John White

Partner

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Moscow

P: +7.495.545.0784 F: +7.495.545.0778

London

P: +44.20.7726.3636

Upstream

  • Various - advice on joint bidding agreements in relation to upstream tender rounds
  • International energy company - advice in relation to joint operating agreements and production sharing contracts
  • Purchaser - advice in connection with the acquisition of producing upstream assets, offshore Brazil
  • Purchaser - advice in connection with the acquisition of exploration assets, onshore Brazil
  • International energy company - advice in relation to the potential acquisition of upstream asset in Brazil
  • International energy company - advice in relation to the unitisation of the Jubilee field, offshore Ghana

LNG & Trading

  • Various-advice in relation to the licensing of liquefaction technology for Greenfield LNG projects
  • International Energy Company-advice in relation to project shareholders’ agreement and financing issues for a greenfield LNG project
  • International energy company - advice on over thirty (30) LNG master sale and purchase agreements
  • International energy company - advice in relation to long term LNG transportation arrangements in connection with LNG exports from the U.S.
  • European trading company - advice regarding regasification terminal capacity and operations at a European LNG terminal
  • International investment bank - advice on the purchase and supply of commissioning cargoes for a European LNG terminal
  • Independent joint venture - advice on the development of customer and inter-customer agreements for a European LNG terminal
  • Brass LNG - advice in relation to numerous long term LNG SPAs
  • Energy companies - advice on numerous long term LNG SPAs
  • Power company - advice on master coal supply agreements and credit support in relation thereto

LNG, Shipping & Offshore

  • Project Company - advising on the development of a floating liquefaction project in North America
  • Project company - advising on the development of a LNG floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) project in Ghana
  • Project company-advising on the tender and time charter party of FSRU and a LNG floating storage unit (FSU) in the UAE
  • International energy company - in relation to long term LNG transportation arrangements in connection with U.S. LNG exports
  • International energy company - advising on the development of a floating liquefaction project, including FEED contracts, joint venture agreements, vessel construction (EPCIC), time charter, operation and services agreement and related agreements for a LNG Floating Storage and Offtake (FSO) vessel
  • International energy company - advising on the provision and operation of a Floating Liquefaction Regasification & Storage Unit (FLRSU) in Colombia
  • International energy company - advising on a floating liquefaction project in Australasia
  • International Energy Company-advising on the tendering and chartering of three FSRUs for operation at three new marine terminals in Brazil
  • Various - advising on the construction, chartering and operation of FSRUs in Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, UAE and UK
  • U.S. joint venture involving ten major international energy companies in connection with the acquisition and chartering of vessels as part of a well-containment system to be deployed in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico 
  • Project company - advising on LNG shipping matters, including shipbuilding contracts, time charter parties and related documents in relation to a greenfield LNG project in Papua New Guinea 
  • Brass LNG Ltd-leading the shipping team on this greenfield Nigerian LNG project (10 mtpa), including advising on shipbuilding contracts, time charter parties, bareboat charter parties, vessel purchase agreements, financing arrangements and related agreements for a fleet of LNG vessels
  • Project company -advising a consortium in relation to the time chartering and operation of an FPSO vessel and related activities in Ghana
  • Indian energy company-advising on the tendering and long term time charter party of three (3) LNG vessels
  • International energy company - advice in connection with the bareboat chartering of LNG shuttle vessels
  • Project company-advising on port and shipping arrangements for the LNG exports from the shared port facilities Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
  • International energy company-advising on marine services and related agreements and issues for an LNG receiving terminal in Baja California, Mexico
  • Joint venture party-advice in relation to the guarantee of FPSO obligations in connection with a producing field, offshore Brazil
  • U.S. Financial Institution-advice on time charter parties and related operational agreements in relation to a compressed natural gas (CNG) vessel project
  • International energy company-advising on the time charter party tender for a fleet of LNG vessels for the Tangguh LNG project
  • International energy company - sale and leaseback of rigs
  • Shipping company-various bareboat and time charter parties of oil tankers, and the scrapping of end-of-life tankers 

 Gas Processing & Pipelines

  • International Energy Company - advising on the development of three (3) large scale downstream gas projects, including conceptual design, design and engineering services, equipment supply and EPC issues
  • Brass LNG Ltd. - development of a two-train LNG project in Nigeria, including LNG SPAs, gas supply agreements, engineering procurement and construction contracts and time charter agreements for LNG shipping
  • International energy company-advising parent company in connection with project financing of a GTL Project
  • International Petrochemical Company-advising in relation to the development of a petrochemical facility in Saudi Arabia
  • International energy company-shareholders’ financing of development and construction costs for the Equatorial Guinea, Alba Phase III, LNG facility
  • Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Pipeline Company-opinion issues relating to the construction, operation, and financing of the BTC Oil Pipeline
  • Major Energy Company-advising in relation to shareholder issues on the CPC Gas Pipeline
  • Major Energy Company -initial shareholders’ financing and related shareholder issues for the West African Gas Pipeline
  • Various Bidders -advising bidder group in relation to the development and project financing of the Disi Water Pipeline in Jordan 

Power and Infrastructure

  • Various Bidders - advising bidder group in relation to the development, construction and financing of the Saudi Landbridge (rail) project
  • Various Bidders-advising in relation to the development and project financing of a power station in Saudi Arabia 
  • Oil services company – advice in relation to the development and financing of an oilfield services port in Kazakhstan
  • Arranging banks – project financing of the U.K. Ministry of Defence (PFI) Medium Support Helicopter Simulator Training Facilities
  • Arranging banks – advice in relation to the development and operation of several water treatment facilities in the UK under a PFI scheme
  • Arrangers and underwriters – project bond financing of the Sutton Bridge Power Station 
  • Selected bidder – advice in relation to the privatisation of the UK Post Office Counter/Benefits Agency services
  • Arranging banks – refinancing of the Teesside Power Station
  • Arranging banks – mezzanine project financing of a greenfield paper recycling plant in France

 Asset Transactions

  • Numerous - advice in relation to the sale, purchase, financing, lease and operation of US$ billions of many different classes of assets, including aircraft, satellites, rail and telecoms equipment