Shearman And Sterling

News September 02, 2015

Shearman & Sterling Advises Lenders on Roadrunner Pipeline

Shearman & Sterling advised Citigroup Global Markets Inc., The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Mizuho Bank, Ltd. and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, as joint lead arrangers, in connection with the approximately $230 million project financing for the Roadrunner natural gas pipeline. Roadrunner is an approximately 200-mile pipeline that will transport natural gas from Coyanosa, in the Waha production area of west Texas, to San Elizario, Texas, at the United States-Mexico border, to connect with Fermaca’s Tarahumara gas pipeline at the international border crossing with Mexico. The Roadrunner pipeline is sponsored by ONEOK Partners and Fermaca.

The Shearman & Sterling team included partners Alexandro Padrés (New York-Project Development & Finance), Robert Freedman (New York-Project Development & Finance), Patricia Hammes (Washington, DC-Project Development & Finance), and Azam Aziz (New York-Investment Funds); counsel Donna Bobbish (Washington, DC-Project Development & Finance), Jeffrey Salinger (New York-Environmental), and Robert Fagiola (New York-Real Estate); associates Jackson Murley (New York-Project Development & Finance),  Nkiruka Amalu (New York-Project Development & Finance), Christian Pugaczewski (New York-Investment Funds), Nicholas Emguschowa (New York-Corporate Group), Eric Felcher (New York-Corporate Group), and Julie Fleischman (New York-Corporate Group); and international associate Federico Piano (New York-Project Development & Finance).