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Steven J. Wilson
Steven J. Wilson
Senior Associate — Energy Transactions & Projects
Senior Associate — Energy Transactions & Projects

Steven J. Wilson

Steven J. Wilson

20 Fenchurch Street
24th Floor
London EC3M 3BY
United Kingdom

Steven J. Wilson

Experience Highlights

  • Global Infrastructure Partners in its $1.1 billion acquisition of a 50 percent interest in the South Fork and Revolution Offshore Wind Projects from Eversource Energy, including the negotiation of the joint venture arrangements with Orsted for the construction and operation of the projects, and the acquisition and construction financing in connection with GIP’s ownership in the projects (pending)

  • Funds managed by Apollo in the $2 billion sale by New Fortress Energy Inc. of 11 LNG infrastructure vessels to a newly formed venture owned approximately 80% by Apollo funds and 20% by NFE

  • A multinational oil and gas company in respect of its proposed equity investment in a greenfield LNG liquefaction project and related long-term LNG offtake arrangements

  • KKR in connection with the investment, alongside OTPP, in Caruna Oy, Finland’s largest electricity distribution company. The transaction, which represented the second deal undertaken under KKR’s core infrastructure strategy, involved the acquisition of First Sentier Investors’ 40% stake in Caruna Oy as well as the separate acquisition of OMERS’ 40% stake

  • ShaMaran Petroleum Corp. on the signed acquisition of 100% of the shares of TEPKRI Sarsang A/S, the holder of an 18% participating interest in the Sarsang Block located in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, from TotalEnergies for a potential total value of $170 million

  • A subsidiary of a Middle Eastern national oil company on a series of transactions spanning the acquisition or newbuild construction of multiple jack-up drilling rigs and fast-moving desert rigs for a combined consideration of $1.4 billion

  • Uzbekistan GTL in connection with the construction and development of a $3.6 billion gas to liquids project in the Qashqadaryo Region, Republic of Uzbekistan

  • Brookfield Renewable Power in its investment of up to $500 million in California Bioenergy, a leading developer of dairy digesters for generating renewable vehicle fuel and electricity

  • Hygo Energy Transition in its $5 billion merger with New Fortress Energy

  • SOCAR GPC on its proposed multibillion dollar development and financing of a gas processing plant and petrochemicals facility in Azerbaijan

  • SOCAR Polymer on the approximately $800 million development and  financing of facilities for the production of polypropylene and high-density polyethylene in the Republic of Azerbaijan

  • The Goldman Sachs Group on its approximately $300 million equity investment in McDermott International, a multinational provider of EPCI solutions to the oil and gas industry

  • A Turkish subsidiary of a national oil company in relation to the development of a circa 300MW cogeneration steam and power plant in Turkey

  • A US-headquartered geophysical equipment supplier on the successfully completed sale of its seismic equipment business in Russia

  • An international oilfield services company on a c.$800 million alternative financing of a greenfield development offshore Nigeria

  • A supermajor on its divestment of various UKCS North Sea assets, including transfer of operatorship

  • A multinational oil and gas company on the proposed c.$2 billion acquisition of a minority share in a company holding producing assets in Western Siberia, Russian Federation

  • An independent E&P company on its proposed acquisition of producing assets in Egypt and Iraq

  • A supermajor on the proposed divestment of its interest in a transnational crude oil pipeline

  • Seconded to the London headquarters of a multinational oil and gas company and assisted in day-to-day legal support for the UKCS


  • College of Law, London, LPC, 2014
  • College of Law, London, GDL, 2013
  • University of Amsterdam, LL.M, 2012
  • University of Edinburgh, LL.B (Hons), First Class, 2010
  • University of Copenhagen, Erasmus programme, 2009
  • Member: Law society of England and Wales
  • Member: Association of International Petroleum Negotiators; International Bar Association – UK Energy Lawyers’ Group; The City of London Solicitors’ Company
  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales