Akin Gump Advises Gulfport Energy in Utica Shale Acquisition

(Dallas) – Oil and gas production company Gulfport Energy Corp. was advised by a team from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in its acquisition of additional working interests in the Utica Shale in eastern Ohio. The $372 million transaction, which includes a previously announced purchase of 30,000 net acres, will increase Gulfport’s leasehold interests to approximately 137,000 gross acres.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.


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