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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP


Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is a leading international law firm that advises clients on significant transactions and disputes around the world.  Known for excellence in the practice of law, Gibson Dunn consistently ranks among the world’s top law firms in industry surveys and major publications. The firm is distinctively positioned in today’s global marketplace with more than 1,300 lawyers in 20 offices:  Beijing, Brussels, Century City, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Orange County, Palo Alto, Paris, San Francisco, São Paulo, Singapore and Washington, D.C.

Editor's note: Updated Jan. 23, 2020.

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Dril-Quip Acquires Great North Wellhead

Dril-Quip has acquired Great North Wellhead and its subsidiaries for approximately $80 million in an all-cash transaction.

Energy ESG: Money Left on the Table

Companies that embrace diversity across the levels of their workforces also embrace wider profit margins. Why has the oil and gas sector been slow to adapt, and is it changing fast enough?

Women in Energy: Hillary Holmes, Gibson Dunn

Today’s featured 25 Influential Women in Energy honoree is Hillary H. Holmes, partner in the global law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and co-chair of the firm’s capital markets practice group based in Houston.

SEC’s Climate Disclosure Rules ‘Injects Confusion,’ Industry Claims

From BlackRock to shale producer CNX Resources, several groups in the industry expressed concerns over the SEC’s mandatory call to report Scope 3 emissions.

E&P A&D Business Strategies: Getting the Deal Done

Here are key factors when considering representation and warranty insurance in upstream A&D transactions.

Chevron, Continental, Gibson Dunn, Parker Wellbore Talk Gender Diversity Goals

Women in Energy honorees discussed how oil and gas companies can increase representation of females on boards of directors and set realistic gender diversity goals.

Energy ESG: How ESG Could Boost an Oil Producer’s Access to Capital

Gibson Dunn’s Hillary Holmes provides insight on the ESG movement in the oil and gas industry and why there’s no escaping it.

How to Raise Energy Capital in Tough Times

Energy companies will continue to use preferred stock as an alternative financing source to fund their existing operations and future capex.

Colorado Regulations: Navigating the Battleground State

The implementation of SB 181—Colorado’s controversial new oil and gas law—poses significant challenges for the state’s oil and gas industry. But savvy operators will continue to adapt to the regulatory landscape, as they have done successfully in the past.

Why ESG Matters in a Crisis

The oil price implosion and strategies for survival have replaced climate change and diversity as the top issues for energy industry boards, but employee health and safety, executive succession and compensation, and industry perceptions are ESG issues that will need attention, legal experts say.

Litigation Booms as Shale Tries Not to Bust

The sudden price collapse, global recession and enduring pandemic set this downcycle apart from previous troubles, but the steps leading to bankruptcy filings remain the same. Oil and gas litigators explain how they are guiding their clients.

A&D Trends: Oil And Gas Game Changer

In the coming year, public oil and gas companies may face a better chance of being acquired and taken private.

VIDEO SERIES: Part Three, How Deals Are Getting Done

In this third part of our series, we look at how deals are still getting done in this challenging time. 

VIDEO SERIES: Part Two, What Deals Are Getting Done

The M&A market is challenged but there are still deals getting done. In this video, we look at what deals are proving to be beneficial for companies at this time.

VIDEO SERIES: Challenges Ahead For M&A Transactions Market

Justin T. Stolte, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, explains why the traditional upstream market is challenged.