This workshop will look at the common issues that need to be addressed in the structuring of new and brownfield liquefaction and regas projects, how the issues are changing as new business models evolve in the LNG sector, and how those trends are reflected in the documentation that parties are entering into.
A Post-Conference Workshop Held With The 14th LNG Supplies for Asian Markets Conference
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright (Asia) LLP, Singapore
Ben Smith is a Partner in Norton Rose Fulbright’s Singapore office. He has focused his practice on LNG related transactions since 2003 and has practiced in London, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore. Ben has also worked in the legal departments of two major LNG players. Ben advises on all aspects of the LNG chain and has spent a lot of time recently working with clients to develop new markets for LNG. Ben is qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales and Hong Kong. He obtained his degree from the University of London. Ben’s full biography is available at www.nortonrosefulbright.com/ben.smith.
The trend towards shorter offtake commitments
LNG M&A, and issues to consider when structuring
The evolution of financing techniques, including project finance and the financing of floating infrastructure
New uses of LNG, and how to future proof your project
The evolution of LNG trading, including flexibility of contract terms, appropriate contract terms to use for “midterm” LNG sales and purchase