Michael E. Arruda

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michael.arruda@bakerbotts.com

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安儒达 (Mike Arruda) 律师拥有超过30年的法律执业经验,涵盖了石油及天然气活动差不多每一方面的工作。他的执业范围集中在代表亚洲的客户处理石油及天然气权益的收购、作业和剥离。他代表许多以亚洲为基地并在海外进行收购的石油及天然气公司,以及亚洲以外的、寻求收购亚洲公司或资产的石油及天然气公司。总的来说,他代表的客户均参与各种不同的石油及天然气活动,从勘探和开发,以至中游的加工和运输,以至下游的提炼和销售。

安儒达律师协助客户处理石油及天然气行业的交易,包括竞争性的招标和拍卖、数据采集、联合研究、合营企业、共同作业、租入和转租、联合开采、管道通行权、原油销售、天然气销售、天然气协调和储存、石油及天然气加工、设施共用,以及其它各种与石油及天然气权益的收购、作业和处置有关的交易。

安儒达律师曾代表许多客户在世界各地处理能源收购和相关交易,包括中国、俄罗斯、哈萨克斯坦、乌兹别克斯坦、阿塞拜疆、印尼、柬埔寨、越南、巴基斯坦、泰国、利比亚、毛里求斯、突尼西亚、尼日利亚、赤道几内亚、委内端拉、哥伦比亚、厄瓜多尔、秘鲁、波利维亚、阿根廷、加拿大、美国、墨西哥、挪威和联合王国。

在加入私人执业之前,安儒达律师曾经是一大型国际石油及天然气公司和政府的内部法律顾问。

经验

石油及天然气并购交易

股份收购/处置*

  • 由 Maju Investments (Mauritius) Pte Ltd (Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited的子公司)牵头的国际投资者联合体对 Frac Tech Holdings, LLC (一家以美国为基地的油田服务公司)的大部分股份进行的收购
  • PT Pertamina (Persero)(印尼的国营石油及天然气公司)向 BP plc 收购 BP West Java Limited
  • 代表某亚洲国家石油及天然气公司处理其对位于哈萨克斯坦西部的资产进行的投标和收购
  • 亚洲的尼印国营企业对 KUFPEC Indonesia (Pangkah) 进行的收购
  • 一家拥有多份印尼产品分成合同、国际资产、电力、石化、勘探及钻井公司子公司的、在雅加达证券交易所上市的控股公司的间接股权收购
  • 多家持有厄瓜多尔的石油及天然气参与及服务合同(包括在某石油管道拥有的大部份权益)的公司的股份收购
  • 某持有秘鲁和阿根廷石油许可证的美西国际石油公司的多家子公司的收购
  • 某持有中国离岸产品分成合同权益的美国国际石油公司的多家子公司的股份收购
  • 某持有泰国海湾的石油许可证权益的美国国际石油公司的子公司的权益收购
  • 某持有波利维亚、阿根廷和土库曼斯坦资产的、以阿根廷为基地的国际石油公司的权益收购
  • 代表某中国国有石油公司处理其对某拥有哈萨克斯坦Uzen油田权益的公司进行的收购
  • 代表某大型美国石油公司处理其对多家持有阿塞拜疆产品分成合同的公司进行的收购
  • 某中国国有石油公司对其在秘鲁的石油及天然气权益进行的重组和融资
  • 某拥有中国多份煤层气产品分合同和天然气配送系统和配套基础设施权益的公司的股份认购
  • 某拥有当地炼油厂的尼日利亚公司的大部份股份的收购

资产收购/处置和置换*

  • 代表某亚洲国家石油公司处理对挪威国家石油公司拥有的挪威大陆棚和联合王国大陆棚许可证权益进行的投标和潜在收购
  • 代表某亚洲国家石油公司处理其对 Murphy Oil Company 在马来西亚拥有的参与权益进行的投标和潜在收购
  • 代表某中国国有石油公司处理其拟对拥有非洲(加纳)最大离岸油田的独立石油公司进行的收购
  • 尼日利亚某石油勘查许可证和多个石油开采许可证权益的收购
  • 尼日利亚不同的产品分成合同(包括伴生资产)的收购
  • 某份赤道几内亚产品分成合同权益的收购
  • 代表某亚洲国家石油公司处理其对土库曼斯坦的天然气生产区块进行的收购,包括相关仲裁裁决的商品化
  • 涉及以突尼西亚的石油许可证权益交换某份印尼产品分成合同权益的置换交易
  • 对利比亚的石油及天然气勘探和产品分成协议进行的公开招标
  • 某印尼地方公司对某份印尼产品分成合同拥有的全部权益的收购
  • 哈萨克斯坦和乌兹别克斯坦境内的私有化天然气运输系统的收购和运营
  • 某在东南亚的国际石油公司对某液化天然气项目的权益进行的收购
  • 代表某中国国有石油公司处理其对利比利亚多个离岸区块的权益进行的收购
  • 代表某中国国有石油公司处理其与尼克森公司进行的、涉及美国墨西哥湾多个油藏和多份租约的勘探合营企业

