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Global USA Projects: LNG

This practice area includes all LNG-specific project financing and development work for new LNG facilities as well as expansion of existing LNG facilities. Typical projects include USA-based LNG export terminals, LNG pipelines and other midstream assets and FSRUs. We also recognize work concerning international LNG facilities.

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Band 1
  1. Baker Botts LLP
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    Baker Botts LLP
    Projects: LNG
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 7 Years Ranked
    Highly regarded for its deep roots advising clients involved in the oil and gas industries. Represents developers and producers on major downstream assets ranging from LNG processing facilities to oil and petrochemical processing plants. Also capable of advising clients on DrillCo transactions for the development of upstream oil and gas fields. Particularly strong on LNG sale and purchase agreements, and export terminal and regasification facilities development. Growing strength in the renewable power space.
  2. King & Spalding LLP
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    King & Spalding LLP
    Projects: LNG
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 7 Years Ranked
    Esteemed for working on high-profile international LNG project development, financing and contracting work. Often takes leading positions on emerging market propositions in the Middle East, Africa and South America for sponsor clients. Frequently advises producers and pipeline companies on cross-border and domestic pipeline projects.
  3. Norton Rose Fulbright
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    Norton Rose Fulbright
    Projects: LNG
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 7 Years Ranked
    Extremely highly regarded LNG practice, with an impressive renewables offering to match. Active in conventional oil and gas projects, plus big-ticket LNG financing and developments, both domestically and abroad. Well regarded for work in the PPP arena and active on several transportation-focused projects for both bidders and investors. Able to call on a global network of offices to assist on multi-jurisdictional deals with notable capabilities in Latin American work. Continues to assist clients on high-profile wind and solar project financings. Offers further strengths advising on the sale and acquisition of project companies, single projects and portfolios in the conventional and renewable power sectors.
  4. Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
    Projects: LNG
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 7 Years Ranked
    Respected New York-based firm with a strong understanding of project sponsor work. Very well regarded for work on conventional oil and gas matters as well as on complex LNG projects at home and abroad. Possesses notable capabilities in regard to liquefaction projects. Also highly active on international mining project financings, with a particular strength in South America.
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Band 2
  1. Sidley Austin LLP
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    Sidley Austin LLP
    Projects: LNG
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 1 Years Ranked
    Growing presence in the development, financing, acquisition and sale of energy infrastructure, both domestically and internationally. Represents sponsors and lenders across the LNG value chain in the development of a wide range of facilities. A growing presence in the renewables space particularly concerning the A&D of solar and wind single assets and portfolios.
  2. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
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    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
    Projects: LNG
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 1 Years Ranked
    Highly regarded projects group offering clients a broad projects practice that has equal experience representing lenders and developers. Active on conventional power, midstream and downstream oil and gas and renewables project development. Notable for expertise in the development of electric transmission line projects. Provides clients with key financing and M&A advice and support from an international network of offices. Frequently involved in projects across the USA, Europe and Africa. Exhibits a growing strength in LNG project work.
  3. Vinson & Elkins LLP
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    Vinson & Elkins LLP
    Projects: LNG
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 1 Years Ranked
    A Texas-based powerhouse highly regarded for its focus on the energy industry. Well known for its superb representation of the most significant oil and gas multinationals and energy-focused private equity funds. Talented project counsel that understands the market, regulatory landscape and industry inside out. Acts on behalf of developers, governments, lenders, borrowers and suppliers. Strengths include the development of downstream oil and gas processing plants, LNG facilities and hydroelectric facilities. Also has market-leading capabilities in the acquisition and sale of single projects and portfolios in the conventional and renewable power sectors. Further recognised for considerable strength in renewable energy projects across all asset classes.
  4. White & Case LLP
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    White & Case LLP
    Projects: LNG
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 5 Years Ranked
    Routinely retained by lenders and sponsors on a wide variety of project financing and development. Particularly adept at managing large and diverse sets of interests in LNG, conventional oil and gas and power work. Very well thought of on downstream oil and gas. Active on international work, particularly in Latin American markets. Additional capabilities in the acquisition and sale of wind and solar project assets and portfolios at varying stages of development. Possesses further strength in PPP work both domestically and abroad.
  5. Latham & Watkins LLP
    Projects: LNG
    Global 2022 | Band 2