Sidley is a recognized leader in advising clients on the business opportunities and complex legal challenges that arise in liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, having worked on numerous “first of its kind” and “deal of the year” projects throughout the world. Over the last decade, our lawyers worked on more than 40 high-profile LNG projects worldwide, providing comprehensive advice on all aspects of those transactions. This includes matters ranging from the development of liquefaction and regasification facilities to selling, trading and importation of LNG and related regulatory issues. Members of our team have served, or are serving, as lead project counsel for numerous greenfield LNG liquefaction projects and have substantial experience with LNG import and export terminals in North and South America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
- Our lawyers represented parties on more than 40 LNG projects worldwide, including over 10 LNG projects since 2018
- Of the 13 regas facilities in the United States, our lawyers represented parties in 10
- Of the first wave of U.S.-based liquefaction facilities, Sidley team members represented parties in three of the initial five projects
Sidley is known for its “expertise in oil and gas, particularity LNG matters” and for advising “blue-chip companies on sophisticated project development and financing mandates.”
Chambers Global 2019