PIPELINE AND COMPRESSOR STATION CONSTRUCTION

  • Texas.  $600 MM guaranteed maximum price construction contract for ~200 miles of 42- and 48-inch natural gas pipeline and associated compressor stations
  • Texas. Actual cost-plus fixed fee construction contract for $100 MM natural gas pipeline
  • Ohio and Pennsylvania. $200 MM unit price EPC agreement for compressor station emissions upgrades
  • Pennsylvania. $500 MM formulaic price construction contract for ten new natural gas compression stations
  • Virginia. Construction and drilling agreements for new gas storage facility
  • Mexico.  Concrete coating agreement for ~500 miles of 42-inch offshore natural gas pipeline
  • Mexico.  Fixed price, lump sum offshore pipeline construction contract for ~500 miles of 42-inch offshore natural gas pipeline
  • Qatar and United Arab Emirates. EPC contracts related to the construction of $4 B natural gas pipeline and related facilities, including 48-inch subsea pipeline from Qatar to United Arab Emirates

 

GAS GATHERING

  • Colorado. DJ Basin gas gathering agreements comprising more than 300,000 dedicated acres
  • West Texas. Permian gas gathering agreements comprising more than 100,000 dedicated acres
  • New Mexico. Gas gathering and processing agreement increasing minimum volume commitment in exchange for priority one service (higher preference in cases of curtailment)
  • South Texas. Negotiation of settlement for unrealized minimum volume commitments in gas gathering agreement
  • Texas Panhandle. Renegotiating and updating the terms and conditions of four gas gathering agreements for various development areas
  • Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. Conversion of fixed fee, dedicated area gas gathering and processing agreement to minimum volume, percentage of proceeds agreement

 

GAS SALES, TRANSPORTATION, AND INTERCONNECTION

  • Texas. Gas sales and other marketing arrangements
  • Texas. Gas pipeline interconnect agreements
  • Mexico. Interconnection agreements for cross border natural gas pipeline
  • Qatar. 2 BCF per day gas sales and purchase agreement
  • Qatar. Ethane sales and purchase agreement
  • United Arab Emirates. Three gas sales and purchase agreements with electricity companies, with varying minimum and maximum daily quantities
  • Oman. Seller nominated gas sales and purchase agreement
  • Bolivia and Brazil. Gas sales and purchase agreements and gas transportation agreements to supply electricity plants
  • Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. Gas sales and purchase agreements and gas transportation agreements to supply electricity plants
  • Mozambique. Gas sales and purchase agreements and gas transportation agreements to supply steel plant

 

LIQUIDS GATHERING AND MARKETING

  • Colorado. Oil gathering agreements
  • West Texas. Permian oil gathering agreements
  • Qatar and Japan. 150,000 barrels per day condensate sale agreement
  • Qatar and Japan. LPG sale and purchase agreements

 

MASTER SERVICES AGREEMENTS

  • Various.  Hundreds of master services agreements and standing agreements to facilitate pipeline services in the United States and elsewhere around the world.
  • United States. Two dozen master construction agreements for executing small construction projects

 

PROCUREMENT AGREEMENTS

  • Japan, India, Mexico, China.More than $500 MM of steel and pipe purchase agreements with various pipe manufacturers
  • United States and Canada. $600 MM of compression purchase agreements
  • Purchase orders and procurement arrangements for all manner of pipeline-related facilities

 

FRESH WATER SUPPLY AND PRODUCED WATER DISPOSAL

  • Colorado. Fresh water supply agreements for hydraulic fracturing
  • West Texas. Permian fresh water supply agreements for hydraulic fracturing
  • Colorado. Produced water gathering and disposal agreements
  • West Texas. Permian produced water gathering and disposal agreements

 

CHANGE DIRECTIVES, REQUESTS, AND ORDERS

  • Management of change process for multiple pipeline and compression construction projects, including drafting of change directives, responding to change requests, negotiation of change orders, and tracking of same
  • Defense of pipeline owner receiving hundreds of change requests totaling more than $150 MM
  • Texas.Force majeure claims, including those arising from Hurricane Harvey
  • Texas.Insurance claims in respect of eight figure loss to offshore pipeline
  • New York.Insurance claims in respect of eight figure loss of horizontal directional drill

 

MODEL AND FORM AGREEMENTS

  • Model Construction Agreement.Drafted form unit price construction agreement that has been used for several billions of dollars of projects to date
  • Model EPC Agreement. Drafted form engineering, procurement, and construction agreement used in hundreds of millions of dollars of projects to date
  • Model Master Construction Agreement.Drafted form of master construction agreement used in hundreds of millions of dollars of projects to date by thirty different pipeline contractors
  • Model Master Services Agreements. Drafted multiple form MSAs
  • Model Purchase Orders. Drafted multiple form purchase orders

 

PROJECT TEAM TRAINING

  • Agreement Handbooks. Drafted agreement handbooks for use in conjunction with form or model agreements; agreement handbooks provide an alphabetical, encyclopedia-like summary of key terms and conditions of frequently used agreements
  • Project Handbooks. Drafted project handbooks for use in conjunction with execution of major construction projects; project handbooks provide an alphabetical, encyclopedia-like summary of key rights and obligations of the suite of agreements governing the project
  • Annotated Agreements. Drafted annotated agreements for use with form or model agreements; annotated agreements identify provisions that are most likely to receive comments from counter-parties and provide fallback or compromise positions in order of preference
  • Training Sessions. Created power point presentations to train business units regarding model agreements and project teams regarding their rights and obligations; taught multiple training sessions at headquarters and project locations