Luke is a member of V&E’s worldwide Energy Transactions
and Projects practice group. Luke’s principal areas of practice are project development,
mergers and acquisitions, project financing and joint ventures. He has
extensive experience working with upstream and midstream developers,
petrochemical companies and contractors on the acquisition, development and
disposal of projects in the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors.
Luke assists clients in the negotiation and drafting of
development agreements, EPC contracts, operating and maintenance agreements,
offtake agreements, feedstock supply agreements, joint operating agreements, joint
venture arrangements, farm out agreements and asset purchase and sale
agreements. Luke further assists clients in the financing of their projects and
Prior to moving to Houston, Luke worked in Tokyo, Japan,
where he was seconded into one of Japan’s largest international oil and gas
companies. During this time Luke was involved in the development, and
financing, of the world’s largest post-combustion carbon-capture and storage
project in Texas, USA.