Partner, Akin Gump
David Sweeney’s experience spans the full natural resource value chain, from exploration, production, processing and infrastructure, to monetization. David has advised on mergers and acquisitions with an aggregate value of more than $65 billion, energy finance transactions with an aggregate value of more than $3 billion and operational matters in more than 30 countries.
David is a frequent author and speaker on oil and gas topics. He has authored a comprehensive book on worldwide oil and gas joint operating agreements and another on worldwide farmout, participation and similar agreements.