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Gordon is a general commercial lawyer with over 30 years’ experience in energy and resources law.
He has been involved in all aspects of the energy and resources industry including oil and gas exploration, farm-ins and farm-outs, joint operating agreements, royalty arrangements, wholesale and retail gas sales, cogeneration projects, power station development, pipeline construction, NGV projects, wind farm projects, electricity connection agreements, access arrangements for pipelines, solar power projects and acquisitions of shares and assets, including transmission pipelines.
Gordon has significant experience with natural gas distribution in Australia including access arrangements for natural gas distribution networks, gas haulage agreements, network development and infrastructure operating and management agreements. He has been at the forefront of the developing hydrogen industry in Australia.
He has provided advice on all aspects of natural gas market regulation in Australia, including the National Gas Law, the Short Term Trading Market Rules and the National Energy Customer Framework.
Development of the Bundaberg Port Gas Pipeline Project (including arrangements for supply to Knauf Australia in Bundaberg).
Development of the Pine Gap Lateral supplying gas to the Joint Defence Facility, Pine Gap.
Advice on all aspects of the introduction of the National Energy Customer Framework.
Establishment of the COVID-19 website sponsored by Google News.
Acquisition of Cosmos Science magazine published by Alan Finkel.
Advising on South Australian, Victorian and Queensland Access Arrangements, and on national gas rules and regulation, including establishment of the National Energy Customer Framework.
Acting in relation to Envestra's successful $108.6 million acquisition of the Country Energy gas network.
Advising on the Talinga Pipeline Compression and Interconnect Facility, Wandoan Interconnect Facility and Spring Gully Pipeline and Interconnect Facility.
Listed as a leading lawyer in regulatory practice, corporate and construction/infrastructure law
The development of the hydrogen industry in Australia has been identified as a key priority of the Commonwealth Government.
The Queensland State Government has recently introduced the State Gas Security Amendment Bill. The legislation has a number of objectives which...