Corey N. Allen

  • 811 Main Street
  • Suite 3700
  • Houston, TX 77002
  • USA
Profile Experience

Corey N. Allen is a corporate associate in the Houston office of Latham & Watkins. He advises on mergers and acquisitions, joint venture transactions, and commercial and services contracts across the energy industry.

Mr. Allen's practice includes:

  • Mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint venture transactions 
  • Complex commercial, construction, and services contracts
  • Private equity investments
  • Corporate governance and advising

Mr. Allen's experience includes advising:

  • Hess Corporation in its US$315 million sale of Bakken shale assets in North Dakota to Enerplus Resources Corporation
  • Hess Corporation in its US$505 million sale of offshore GOM assets in the Shenzi Field to BHP Billiton
  • Sasol in its US$2 billion sale of a 50% stake in its Lake Charles Chemical Plant joint venture to LyondellBasell and negotiation of numerous joint venture commercial and operational contracts
  • Riverstone Holdings LLC in the sale of offshore GOM producing assets and exploration prospects of ILX Holdings, LLC, ILX Holdings II, LLC, ILX Holdings III LLC, and primary term onshore acreage of Castex Energy 2014, LLC to Talos Energy Inc. 
  • An independent oil and natural gas company in its crude gathering agreement with Taproot Energy Partners LLC involving a substantial dedication in central Weld County, Colorado
  • A private-equity backed midstream company in the DJ Basin in various midstream commercial and construction contracts
  • A private-equity backed midstream company in the US Gulf of Mexico and onshore Louisiana region in various midstream commercial and services contracts
  • A private equity-backed midstream provider in negotiation of produced water gathering and disposal agreement with an independent exploration and production company
  • A private equity-backed midstream provider in negotiation of produced water transportation services agreement, including a substantial acreage commitment covering acreage in the Permian basin, with an integrated oil major
  • An integrated major on construction contracts with respect to a Carbon Capture and Storage project with a joint venture partner intended to qualify for federal and state credits
  • Enagás, S.A. in its US$590 million investment in Tallgrass Energy Holdings, LLC and Tallgrass Energy, LP, alongside The Blackstone Group and GIC Private
  • Hess Corporation in its US$225 million sale of its Bakken region produced water assets to Hess Infrastructure Partners LP, a joint venture between Hess and Global Infrastructure Partners
  • Hess Corporation and Hess Infrastructure Partners LP in its US$90 million acquisition from Summit Midstream Partners, LP of the Tioga Midstream hydrocarbon and produced water gathering system in the Bakken region
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its US$1.3 billion investment into a US$3.8 billion joint venture with The Williams Companies, Inc. including midstream assets in the Utica and Marcellus shale regions
  • Development Capital Resources, LLC in connection with a US$165 million drilling joint venture covering upstream acreage in the Wolfcamp shale, Permian basin region
  • Hess Corporation and CNX Resources Corporation in their combined value approximately US$800 million sale of joint venture Utica shale assets in Ohio to Ascent Resources
  • Apollo Global Management in its US$450 million joint venture with Wolfcamp DrillCo Operating and EP Energy Corporation to fund future oil and natural gas development in Wolfcamp and Eagle Ford acreage owned by EP Energy
  • Morgan Stanley Infrastructure in its US$1.75 billion acquisition of the operating subsidiaries of Brazos Midstream in the Delaware Basin
  • A global oil and gas company on its acquisition of various stakes in offshore US GOM assets of Cobalt International Energy
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