Bill Swanstrom

Locke Lord LLP

Bill Swanstrom serves as Co-Chair of the Firm’s Energy Practice Group. Bill has over 25 years of experience working with energy companies in their significant acquisition, divestiture, project development and finance activities.

He also has substantial experience in energy private equity transactions, representing both investors and companies. He is a regular speaker and writes on energy M&A and project development issues.

Representative Experience :

  • Advised the Conflicts Committee of Spectra Energy Partners, LP (SEP) in the completed conversion of all of Enbridge Inc.’s incentive distribution rights (IDRs) and general partner economic interests in SEP into 172.5 million newly issued SEP common units
  • Represented Saddle Butte Rockies Midstream, LLC and affiliates in its announced $638.5 million acquisition by Black Diamond Gathering, LLC, a newly formed joint venture by Noble Midstream Partners LP and Greenfield Midstream, LLC
  • Represented Silver Creek Midstream, LLC, a portfolio company of Tailwater Capital, LLC, in the acquisition of Red Butte Pipe Line LLC for an undisclosed value
  • Represented Tailwater Capital, LLC in the sale of Align Midstream, LLC to Enable Midstream Partners, LP for approximately $300 million
  • Represented American Midstream Partners LP in its merger with JP Energy Partners LP to create a combined midstream platform. The combined partnership creates a diversified midstream business operating in leading North American basins
  • Represented Targa Resources Corp. in its acquisition of 100 percent of the membership interests of Outrigger Delaware Operating LLC, Outrigger Southern Delaware Operating LLC and Outrigger Midland Operating LLC from Outrigger Energy LLC for initial cash consideration of $565 million plus potential earnout
  • Represented the Conflicts Committee of Crestwood Equity Partners LP in its merger with Crestwood Midstream Partners LP to create a single publicly-traded partnership with an enterprise value of $7.5 billion
  • Represented Martin Midstream Partners L.P. in its $275 million sale of East Texas and Northwest Louisiana natural gas gathering and processing assets to CenterPoint Energy
  • Represented The Energy & Minerals Group, a large energy private equity fund, in a $700 million joint venture with MarkWest Energy Partners to develop gathering and processing assets in the Marcellus Shale and in its subsequent $2 billion sale of its interest to MarkWest Energy
  • Acted as project counsel in representing the Rockies Express joint venture in developing the largest gas pipeline built in the U.S. in the last 25 years
  • Represented major energy company in its acquisition of 1,700 MW of electricity generation assets in New York for purchase price in excess of $1 billion

Professional Affiliations :

  • Board of Directors, Institute for Energy Law
  • Board of Directors, Rice Alliance
  • Member, University of Houston Energy Advisory Board
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member, Federal Energy Bar Association
  • Member, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas

Education :

  • J.D., with high honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 1988
  • B.A., English and Economics, summa cum laude, Southern Methodist University, 1984

Admissions : Texas, 1988


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