Chantal Carriere

Associate, Houston



Chantal is an associate in the Project Development and Finance Practice in the Firm's Houston office. She represents clients in complex domestic and international projects and commercial transactions, including project development and construction, joint ventures and investments, and commercial contracts for energy and energy transition projects, including upstream oil & gas (both onshore and offshore), LNG, power, biodiesel, hydrogen, carbon capture and storage, renewable energy and petrochemical. Chantal serves on the US Chapter Committee and the Young Negotiators committee of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.

Bars and Courts
University of Houston Law Center
University of Calgary
University of British Columbia


Representation of a project sponsor in drafting and negotiating all material project documents for a proposed gas-to-gasoline plant, including feedstock supply, pipeline precedent and transportation agreements, product offtake agreements (including hydrogen and the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) hydrocarbons) and utilities arrangements

Representation of an investment bank-backed portfolio company in negotiating and structuring its investments into LNG-to-power projects across Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Americas, as well as in drafting and negotiating all material project documents

Representation of Chevron with the negotiation of a cross- border unitization project in West Africa

Representation of owner/developer in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for the construction of an LNG facility in North America

Representation of a syndicate of commercial and institutional lenders, led by Société Générale, in the up to US$1.25 billion financing of the development of the deepwater Shenandoah field in the US Gulf of Mexico and related offshore infrastructure being developed by Beacon Offshore Energy, Navitas Petroleum and Houston Energy Quantum

Representation of Vitol Inc. in connection with LNG master services agreements and LNG sales and purchase agreements (SPAs), including the LNG SPA with Tellurian for three million tons per year on a free-on-board basis at Driftwood LNG for a ten-year term, valued at about US$12 billion in revenue over ten years

Representation of GreenStruxure, a joint venture of Schneider Electric and Huck Capital, in developing a strategic partnership with ClearGen, a Blackstone portfolio company, whereby ClearGen will provide US$500 million in long-term capital to GreenStruxture to develop, operate and maintain on-site renewable energy microgrid systems. Customers of these microgrids will benefit from "energy-as-a-service" solutions that provide energy and sustainability solutions with no upfront capital contribution and no operational risks

Representation of Schneider Electric, a global player in energy management and automation, in its ₹14,000 crore acquisition of the Larsen & Toubro Electrical & Automation business and the subsequent consortium between Schneider Electric's partnership with Temasek Holdings Private Limited, Singapore's Sovereign Wealth Fund. The transaction was named "Cross-Border M&A Deal of the Year (Over US$1 billion)" by the M&A Advisor (2020)

Representation of a multinational E&P company in its strategic corporate investment in, and long-term offtake from, a US Gulf Coast LNG facility*

Representation of a project sponsor in the structuring and financing of its proposed LNG project on the US Gulf Coast*

Representation of a project sponsor in the proposed commercial arrangements for gas supply and LNG offtake on the US Gulf Coast*

Representation of a project sponsor in the equity structuring, construction and financing of a proposed floating LNG project offshore US Gulf Coast*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case


"The Case for a Legislated Market in Minimum Recycled Content for Plastics", Environmental Law Institute, 2020

"The Case for a Legislated Market in Minimum Recycled Content for Plastics", Environmental Law Reporter