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Habeeb Rahman is an associate in the Construction and Engineering Practice in the Firm's Abu Dhabi office. Habeeb joined the Firm in 2015, bringing with him significant GCC and international experience providing specialist front-end construction and project development advice to developers, sponsors and lenders on a variety of major projects across a range of industry sectors. Prior to joining White & Case, Habeeb worked for an international Magic Circle law firm in its Abu Dhabi, London and Dubai offices.
Habeeb has developed key construction and engineering industry experience, having drafted, negotiated and provided advice in relation to multiple forms of construction contracts, including EPC, EPCM, LEPC, LSTK, Design & Construct and Construct-Only Contracts, as well as development agreements, O&M agreements, facilities management agreements, services and supply contracts, technology licencing agreements, drilling contracts, consultant appointments and tender packages for a range of major clients.
Recent transactions, including experience gained prior to joining White & Case:
Representation of Korea Gas Corporation on the development of a natural gas field in Iraq, including the construction of gas processing facilities and pipeline infrastructure.
Representation of DNO, a Norwegian oil and gas company, on the development of the Tawke oil field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, including the construction of oil and gas processing facilities and related infrastructure and the production of a suite of procurement templates (comprising a range of construction, EPC, FEED, drilling and services contracts).
Representation of UAE government affiliated entity in connection with its development of a US$2 billion aromatics plant project in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Representation of UAE government affiliated project sponsors in connection with the development of a 2 Mtpa alumina refinery project in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Representation of a UAE national oil company on the expansion of a petroleum refinery in Jebel Ali, UAE.
Representation of a UAE government affiliated investment company in connection with its development of a new US$4 billion 200,000 bpd grassroots refinery complex in Fujairah, UAE.
Representation of State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic on the development of integrated gas processing, oil refinery and petrochemicals project and the revamp of the Baku Heydar Aliyev Refinery in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Representation of Oman Tank Terminal Company on the development and financing of the world's largest crude oil storage facility in Oman.
Representation of Oman Gas Company on the development of a natural gas processing plant in Salalah, Oman.
Representation of lenders in relation to the EPC/construction and technology license agreements for the US$ 2 billion expansion of a petrochemical refinery complex in Oman.