Natural Resources


Philip Keevil and Steve Waters lead our coverage of Natural Resources companies. Below is a list of select transactions in which they advised.


Natural Resources


Company Advised



Sale of upstream oil and gas services business to Candover et al

American Barrick Resources

Acquisition of Lac Minerals Ltd


Acquisition of Geo-Space Corporation

Berwind Corporation

Joint venture with Scallop Coal

BG Group plc

Sale of gas storage business to Dynergy

Campbell Redlake Mines Ltd

Merger of Dome Mines Ltd with Placer Development Ltd

Chauvco Resources Ltd

Sale to Pioneer Natural Resources Co

China National Chemical Corporation

Acquisition of Mahkteshim Agan

Columbia Gas Development Corp

Sale to Hunt Petroleum Corp

Diamond Shamrock

Acquisition of Falcon Seaboard

Enterprise Oil plc

Acquisition of Texas Eastern North Sea Inc

Freeport-McMoRan Inc

Acquisition of Petro-Lewis Corp

Freeport-McMoRan Inc

Sale of fertilizer business to IMC Global Inc

Freeport-McMoRan Inc

Acquisition of Midlands Energy Co

Jim Walter Corporation

Sale to Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts

Jim Walter Corporation

Sale of Celotex

Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas

Acquisition of American Exploration Co


Joint venture with ConocoPhillips

Marathon Manufacturing Company

Sale to Penn Central

McMoRan Oil & Gas Co

Acquisition of Freeport Minerals Co

National Power

Demerger to form International Power and Innogy

National Power Drax

Sale to AES Corp


Sale to Diamond Shamrock Corp

Norcen Energy Resources Ltd

Acquisition of Basic Petroleum International

Pechiney Ugine Kulmann S.A.

Acquisition of Brandeis Goldschmidt

Petroleum Geo-Services

Acquisition of Awilco Drilling

Repsol SA

Acquisition of YPF SA

Royal Dutch Petroleum

Merger with Shell

Saipem SpA

Fairness opinion regarding an acquisition in Canada

Salomon Inc

Sale of Basis Petroleum to Valero Energy Corp

SAMIR & SCP Refineries

Sale to Corral Petroleum

Sidermex SA de CV/MX

Sale of Sibalsa to Caribbean Ispat Ltd

Sidermex SA de CV/MX

Sale of Siderurgica Lazero Cardenas to Villacero

Sidermex SA de CV/MX

Sale of Alto Hornos de Mexico to Grupo Acerero del Norte SA

Sigmor Corp

Sale to Diamond Shamrock Corp

Societe Generale de Belgique

Sale of CBR Cement to Heidelberger Cement

Synergy Group

Acquisition of Sun Gas Liquids

Synergy Group

Acquisition of Skelgas

Synergy Group

Sale to Syn

Union Texas Petroleum Holdings

Sale to ARCO

Utah International

Merger with General Electric Company