行业交易*

  • 涉及柬埔寨境内某石油及天然气区块的收购的石油协议和相关行业协议,以及立法修订
  • 某国家石油公司与油田服务公司为向在印尼运营的公司提供陆上油田服务而签订的合营企业协议(及相关文件)
  • 为开发某大型离岸气田而签订的联合体协议、经修订的产品分成合同和相关作业协议
  • 代表某国际石油公司处理某石油合同的变更以针对中国弃井制度的改变
  • 代表某香港公用设施公司处理其与中国国营企业签订的长期天然气供应协议
  • 与某在雅加达证券交易所上市的印尼能源公司进行的、涉及十二份产品分成合同的勘探合营企业,以及相关的转租安排
  • 供在东南亚地区使用的离岸钻井台升级和共用协议
  • 对利比亚某份离岸钻井台共用协议享有的权益进行的重组
  • 供越南境内的上游作业使用的主服务协议
  • 与赤道几内亚的产品分成合同有关的共同作业协议和会计程序
  • 为赤道几内亚离岸的三维地震采集计划签订的地震采集协议
  • 印尼境内多个区块的共同作业协议和会计程序
  • 秘鲁境内多个产油区块的原油承购、共同作业协议和相关的派遣协议
  • 代表某独立美国石油公司处理与PEMEX 签订的原油购买协议
  • 代表某独立美国石油公司处理与PdVSA 签订的原油购买协议
  • 关于里海管道的建设和审批的政府间协议 (哈萨克斯坦)
  • 尼日利亚境内的原油销售协议和精细产品销售协议
  • 代表某一体化欧洲国际石油公司处理关于某越南炼油厂的投标文件
  • 为某东南亚宗主国政府完善石油及天然气制度,包括条例和标准格式
  • 俄罗斯境内的产品分成协议
  • 关于开发加拿大阿尔伯塔省的油砂项目的国际合营企业

行业融资*

  • 淡马锡控股(私人)有限公司就其行使从 Chesapeake Energy Corporation 于2010年6月18日交割的私人配售获得的累积非表决可转换优先股的配售及对该等股份进行的投资
  • Maju Investments (Mauritius) Pte. Ltd.(淡马锡控股(私人)有限公司的全资子公司)对 Niko Resources Limited 发行的、2012年到期的优先有担保可转换债券进行的认购
  • 某主权财富基金拟对绿龙煤气有限公司(中国一大型煤层气开发商和生产商)的股份进行的认购

 *加入贝克博茨律师事务所之前 

著作、演说和文章发表

著作

  • 《未开发的资源:中国的页岩气》(An Untapped Resource: Shale Gas in China),《中国法律与实践》(China Law & Practice),2013年9月/10月
  • 《非洲东南部共同市场的新兼并管制备案制度》(New Merger Control Filing Regime in African COMESA),《非洲快讯》(Africa Bulletin),2013年7月

演说和文章发表

  • 石油及天然气谈判技巧工作坊 (客户活动),印尼万隆,2015年5月7-9日
  • 国际天然气协议 (国际石油谈判者协会),马来西亚吉隆坡,2015年2月9-11日
  • 国际页岩气开发的问题 (客户活动),宾夕凡尼亚州匹兹堡,2014年6月24-25日
  • 国际石油谈判者协会非常规资源作业协议标准格式 (客户活动),2014年12月
  • 国际石油及天然气法律短期培训,泰国曼谷,2014年9月28-29日
  • 中国周,中国的页岩气 (客户活动),德克萨斯州休斯敦和达拉斯,2013年4/5月

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Related Experience

Oil & Gas M&A Transactions

Share Acquisitions/Disposals*

  • Acquisition by a consortium of international investors led by Maju Investments (Mauritius) Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited in the acquisition of a majority stake in the U.S.-based oilfield service company Frac Tech Holdings, LLC
  • Acquisition by PT Pertamina (Persero), Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas company, of BP West Java Limited from BP plc
  • Bid and acquisition of oil and gas company with assets in western Kazakhstan on behalf of an Asian national oil and gas company
  • Acquisition of KUFPEC Indonesia (Pangkah) by Asian Indonesia state owned enterprise
  • Acquisition of an indirect equity interest in a Jakarta Stock Exchange listed holding company with multiple Indonesian PSCs, international assets, and power, petrochemicals, exploration and drilling company subsidiaries
  • Acquisition of shares of multiple companies with oil and gas participation and service contracts in Ecuador including a major interest in an oil pipeline
  • Acquisition of subsidiaries of U.S. international oil company holding petroleum licenses in Peru and Argentina
  • Acquisition of shareholding in subsidiaries of U.S. international oil companies holding PSC interests in offshore China
  • Acquisition of interest of subsidiary of U.S. international oil company holding interests in petroleum licenses in Gulf of Thailand
  • Acquisition of interest in an Argentine-based international oil company holding assets in Bolivia, Argentina, and Turkmenistan
  • Acquisition of company owning an interest in Uzen field in Kazakhstan for a Chinese national oil company
  • Acquisition of companies holding production sharing contracts in Azerbaijan on behalf of U.S. major
  • Restructuring and refinancing of oil and gas interests of a Chinese national oil company in Peru
  • Subscription of shares of company with interests in multiple coal bed methane PSCs and gas distribution system in China and associated infrastructure
  • Acquisition of a majority shareholding in a Nigerian company owning a local refinery

