Matt focuses on project development and finance, as well as mergers and acquisitions in the energy industry.

Matt's practice is centered on project development and mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) in the energy industry, with a particular focus on electric power and midstream projects. He regularly advises clients on the development, construction, operation, purchase and disposition of conventional power, renewable and midstream projects. His experience includes each stage, from early development, construction, offtake agreements, through commercial operation, financing, repowering and disposition. Matt also regularly represents clients in the development, structuring and construction of large natural gas pipeline, renewable and gas-fired power projects energy projects in Mexico.

Matt’s experience encompasses all manner of revenue and construction contracts; equipment supply and warranty agreements, long-term parts and services agreements; operating and maintenance agreements; electric interconnection and transmission agreements; fuel supply and transportation agreements; and ownership, joint venture and equity participation agreements.

  • M&A and Joint Ventures

    • A consortium of global energy companies in a joint venture structuring and development of a $3 billion oil pipeline project extending from the Caspian Sea to the Mediterranean Sea.
    • The buyer in an acquisition of a portfolio of combined cycle and cogeneration plants located across the United States.
    • A global energy company in the joint venture structuring of a 300 MW power project in Mexico.
    • A private equity fund in connection with its acquisition of a portfolio of combined cycle power plants in Illinois.
    • A private equity fund in its investment in the late stage development of a 700 MW combined cycle power plant in New Jersey.
    • A global energy company in the joint venture structuring of a natural gas pipeline project in Mexico.
    • A private equity fund in connection with its investment in a gathering, processing and natural gas transportation system located in Oklahoma.
    • The buyer in an acquisition of a 50 percent interest in a natural gas pipeline.

    Project Development and Finance

    • An independent power producer in connection with the negotiation of an equipment supply agreement and a long-term service agreement with GE and an EPC Contract for the construction of a combined cycle power plant in Texas.
    • A private equity fund in connection with the negotiation of an EPC Contract for a gas-fired peaker plant in Texas utilizing refurbished gas turbines.
    • A private equity fund in connection with the negotiation of an EPC Contract for a combined cycle power plant in New Jersey.
    • A large global energy company in connection with the negotiation of an equipment supply agreement and long-term service agreement with GE and an EPC Contract with Inca Fluor for a combined cycle power plant in Mexico.
    • A global energy company in connection with their expansion of an existing cogeneration facility in Mexico, including the negotiation of a long-term service agreement with GE.
    • A refinery in Illinois in connection with the negotiation of a long-term service agreement with GE for a cogeneration facility.
    • A large global energy company in the negotiation of an EPC Contract with Samsung for the construction of two segments of a natural gas pipeline project in Mexico.
    • A buyer of more than 5,000 MW of wind turbine generators from GE, Vestas, Acciona, Gamesa, Nordex, Siemens and Clipper.
    • A renewable energy developer in connection with the negotiation of balance of plant EPC contracts for over 7,500 MW of wind projects in 16 states and Mexico, including representing clients opposite all major construction contractors in the wind industry.
    • Developers in the negotiation of an EPC Contract and long-term service agreement for a 290 MW solar project in Arizona; an EPC Contract and long-term service agreement for a 20 MW solar project in New Mexico; an EPC Contract and long-term service agreement for a 16 MW solar project in Nevada; and the negotiation of a long-term service agreement for a 250 MW solar project in California.
    • A large global renewable energy company in connection with the development and construction of a 180 MW wind project in Coahuila, Mexico.
    • A developer in the negotiation of a power purchase agreement for a 200 MW wind project in Texas.

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