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About Kirsty

Kirsty Law advises clients on a range of corporate and project matters within the energy sector including M&A, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, EPC contracts and other commercial agreements. She also has experience working on multijurisdictional energy and infrastructure finance matters, including project and reserve based finance, with an emphasis on those involving African assets and companies. 

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Delfin LNG — development of the Delfin floating LNG project in the Gulf of Mexico

Ophir Energy plc — sale of its interest in Block 5 in the Salina Basin offshore Mexico, which includes the Cholula discovery, to Murphy Oil Corporation, Petronas and Wintershall-DEA

Eni S.p.A. — sale to Qatar Petroleum of a 35 percent interest in the Area 1 development in Mexico, which holds an estimated 2.1 billion barrels of oil

Eni S.p.A. — swap transaction with Lukoil in relation to the Area 10, Area 12, and Area 14 upstream shallow water production sharing contracts in Mexico under which Eni transfers to Lukoil a 20 percent stake in Area 10 and Area 14 and Lukoil transfers to Eni a 40 percent stake in Area 12

Eni S.p.A. — sale of interests in Egypt’s super-giant Zohr field to Rosneft for $1.125 billion and BP for $375 million

Ophir Energy plc — $2 billion floating LNG project offshore Equatorial Guinea, including host government arrangements, LNG sales agreements, chartering agreements, joint venture arrangements, project financing, and construction

Apache Corporation — disposal of its operated interest in the SAGE System, a major gas pipeline system and gas processing terminal in the U.K., to Ancala Partners, and on Apache’s associated long-term gas transportation and processing agreement

Savannah Petroleum plc — material aspects of its ongoing takeover of the Seven Energy Nigerian business, including relating to the re-organisation of the Uquo onshore gas field and the Accugas gas processing facility; on crude oil commercialisation arrangements in Niger

Impact Oil & Gas Ltd — farm-out of two deepwater blocks, in Namibia and South Africa, to Total S

Alcazar Energy Partners — four 50 MW solar projects (AEES1, Delta, Aten and Horus projects) in Round 2 of Egypt’s renewable feed-in tariff programme; named 2017 Global MLA Deal of the Year by Project Finance International; on the development and financing of the 82 MW Al Rajef Wind IPP in Jordan

EOG Resources, Inc. — various farm-ins, JOA and unitization arrangements in Trinidad

Oando — financing for its $1.9 billion acquisition of ConocoPhillips*

BG Group — high-value sale process in relation to upstream oil and gas assets in the U.K. North Sea

Chrysaor Limited — intra-group transfer of upstream oil and gas assets in the UK North Sea

* Work completed prior to Bracewell

Credentials

Education

University of Law,
L.P.C.
2013
with distinction
University of Glasgow,
LL.B.
2011
with honors

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

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