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Dan Feldman is a partner based in the Middle East. Dan’s practice focuses on energy across the value chain, including low-carbon energy (renewables, hydrogen and its derivatives, carbon capture and storage, battery systems and green industry), oil and gas (upstream, midstream and downstream) power, infrastructure and mining megaprojects around the world.

Dan has represented corporations, government entities and institutions globally, including ADNOC, PETRONAS, Fortescue Future Industries, JERA, Reliance Industries Limited, Chevron, Masdar, Emirates Global Aluminum, TAQA, EWEC, JBIC, The Dow Chemical Company, Air Liquide, EverWind, Uniper and more.

Dan has been recognized by Chambers Global, Legal500, Who’s Who Legal and Law360 as a leading lawyer. Most recently, Dan was named a Law360 2022 MVP for project finance (one of five in the world) and advised on Project Finance International’s Global Deal of the Year 2021.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Dan served as the Co-Head of Energy Innovation and Leader of the Global Ammonia / Hydrogen Industry Team for his previous firm.

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Credentials

Bachelor of Laws, Monash University, Australia, honors

England and Wales

Victoria

Named Law360 MVP for Project Finance (one of five in the world)


Law360 2022

Named by Chambers Global: Projects and Energy


Chambers Global 2022, 2021

Named as a “Leading Individual”


by Legal500 for UAE Oil, Gas and Natural Resources in 2022

“Emerging as a go-to lawyer for Middle Eastern energy and infrastructure projects”


Chambers Global 2022

“Is known for his work advising on the full life cycle of power deals”


Chambers Global 2022

“Dan is great, he's really user-friendly and very responsive. He's a real pleasure to deal with."


Client Feedback, Chambers Global 2022

“Dan is impressive, thoughtful and organized.”


Client Feedback, Chambers Global 2022

“He's a great problem solver who is extremely knowledgeable about us and the Middle East region.”


Client Feedback, Chambers Global 2022

“They make you feel as if you are the only client!"


Client Feedback, Legal500 2022

“Extensive experience advising on largescale oil and gas, green energy, power and infrastructure projects.”


Legal500 2022

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Recognition

Named Law360 MVP for Project Finance (one of five in the world)


Law360 2022

Named by Chambers Global: Projects and Energy


Chambers Global 2022, 2021

Named as a “Leading Individual”


by Legal500 for UAE Oil, Gas and Natural Resources in 2022

“Emerging as a go-to lawyer for Middle Eastern energy and infrastructure projects”


Chambers Global 2022

“Is known for his work advising on the full life cycle of power deals”


Chambers Global 2022

“Dan is great, he's really user-friendly and very responsive. He's a real pleasure to deal with."


Client Feedback, Chambers Global 2022

“Dan is impressive, thoughtful and organized.”


Client Feedback, Chambers Global 2022

“He's a great problem solver who is extremely knowledgeable about us and the Middle East region.”


Client Feedback, Chambers Global 2022

“They make you feel as if you are the only client!"


Client Feedback, Legal500 2022

“Extensive experience advising on largescale oil and gas, green energy, power and infrastructure projects.”


Legal500 2022

06.13.2023

Matters

Advising on all aspects, from initial MOU to financial close, of Helios, the world’s first green ammonia export megaproject to take FID and sign definitive offtake and financing agreements. Helios is a multibillion joint venture project in Saudi Arabia that will incorporate the world’s largest single-phase renewables project (4GW in total) as well as a ground-breaking green ammonia / green hydrogen project.

JERA on its program to import clean ammonia to Japan for co-firing in thermal power plants to decarbonize the Japanese electricity system.

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) on a transaction with E.ON for the sale of up to 5 million tonnes of green hydrogen per year, and numerous other global transactions, projects and mandates.

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Matters

Advising on all aspects, from initial MOU to financial close, of Helios, the world’s first green ammonia export megaproject to take FID and sign definitive offtake and financing agreements. Helios is a multibillion joint venture project in Saudi Arabia that will incorporate the world’s largest single-phase renewables project (4GW in total) as well as a ground-breaking green ammonia / green hydrogen project.

