John P. Cogan, Jr.

Houston, Partner

Telephone: +1 713-651-1882

Practice Areas & Industries

LNG

Algeria:

Representing U.S. parties in their dealings with the Algerian government oil entity in connection with LNG sale and purchase agreements, transportation agreements and dispute resolution

Angola:

Representing the consortium developing an LNG project in Angola

Bahamas:

Representing investors in the development of an LNG receiving terminal in the Bahamas

Burma:

Representing a Korean-American consortium in its production sharing contract/LNG project negotiations with the government oil company of Burma

Canada:

Representing an independent oil and gas company in the development of an LNG receiving terminal in Nova Scotia, including the negotiation of LNG sale and purchase agreements

Representing a European company in its role as a participant in a British Columbia LNG liquefaction project

Representing a Canadian group in a British Columbia project involving the shipment of LNG by rail.

An Australian company in developing an LNG liquefaction project on Canada's East Coast

Chile:

Representing a European/Chilean consortium in the development of an LNG regasification facility in Northern Chile, including the negotiation of LNG sale and purchase agreements and terminal use (tolling) agreements

China:

Representing a major U.S. oil company in working with Chinese authorities to develop an LNG regasification facility

Colombia:

Representing a European company in negotiations with a Colombian customer for floating liquefaction and regasification of natural gas

Indonesia:

Representing production sharing contractors in the Bontang LNG Liquefaction Project, including the negotiation of LNG sale and purchase agreements with Japanese and Taiwanese buyers and tanker charters with LNG shipowners

Israel:

Representing a consortium of U.S., Korean and Norwegian companies in connection with the development of an offshore LNG liquefaction project

Jamaica:

Representing a European company in the development of a floating regasification project

Mexico:

Representing Investors in the development of an LNG receiving terminal in Mexico

Namibia:

Representing a multi-national company in planning and developing contracts for a proposed upstream oil & gas project and a related LNG project in Namibia

Nigeria:

Representing U.S. parties in negotiations with Nigeria LNG Limited (a joint venture of the Nigerian government, Shell and others) for the purchase of LNG

Representing North American and European interests in negotiations for the purchase of LNG from the Brass LNG Project (a joint venture of the Nigerian government, ENI and others)

Qatar:

Representing Qatari LNG producers in LNG shipping matters, including the long-term time charter of 53 LNG tankers

Representing Qatar Petroleum in negotiating a letter of intent with a major western oil company for a new LNG liquefaction train

Russia:

Representing a major Russian gas company in LNG purchase and sale agreements

Trinidad & Tobago:

Representing a major shareholder in the Trinidad LNG Project in negotiations with the government and other shareholders in the original project and subsequent expansions

Representing foreign buyers in LNG sale and purchase agreement negotiations for Trinidadian LNG exports

United States:

Representing various investor groups in the planning and development of several LNG receiving and export terminals on the U.S. East Coast and the Gulf of Mexico

Representing a U.S. company in developing a fleet of LNG tankers and floating regasification units

Representing an Australian company in the development of a U.S. West Coast regasification project (canceled by order of the Governor of California)

Yemen:

Representing production-sharing interests in the Marib LNG Project in the negotiation of the gas development agreement, feedstock supply agreement, operating agreement and shareholders agreement

Representing a European company in LNG sale and purchase agreement negotiations