Asset Acquisition/Disposals and Swaps*

  • Bid and potential acquisition of interests in licenses in the NCS and UKCS sectors from Statoil on behalf of an Asian national oil company
  • Bid and potential acquisition of participating interests owned by Murphy Oil Company in Malaysia on behalf of an Asian national oil company
  • Proposed acquisition of independent oil company owning largest oilfield offshore Africa (Ghana) on behalf of Chinese national oil company
  • Acquisition of interest in an oil prospecting license and oil mining licenses in Nigeria
  • Acquisition of various production sharing contracts, including associated assets, in Nigeria
  • Acquisition of an interest in a PSC in Equatorial Guinea
  • Acquisition of gas producing blocks in Turkmenistan on behalf of Asian national oil company, including commercialization of related arbitration award
  • Swap transaction involving the exchange of interests in petroleum licenses in Tunisia for an interest in an Indonesia PSC. Public tender for oil and gas Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement in Libya
  • Acquisition of an Indonesian local company’s entire interest in an Indonesian PSC
  • Acquisition and operation of privatized gas transportation system in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
  • Acquisition of interest in LNG project by international oil company in southeast Asia
  • Acquisition of interest in offshore blocks in Liberia on behalf of Chinese NOC
  • Exploration joint venture with Nexen involving multiple prospects and leases in US Gulf of Mexico on behalf of Chinese NOC

Industry Transactions*

  • Petroleum Agreement and related industry agreements and legislative amendments in connection with the acquisition of an oil and gas block in Cambodia
  • Joint venture agreement between a national oil company and oilfield services company (and related documents) to provide onshore oilfield services to companies operating in Indonesia
  • Consortium agreement, revised production sharing contract and related operating agreements, for the development of a large offshore gas field
  • Modifications to Petroleum Contract on behalf of international oil company to address changes in PRC abandonment regime
  • Long term gas supply agreement on behalf of Hong Kong utility with Chinese SOE
  • Exploration joint venture with an Indonesian JSX listed energy company covering twelve PSCs, and related farming arrangements
  • Offshore rig upgrade and sharing agreement for use in South East Asia
  • Restructuring of interest in offshore rig sharing agreement in Libya
  • Master services agreement for use in upstream operations in Vietnam
  • Joint operating agreement and accounting procedures associated with Equatorial Guinea PSC
  • Seismic acquisition agreement for 3D seismic acquisition program offshore Equatorial Guinea
  • Joint operating agreements and accounting procedures in multiple blocks in Indonesia
  • Crude oil offtake, joint operating agreements and related secondment agreements for oil producing blocks in Peru
  • Crude purchase agreement with PEMEX on behalf of independent U.S. oil company
  • Crude purchase agreement with PdVSA on behalf of an independent U.S. oil company
  • Intergovernmental agreements regarding construction and approval of the Caspian Pipeline (Kazakhstan)
  • Crude oil sales agreement and refined product sales agreement in Nigeria
  • Bid documentation for a Vietnam oil refinery on behalf of an integrated European international oil company
  • Development of oil and gas regime, including regulations and model forms, for Southeast Asian host government
  • Production sharing agreement in Russia
  • International joint venture in connection with the development of an oil sands project in Alberta, Canada

Industry Financings *

  • Investment by Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited in connection with its exercise to place, and its investment in, Cumulative Non-Voting Convertible Preferred Stock in a private placement by Chesapeake Energy Corporation which closed on June 18, 2010
  • Subscription by Maju Investments (Mauritius) Pte. Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd. of Senior Secured Convertible Bonds due 2012 issued by Niko Resources Limited
  • Proposed subscription by a sovereign wealth fund of shares of Green Dragon Gas Ltd., a large developer and producer of coal bed methane in China

*Before joining Baker Botts

Awards & Community

Recognized in China/Hong Kong for Energy & Natural Resources in Chambers Asia, 2010-2017

Listed in the Guide to the World’s Leading Energy Attorneys, 2010-2016

Recognized in The International Who’s Who of Oil & Gas Lawyers, 2007-2015

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