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Anthony Patten is a partner in the Corporate, Finance and Investments team in Singapore.   Anthony’s focus is on corporate, project development and finance work in the oil and gas sector.   Over 20 years Anthony has advised corporates, governments and banks on projects and transactions globally and across the entire value chain.   Anthony spent six years of his career as a senior in house lawyer with Shell in London and Dubai and he has been in private practice in Australia, the UK, the UAE and now Singapore.   His practice has a particular emphasis on LNG.

Anthony represents clients including Mitsui, ADNOC, PTT, PETRONAS, Pertamina, Total / Anadarko, BW Maritime, Golar LNG and Mubadala Petroleum.

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Credentials

Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne, honors

England and Wales

Victoria

Western Australia

Member, AIPN (Association of International Petroleum Negotiators)

Leading Individual (Energy and Natural Resources: International, Singapore)


Chambers Asia-Pacific (2017-2020)

Leading Individual (Energy: Foreign Firms, Singapore)


Legal 500 (2017-2020)

Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer (Energy and Infrastructure, Project Development and Project Finance)


IFLR 1000 (2015-2020)

Anthony “demonstrates his experience when [clients face] difficult issues", "magically producing" alternative solutions.


Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2020

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Recognition

Leading Individual (Energy and Natural Resources: International, Singapore)


Chambers Asia-Pacific (2017-2020)

Leading Individual (Energy: Foreign Firms, Singapore)


Legal 500 (2017-2020)

Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer (Energy and Infrastructure, Project Development and Project Finance)


IFLR 1000 (2015-2020)

Anthony “demonstrates his experience when [clients face] difficult issues", "magically producing" alternative solutions.


Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2020

Matters

UPSTREAM OIL & GAS

ADNOC on a range of upstream oil and gas concessions and related operational matters in the UAE

PTTEP on its acquisition of Partex Oil and Gas

PTTEP on bids for upstream assets in Malaysia, Argentina and Oman

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UPSTREAM OIL & GAS

ADNOC on a range of upstream oil and gas concessions and related operational matters in the UAE

PTTEP on its acquisition of Partex Oil and Gas

PTTEP on bids for upstream assets in Malaysia, Argentina and Oman

Mitsui E&P on its acquisition of upstream acreage from BG Group in Brazil

Mitsui E&P on the sale of its interest in the Britannia field in the UK North Sea to Zennor Petroleum

Mitsui E&P on the proposed sale of its interest in the Alba field in the UK North Sea

Mitsui E&P on various upstream oil and gas transactions in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea

OMV on upstream oil and gas projects in Iraq, Iran and Yemen

South Atlantic Petroleum on its acquisition of upstream assets from Roc Oil in Madagascar

Centrica on a range of acquisitions and divestments in the UK, Nigeria and Trinidad

A bidder for Occidental Petroleum’s upstream business in the Middle East and Africa

A bidder for BP’s interest in the Rumaila field in Iraq

LNG - LIQUEFACTION PROJECTS

Shell on the QatarGas 4 project

Shell on the Nigeria LNG project

Shell on the Persian LNG project in Iran

Shell on the Oman LNG and Qalhat LNG projects in Oman

Golar LNG on the GTA floating liquefaction project in Mauritinia and Senegal

Golar LNG on the Fortuna floating liquefaction project in Equatorial Guinea

A bidder on its proposed acquisition of an interest in the Yemen LNG project from Hunt Oil

INPEX on the development of the Ichthys LNG project in Australia

INPEX on the development of the Prelude floating liquefaction project in Australia

TEPCO on the development of the Wheatstone LNG project in Australia

Mitsui and JOGMEC on the Arctic 2 LNG project in Russia

LNG Japan and Sojitz on the Brass LNG project in Nigeria

OMV on the proposed Iran LNG project

LNG - MARKETING AND TRADING

Shell, on a full time basis, on its global LNG business, including long and short term LNG sales from Shell equity LNG projects globally

Anadarko (Total) on long term LNG sales from the Mozambqiue LNG project (Area 1) to Bharat Petroleum and Shell

Mitsui on offtake from the Arctic LNG project in Russia

Mitsui on offtake from the ECA LNG project in Mexico

Marubeni on offtake from and equity investment in the QatarGas 4 project in Qatar

