Oil, Gas, Energy, Mining and Petrochemical Projects

Represented Maurel & Prom in its purchase of Venezuelan and Colombian oil assets from Knightsbridge Petroleum for US$460 million.

Represents New Brunswick Power Corporation (Canada) in connection with an international fuel supply agreement with PDVSAand Bitor for the New Brunswick Coleson Cove Plant.

Represented the contractor Grupo Alvica (Flour Corporation and Inelectra) in connection with the Hamaca project (heavy crude upgrader).

Represented the general contractor Consorcio Contrina (Technip and DIT-Harris) in connection with the Sincor project (heavy crude upgrader).

Represented the general contractor Technip and DIT-Harris in connection with Petrozuata project (heavy crude upgrader).

Represented upstream contractor Inelectra in connection with Cerro Negro project (heavy crude upgrader).

Represented the consulting engineers and construction companies DIT-HarrisInelectra and Technip in connection with the Accro Phase II project (eastern cryogenic expansion project).

Represented EnergyWorks in connection with an independent electric production project with Ford.

Represented Resilín in the project financing and completion of its polyethylene plant.

Represented EPC contractors Otepi, Inelectra, Sadeven Industriasand Toyo Engineering Corporation in connection with El Palito Refinery PICC project (increase of conversion loads).

Represented Inelectra in connection with Metor project (self generation plant).

Represented the consortium contractors led by DSD-CGIMan Ferrostaal and Linde in connection with the Olefinas II project (ethylene-propylene plant).

Represented the consulting engineers and construction companies DIT-HarrisInelectra and Technip in connection with the Accro Phase I project (Eastern cryogenic expansion project).

Represented the consortium of contractors DIT-HarrisInelectra andTPL in connection with the Propilven project (propylene plant).

Represented the consortium of contractors Inelectra and TPL in connection with the Pralca project (ethylene plant).

Represented the consortium of contractors Inelectra and Nuovo Pignone in connection with the Inco 93 project (gas compression plants), and represented Inelectra in connection with the Inco project (compression capacity increase project).

Represented the consortium of contractors DIT-HarrisEgepEripe,InelectraOtepi and Proyecta in connection with the Sisor project (hydrocarbons pipeline).

Represented Inepetrol in connection with the assignment of 75% of its interest in the Gulf of Paria East association agreement with PDVSAto ConocoPhillipsENI and OPIC.

Represented ChevronTexacoEcopetrol and PDVSA in connection with the feasibility study for the construction and operation of an international gas pipeline between Venezuela and Colombia.

Represented ARCOInelectra and Polar Uno in connection with the drafting and negotiation of their joint venture agreement and the operating service agreement with PDVSA (Kaki-Maulpa areas).

Represented Inelectra in connection with the drafting and negotiation of the profit-sharing agreement with PDVSA for Golfo de Paria Este and the joint operating agreement with Enron.

Represented Inelectra in connection with the PARC project, package D in the Cardón Refinery.

Represented Inelectra in connection with the Pigap III project (high-pressure gas injection plant project).

Represented Guardian Corporation in connection with the permits for the exploitation of silicon sands by its Venezuelan subsidiary.

Represented Cemex Venezuela in connection with the legal title to exploitation rights for non-metallic minerals on the Isla de Toas, in relation to the legal and environmental regime for the exploitation of sands and non-metallic minerals, and represented the company in a litigation against the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources.

Represented Marubeni in the due diligence review of the mining rights of Fesilven.

Represented Kaiser Aluminum in the review of the bauxite mining rights of Bauxilum.

Represented Golden Star Resources in the diligence review of gold mining concessions and in the negotiation of an association agreement with Servicios Consultmin.

Represented Monarch Resources in the negotiation and drafting of contracts for the acquisition of mining concessions and on mining regulations.

Represented GoldCorp in the due diligence review of gold mining concessions.