Richard Howley is a banking lawyer based in London who is experienced in international ship finance, with a particular focus on financing LNG carriers. He has a broad range of experience in bilateral and syndicated debt facilities and structured financings, including the project and lease financing of LNG carriers and the project financing of semi-submersible drilling rigs, FPSOs and other floating production units, and the negotiation of shipbuilding and other transport contracts, particularly in connection with shipowners tendering for LNG projects. Richard has been involved with the financing of both second-hand and new-building vessels, acting for shipowners, banks and lessors worldwide. He has also acted for international banks and finance lessors in relation to the debt financing and lease restructuring of semi-submersible drilling rigs, drillships and FPSOs.
Richard is a regular speaker at international conferences, chaired the Banking and Legal session at Gastech 2009 in Abu Dhabi, one of the world's largest energy conferences, and participated in the Students Programme at Gastech 2011 in Amsterdam.
Profitability in the LNG market continues to be squeezed as prices remain low in a market awash with capacity..
December 13, 2016
Despite low prices and market uncertainty, this is an exciting time for small scale LNG projects. With LNG becoming increasingly cost competitive, the drive for cleaner fuel gathering pace and the desire for energy companies to expand and diversify their LNG businesses, investors are becoming alive to the potential for small scale LNG projects..
May 03, 2016
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised The Oil and Gas Holding Company B.S.C (c), commonly referred to as nogaholding, the investment and business development arm of National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA),.
December 15, 2016
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised The National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) and The Oil & Gas Holding Company (nogaholding) on the development of the.
December 10, 2015