Tim Kennedy

Partner, Sydney

Biography

Overview

Tim Kennedy is a Partner in the Firm's Global Project Development and Finance practice. Tim advises domestic and international companies, governments, sponsors and investors on transactions and projects in the energy and infrastructure sectors, with a focus on oil & gas (including LNG), power and renewables, and the transition to lower emission energy options.

Tim's work spans acquisitions, disposals, investments, joint ventures and project development. His project development experience covers a broad range of project agreements including EPC, D&C and O&M contracts, offtake agreements and connection agreements.

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of New South Wales
Education
LLM
Christ's College, Cambridge
LLB, BCom
University of Adelaide

South Australia

Languages
English

Experience

The State of Papua New Guinea and its national petroleum company, Kumul Petroleum, on negotiations with ExxonMobil (as operator) and its joint venture partners on the multibillion-dollar development of the P'nyang gas field, including a third train alongside the existing USD 19 billion PNG LNG project, and across from Total SA on the USD 15 billion Papua LNG Project*;

Jemena on several market-leading energy transition projects in Australia, including the Western Sydney Green Gas Project in New South Wales (one of Australia's first green hydrogen gas projects), the new gas lateral pipeline to connect to Australia's first LNG import terminal at Port Kembla, New South Wales, and the Malabar Biomethane Project in New South Wales (Australia's first biomethane-to-gas project)*;

Beach Energy on its AUD 1.585 billion acquisition of Lattice Energy, Origin Energy's upstream conventional oil & gas business, including the negotiation of several multibillion-dollar gas sales agreements*;

A shortlisted bidder on the take-private of Tilt Renewables, valued at approximately NZD 3 billion*;

Meridian Energy on the development of grid-scale battery storage to connect to its Hume hydro-power station, Australia's first co-located battery and hydro-power project*;

Tilt Renewables on its AUD 1.073 billion sale of the 270 MW Snowtown 2 Wind Farm in South Australia to Palisade Investment Partners and First State Super*;

Cooper Energy in connection with the AUD 355 million project financing of the Sole Gas project offshore Victoria, Australia*;

Harbour Energy Limited on its AUD 14.4 billion proposal to acquire Santos Limited*;

CVC, the Carlyle Group and Neptune Energy on the Australian aspects of Neptune's USD 3.9 billion acquisition of Engie's global petroleum exploration and production business*.

*Experience prior to joining White & Case