Mark Rowley

Partner

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London

P: +44.20.7726.3409 F: +44.20.7726.3509

LNG

  • Advising the project sponsors on all aspects of the development of a floating LNG regasification terminal in Ghana
  • Advising an international oil & gas company on the long-term purchase of LNG from Mozambique
  • Advising the project sponsors on the development of an LNG project in Equatorial Guinea
  • Advising the project sponsor of a proposed floating LNG liquefaction project in Canada
  • Novatek on LNG marketing activities, including long-term LNG sales
  • As General Counsel of APLNG, advising on all aspects of project development, including EPC arrangements, project structuring, and the 20 year, 4.3 Mtpa LNG sale to Sinopec - a $90 billion contract, and the single largest LNG sale from Australia
  • Advising the project sponsor of a proposed greenfield LNG liquefaction project in British Columbia, Canada
  • Advising an Australian company on the long-term sale of LNG to China
  • As General Counsel of APLNG, advising on the US$8.5 billion project financing of its two train coal-seam gas (CSG) to LNG project in Queensland Australia. The financing comprised ECA tranches involving US Ex-im and China Eximbank (totalling US$5.625 billion), and a commercial bank tranche of US$2.875 billion. This was the first project financing of a CSG to LNG project, Australia's largest ever project financing, and was awarded Project Finance Magazine's Asia-Pacific Oil & Gas Deal of the Year for 2012
  • Gazprom Marketing & Trading Singapore on the long-term sale of LNG to GAIL in India
  • Gazprom Marketing & Trading as seller under various long-term LNG Sale and Purchase Agreements (SPAs)
  • Advising various clients on LNG Master Sales Agreements (MSAs)
  • Advising an LNG project on matters relating to the renegotiation of various diversion and pricing provisions in LNG SPAs
  • Advising on a common facilities agreement for an LNG liquefaction project in the U.S.
  • Advising on the terminal use arrangements for an LNG regasification terminal in Croatia
  • Gazprom Marketing & Trading Ltd on its entry into an LNG SPA to purchase liquefied natural gas from the Sakhalin II Project and related agreements

Oil & Gas

  • Shell on its acquisition of various gas distribution interests in Egypt
  • Advising an oil & gas company on oil and gas production sharing arrangements in Angola
  • Advising on a gas sales agreement, and related arrangements, for the sale of gas from Israel to Jordan
  • Advising a major Russian oil company on an international upstream joint venture agreement with another state oil company
  • Advising a Middle-Eastern oil & gas company on the potential acquisition of licence and infrastructure interests in the North Sea
  • Advising on the negotiation and drafting of a risk services agreement in Azerbaijan
  • Advising a consortium of international oil companies on oil lifting arrangements for a major offshore oil field in the Caspian
  • Advising ExxonMobil on the transportation of Kazakh oil by rail through Azerbaijan
  • Sponsors of the $3.2 billion SCP/Shah Deniz gas pipeline (from Azerbaijan to Turkey) – project structuring, production sharing, gas transportation and related issues
  • Caspian Energy Group in various matters including negotiation of an oil and gas production sharing agreement (PSA) in Azerbaijan
  • Azerbaijan Gas Supply Company in general corporate matters and issues relating to gas transportation and gas sales to Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey
  • PGNiG on its bid for various assets in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea
  • An international oil and gas company on its participation in the bidding round for oil and gas development licenses in Iraq
  • Maersk on advice regarding the export of an offshore rig from Azerbaijan to Turkmenistan
  • World Bank in project to restructure the utilities sector in Azerbaijan
  • Maersk Olie og Gas on its bid for a Development and Production Sharing Agreement in Bahrain
  • Noble Energy in an acquisition of an interest in an FPSO vessel
  • Xstrata in the disposal of an oil field interest in Argentina
  • Kerr-McGee in the disposal of an interest in a titanium dioxide plant in Saudi Arabia
  • Shell in a proposed gas storage project involving Bulgaria and Turkey

Pipeline Projects

  • Consortium bidding on a BOT project to develop a water extraction and pipeline transportation system in Jordan
  • Sponsors of the $3.2 billion SCP/Shah Deniz gas pipeline (from Azerbaijan to Turkey) – project structuring, production sharing, gas transportation and related issues
  • Advising on transportation arrangements relating to the transportation of crude oil through the CPC pipeline
  • Advising the project sponsors of the BTC oil pipeline project from Azerbaijan to Turkey
  • Project sponsor in the development of a cross-border gas pipeline project in the Caribbean
  • Advising a potential purchaser of an interest in the BTC oil pipeline
  • Advising a potential purchaser of an interest in the TAP pipeline project
  • Sponsors of the TransCaspian gas pipeline (from Turkmenistan to Turkey) in gas sales, gas transportation agreements and related issues