Alex Cull is an energy lawyer based in Singapore. He focuses on corporate transactions, project development, operations and financing in the oil and gas industry.
Alex works for a wide range of clients along the full length of the petroleum value chain, including national oil companies, oil majors, independents, private equity, traders and financial institutions. His primary focus is advising on acquisitions and divestments (including farmouts and swaps), joint operations, and commercialising gas through pipeline and LNG project development and offtake arrangements. He also has extensive experience in reserves based and project financing, pipeline transportation arrangements, and LNG and petroleum supply and trading.
Alex is recognised as a leading oil & gas lawyer in client surveys and legal directories. He has been recommended in Chambers publications each year since 2008, and according to recent editions, “Interviewees have ‘nothing but high regard’ for Cull, praising him as 'a fantastic lawyer…who is renowned for his experience in oil and gas projects’” and that “Clients praise him as an approachable and responsive partner with a ‘very commercial mindset and pragmatic, considered approach,’ which are ‘productive in driving transactions forward’”. He is also recognised as a leading mergers and acquisitions lawyer in Best Lawyers Australia 2012 and 2013, and is “very highly regarded” in Who’s Who Legal: Energy 2013.
He has been working in the oil and gas industry in the Asia Pacific region since 1998, having been based in Singapore, Hong Kong and Perth. He has also worked on projects and transactions in Africa and the Americas. Alex is a member of a number of industry groups, such as the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and Resources and Energy Law Association Limited (AMPLA). He is also a regular speaker at industry conferences and private client workshops.