Jack is an associate in White & Case's Project Development and Finance Practice in the Houston office. Jack represents clients in complex domestic and international commercial transactions and projects, including project and infrastructure development and construction, strategic joint ventures and investments, acquisitions and divestitures, and commercial contracts for upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, LNG, gas-to-power, natural gas liquids, petrochemicals/chemicals, hydrogen, carbon capture and storage, shipping, electric power, renewable energy and other energy and infrastructure projects.
Jack is dual-qualified in English and Texas law and has previously worked in the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.
Representation of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago on the groundbreaking strategic restructuring and re-licensing of the Atlantic LNG Project, one of the largest and oldest LNG export facilities in the western hemisphere. White & Case advised the Government and Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries on all aspects of drafting, negotiation and structuring the project, including joint venture arrangements, corporate governance, gas processing, gas transportation and gas sales arrangements, LNG offtake arrangements, operations and maintenance, the licensing and fiscal regime, regulatory issues, budgeting and expenditure processes, ongoing government oversight of the project, and cross-project risk mitigation. The restructuring is the first significant effort by a government worldwide to fundamentally recast the complex web of contracts underlying a mature LNG export project to extend its productive life and encourage further investment.
Representation of Elemental Holding SA on its strategic partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation for platinum group metals (PGM) recycling, covering Elemental's global operations from collection to refined metal.
Representation of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) on the development of STRATOS, the world's largest Direct Air Capture (DAC) facility. Occidental has formed a joint venture with BlackRock Inc., the world's largest asset manager, in connection with the STRATOS project with BlackRock investing US$550 million into the joint venture.
Ongoing representation of Orbia, an international chemical company, in a joint venture with Solvay in connection with the development of two facilities in the U.S. for the production of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), a critical material for the battery market.
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 Vitol in connection with LNG master services agreements and LNG sales and purchase agreements (SPAs), including the LNG SPA with Tellurian for 3 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 Texas LNG in connection with its precedent agreement and transportation service agreements with Valley Crossing Pipeline, an affiliate of Enbridge, for the development and construction of a proposed lateral pipeline project that will provide natural gas feedstock to the Texas LNG facility in Brownsville, Texas.
AlphaStruxure, a joint venture between Schneider Electric and The Carlyle Group, in its Integrated Fleet Electrification Infrastructure Project, a first-of-its-kind energy-as-a-service (EaaS) fleet electrification project, to support a growing electric bus fleet in Montgomery County, Maryland, enabling at least 44 buses in Ride On Montgomery County's fleet to transition from diesel to electric.
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 GreenStruxure to develop, operate and maintain on-site renewable energy microgrid systems.
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 equity structuring, construction and financing of a proposed floating LNG project offshore US Gulf Coast.*
*Matters prior to joining White & Case.