Randy King is co-chair of the Energy Transactions section at Porter Hedges. His practice focuses on acquisitions and divestitures of conventional and unconventional oil and gas properties, gathering systems and pipelines. For exploration and production companies, he handles joint operating, exploration and development, and production sales agreements, drilling contracts and derivatives. For midstream companies, he is involved with natural gas, crude oil condensate and liquids gathering, transportation, storage and marketing agreements. Prior to becoming a lawyer, he spent 13 years practicing as a petroleum landman and has been a Certified Professional Landman since 1984.