Haynes and Boone LLP
Haynes and Boone LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services and private equity. With more than 575 lawyers, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer.
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A survey by law firm Haynes Boone found equity and free cash flow are expected to meet nearly half of oil and gas companies’ capital needs in the next 12 months.
A new batch of SEC reporting and transparency requirements “scares the hell out” out of private equity funds, but an 83-year-old exemption may mean oil and gas funds are off the hook.
Insiders say family offices are increasingly willing to take on oil, gas investment risks as returns skyrocket.
Haynes Boone’s new oil and gas price decks show banks projecting natural gas prices 36% lower than predicted in the fall — values that will affect reserve-based lending.
A March survey of nearly 100 leaders in oil and gas suggest a growing belief among lenders and producers that it is harder to borrow money.
Haynes Boone partner Stephen Grant explained how forthcoming regulations from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Committee will affect how public oil and gas companies implement ESG metrics into their businesses.
Private equity sees continuing opportunities in the prolific basin.
Developing SEC requirements and market pressure push E&P companies to meet ESG disclosure demands.
Pipeline operators have shown leadership in trying to curb emissions, including initiatives in planning CO₂ lines.
Sanctions, Biden’s LNG plan and the prospect of Russian countermeasures dominate thinking at the moment, but don’t forget the COVID surge in China.
Bankers are issuing green loans as well as sustainability-linked financing to incentivize borrowers to operate with a lower carbon footprint.
Producers are winning premiums for their responsibly sourced gas. But the bigger prize is in positioning their companies into sustainable investments.
Haynes and Boone survey shows that a primary indicator leans toward favorable borrowing for producers in 2022.
The number of oil and gas companies disclosing ESG strategies in their proxy statements has significantly increased in the last three months.
Fewer and fewer commercial banks are making reserve-based loans for oil and gas producers, and those that do are tightening up the borrowing base. Here’s an update on what’s happening within this area of the capital stack, and where it’s going.