Brian Finch has wide ranging experience in the U.S. and international energy sector where he advises clients on all aspects of the energy value chain, including acquisitions and divestitures, complex joint ventures, and large-scale projects.
Mr. Finch's oil and gas practice focuses on acquisitions and sales of oil and gas companies and assets (whether unconventional, conventional or offshore), and complex joint ventures for the exploration and development thereof including, formation of joint venture companies, farmouts, drillcos, joint operating arrangements, and related midstream arrangements.
His projects practice focuses on complex large-scale midstream and downstream projects and joint ventures, green energy (including renewables, hydrogen and syngas), LNG and NGL export projects and complex integrated sites and refineries.
Mr. Finch additionally has significant experience advising clients making a first-time investment into the U.S.. He's assisted numerous clients with surveying and assessing the applicable legal and regulatory risks and requirements (including CFIUS review, BOEM qualifications, etc.), establishing U.S. corporate governance and structuring, and understanding local customs and rules.