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Bracewell Represents Kinder Morgan, Inc. in its Agreement to Purchase Hiland Partners for Approximately $3 Billion

January 21, 2015

HOUSTON Bracewell & Giuliani LLP is representing Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) in connection with its agreement to acquire Hiland Partners from its founder, Harold Hamm, and certain Hamm family trusts, for a total purchase price of approximately $3 billion, including the assumption of debt.

The purchased assets consist of crude oil gathering and transportation pipelines and gas gathering and processing systems, primarily serving production from the Bakken Formation in North Dakota and Montana.

Kinder Morgan attorneys involved in this transaction include:

David R. DeVeau (Vice President and General Counsel), Adam S. Forman (Vice President and Deputy General Counsel), J. Curtis Moffatt (Vice President and Deputy General Counsel), Angela Teer (Assistant General Counsel), and Bill Wolf (Assistant General Counsel)

Bracewell attorneys involved in this transaction include:

Partners: W. Cleland Dade, Gregory M. Bopp, Jason M. Jean, Stuart R. Zisman, Heather L. Brown, Aaron P. Roffwarg, Scott C. Sanders, and Timothy A. Wilkins

Associates: Elizabeth B. Behncke, Mona M. Cannon, L. Kate Champion, Jessica A. Edwards, George D. Fatula, Rebecca H. Keep, Ryan L. Purugganan, and Michael Weller