Sean Korney

Representative Work

Marathon Oil Corporation Sale of Marathon Oil Canada Corporation to CNRL

Counsel to Marathon Oil Corporation in the 2017 US$2.5 billion sale of Marathon Oil Canada Corporation to Canadian Natural Resources Limited and Shell Canada Energy.

Madalena Energy Inc. Disposition to Pan American Energy LLC

Counsel to Madalena Energy Inc. in the 2017 partial sale and financing of its Argentine shale properties to Pan American Energy LLC.

Athabasca Oil and Murphy Oil Light Oil Joint Venture

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Corporation in the 2016 $486 million light oil joint venture with Murphy Oil Company Ltd., Canadian subsidiary to Murphy Oil Corporation, to develop the Duvernay and Montney in the Kaybob area of northwestern Alberta 

Savannah Petroleum PLC Acquisitions in Africa and Central America

Counsel to Savannah Petroleum in 2016 in respect of proposed and completed acquisitions and joint ventures in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa and Central Asia.

Midstream Sale

Counsel to seller in a 2016 proposed billion dollar plus disposition of pipeline and midstream facilities.

Net Profits Owner

Counsel to lender and NPI owner in connection with the 2016 creation of a net profits interest on properties in Trinidad and Tobago.

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. Acquisition from Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Counsel to PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. in the 2015 $1.8 billion acquisition of royalty assets from Canadian Natural Resources Limited.

Nordaq Energy Disposition of Offshore Assets

Counsel to Nordaq Energy in the 2015 sale of a 75% interest in its Alaskan offshore assets to and joint venture with Caelus Energy LLC.

LNG Operating Company

Counsel to joint venture operating company in 2015 in respect of capacity, nomination and lifting arrangements for a Western Canadian LNG export project.

Basrah Gas Project

Counsel to minority stakeholder in US$17 billion dollar mid stream gas and LNG project in Iraq.

LNG Importer

Counsel to government agency on its portfolio of short and mid-term LNG purchasing agreements.

LNG Project Developers

Project counsel on a multi-billion dollar project to develop an LNG import terminal in the Middle East.

Upstream Exploration

Advising the operator on the full suite of upstream agreements with the Kurdistan Regional Government (Iraq) and with its co-venturers, and in respect of ongoing exploration and development issues.

African Government

Counsel to the Ministry of Energy of an African nation in respect of the development and negotiation of production sharing contracts with upstream investors.

Production Sharing Contracts

Counsel to an exploration company in respect of the negotiation of the anti-bribery and corruption aspects of its production sharing contract in Francophone Africa.

Joint Venture Arrangements

Counsel to purchaser of African upstream assets in respect of financing and joint venture arrangements with its co-purchaser.

Bidder

Counsel to bidder in respect of the 2014 ADCO bid round in Abu Dhabi concerning interests in oilfields producing 1.8 mbpd.

National Oil Company

Counsel to a national oil company on bids and acquisitions in Africa, the Middle East and South America.

Independent Middle Eastern Oil Company

Counsel in respect of numerous bids for and acquisitions of assets, new concessions and public and private companies.