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Leading oil and gas lawyer joins Baker Botts

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Baker Botts LLP, a leading international law firm, announced today that Craig Vogelsang a leading oil and gas lawyer, who specialises in upstream and midstream oil and gas development, financing and acquisitions and dispositions, has joined the firm’s Global Projects Group as a Partner in its Houston office.

“Craig has an excellent track record advising major oil and gas companies on the development and financing of the upstream and midstream assets and on the acquisition and disposition of those assets. Craig bolsters the firm’s depth and evidences our commitment to the oil and gas sector by strengthening our senior-level expertise to meet the growing demands of our clients,” said Andrew M. Baker, Managing Partner of Baker Botts.

“Craig’s in-depth knowledge of US upstream and midstream deal structures and financing will be invaluable to our oil and gas clients. In addition, his international experience will be a great asset for our firm. Craig is a real oil and gas pro and was recommended to us by many of our clients, which makes this a great fit for the firm and for Craig,” added Jason Bennett, Partner and Chair of the firm’s Global Projects Group at Baker Botts.

Craig Vogelsang was previously a Partner with Winston & Strawn LLP in its Energy, Oil and Gas Transactions Department in Houston for four years. Prior to this appointment, he spent over 12 years at Fulbright & Jaworski LLP.

"Baker Botts is a leading energy firm with an exceptional US and international oil and gas pedigree, and I am looking forward to developing my practice by working alongside some of the industry’s top energy advisors to deliver the most innovative and fruitful energy and natural resources projects for our global clients,” noted Mr. Vogelsang.

Mr. Vogelsang obtained his BA, summa cum laude, in Political Science from the University of Minnesota in 1998 and he received his J.D. with distinction, from the University of Iowa, College of Law in 2001, where he served as a member of the Journal of Corporation Law.

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