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Kit Rockhill has counseled clients on domestic and international transactions ranging from specialized asset acquisitions to a multibillion dollar liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project. Her experience includes mergers and acquisitions, project development, joint ventures, strategic transactions, and commercial agreements, primarily for energy industry participants.

Kit represents energy companies, master limited partnerships, and private equity funds in oil and gas acquisitions and joint ventures, particularly in the active oil and gas shale plays in the United States, including the Permian and Delaware basins. Her experience also includes representing clients in the energy industry on general corporate matters and other commercial transactions. She has represented clients in the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors.

Prior to law school, Kit was an editor for WTOP, a 24-hour news radio station in Washington, D.C.


  • 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.
  • Total, NOVA, Borealis form venture for U.S. Gulf Coast projectsJones Day advised Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, and affiliates of Austria’s Borealis AG and Canada’s NOVA Chemicals (both affiliates of the UAE’s Mubadala Investment Company) in the formation of a joint venture to build a $1.7 billion, 1 million ton per year ethane cracker in Port Arthur, Texas, acquisition of Total’s existing 400,000 ton per year two-line polyethylene plant in Bayport, Texas, and building of a new 625,000 ton per year Borstar PE plant at the Bayport site.
  • Chevron sold its Hawaii refining, distribution, and retail assets to Island Energy Services, LLCJones Day advised Chevron U.S.A. Inc. in its sale to Island Energy Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of One Rock Capital Partners, LP, of all of Chevron's refining, distribution, and retail assets located in Hawaii, including the 58,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Kapolei, interests in a network of 58 retail service stations, four product distribution terminals on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii Island, pipeline distribution systems, and other related downstream assets statewide.
  • Rangeland Energy sells Rangeland Energy II to AndeavorJones Day represented Rangeland Energy in the sale of Rangeland Energy II, LLC to Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Andeavor.
  • Andeavor acquires 39 Flyers-owned convenience store gas station locations from Flyers EnergyJones Day represented Andeavor Corporation in the acquisition of 39 Flyers-owned convenience store gas station locations from Flyers Energy.
  • Titan Energy sells interest in Rangely Field for $105 millionJones Day advised Titan Energy, LLC, an affiliate of Atlas Energy Group, LLC, in connection with the sale of its oil and gas interests in the Rangely Field in northwest Colorado to Merit Energy Company for $105 million.
  • Titan Energy sells Appalachia assets for $84.2 millionJones Day advised Titan Energy, LLC, an affiliate of Atlas Energy Group, LLC, in the $84.2 million sale of a portion of its Appalachia assets to Diversified Gas & Oil, PLC.
  • Flowchem acquired by KMG for $495 millionJones Day advised Flowchem LLC, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, in its $495 million acquisition by KMG Chemicals, a leading global provider of specialty chemicals.
  • Crude oil marketer negotiates commercial agreementsJones Day represented a crude oil marketer in negotiating commercial agreements for a potential pipeline joint venture.
  • TesTeachers sold to ExamFXJones Day advised TesTeachers, LLC in its sale to ExamFX, a division of Ascend Learning, LLC, a provider of online educational services to test, assess, and certify individuals for various professional services, such as insurance, nursing, financial advising, and others.
  • Signature Funeral and Cemetery Investments acquired by Park Lawn Corporation for $123 millionJones Day advised Signature Funeral and Cemetery Investments, LLC ("Signature Group") in its $123 million sale of all of its outstanding membership interests to PLC Signature Ltd., an affiliate of Park Lawn Corporation.
  • The Southern Company, Kinder Morgan finalize Southern Natural Gas pipeline strategic ventureJones Day advised The Southern Company ("Southern") in its acquisition from Kinder Morgan of a 50 percent equity interest in the 7,600-mile Southern Natural Gas ("SNG") pipeline system.
  • Texas Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists sold to Veterinary Specialists of North America LLC and its affiliatesJones Day advised Texas Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, P.L.L.C. in its sale of substantially all of its assets to Veterinary Specialists of North America LLC and its affiliates, part of the Compassion-First Pet Hospitals network and a portfolio company of Quad-C.
  • Ad hoc committee of term lenders negotiate Southcross's prepackaged chapter 11 plan and obtain confirmation 15 days after filingJones Day represented an ad hoc committee of secured term loan lenders in connection with the chapter 11 cases of Southcross Holdings LP and its affiliated debtors.
  • MPLX and Marathon Petroleum Corporation acquire MarkWest Energy for $20 billion, creating fourth-largest MLPJones Day advised MPLX LP and Marathon Petroleum in MPLX's acquisition of MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P.
  • Rosebud Mining purchases CONSOL Energy's 49 percent interest in Western Allegheny Energy (WAE) joint ventureJones Day advised Rosebud Mining Company in its purchase from CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) of CONSOL's 49 percent interest in the Western Allegheny Energy (WAE) joint venture between the two companies.
  • Targa Resources Partners forms two joint ventures with subsidiary of Sanchez Energy CorporationJones Day advised Targa Resources Partners LP ("TRP") on the formation of two joint ventures with a subsidiary of Sanchez Energy Corporation ("SN") to construct a new 200 MMcf/d cryogenic natural gas processing plant in La Salle County, Texas and approximately 45 miles of associated high pressure gathering pipelines that will connect SN's Catarina Ranch acreage in the Eagle Ford shale play to the processing plant, costing approximately $240 million.
  • Rangeland Energy announces formation of new company with additional private equity commitment of $300 millionJones Day advised Rangeland Energy in securing a $300 million equity financing commitment from EnCap Flatrock Midstream ("EnCap Flatrock") and management to support the formation of a new entity, Rangeland Energy III, LLC ("Rangeland III").
  • Shale-Inland Holdings acquires Major Sourcing LLCJones Day advised Shale-Inland Holdings in its acquisition of Major Sourcing LLC, also referred to as "Major Inc."
  • Rangeland Energy forms joint venture with Delek Logistics Partners to construct 107-mile crude oil pipelineJones Day represented Rangeland Energy, in connection with the formation of a joint venture with Delek Logistics Partners, LP, the logistics arm of Delek US Holdings, Inc., a downstream energy company.