Vinson & Elkins
Lauren advises on the development and financing of projects in the energy sector, acting for clients on complex projects in emerging markets and across the globe. In particular Lauren has extensive experience advising project companies, sponsors, host governments and lenders in connection with the development and financing of projects in the oil and gas, petrochemical, mining and metals, LNG, port and infrastructure sectors.
A few experience highlights in which Lauren has assisted include:
STAR Rafineri A.S. a subsidiary of the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) and its sponsors on the development and financing of a $6 billion greenfield oil refinery in Turkey on the Aegean Sea. This is the largest project financing in Turkey and involves the largest and most diverse group of ECAs for any multi-source financing in Turkey to date. The Project won 10 awards including Infrastructure Journal’s “European Oil and Gas Deal of the Year 2014”.
Joint venture between SOCAR Turkey Enerji A. S. and a subsidiary of BP plc on the proposed development and financing of a $1.8 billion petrochemical industrial complex in Turkey on the Aegean Sea.