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23 December 2020



Templars is pleased to have advised on the African LNG Deal of the Year announced at Project Finance International (PFI) Awards 2020.

The award was for the precedent-setting US$3 billion multi-tranche corporate financing provided to Nigeria LNG Limited for the development of its Train 7 Expansion Project (read here).

The large and complex financing, which was completed during the most volatile period in the oil & gas sector in 40 years, was the first time that the development of an LNG project was financed using a multi-sourced corporate loan structure.

On the transaction, Templars acted as Co-Counsel, along with International Law Firm, White & Case to 31 lenders including 3 export credit agencies (ECAs), 2 developmental financial institutions (DFIs) and 26 international and Nigerian banks.

Project Finance International (PFI) is a leading global publication owned by Thomson Reuters. It provides project finance intelligence to the industry, covering all the major sectors, including transport, power, oil & gas, infrastructure, and mining. The annual PFI Awards annually recognizes and celebrates excellence in the project finance industry.

Templars continues to advise on the largest and most complex infrastructure projects in the Nigerian market in the areas of gas, pipelines, power, roads, ports, telecom infrastructure and petrochemicals.