William T.Mason (Will)

Associate

Houston + 1.832.239.3859

Will Mason's practice focuses on domestic and international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, project development, joint ventures, strategic transactions, and commercial agreements, primarily in the energy industry.

In addition, Will represents clients in the energy industry on general corporate matters and other commercial transactions in the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors.

Will is a member of the State Bar of Texas.

Experience

  • Chevron sold 43% stake in two Colombian gas production fields to HocolJones Day represented Chevron Petroleum Company ("Chevron"), a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), in the sale of its 43% interest in the Association Contract and related rights and assets, pursuant to which Chevron operates certain upstream natural gas assets in the Chuchupa natural gas field in the Caribbean Sea and Ballena fields in the province of La Guajira, Colombia, to Hocol, S.A. ("Hocol"), a subsidiary of state-owned Ecopetrol S.A. ("Ecopetrol").
  • Meridian Adhesives Group acquires adhesives division of John P. KummerJones Day represented Meridian Adhesives Group, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, in the acquisition of the adhesives division of John P. Kummer GmbH, AG and Ltd (JPK).
  • SilverBow Resources acquires Eagle Ford assetsJones Day represented SilverBow Resources, Inc. (NYSE: SBOW) in its acquisition of a private entity with Eagle Ford assets and entry into a definitive agreement to divest certain assets located in the Powder River Basin.
  • SHV Energy collaborates with Oberon Fuels, Inc., producer of renewable dimethyl etherJones Day advised SHV Energy N.V. with its collaboration and the entering into of a convertible note purchase agreement with Oberon Fuels, Inc., a producer of renewable DME, to accelerate the use of renewable DME to decarbonize transportation.
  • Noble Midstream Partners acquires 20% ownership interest in Saddlehorn Pipeline for $155 millionJones Day advised Noble Midstream Partners LP in its $155 million acquisition and exercise of an option to acquire a 20% ownership interest in Saddlehorn Pipeline Company, LLC, along with the negotiation of related crude oil commercial agreements.
  • Seal for Life acquires Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US CoatingsJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners ("ACP") on the four acquisitions by portfolio company Seal for Life of Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US Coatings, manufacturers of protective coating technologies.
  • PTTEP acquires additional shareholding in APICO LLCJones Day represented PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited ("PTTEP"), a publicly listed petroleum exploration and production company based in Thailand, in connection with its subsidiary, PTTEP HK Holding Limited, acquiring an additional 39% stake in APICO LLC from Coastal Energy Company (Khorat) Limited.
  • Large oil and gas marketer negotiates long-term NGL sales agreementJones Day represented a large oil and gas marketer in negotiating a long-term NGL sales agreement with deliveries in the Gulf Coast.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners acquires Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc. for $328 millionJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners on the $328 million acquisition of Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc.
  • MPLX LP acquires Andeavor Logistics LPJones Day represented Marathon Petroleum Corporation, one of the largest independent refining, marketing and midstream companies in the U.S., in the combination of its two master limited partnerships, MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) and Andeavor Logistics LP (NYSE: ANDX) in a unit-for-unit transaction at a blended exchange ratio of 1.07x, representing an equity value of approximately $9 billion and an enterprise value of $14 billion for ANDX.
  • Chevron buys Pasadena Refining System for $350 million from Petrobras America Inc.Jones Day advised Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, in its purchase of all of the equity interests of Pasadena Refining System Inc. ("PRSI") and PRSI Trading, LLC from Petrobras America Inc. for $350 million, subject to adjustments for working capital.
  • Investment banking and securities firm provides $110 million senior secured term loan facility to owner of upstream oil and gas assets in Oklahoma’s Arkoma stackJones Day advised an investment banking and securities firm in connection with a $110 million senior secured term loan facility provided to an owner of upstream oil and gas assets in the Arkoma stack located in the State of Oklahoma.
  • Rivian receives $700 million investment led by AmazonJones Day advised Global Oryx Company Limited and Rivian Automotive Inc. in a $700 million investment led by Amazon.
  • Sempra Energy sells subsidiary to ArcLight Capital PartnersJones Day advised Sempra Energy in the sale of a Sempra subsidiary to ArcLight Capital Partners for $328 million in cash, subject to adjustments for working capital.
  • Developer of natural gas pipeline servicing LNG export terminals in Gulf Coast creates form precedent agreement and tariff and negotiates with customersJones Day represented the developer of a natural gas pipeline to service LNG export terminals in the Gulf Coast in creating a form precedent agreement and tariff and negotiating the documents with customers.
  • Investment banking and securities firm provides $110 million initial and delayed draw secured term loans supporting upstream oil and gas companyJones Day represented the administrative agent in connection with $110 million initial and delayed draw secured term loans supporting an upstream oil and gas company.
  • Midstream company in Bakken Shale negotiates commercial agreements for transport and marketing of natural gas and NGLsJones Day represented a midstream company in the Bakken Shale in negotiating commercial agreements for the transport and marketing of natural gas and NGLs resulting from the expansion of a gas processing plant.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners sells IGM Resins to AstorgJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners (“ACP”) on the full shop auction of IGM Resins Cooperative U.A. and its group (“IGM”) to European private equity firm Astorg as the successful bidder.
  • Rangeland Energy develops hydrocarbon terminal system in Corpus Christi, TexasJones Day is advising Rangeland Energy III in connection with the development of Rangeland’s STEPS Terminal - an integrated hydrocarbon logistics system that will receive and store refined products, liquefied petroleum gas ("LPG") and other hydrocarbons at the new terminal hub located in Corpus Christi, Texas, and transport them to terminals primarily located in Mexico.
  • Southern Power sold minority interest in solar portfolio to Global Atlantic Financial Group for $1.175 billionJones Day advised Southern Power Company in its $1.175 billion sale of a 33% minority interest in its solar portfolio to Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited.
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