Sanchez Energy and BlackGold Capital Management’s Launch of OneNexus Environmental

Willkie acted as counsel to OneNexus Environmental Founder & CEO Tony Sanchez.

Tony Sanchez III, Founder & former CEO of Sanchez Energy Corporation, announced the launch of OneNexus Environmental, a new venture in partnership with BlackGold Capital Management LP.

OneNexus Environmental is a financial technology energy company created as a first-of-its-kind full platform for solving the environmental and financial problem of providing and planning for the management of energy company Asset Retirement Obligations (AROs) related to the decommissioning of the rapidly growing backlog of non-producing and orphaned oil & gas wells. 

OneNexus Environmental was created to help oil & gas companies systematically and responsibly manage their AROs and decommissioning activities. The new venture was started by a network of seasoned energy industry and financial experts to serve as an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) solutions provider utilizing a fintech model to solve the complex problem of decommissioning uncapped onshore and offshore wells in a safe, reliable and cost-effective manner. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, OneNexus Environmental is a Benefit Company whose purpose is to address the mounting number of inactive and orphaned wells which contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and financial liabilities of the energy industry.

Sanchez Energy Corporation (OTC Pink: SNEC) is an independent exploration and production company focused on the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas resources in the onshore United States, with a current focus on the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas.

BlackGold Capital Management LP, founded by Erik Dybesland and Adam Flikerski, is an alternative investment firm focused on credit investments in the energy industry. The firm’s team has decades of experience in finance and operations, expertise in energy, and extensive long-standing industry relationships.

The Willkie deal team was led by partner Michael Piazza (Picture) and included partner Robert Jacobson and associate Jake Volz.

Involved fees earner: Michael De Voe Piazza – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Robert Jacobson – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Jacob Volz – Willkie Farr & Gallagher;

Law Firms: Willkie Farr & Gallagher;

Clients: Sanchez Tony III;

Martina Bellini

Author: Martina Bellini