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Porter Hedges LLP

C Ray Lees

Oklahoma City, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Ray Lees is held in high esteem for his longstanding oil and gas practice. He is well versed in wide-ranging transactions arising from the industry, including joint ventures and acquisitions.
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Ray Lees focuses on advising oil and gas companies on corporate transactional and commercial matters, with an emphasis on upstream and midstream oil and gas transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, finance, and real estate. He has advised clients on some of the oil and gas industry’s largest conventional and unconventional oil and gas acquisition and divestiture transactions, including deals with a combined value of more than $100 billion over the last fifteen years in the Bakken, Barnett, Eagle Ford, Fayetteville, Haynesville, Marcellus, Mississippi Lime, Niobrara, Permian, SCOOP, STACK, Uinta, and Utica plays. He has also counseled clients in equity commitments from private investors and energy financing transactions involving oil and gas and midstream assets across the country.

Ray’s oil and gas experience includes negotiating and drafting purchase and sale agreements, swap agreements, development agreements, limited liability company agreements, transition services agreements, seismic licenses, mineral leases, royalty agreements, net profit interest agreements, marketing agreements, and other agreements and instruments customary in connection with oil & gas joint ventures, acquisitions, and divestitures.

Prior to joining the Porter Hedges, Mr. Lees was the managing partner at the Commercial Law Group, P.C. in Oklahoma City.

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