In a recent article, the Pittsburgh Business Times reported that the energy sector’s slowdown could cause many energy companies to be looking to combine or sell off business units. For example, Rex Energy Corp. announced a joint venture in March with ArcLight Capital, a Boston-based private equity firm, reported the publication.

These types of deals require legal expertise, particularly from full-service law firms that are national players.

Chair of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney’s Energy Section Matthew F. Burger tells the Pittsburgh Business Times that “there’s a new attention on acquiring assets as some companies divest noncore assets.” 

Read the full article - "Energy Price Crunch Threat to Small Players" (Pittsburgh Business Times, May 15, 2015)