Chad Passlow

Counsel

Chad Passlow

Dubai

P: +971.4.436.3655
F: +971.4.436.3737

Oil & Gas

  • A petrochemical investment company on its joint venture negotiations with international partners in various specialized greenfield petrochemical projects within a chemical complex in the Middle East
  • A petrochemical investment company on its procurement and development of greenfield infrastructure projects (port, storage, power and utilities) in support of its chemical complex in the Middle East
  • A petrochemical investment company on establishing a fund structure in the ADGM for the co-invest by local investors in a portfolio of chemical projects in the Middle East
  • A Middle East energy company on its minority acquisition in a European chemical company and in a European integrated oil, gas and petrochemical company
  • A Middle East energy company on its divestment of non-core assets (power, utilities and waste facilities)
  • A Middle East energy company on the restructuring and reorganization of its gas assets, in preparation for the subsequent listing on the local stock exchange
  • A Middle East energy company on the 30-year extension of one of its existing chemical joint venture
  • Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) on the development and financing of the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) Project in Johor, Malaysia
  • Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) in connection with Saudi Aramco’s joint investment in the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) Project in Johor, Malaysia
  • Dow Chemical Company in connection with the Sadara Petrochemicals Project in Saudi Arabia

Energy Transition and CCUS

  • A Middle East energy company in the establishment of a joint venture for the development of green hydrogen projects globally
  • A Middle East energy company on all aspects of its new “clean energy tariff” for the supply of clean energy (nuclear and solar) from the grid to its operations in the Middle East (and for the supply of clean energy certificates)
  • A Middles East energy company on its initial planned investment in a new carbon capture, utilization and storage project in the Middle East
  • A Middle East energy company on its participation in the early-stage development of a hydrogen Project in the United Kingdom
  • A Middle East energy company on the first sales of test cargoes of blue ammonia as an energy source for customer production facilities in Europe and Asia

Renewables (Wind, Solar and Hydropower)

  • A Middle East energy company on its acquisition of a substantial minority interest in a leading global renewable energy investment company headquartered the Middle East
  • General Electric on its investment and development of the Boco Rock Wind Farm in Australia
  • General Electric on its ongoing operations of Silverton, Crookwell and Coopers Gap Wind Farms in Australia
  • International Finance Corporation in the financing and investment in the 50MW Metro Wind Farm in Pakistan
  • International Finance Corporation and Proparco in the financing and investment in the 50MW Gul Ahmed Wind Farm Project in Pakistan
  • International Finance Corporation and OPIC in the financing of the 50MW Tenaga Generasi Power Project in Pakistan
  • International Finance Corporation in the financing of the 150MW Triconboston Wind Farm Project in Pakistan
  • International Finance Corporation in the development and financing of the 900MW Upper Karnali domestic and export hydroelectric power project and the Upper Trishuli 216 MW domestic hydroelectric power project in Nepal
  • International Finance Corporation in the refinancing and investment in the Dharma Asahan hydroelectric project in Indonesia
  • International Finance Corporation, Asian Development Bank and K-Exim in the financing of the Gulpur Hydro Power Project in Pakistan
  • International Finance Corporation in the development and financing of the Kabeli run-of-the river hydroelectric power in Nepal
  • Lenders to the consortium led by ACWA Power in connection with its development of the 200 MW (260MWp) DEWA Solar Independent Power Project in Dubai, U.A.E, the first private sector solar project in Dubai

Conventional Power

  • International Finance Corporation, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and other commercial lenders to ACWA Power in the development of the Zarqa Independent Power Project in Jordan
  • Lenders to the consortium led by ACWA Power in its financing of the development of the Ibri Independent Power Project and Sohar Independent Power Project in Oman
  • Lenders and export credit agent (K-Sure) in the financing of the development of the coal-fired Kalsel Independent Power Project in Indonesia
  • Project sponsors (including Itochu and J-Power) in the development of the Central Java coal-fired Independent Power Project in Indonesia, named “Project Finance Deal of the Year” in 2017 by IFLR
  • Project sponsors (including Marubeni and Pertamina) in the development of the Jawa-1 combined cycle gas-fired power project in Indonesia (the first gas to power project in Indonesia including the new build of an FSRU with South Korean shipyard and the IPP arrangements)
  • Lenders in the financing of the Banten coal-fired power project in Indonesia, named PFI Power Deal of the Year in 2013

Infrastructure

  • Pacific Partnerships in the investment and tender for the development of the PPP Suburban Roads Upgrade Project and the PPP portion of the Inland Rail Project
  • Pacific Partnerships on COVID-19 related amendments to government concessions for its investments in the Cross River Rail Project, Transmission Gully Project and Waikeria Prison PPPs
  • Project sponsors (including Ayala Corporation and Macquarie Capital) in their operation, upgrade and development of the Manila Light Rail Transit (LRT 1) project in Manila, Philippines, named “Asia-Pacific Infra Deal of the Year” in 2016 by PFI
  • Ayala Corporation with respect to their operation and maintenance contracts for the Light Rail Transit (LRT 2) project in Manila, Philippines
  • Ayala Corporation and Aboitiz in their bid for the development and operation of the North South Rail Project in the Philippines