Alastair Young | London | Hogan Lovells

Alastair Young





Alastair Young
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Alastair is a partner in the firm’s corporate practice in London. He has a particular focus on advising international and UK clients in the energy and natural resources sector.

Alastair has extensive experience advising clients on UK North Sea, international and cross-border energy sector transactions, including upstream and midstream oil and gas M&A, joint ventures, long-term and high-value contracts, and major energy projects. 

Representative experience

Eni S.p.A. on its sale of a package of onshore oil and gas fields in Egypt to Apex International Energy (a private equity company backed by Bluewater).*

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures on its development of a 34 MW/68 MWh utility scale battery storage project, to be constructed and operated by Tesla in the UK.*

SPE Guinea Bissau AB on its agreement to sell participating interests in the Sinapa and Esperança oil and gas licences, offshore Guinea Bissau, to CNOOC.*

Apache Corporation on its sale of multiple UK North Sea upstream oil and gas assets to Chrysaor Limited.*

Eni S.p.A. on its sale of interests in Egypt’s super-giant Zohr field to Rosneft for US$1.125bn and BP for US$375m.*

Apache Corporation on the disposal of its operated interest in the SAGE System to Ancala Partners, and on Apache’s associated long-term gas transportation and processing agreement.* 

Apache Corporation on the US$800m sale of its oil and gas business in Argentina to YPF S.A.*

Apache Corporation on the disposal of its interests in the Scott and Telford oil fields in the UK North Sea to Edison.*

Apache Corporation on its acquisition of Mobil North Sea Limited (holding significant UK North Sea assets) from Exxon Mobil for US$1.75bn.*

BG Group on its assets in Brazil.*

EOG Resources, Inc. on its assets in Trinidad.*

Sinopec on its acquisition of 49% of the shares in Talisman Energy (UK) Limited (holding significant UK North Sea assets) for US$1.5bn.*

TAQA on its establishment of the Bergermeer Gas Storage Project in the Netherlands and its strategic partnership agreement with Gazprom, the supplier of supply cushion gas to the project.*

San Leon Energy plc on its £31m AIM placing and farm-outs in Poland to Talisman and Palomar Natural Resources.*

OGX on its acquisition of upstream oil and gas assets off-shore Brazil from Maersk.*

Serica Energy on the sale to KrisEnergy of a group of its Dutch BV and Singaporean subsidiaries holding upstream oil and gas assets, including the Kutai and East Seruway PSCs in Indonesia.*

Suncor Energy Inc on the €445m sale of its upstream oil and gas business in the Netherlands to Dana Petroleum plc.*

Administrators of Oilexco North Sea Limited on the US$505m sale of the shares in Oilexco to Premier Oil.*

BP plc on the establishment of its joint venture with Rio Tinto for the development of hydrogen power projects around the world.*

GDF Suez (now Engie) on its acquisition of a gas storage project in the UK.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • LL.B., University of New South Wales, Australia, 2003
  • B.A., Australian National University, 2000
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • Solicitor, New South Wales