ADNOC (Adgas) LNG on a range of mid term LNG sales to commodities traders

Brunei LNG on long term and mid term LNG sales and related commercial matters

Exxon Mobil on its portfolio LNG business

Mitsui, Gazprom, EGL, Centrica, Gas Natural among others on LNG trading matters

LNG - REGASIFICATION PROJECTS

Lenders including K-Sure on the Bahrain LNG project

Lenders including the EIB on the GATE LNG project in the Netherlands

Shell on the development of the Altamira and ECA LNG projects in Mexico

Shell on the development of the Hazira LNG project in India

Shell on the selldown of an interest to, and joint venture with, Total in relation to the Hazira LNG project in India

Golar LNG on the Dubai LNG FSRU project with DUSUP

Golar LNG on two FSRU projects with Petrobras in Brazil

BW LNG on FSRU projects in Pakistan, Australia, Hong Kong and the Ivory Coast

LNG TO POWER PROJECTS

Marubeni, Pertamina and Sojitz on the development and financing of the Jawa-1 LNG to power project in Indonesia

Marubeni, Mitsui and Sumitomo on the LNG aspects of the Thilawa LNG to power project in Myanmar

Golar Power (now Hygo) on the development of the Sergipe LNG to power project in Brazil

Lenders including IFC on the GNA LNG to Power project in Brazil

BW LNG on the El Salvador LNG to power project

PIPELINE PROJECTS AND GAS SALES

OMV on the Nabucco pipeline project in Central Europe

EGL (now AXPO) on the Trans Adriatic Pipeline project in Central Europe

Brunei LNG on feedstock gas supply arrangements

Oman LNG on feedstock gas supply arrangements

REFINING, PETROCHEMICAL AND OTHER DOWNSTREAM PROJECTS

PETRONAS on the development and financing of the RAPID integrated refining and petrochemical project in Malaysia, including the formation of the 50/50 joint venture between PETRONAS and Saudi Aramco

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation on its proposed global basic chemicals joint venture with Dow Chemical (K-DOW)

Shell and PTT on the restructuring of the Rayong refinery in Thailand

A bidder on the sale of Shell’s LPG business in Hong Kong & Macau

Caltex (now AMPOL) on refined product supply agreements with Chevron

A bidder for Shell’s downstream business in Australia (subsequently sold to Vitol)

Matters

UPSTREAM OIL & GAS

ADNOC on a range of upstream oil and gas concessions and related operational matters in the UAE

PTTEP on its acquisition of Partex Oil and Gas

PTTEP on bids for upstream assets in Malaysia, Argentina and Oman

See more
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Matters

UPSTREAM OIL & GAS

ADNOC on a range of upstream oil and gas concessions and related operational matters in the UAE

PTTEP on its acquisition of Partex Oil and Gas

PTTEP on bids for upstream assets in Malaysia, Argentina and Oman

Mitsui E&P on its acquisition of upstream acreage from BG Group in Brazil

Mitsui E&P on the sale of its interest in the Britannia field in the UK North Sea to Zennor Petroleum

Mitsui E&P on the proposed sale of its interest in the Alba field in the UK North Sea

Mitsui E&P on various upstream oil and gas transactions in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea

OMV on upstream oil and gas projects in Iraq, Iran and Yemen

South Atlantic Petroleum on its acquisition of upstream assets from Roc Oil in Madagascar

Centrica on a range of acquisitions and divestments in the UK, Nigeria and Trinidad

A bidder for Occidental Petroleum’s upstream business in the Middle East and Africa

A bidder for BP’s interest in the Rumaila field in Iraq

LNG - LIQUEFACTION PROJECTS

Shell on the QatarGas 4 project

Shell on the Nigeria LNG project

Shell on the Persian LNG project in Iran

Shell on the Oman LNG and Qalhat LNG projects in Oman

Golar LNG on the GTA floating liquefaction project in Mauritinia and Senegal

Golar LNG on the Fortuna floating liquefaction project in Equatorial Guinea

A bidder on its proposed acquisition of an interest in the Yemen LNG project from Hunt Oil