JERA on its program to import clean ammonia to Japan for co-firing in thermal power plants to decarbonize the Japanese electricity system.

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) on a transaction with E.ON for the sale of up to 5 million tonnes of green hydrogen per year, and numerous other global transactions, projects and mandates.

ADNOC on the world’s largest blue hydrogen/ammonia megaproject, combining grey hydrogen production with carbon capture and sequestration. ADNOC’s partners are GS Energy (South Korea) and Mitsui (Japan).

EverWind Fuels on the Americas’ first green hydrogen / export megaproject, in Nova Scotia, Canada.

The lenders on the US$12.5 billion joint venture for the Jazan IGCC / ASU project, the largest grey hydrogen project in the world. Awarded Global Deal of the Year by the PFI Awards, 2021; and MENA Hybrid Energy Deal of the Year at the IJGlobal Awards 2021.

OCP on a green ammonia pilot project with Shell in Morocco.

Uniper on offtake from the Hyport Duqm Green Ammonia Project in Oman.

Casa Dos Ventos and Comerc on a joint venture to produce and market green hydrogen in Brazil

Ardian on hydrogen investment and incentive strategic matters.

A supermajor international integrated energy company, on the world’s largest offshore carbon capture and storage exploration and development projects, offshore Western and Northern Australia.

PETRONAS in relation to its US$28 billion RAPID integrated refinery and petrochemicals project in Pengerang, Malaysia, including the US$7 billion acquisition of an interest by Saudi Aramco in parts of the project.

The Dow Chemical Company on all aspects of its US$ 20 billion Sadara petrochemicals joint venture with with Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia.

Emirates Global Aluminium on the Guinea Alumina Project, a US$1.6 billion bauxite mining project in Guinea, West Africa. This was the largest mining project financing ever in West Africa and was awarded Global Multilateral Deal of the Year 2019 by PFI.

Masdar on multi-hundred megawatt renewables (solar and wind) projects in Serbia and Azerbaijan.

Emirates Waste to Energy on the GCC’s first waste-to energy project, which was commissioned in 2022.

Reliance Industries Limited on Saudi Aramco’s acquisition of an interest in its oil-to-chemicals business.

Insights

Article · Source: The Global Regulatory Developments Journal

January 1, 2024
European Union Regulatory Challenges Complicating Development of International Green Hydrogen Projects

Article · Source: Project Finance International

January 1, 2024
Evolving US Clean Hydrogen Landscape

View all

Matters

Advising on all aspects, from initial MOU to financial close, of Helios, the world’s first green ammonia export megaproject to take FID and sign definitive offtake and financing agreements. Helios is a multibillion joint venture project in Saudi Arabia that will incorporate the world’s largest single-phase renewables project (4GW in total) as well as a ground-breaking green ammonia / green hydrogen project.

JERA on its program to import clean ammonia to Japan for co-firing in thermal power plants to decarbonize the Japanese electricity system.

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) on a transaction with E.ON for the sale of up to 5 million tonnes of green hydrogen per year, and numerous other global transactions, projects and mandates.

See more

Close

Matters

Advising on all aspects, from initial MOU to financial close, of Helios, the world’s first green ammonia export megaproject to take FID and sign definitive offtake and financing agreements. Helios is a multibillion joint venture project in Saudi Arabia that will incorporate the world’s largest single-phase renewables project (4GW in total) as well as a ground-breaking green ammonia / green hydrogen project.

JERA on its program to import clean ammonia to Japan for co-firing in thermal power plants to decarbonize the Japanese electricity system.

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) on a transaction with E.ON for the sale of up to 5 million tonnes of green hydrogen per year, and numerous other global transactions, projects and mandates.

ADNOC on the world’s largest blue hydrogen/ammonia megaproject, combining grey hydrogen production with carbon capture and sequestration. ADNOC’s partners are GS Energy (South Korea) and Mitsui (Japan).

EverWind Fuels on the Americas’ first green hydrogen / export megaproject, in Nova Scotia, Canada.

