Jason Nasra

Counsel

Houston
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
600 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77002
T 713 510 1720
F 713 510 1799
jnasrawillkie.com

Jason Nasra is counsel in the Corporate & Financial Services Department in Willkie’s Houston office. He represents energy companies in project development, commercial transactions, mergers, acquisitions, as well as matters of corporate governance. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jason managed the international credit group for a global leader in natural gas compression and integrated oil and gas field solutions and has extensive experience in working with and negotiating trade finance and credit instruments.

Jason Nasra is counsel in the Corporate & Financial Services Department in Willkie’s Houston office. He represents energy companies in project development, commercial transactions, mergers, acquisitions, as well as matters of corporate governance. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jason managed the international credit group for a global leader in natural gas compression and integrated oil and gas field solutions and has extensive experience in working with and negotiating trade finance and credit instruments.

Selected Significant Matters

Jason has advised on the following significant matters*:

Project Development and Transactions Experience

  • Advising Haddington Ventures on the creation of a $650 million equity syndication program to finance construction of the world’s largest green hydrogen platform
  • Advising Caliche Development Partners in connection with the development and marketing of storage capacity at its hydrocarbon storage assets in Southeast Texas, including in all aspects of the development of an ethylene / LPG export project
  • Advising Southern Company Gas (formerly AGL Resources) in a joint venture with Wespac Midstream (an Oaktree Management-sponsored company) to develop a small-scale LNG production facility and LNG barge distribution business in Florida (supplying LNG as fuel to shipping industry customers)
  • Advising a midstream portfolio company of Juniper Capital in connection with the development of a gas gathering and processing system in the D-J Basin
  • Advising Toshiba Americas, LNG in connection with natural gas procurement and an asset management agreement in respect of its tolling arrangement with Freeport LNG
  • Advised Hawai'i Gas, a Macquarie-sponsored company and gas utility of Hawai'i, in all aspects of developing a floating LNG import project, which included procuring long-term bulk LNG supply and complicated ship to shore and island to island transportation logistics
  • Advised a major petroleum company in multiple aspects of a Mozambique LNG project, including LNG supply commitment agreement, port logistics agreement, LNG vessel time charters, LNG purchase and sale agreements and other critical project development agreements
  • Advised Endeavor Energy, a Denham Capital-sponsored company, in its development of floating regasification vessel-to-power projects in Ghana and Ivory Coast
  • Advised a U.S. based Indo-American company in connection with the development of an LNG terminal use agreement associated with its planned floating LNG import project in India
  • Advised a consortium of Indian LNG buyers in connection with a long-term LNG purchase agreement with a U.S. Gulf Coast LNG seller

Select Maritime Experience

  • Advised a marine working group of collective Gulf Coast LNG buyers in connection with the procurement of tug services for the buyers’ respective LNG vessels calling at the Gulf Coast-based LNG export terminal
  • Advised a private-equity backed Mexican services company and its Panamanian affiliate in a $50 million dollar leveraged acquisition of a fleet of platform supply vessels used in Mexican offshore oil and gas operations
  • Advised a large financial institution in connection a $100 million financing of hydrocarbon transport articulated tug barges for Bouchard Marine
  • Advised Cleco Corporation in respect of a $20 million financing of a fleet of petcoke barges
  • Advised Lafarge Holcim on various Jones Act compliance matters associated with its vessel fleet utilized in the coastwise trade
Select Acquisitions, Divestures and Corporate Experience
  • Advised Energy Spectrum in the sale of Coastal Caverns, Caliche Development Partners’ energy storage platform
  • Advised GE Oil & Gas Inc. in its $550 million acquisition of Cameron International’s reciprocating compressor division
  • Advised Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. in its acquisition of project management and engineering firm, UniversalPegasus International Holdings, Inc.
  • Advised a Houston-based developer of hybrid energy power products and storage technology in a spin-off and subsequent Series A financing with a Denver-based venture investment firm, including subsequent equity and bridge financings

* Jason advised on some of these matters prior to joining Willkie.

Selected Professional and Business Activities

  • Bar Associations: American Bar Association, Houston Bar Association
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators

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