Energy is the life-blood of our global economy. The system for delivering energy to the world is changing in the face of growing demand and the challenges of climate change. The energy transition is underway, enabled by technology, human creativity and bold decision-making.
Advised long-standing client Korea Gas on its participation in the US$11 billion Coral Floating LNG project in Mozambique.
Advised longstanding client bp on its move into offshore wind for the first time with a new strategic partnership with Equinor.
Advised on its £7.8 billion acquisition of Western Power Distribution, a transformational deal to help deliver the UK’s net zero targets.
Advised on its strategic partnership with fast-growing UK energy retailer and advanced technology provider, Octopus Energy. Origin has acquired a 20% equity interest in Octopus Energy and a licence to use Kraken, Octopus Energy’s leading customer technology platform, in Australia.
Advised on the project to build a nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C in the UK.
Advised Aquind, developer of the Aquind electricity interconnector, on its successful appeal before the General Court of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators’ (“ACER”) decision to reject an application for exemption pursuant to Article 17 of Regulation (EC) No 714/2009. The judgment has EU-wide implications as it clarifies EU law in a point of importance to all EU interconnectors. In addition, it also clarifies the scope of the Board of Appeal of the European regulator, ACER.