Geographic boundaries do not confine Tracy London’s practice. For more than 20 years, Tracy has served as a non-contentious construction lawyer in the energy, oil and gas, power, renewable, infrastructure and mining industries, working on projects in the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, United States and Australia.
She focuses on preparing and negotiating front-end engineering and design (FEED) contracts; engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts, as well as engineering, procurement and installation (EPCI) contracts and engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) contracts; operation and maintenance (O&M) contracts; and other construction-related documentation.
Recent Notable Matters
Ophir Energy plc — $2 billion floating LNG project offshore Equatorial Guinea, including host government arrangements, LNG sales agreements, chartering agreements, joint venture arrangements, project financing, and construction
EOG Resources, Inc. — various contract packages, including transportation and installation, fabrication and installation, and other related contract packages for its offshore developments in Trinidad and Tobago
Alcazar Energy Partners — EPC and O&M contracts for the development and project financing of its 82 MW Al Rajef wind farm project in Jordan being procured in Round 1 of Jordan’s renewable energy program
Vestas Wind Systems A/S — 300 MW Lake Turkana wind project, one of the largest onshore wind farm developments in Africa and the largest single-private investment in Kenya’s history; awarded African Renewables Deal of the Year 2014 by Project Finance International and the African Renewables Deal of the Year 2014 by IJ Global Europe and Africa Awards
Arabia One For Clean Energy Investments (a project company formed by Hanwha Engineering & Construction Corporation, Ennera Energy and Arabia Trading and Consulting Company) — EPC and O&M aspects of the Arabia One project, one of seven solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Jordan (called the Seven Sisters) being procured in Round 1 of Jordan’s renewable energy program; named Middle East Renewable Deal of the Year, 2014 and Middle East Overall Project of the Year, 2014 by IJGlobal Middle East
RWE and Belectric — EPC and O&M aspects of their bid for the 350 MW Sweihan solar PV project in Abu Dhabi, UAE
NRG and Saudi Oger — EPC and O&M aspects of their bid for the DEWA Solar IPP 100 MW Phase II of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, UAE
Vestas Southern Africa Pty Ltd — drafting and negotiating of EPC contracts, long-term service contracts and associated documents for Round 2, Round 3 and Round 4 projects in South Africa, which form part of the REIPPPP initiative in South Africa
Alcazar Energy Partners — EPC and O&M aspects in its 50 MW wind and 50 MW solar projects being procured in Round 1 of Egypt’s renewable feed-in tariff program
Lenders comprising Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd (BTMU), SMBC Europe Ltd, Banque Marocaine du Commerce Ext — contracts for the supply, delivery and installation of wind turbines and the associated maintenance contracts in connection with the potential financing of 150 MW Taza wind farm project in Morocco, which is to form part of the 1,000 MW wind farm program launched by the Moroccan Office National de l’Electricité
Lenders, investors and contractors — EPC and O&M aspects of various offshore wind farms, including 560 MW Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm, 576 MW GwyntY Môr Offshore Wind Farm, 300 MW Thanet Offshore Wind Farm and 165 MW Bligh Bank Offshore Wind Farm; awarded Infrastructure Journal’s Renewables Deal of the Year 2009*
SDAG (consortium of Gazprom, Total and Statoil) — procurement aspects of the $25 billion Shtokman offshore development, as well as the integrated gas, condensate and processing aspects of the project in the Russian Federation (to develop circa 135 tcf discovery in the Russian Barents Sea), including in the drafting and negotiation of various offshore EPC packages*
Horizon Nuclear Power (the RWE and E.ON joint venture) — procurement and construction arrangements for up to 6 GW of new nuclear power plants in the U.K., including the drafting and negotiation of appointment of the various consultants, early works agreements, the documentation for the tender process for the choice of technology vendor, FEED agreements, stage agreements, preferred vendor arrangements and EPC contracts*
Lenders — contracts for the supply, delivery and installation of wind turbines and the associated maintenance contracts in connection with the financing of 300 MW Tarfaya Onshore Wind Farm project in Morocco (one of the largest wind farms in Africa to date)*
Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd — advice, drafting and negotiating of multiple interlinking FEED contracts, EPC contracts and technology related contracts (engineering agreements, license agreements and guarantee agreements) in connection with the Rabigh refinery expansion and petrochemical project in Saudi Arabia (with a total project value of circa US$9.8 billion, Rabigh is one of the world’s largest integrated refinery and petrochemical complexes)*
BG Tunisia — advice, drafting and negotiating of an EPC contract relating to a 515 MW CCGT power station in Tunisia, including addressing issues arising in the EPC contract from the Power Purchase Agreement and the Concession Agreement*
Developers and lenders — construction and O&M aspects of proposed biomass facilities in the U.K., including a proposed 300 MW facility*
Lenders — construction and O&M aspects of a $1.24 billion oil refinery upgrade and expansion in Costa Rica*
Lenders — construction and O&M aspects of various hydroelectric facilities, including the Amaila Falls Hydropower Project (approximately 165 MW capacity) to be located in South America*
Lenders and investors — EPC contracts, O&M contracts and manufacturer warranties (including related ancillary documents) for various solar projects in the U.K., including ground mounted PV portfolios and roof top residential solar portfolios
ABN Amro and Rand Merchant Bank — EPC Contracts and O&M contracts for the project financing for two peaking power stations in South Africa (these were to be the first two IPP projects in South Africa)*
Developer — construction aspects of US$15 billion refinery, petrochemical and gas-processing complex
Syndicate of lenders comprising emerging market funds and hedge funds — construction aspects of the project financing of the US$216 million Jabaili Zinc Oxide mine in Yemen (this was the first project finance transaction to close in Yemen)
Lenders, developers and contractors — contracts for the supply, delivery and installation of wind turbines, the service and availability agreement, and ancillary agreements in relation to wind farms in the U.K., Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Benelux, Holland, Italy, France, Romania, Poland and Africa
Western Mining Corporation — advising, drafting and negotiating of the construction and O&M aspects of the $2 billion project for the expansion of the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia for mining of uranium, gold, silver and copper*
* Work completed prior to Bracewell
Publications and Speeches
“Programmes for African and the Middle East,” Energy World, September 2015.
“Nuts and Bolts of Project Financing – A Key Issues Workshop,” Middle East Solar Industry Association’s Renewable Energy Trade Mission, April 2015.
“Public - Private Sector Partnerships,” The Construction Law Handbook, ed. Thomas Telford (first published 2000).