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Experience Highlights

  • CNPC on its $2.6 billion acquisition of Petroleo Brasileiro SA’s assets in Peru

  • Sinopec on its $8.5 billion joint venture with Saudi Aramco for a 37.5% stake in the Yanbu Refinery on the west coast of Saudi Arabia

  • Hopu Investments, a leading China-based private equity fund, on investment in New Age (Africa Global Energy) Limited. Hope and New Age will jointly develop LNG export projects in Congo-Brazzaville, Cameroon and Nigeria

  • Sinopec on its $7.1 billion acquisition of a 40% stake in Repsol Brasil, S.A., a subsidiary of Repsol YPF, S.A. which holds all of Repsol’s upstream assets in Brazil

  • Chinese state-owned company on its $4 billion acquisition of a stake in GDF Suez global E&P assets and a gas facility in Trinidad

  • CNOOC on its $3.47 billion acquisition from Chesapeake Energy of a 33.3% net undivided interest in oil and gas leases

  • A Chinese oil and gas company in connection with a dispute with an African government concerning the termination of a production sharing contract for an onshore block

  • China Zhenhua Oil on its $700 million acquisition of assets from a Panama company owning upstream assets in Egypt

  • Joint venture company on structuring a project, which includes building a transnational pipeline from Ethiopia to Djibouti, creating an LNG plant in Djibouti, shipping assets from Djibouti to other countries, principally China, sale of interests of the full supply chain to investors