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Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Experience Highlights

  • Southwest Airlines in its Series A investment in SAFFiRE Renewables, a company that facilitates development activities for the production of renewable ethanol that can ultimately be upgraded into sustainable aviation fuel

  • Southwest Airlines Co. in its $30 million investment in LanzaJet, Inc., a sustainable aviation fuel technology provider and producer with a patented ethanol-to-SAF technology

  • LanzaJet in relation to the development of a sustainable aviation fuel project in the UK

  • Infinium in the development of a power-to-liquids eFuels facility in Texas that will convert waste carbon dioxide and green hydrogen into SAF and other low carbon fuels, and in its $75 million project equity investment commitment from Breakthrough Energy Catalyst

  • World Energy in all development, financing and other arrangements for $2 billion SAF production and distribution hub in Paramount, CA with Air Products (NYSE: APD)

  • Counseling refiner on acquisition of environmental insurance policy for legacy site conditions in connection with proposed sale of refinery complex 

  • Southwest Airlines in the negotiation of allocation of environmental attributes and emission reductions related to sustainable aviation fuel

  • Represented a major airline in connection with its procurement of low-carbon fuel and allocation of associated environmental attributes and marketing rights

  • Represented a major international bank in its financial support of eFuels SAF offtake arrangement with major airline, which includes the bank receiving Scope 3 GHG emissions reductions attributes and resulting sustainability claims

  • Represented an investment management company in potential environmental liabilities arising from loan to convert a petroleum refinery to a sustainable aviation fuel refinery