Bracewell Oil & Gas Regulatory Group Top 10 Highlights 2021

6. Rockies Express Pipeline LLC — Starting in the fall of 2020, we represented Rockies Express in a hotly contested proceeding at FERC, obtaining favorable orders providing unprecedented findings that modification or abrogation of firm transportation service agreements would not be in the public interest. These orders, issued in advance of Gulfport Energy Corporation’s bankruptcy, allowed FERC to rule on the merits before being barred by the automatic stay upon Gulfport’s filing and provided support for Rockies Express to oppose Gulfport’s efforts to reject in bankruptcy the contracts under which Gulfport owed Rockies Express approximately $800 million in fees. In early 2021, Rockies Express ultimately reached a favorable settlement with Gulfport that was approved by both the bankruptcy court and FERC. 7. El Paso Pipeline Company, L.L.C. —We represented El Paso in connection with litigation before FERC related to a number of emergency directives that El Paso issued to its customers during Winter Storm Uri. The non-compliance of certain customers resulted in El Paso issuing approximately $192 million in penalties. Bracewell represented EPNG in all facets of this litigation at FERC and has been involved in extensive negotiations with customers and their counsel. During the summer of 2021, El Paso reached an agreement with its customers that resolved all pending litigation. several major interstate natural gas pipeline companies with strategic, regulatory, and commercial issues associated with previous settlement agreements that require the filing of cost and revenue studies or new Section 4 rate cases. Aside from assisting some of these pipelines in preparing new rate cases to be filed at FERC under Section 4 of the Natural Gas Act in early 2022, we are also working with pipelines who are seeking to reach new rate case settlement terms with their customers. This work includes, as applicable, working with our clients to develop strategy, researching and preparing legal arguments for issues likely to arise in the rate case or to support settlement, supporting witnesses as they prepare testimony, and counseling the companies on the full array of rate case issues ahead of this anticipated filing or as may be warranted for settlement purposes. 9. Sixth Street —We were part of a team of Bracewell lawyers representing investment firm Sixth Street in its $700 million acquisition of an equity interest in several BP crude and refined products pipelines, including those serving BP’s largest refinery. We counseled Sixth Street on regulatory issues arising in the course of the transaction, and were closely involved in drafting and negotiating the various transaction documents. 10. Energy Transition Matters —We are currently representing multiple midstream entities on energy transition issues. These include advising our clients on jurisdictional and other regulatory issues associated with developing or converting existing pipeline infrastructure for hydrogen and CO 2 transportation. Our team members are also part of a Bracewell team representing Navigator CO 2 Ventures, backed by BlackRock, in negotiating long term agreements for CO 2 capture, transportation, and sequestration services to underpin the development of Navigator’s Heartland Greenway CCS system. 8. Section 4 Rate Cases for Major Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines (client identities are non-public at this time) —We are assisting

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