INPEX on the development of the Ichthys LNG project in Australia

INPEX on the development of the Prelude floating liquefaction project in Australia

TEPCO on the development of the Wheatstone LNG project in Australia

Mitsui and JOGMEC on the Arctic 2 LNG project in Russia

LNG Japan and Sojitz on the Brass LNG project in Nigeria

OMV on the proposed Iran LNG project

LNG - MARKETING AND TRADING

Shell, on a full time basis, on its global LNG business, including long and short term LNG sales from Shell equity LNG projects globally

Anadarko (Total) on long term LNG sales from the Mozambqiue LNG project (Area 1) to Bharat Petroleum and Shell

Mitsui on offtake from the Arctic LNG project in Russia

Mitsui on offtake from the ECA LNG project in Mexico

Marubeni on offtake from and equity investment in the QatarGas 4 project in Qatar

ADNOC (Adgas) LNG on a range of mid term LNG sales to commodities traders

Brunei LNG on long term and mid term LNG sales and related commercial matters

Exxon Mobil on its portfolio LNG business

Mitsui, Gazprom, EGL, Centrica, Gas Natural among others on LNG trading matters

LNG - REGASIFICATION PROJECTS

Lenders including K-Sure on the Bahrain LNG project

Lenders including the EIB on the GATE LNG project in the Netherlands

Shell on the development of the Altamira and ECA LNG projects in Mexico

Shell on the development of the Hazira LNG project in India

Shell on the selldown of an interest to, and joint venture with, Total in relation to the Hazira LNG project in India

Golar LNG on the Dubai LNG FSRU project with DUSUP

Golar LNG on two FSRU projects with Petrobras in Brazil

BW LNG on FSRU projects in Pakistan, Australia, Hong Kong and the Ivory Coast

LNG TO POWER PROJECTS

Marubeni, Pertamina and Sojitz on the development and financing of the Jawa-1 LNG to power project in Indonesia

Marubeni, Mitsui and Sumitomo on the LNG aspects of the Thilawa LNG to power project in Myanmar

Golar Power (now Hygo) on the development of the Sergipe LNG to power project in Brazil

Lenders including IFC on the GNA LNG to Power project in Brazil

BW LNG on the El Salvador LNG to power project

PIPELINE PROJECTS AND GAS SALES

OMV on the Nabucco pipeline project in Central Europe

EGL (now AXPO) on the Trans Adriatic Pipeline project in Central Europe

Brunei LNG on feedstock gas supply arrangements

Oman LNG on feedstock gas supply arrangements

REFINING, PETROCHEMICAL AND OTHER DOWNSTREAM PROJECTS

PETRONAS on the development and financing of the RAPID integrated refining and petrochemical project in Malaysia, including the formation of the 50/50 joint venture between PETRONAS and Saudi Aramco

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation on its proposed global basic chemicals joint venture with Dow Chemical (K-DOW)

Shell and PTT on the restructuring of the Rayong refinery in Thailand

A bidder on the sale of Shell’s LPG business in Hong Kong & Macau

Caltex (now AMPOL) on refined product supply agreements with Chevron

A bidder for Shell’s downstream business in Australia (subsequently sold to Vitol)

Credentials

Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne, honors

England and Wales

Victoria

Western Australia

Member, AIPN (Association of International Petroleum Negotiators)

Leading Individual (Energy and Natural Resources: International, Singapore)


Chambers Asia-Pacific (2017-2020)

Leading Individual (Energy: Foreign Firms, Singapore)


Legal 500 (2017-2020)

Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer (Energy and Infrastructure, Project Development and Project Finance)


IFLR 1000 (2015-2020)

Anthony “demonstrates his experience when [clients face] difficult issues", "magically producing" alternative solutions.


Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2020

Icon close

Close

Recognition

Leading Individual (Energy and Natural Resources: International, Singapore)


Chambers Asia-Pacific (2017-2020)

Leading Individual (Energy: Foreign Firms, Singapore)


Legal 500 (2017-2020)

Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer (Energy and Infrastructure, Project Development and Project Finance)


IFLR 1000 (2015-2020)

Anthony “demonstrates his experience when [clients face] difficult issues", "magically producing" alternative solutions.


Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2020