Shane Sullivan

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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Louisiana Street 1111
Houston 77002 TX US

Shane S. Sullivan handles upstream and midstream acquisitions and divestitures, private equity investments, joint ventures and similar strategic transactions.

He advises clients on a variety of oil and gas matters, including:

  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Joint exploration and development agreements
  • Lease acquisition agreements
  • Joint operating agreements
  • Production sharing agreements.


  • Board certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
  • Represents clients in oil and gas transactions, drawing on years of industry experience, including prior in-house experience.

Representative Work:

  • Represented BHP Billiton before the Railroad Commission of Texas in connection with BHP’s protest of an off-setting operator’s application for an exception to SWR 37.
  • Advised EOG Resources, Inc. in its $2.4 billion acquisition of oil and gas properties located in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota and Montana.
  • Counseled TOTAL E&P USA, INC. in its acquisition from Chevron U.S.A. Inc. of seven prospects located in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
  • Acted for Genesis Energy, LP in its $1.3 billion acquisition from Tronox Limited of two soda ash mines in Wyoming.
  • Represented Diamondback E&P LLC in acquisitions of properties totaling more than $3.9 billion and located in Andrews, Dawson, Gaines, Martin, Pecos and Reeves counties, Texas.


  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2009

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas


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