The lenders on the US$12.5 billion joint venture for the Jazan IGCC / ASU project, the largest grey hydrogen project in the world. Awarded Global Deal of the Year by the PFI Awards, 2021; and MENA Hybrid Energy Deal of the Year at the IJGlobal Awards 2021.

OCP on a green ammonia pilot project with Shell in Morocco.

Uniper on offtake from the Hyport Duqm Green Ammonia Project in Oman.

Casa Dos Ventos and Comerc on a joint venture to produce and market green hydrogen in Brazil

Ardian on hydrogen investment and incentive strategic matters.

A supermajor international integrated energy company, on the world’s largest offshore carbon capture and storage exploration and development projects, offshore Western and Northern Australia.

PETRONAS in relation to its US$28 billion RAPID integrated refinery and petrochemicals project in Pengerang, Malaysia, including the US$7 billion acquisition of an interest by Saudi Aramco in parts of the project.

The Dow Chemical Company on all aspects of its US$ 20 billion Sadara petrochemicals joint venture with with Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia.

Emirates Global Aluminium on the Guinea Alumina Project, a US$1.6 billion bauxite mining project in Guinea, West Africa. This was the largest mining project financing ever in West Africa and was awarded Global Multilateral Deal of the Year 2019 by PFI.

Masdar on multi-hundred megawatt renewables (solar and wind) projects in Serbia and Azerbaijan.

Emirates Waste to Energy on the GCC’s first waste-to energy project, which was commissioned in 2022.

Reliance Industries Limited on Saudi Aramco’s acquisition of an interest in its oil-to-chemicals business.

Insights

Article · Source: The Global Regulatory Developments Journal

January 1, 2024
European Union Regulatory Challenges Complicating Development of International Green Hydrogen Projects

Article · Source: Project Finance International

January 1, 2024
Evolving US Clean Hydrogen Landscape

View all

Credentials

Bachelor of Laws, Monash University, Australia, honors

England and Wales

Victoria

Named Law360 MVP for Project Finance (one of five in the world)


Law360 2022

Named by Chambers Global: Projects and Energy


Chambers Global 2022, 2021

Named as a “Leading Individual”


by Legal500 for UAE Oil, Gas and Natural Resources in 2022

“Emerging as a go-to lawyer for Middle Eastern energy and infrastructure projects”


Chambers Global 2022

“Is known for his work advising on the full life cycle of power deals”


Chambers Global 2022

“Dan is great, he's really user-friendly and very responsive. He's a real pleasure to deal with."


Client Feedback, Chambers Global 2022

“Dan is impressive, thoughtful and organized.”


Client Feedback, Chambers Global 2022

“He's a great problem solver who is extremely knowledgeable about us and the Middle East region.”


Client Feedback, Chambers Global 2022

“They make you feel as if you are the only client!"


Client Feedback, Legal500 2022

“Extensive experience advising on largescale oil and gas, green energy, power and infrastructure projects.”


Legal500 2022

Close

Recognition

Named Law360 MVP for Project Finance (one of five in the world)


Law360 2022

Named by Chambers Global: Projects and Energy


Chambers Global 2022, 2021

Named as a “Leading Individual”


by Legal500 for UAE Oil, Gas and Natural Resources in 2022

“Emerging as a go-to lawyer for Middle Eastern energy and infrastructure projects”


Chambers Global 2022

“Is known for his work advising on the full life cycle of power deals”


Chambers Global 2022

“Dan is great, he's really user-friendly and very responsive. He's a real pleasure to deal with."


Client Feedback, Chambers Global 2022

“Dan is impressive, thoughtful and organized.”


Client Feedback, Chambers Global 2022

“He's a great problem solver who is extremely knowledgeable about us and the Middle East region.”


Client Feedback, Chambers Global 2022

“They make you feel as if you are the only client!"


Client Feedback, Legal500 2022

“Extensive experience advising on largescale oil and gas, green energy, power and infrastructure projects.”


Legal500 2022

06.13.2023