Tatiana is an energy and infrastructure lawyer with 20 years of international experience advising on mergers and acquisitions, project development, joint ventures, various commercial and operational contracts and long-term revenue agreements across all types of energy assets, in particular upstream and downstream petroleum assets, LNG projects and power projects, including renewable energy.

    A native Russian-speaker, Tatiana has worked extensively abroad, in Vietnam (as in-house counsel for a Russian petroleum company) and in the Russian Federation, where she spent two years advising the Federal Ministry of Energy on production sharing agreements as the Head of the Secretariat of the Government Commission for Production Sharing Agreements.

    Tatiana’s experience also includes secondments with financial institutions in Hong Kong and Australia.

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    Oil and Gas/ LNG

    • Advising Macquarie Bank on various domestic gas sale and gas transportation agreements, responses to regulatory gas inquiries and regulatory issues in relation to physical gas trading on the Australian East Coast.
    • Advising a Korean S-Oil on its first independent procurement of LNG under a long-term LNG sale and purchase agreement.
    • Advising APLNG in relation to the development of an LNG plant at Gladstone, including a shared facilities agreement for storage and loading of LNG, agreements with Gladstone Ports Corporation for dredging and spoil disposal, agreements with utilities providers and various upstream agreements, such as drilling and other oil field services contracts.
    • Advising Puma Energy on the proposed sale of an interest in its oil refinery in Papua New Guinea.
    • Advising an independent oil and gas producer on acquisition of an operated interest in the Galoc oil field in the Philippines and various joint venture and crude marketing issues.
    • Advising Japanese capacity holders on various LNG sale term sheets, LNG SPAs and terminal use agreement issues in relation to the Freeport and Cameron LNG projects in the US.
    • Advising a Russian Alliance Oil on the sale of an interest in a network of 150 service stations in Ukraine and establishing a joint venture with Shell to operate the network.
    • Advising BP Australia on various aspects of existing joint ventures (North West Shelf project, Cossack Wanaea Lambert Hermes Project), long-term LNG export contracts, domestic gas sale and fuel supply contracts, and gas fields unitisation agreements.
    • Advising a Russian state-owned Zarubezhneft, in its capacity as a 50% joint venture participant, on the Dung Quat petroleum refinery construction project in Vietnam, including construction tender documents, multiple EPC contracts with an international consortium and various related services agreements.

    Power/Mining/Infrastructure

    • Advising the PNG Department of Works and Implementation on regulations and structuring for financing and delivering strategic main road projects in Papua New Guinea.
    • Advising BP Integrate Supply & Trading on the corporate power purchase agreement in relation to the Haughton B1 Solar Farm in Australia.
    • Advising a Russian generating company, OGK-1, on various aspects of project financing a new 800 MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant, including a joint venture with TNK-BP, gas supply and power off-take agreements, joint development and shareholders agreements and certain aspects of EPC contracts.
    • Advising Rusal on various joint venture matters in respect of its investment in Queensland Alumina Limited (Australia) and various operational issues associated with that investment.

    Education

    • Bond University, Australia, J.D., 2005
    • Russian Oil & Gas University, Bachelor of Law, 1999

    Admissions

    • Victoria, Australia, 2006
    • Russia, 1999

    Languages

    • English
    • Russian
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