Scott M. Delaney


Scott Delaney
Scott Delaney is an associate in Weil’s Corporate Department and is based in Dallas. Mr. Delaney has been involved in a wide variety of transactions for public and private companies as well as private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, with a particular focus on the energy sector. His transactional experience includes upstream and midstream oil and gas acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and other investments. He also assists in advising clients on general corporate matters, including operating and commercial contract matters.

Mr. Delaney has been part of the teams advising:

  • Basic Energy Services, Inc. in its acquisition of C&J Well Services, in a transaction funded in large part by senior secured notes contributed by Ascribe Capital in exchange for a majority stake in Basic Energy
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in various equity investments in upstream and midstream oil and gas companies and acquisitions of oil and gas assets
  • Easton Energy LLC (a portfolio company of Cresta Energy Capital) in its acquisition of 416 miles of Gulf Coast natural gas liquids pipeline systems assets from The Williams Companies, Inc.
  • Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC in its $4.6 billion sale of substantially all of its global business to Brookfield Business Partners L.P.
  • Old Ironsides Energy in the $1.75 billion sale of three Delaware Basin subsidiary companies of Brazos Midstream Holdings, LLC to Morgan Stanley Infrastructure
  • Fieldwood Energy LLC (a portfolio company of Riverstone) in its prepackaged chapter 11 cases pursuant to which Fieldwood deleveraged its balance sheet by $1.6 billion, raised approximately $525 million in an equity rights offering and purchased for $710 million all Gulf of Mexico deepwater oil and gas assets of Noble Energy, Inc.
  • Stonegate Production Company LLC in its sale of certain operated oil and gas assets
  • Kainos Capital in its acquisition of a manufacturer and distributor of commercial food products and Bonewerks CulinArte’ in its acquisition of Savory Creations International, Inc.

Mr. Delaney has been recognized as a “Rising Star” for M&A by Super Lawyers in Texas in 2019-2020 and in Oklahoma in 2017.

Prior to law school, Mr. Delaney worked in the finance and accounting department of one of the nation’s largest oil and gas companies.

Mr. Delaney received his J.D. from The University of Oklahoma College of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and the Executive Articles Editor of the Oklahoma Law Review. During law school, Mr. Delaney served as a Judicial Extern to Judge Stephen P. Friot, United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. He received his M.B.A. and B.B.A. from The University of Oklahoma.

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