Username Remember me Not a subscriber? Sign up for The Texas Lawbook. Lost your password? Password Mergers and acquisitions in the oil patch took a nosedive during the first two of months of 2015. Texas-based energy companies were involved in eight transactions in January and February – down from 24 such deals during the same period in 2014, according to Mergermarket.Plus, The Texas Lawbook is proud to unveil an exclusive new M&A data tracking component that measures the work of lawyers based in Texas doing deals for companies no matter where they are headquartered . . .You must be a subscriber to The Texas Lawbook to access this content.