King & Spalding LLP

Energy & Natural Resources Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Recognized for advising oil and gas industry clients and public authorities on regulatory matters in connection with the development of production, storage and transportation infrastructure, with a growing presence in LNG. Frequently represents a range of clients in applications to FERC and DOE. Further noted for expertise in commercial transactions and contracts across the oil and gas sector, frequently handling acquisitions, fuel supply agreements and engineering, procurement and construction contracts.

Strengths Sources note: "They are fantastic at researching and documenting new and emerging issues in natural gas."

Market commentators highlight: "They have been involved in so many key negotiations that they already know the pinch points."

Interviewees note: "They have a very good sense for both what's on the page and further issues that might come up."

Work highlights Represented Anadarko in the negotiation of multiple LNG sale and purchase agreements with long term offtakers for the implementation of its Golfinho/Atum Mozambique LNG project.

Assisted Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority with the negotiation of its approximately $1.5 billion fuel supply and facility conversion agreement with New Fortress, providing for the supply of natural gas and conversion of two of its electric generating facilities.

Notable practitioners

James Bowe is highly sought after by clients in the LNG space. He has particular experience as regulatory counsel to project developments and commercial transactions. Market commentators note: "Respected by federal regulatory bodies and regulators, he's able to bring something beyond understanding of the law and regulations."