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Richard Tyler is one of the world’s leading gas and liquefied
natural gas (LNG) lawyers. His practice encompasses
international LNG and gas sales and marketing, gas pipelines
and interconnectors, gas storage, LNG liquefaction and
regasification projects, conventional and renewable power
projects and energy regulation.
He leads the team advising the Shah Deniz Consortium
(BP, Statoil, SOCAR and Total) on the Shah Deniz Phase 2
Project involving the export of 16 billion cubic metres a year
of gas from Azerbaijan; the expansion of the South Caucasus
Pipeline across Azerbaijan and Georgia; gas transit across
Turkey; and long-term gas sales to buyers in the European
Union and Southeast Europe.
Some of Mr Tyler’s other notable representations include
advising Esso Australia on the long-term LNG sales agreements
to Japan, Korea and Taiwan which underpin the $14 billion
project financing of the Papua New Guinea LNG Project;
NASDAQ OMX and Nord Pool on the establishment of the N2
Ex Power Exchange in the United Kingdom; Statoil on the LNG
sales agreements from its Snøvhit LNG project; EDF on the
model capacity contract for its LNG import terminal at Dunkirk;
ExxonMobil on a gas production-sharing contract in Malaysia;
the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets on the establishment
of the £500 million Low Carbon Network Fund and the
preparation for smart meter implementation in the United
Kingdom; the Saudi Ministry of Petroleum on a new regulatory
framework for liquefied petroleum gas distribution and
residential and commercial gas; and PetroChina on a long-
term gas purchase agreement from Gazprom.
Mr Tyler authored the gas chapter in
United Kingdom Oil
and Gas Law
, published by Sweet & Maxwell, as well as the
chapter on gas allocation agreements in
Oil and Gas – a
Practical Handbook
, published by Globe Business Publishing
in 2009.
Hogan Lovells International
LLP
Atlantic House
Holborn Viaduct
London
EC1A 2FG
United Kingdom
T
+44 20 7296 2000
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+44 20 7296 2001
Tyler, Richard
Hogan Lovells International LLP – Partner
richard.tyler@hoganlovells.com | www.hoganlovells.com
Winner – Energy & Natural Resources, United Kingdom
What clients said
“I would recommend Richard as a technical expert
in energy and natural resources law.”
“He is pragmatic, commercially astute and flexible.”
“Richard thinks and communicates clearly, at a
detailed as well as strategic level.”
“Mr Tyler takes an uncomplicated approach, deals
well with ambiguity and has integrity as well as
great interpersonal skills, all of which makes him
a pleasure to work with.”