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McDermott Will & Emery Singapore LLP
10 Collyer Quay, #37-25, Ocean Financial Centre
Singapore 049315

Singapore > Energy: foreign firms Tier 4

McDermott Will & Emery Singapore LLP‘s team has a rich history in the oil and gas sector and is gaining a foothold in energy transition transactions and projects, including key roles in Indonesia’s efforts to meet its net zero emissions targets, which is a particularly key jurisdiction for the Singapore team. Clarinda Tjia-Dharmadi is Asian chair of the transactions practice and has an illustrious record in Indonesia power and natural resources deals; she is now closely involved with energy transition matters in Indonesia. Ignatius Hwang left the firm for an in-house position in 2022 and Merrick White joined Watson Farley & Williams LLP at the beginning of 2024.

Practice head(s):

Clarinda Tjia-Dharmadi

Key clients

West Natuna Exploration Ltd (“WNEL”)

PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (Persero) (“PLN”)

Crescent Petroleum

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Hess Corporation

Hess Oil Company of Thailand (JDA) Ltd

Satellite Chemical USA Corp.

Silverpeak Capital

Work highlights

  • Advised West Natuna Exploration on its gas sales arrangements to multiple buyers in Singapore and in Batam, Indonesia, on its access arrangements to the West Natuna Transportation System for the transport of gas from their offshore Mako gas field to the buyers, and on development agreements to support the offshore development and Indonesian government liaison.

Singapore > Projects: foreign firms

McDermott Will & Emery Singapore LLP‘s team handles power, oil and gas, petrochemical, and mining projects, and is adept at advising on PPPs and renewable energy projects. The group is particularly active in the Indonesian energy sector. Clarinda Tjia-Dharmadi and Merrick White jointly head the practice.