Ivan Paskal

Partner, New York



Ivan is a partner in our Project Development and Finance group. 

Ivan's practice focuses on assisting clients in the energy industry on strategic commercial initiatives, including joint ventures, project developments, acquisitions, equity and debt financings, and restructurings.

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Representation of Saudi Aramco in the structuring, tendering, development and financing of three cogeneration plants in the Eastern Province of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The multi-site project will have a total capacity of 876 MW of power.

Representation of Saudi Aramco in the development, structuring and financing of Sadara Chemical Company, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and The Dow Chemical Company that will build and operate a US$20 billion, world-scale integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

Representation of Saudi Aramco in connection with the expansion of the US$9.9 billion refinery, ethane cracker, petrochemical complex and associated conversion industrial park in Rabigh, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Representation of Bayonne Energy Center, a joint venture between Hess Corporation and ArcLight Capital Partners, in connection with the construction, development, operation and project financing of the 512 MW natural gas-fired, simple-cycle power generation facility in Bayonne, New Jersey. This facility will be interconnected via submarine cable to the Gowanus substation in Brooklyn, New York. This deal was selected as "2010 North America Single Asset Power Deal of the Year" by Project Finance magazine and as "2010 Americas Power Deal of the Year" by Project Finance International magazine.

Representation of the General Authority of Civil Aviation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and IFC in connection with the tender, development, financing, construction and operation of the Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport located in Madinah, on the west coast of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Representation of Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd., and RBS Securities Inc. as mandated lead arrangers and lenders in connection with the US$688 million project financing for the development, construction, operation and management of a 550 MW combined cycle power plant being developed by NRG Energy, Inc. on a site in El Segundo, California. Southern California Edison will purchase the power produced by the plant under a 10-year power purchase agreement.

Representation of BayernLB, Rabobank, Nord/LB and Union Bank as mandated lead arrangers in connection with the project financing of the 201 MW Post Rock wind farm in Kansas. The financing included a US$293 million construction loan facility, a US$20 million letter of credit facility and a US$63 million term loan facility.

Representation of DnB NOR Bank as lender in connection with the 550 MW solar photovoltaic Desert Sunlight Project. The financing was supported by a US$1.46 billion US Department of Energy Loan Guarantee. and\

Representation of a North African national oil company in the development of LNG form contracts and various related sales matters.