $261 million initial public offering of Class A common stock 

  • Oasis Midstream Partners LP in its $147 million initial public offering of common units

  • Venator Materials PLC in its $522 million initial public offering of ordinary shares by a selling shareholder and separation from Huntsman Corporation

  • Underwriters to CNX Coal Resources LP in its $83 million initial public offering of common units

  • Brigham Resources in the $2.55 billion cash and stock sale of all of its leasehold interests and related assets to Diamondback Energy

  • Oasis Petroleum Inc. in its $275 million offering of convertible senior notes 

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in its $2.1 billion public offering of common stock 

  • Underwriters to Jones Energy, Inc. in its $73 million ATM program 

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in its $3 billion offering of senior notes

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in the $420 million sale of a portion of its future royalties associated with existing soda ash and coal leases in Sweetwater County, Wyoming  

  • Oasis Petroleum Inc. in its $183 million public offering of common stock

  • Underwriters to Tesoro Logistics LP in its $298 million public offering of common units

  • Targa Resources Partners LP in its $127 million public offering of preferred units 

  • Underwriters to USD Partners LP in its $155 million initial public offering of common units

  • Underwriters to CONE Midstream Partners, LP in its $443 million initial public offering of common units

  • Underwriters to QEP Midstream Partners, LP in its $483 million initial public offering of common units

  • Underwriters to Tesoro Logistics LP in its $314 million initial public offering of common units and its combined $2.0 billion public offerings of common units

  • Targa Resources Partners, LP in its combined $2.1 billion public offerings of common units

  • Underwriters to Martin Midstream Partners L.P. in its combined $554 million public offerings of common units

  • Brigham Minerals, Inc. in its $41 million public offering of common stock by a selling stockholder

  • Oasis Midstream Partners LP in its $46 million public offering of common units

  • Underwriters to CNX Midstream Partners LP in its $137 million public offering of common units by a selling unitholder

  • Targa Resources Corp. in its $1 billion private placement of Series A preferred stock 

  • Newfield Exploration Company in its $808 million public offering of common stock

  • Core Laboratories N.V. in its $198 million public offering of common stock 

  • FMSA Holdings Inc. in its $400 million initial public offering of common stock by a selling stockholder 

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

  • Oasis Petroleum Inc. in its $676 million initial public offering of common stock and its $471 million public offering of common stock

  • Targa Resources Corp. in its $360 million initial public offering of common stock 

  • Range Resources Corporation in its $600 million offering of senior notes

  • Underwriters to Hilcorp Energy I., L.P. in its $1.2 billion offering of senior notes

  • Underwriters to EnLink Midstream, LLC in its $500 million offering of senior notes

  • Underwriters to CNX Resources Corporation in its $500 million offering of senior notes

  • Targa Resources Partners LP in its $1 billion offering of senior notes

  • Harvest Midstream I, L.P. in its $600 million offering of senior notes

  • RSP Permian, Inc. in its $200 million offering of senior notes

  • Range Resources Corp. in its $750 million offering of senior notes     

  • Newfield Exploration Company in its $816 million investment grade offering of senior notes

  • CrownRock, L.P. in its $350 million offering of senior notes

  • Targa Resources Corp. in its $6.7 billion acquisition of Targa Resources Partners in an all stock-for-unit transaction

  • 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

  • Targa Resources Partners and Targa Resources Corp. in the $7.7 billion acquisition of Atlas Pipeline Partners and Atlas Energy

  • Devon Energy Corporation 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

  • Routinely advises multiple publicly traded corporations and MLPs on 1933 Act and 1934 Act compliance, listing exchange requirements, corporate governance, and board of directors matters

Credentials

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2008
  • University of Texas, B.B.A., Business Honors/Finance with honors, 2005
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2015−2018
  • Legal 500 U.S., Debt Offerings, 2018; Energy: Transactions – Oil & Gas, 2019
  • Member: Houston Bar Association; Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas
  • “Raising Capital in Traditional and New Markets,” 2018 CFO University, April 13, 2018 (panelist)
  • “Alternative Sources of Capital Raising in a Distressed Market,” V&E Houston’s Office, January 13, 2016 (speaker)
  • “Retail Preferred Offerings Expand Outside of the Traditional E&P MLP Space,” V&E MLP Update E-communication, October 12, 2015 (co-author)