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G. Adam Dempsey
Associate
P: +1.713.221.1525
F: +1.713.221.2162

Debbie Bergeron

+1.713.222.3027

Adam Dempsey is a member of the firm's Business and Regulatory Section. Adam represents and counsels exploration and production companies, pipeline companies, developers, purchasers, sellers, borrowers and lenders in all aspects of energy and energy-related transactions, including oil and gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), and gas and liquids pipeline transactions. These transactions have included mergers and acquisitions, exploration, production and development agreements, transportation and processing agreements, joint ventures, farmouts, and participation agreements. Additionally, Adam represents domestic and foreign lending institutions and borrowers in connection with a wide variety of commercial lending transactions. This work includes structuring, negotiating and documenting of all types of senior, subordinated, secured, second lien, and unsecured syndicated financial and other lending transactions, as well as secured asset-based debt financings, acquisition and working capital facilities, letter of credit facilities, bond credit enhancement facilities, and oil and gas secured financings.

Representative Matters

A privately held oil and gas exploration and production company in a $25 million joint venture arrangement funded with global private equity for the development of certain oil and natural gas interests located in the Permian Basin (2014)

JGC Energy Development (USA) Inc. in the $8.25 million divestiture to Krewe Energy, LLC of certain oil and natural gas interests and midstream assets located in Louisiana (2014)

A publicly held oil and gas exploration and production company in the acquisition of certain midstream assets located in the Gulf of Mexico (2014)

A publicly held oil and gas exploration and production company in the proposed $635 million divestiture of oil and natural gas interests and midstream assets located in California, offshore California, and in the Gulf of Mexico (2014)

A privately held oil and gas exploration and production company in a $25 million joint venture arrangement related to the development of certain oil and natural gas interests located in Louisiana (2014)

JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association in a $500 million senior, secured oil and gas borrowing base facility for Callon Petroleum Company secured by oil and gas properties located in the Permian Basin (2014)

A publicly held oil and gas exploration and production company in the $112 miilion acquisition of certain oil and natural gas interests located in the Gulf of Mexico (2013)

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in a $500 million senior, secured oil and gas borrowing base facility for Gastar Exploration Inc. secured by oil and gas properties located in Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia (2013)

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in a $500 million senior, secured oil and gas borrowing base facility for Alta Mesa Holdings, LP secured by oil and gas properties located in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas (2010)

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in a $1 billion senior, secured oil and gas borrowing base facility for Jones Energy Holdings, LLC secured by oil and gas properties located in Colorado, Louisiana, Montana, Oklahoma, and Texas (2009)

Publications and Speeches

“Oil and Gas Industry Update: Current Market Trends and Recent Developments in Oil and Gas Law” 41st Annual TBA Bankers Legal Conference, May 2015

Education

J.D., cum laude, South Texas College of Law Houston, 2009
M.A., Accounting, Baylor University, 2006
B.B.A., Baylor University, 2005

Bar Admissions

Texas

Certifications

Certified Public Accountant, Texas

Affiliations

State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Association
Houston Young Lawyers Association
Institute for Energy Law, Advisory Board
Baylor Bear Foundation