Mr Harve Truskett > Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
600 TRAVIS, SUITE 4200
United States

Work Department

Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage, Banking and Finance, MLP Lending and Finance, Energy, Energy M&A, Corporate, Oil, Gas and LNG


Partner and Head of the firm’s Oil and Gas Practice Group


Mr. Truskett is the head of Hunton Andrews Kurth’s Oil and Gas practice group. His practice focuses on a broad range of energy transactions and his experience includes representation of buyers and sellers in both upstream and midstream oil and gas acquisitions and divestitures, negotiation of commercial agreements, including joint operating, development, gathering, processing, transportation, terminaling, oil and gas purchase, and master services agreements, representation of owners of mineral royalty interests, representation of energy issuers and underwriters in public equity offerings, and representation of borrowers and lenders in credit facilities related to the energy industry (ranging in size from middle market secured credit facilities to investment grade credit facilities), including reserve-based lending transactions.

Mr. Truskett has extensive experience in transactions involving oil and gas assets in the major United States unconventional plays, including the Permian Basin, the Eagle Ford Shale, Bakken Shale, Barnett Shale, Haynesville Shale, Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale.

He is a frequent contributor to industry publications and Hunton Andrews Kurth’s client alerts.


Admitted to the Texas State Bar


  • JD, University of Houston Law Center, magna cum laude, Houston Journal of International Law, Executive Editor, 2007-2008, Order of the Coif, Order of the Barons, 2008
  • BA, The University of Texas, 1994

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Energy transactions: oil and gas

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP represents multinational oil-and-gas companies in litigation, advises governments on the development of regulatory regimes, and assists energy companies, investors and lenders on the development, financing and acquisition of oil-and-gas interests. The team’s experience also covers oil-and-gas acreage, asset and entity acquisitions, and transactions involving exploration, production, development and transportation. Energy transactions specialist Harve Truskett leads the team from Houston and can call on the expertise of Michael O’Leary  (also in Houston) who focuses on corporate securities and M&A in the energy space.