Bracewell LLP

Projects Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for A skilled oil and gas practice that is frequently seen on upstream and midstream asset development. Gas and liquids pipeline finance and construction is a major strength. Additionally competent on downstream projects covering refineries and petrochemical facilities. Active on conventional power and energy storage development for sponsors and lenders.

Strengths Sources say: "They are very well respected and well versed in their knowledge of the industry and the market."

Work highlights Assisted Phillips 66 in connection with the $1.5 billion expansion of the company’s Sweeny Hub. The project will include the construction of two 150,000 barrel per day natural gas liquids fractionators in Old Ocean, Texas, as well as additional NGL storage capacity and associated pipeline infrastructure.

Notable practitioners

Alan Rafte is a highly regarded attorney noted for his work in the oil and gas space. He advises a range of industry participants on complex project development and financing matters especially in the upstream and midstream sectors.

Nicolai Sarad is noted for his capabilities in the PPP space, regularly developers, investors and public sector clients in complex infrastructure projects. He is particularly commended for his work on large road projects. Clients describe him as "thorough and responsive."