SELECTED CHEMICAL AND PETROCHEMICAL TRANSACTIONS OF FIRM ATTORNEYS:

PURCHASE AND SALE OF CHEMICAL BUSINESSES

  • Numerous Purchase Agreements (both stock and asset) 
  • Cross Indemnities
  • Pipeline Transfer Agreements
  • Tax Indemnity Agreements
  • Assumption and Assignment Agreements
  • Obtaining state and foreign approvals
  • $500 million and $150 million petrochemical manufacturing plants (Texas and Louisiana)
  • $100 million specialty chemical (Resorcinol) manufacturing plant
  • Disposition of controlling interest in Partnership that owned $500 million chlor-alkali plant in Brazil
  • Early-stage development of $200 million specialty refrigerant pentachlorophenol plant in Louisiana

FORMATION OF JOINT VENTURES (BASIC CHEMICALS AND PETROCHEMICALS)

  • Master Agreements
  • Merger and Asset Contribution Agreements
  • Transition Service Agreements
  • Ethylene Sales, Toll Processing, Pipeline Acquisition, and other commercial agreements
  • Real Property Sharing Agreements 
  • Canada Tax Agreements
  • Operating Agreements
  • PVC and VCM Supply Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Litigation Management Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Licensing Agreements
  • Marine Transportation Agreements
  • Deeds, Bill of Sale, and other conveyance agreements
  • Bareboat Charter and other marine transportation agreements 
  • Rail Transportation Agreements
  • Truck Transportation Agreements
  • Assignments of Lease and Acts of Exchange 
  • Parent Agreements

PETROCHEMICAL PIPELINE AGREEMENTS

  • Hydrogen chloride pipeline transportation agreement
  • Ammonia pipeline transportation agreement
  • Texas intrastate pipelines
  • FERC jurisdictional pipeline to Louisiana

COSNTRUCTION AND SERVICES AGREEMENTS

  • Major construction contracts, including EPC contracts for three facilities in Tennessee, Texas, and Louisiana
  • Hundreds of master service agreements
  • Hundreds of pipeline right-of-way conveyances

PURCHASE OF SPECIALTY AND BASIC CHEMICALS BUSINESSES 

  • Chloro Vinyls, Calcium Chloride, Antimony Oxide, and Resorcinol
  • Trademark and Patent License Agreements
  • Environmental Indemnity Agreements
  • Insurance Agreements
  • Purchase Agreements
  • Railcar Lease and Exchange Agreements
  • Raw Material and Energy Assumption Agreements
  • Employment and Consulting Agreements

CHEMICAL PROJECT AGREEMENTS

  • Sale of Vinyls Agreements and related co-products
  • Petrochemical Plant offtake agreements (separate for each derivative product including benzene and other aromatics)
  • Finance Agreements (public and private – bonds and term loans)
  • Construction and EPC contracts with multiple vendors
  • State Property Tax Exemption Agreements for Project Development

DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL LITIGATION MANAGEMENT

  • Resolved Disputes with EPC Contractor
  • Recovered more than $50 million in settlements for antitrust complaint against chemical parcel shippers
  • Pursued miscellaneous trade claims
  • Settled claims arising from the purchase of businesses
  • Resolved regulatory complaints
  • Depositions in Commercial Arbitration Case
  • Resolution of preference, clawback claims, and various bankruptcy disputes
  • Settled foreign claims by distributor (Brazil)
  • Collection on Promissory Note (Netherlands)