Brian Christopher Greene

Brian Christopher Greene

Partner
Washington, DC
+1 (202) 974-5759
1200 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States
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Brian Greene’s practice focuses on the representation of public and private entities in domestic and international project finance, energy and infrastructure projects, particularly in the United States and Latin America.

Domestic

  • Represented First Reserve in its equity investment in the Lackawanna Energy Center, an approximately 1,485 MW gas-fired power project located in Pennsylvania, and in the approximately US$1 billion construction financing of the project.
  • Represented the lenders in connection with the US$3.691 billion financing of Train Three of the approximately US$12.5 billion Freeport LNG liquefaction and export project located in Freeport, Texas. 
  • Represented the lenders in connection with the US$4.025 billion financing of Train Two of the Freeport LNG liquefaction and export project.  The financing won three “IJGlobal Awards” recognizing deals of the year, receiving the “Overall Global,” “North America Oil & Gas” and “Overall North America” awards for 2014.
  • Represented the lenders in connection with the US$6 billion Phase II financing of the US$12 billion, four-Train Sabine Pass LNG liquefaction and export project located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. The Project was sponsored by Cheniere Energy Partners, with additional equity investment from The Blackstone Group. The Sabine Pass LNG Terminal was the world's first LNG terminal with dual capacity to import and regasify LNG and liquefy natural gas and export LNG.  The transaction was named "Americas Deal of the Year" by Project Finance International and "North America Midstream Oil & Gas Deal of the Year" by Project Finance Magazine.
  • Represented the lenders in connection with the US$3.6 billion Phase I financing for the first two LNG trains at the Sabine Pass LNG Liquefaction and Export Project. The transaction was named 2012 "Deal of the Year, Americas" by Project Finance International, and 2012 "Overall North America Deal of the Year" by Project Finance magazine.
  • Represented the lead arranger and lender for the financing of the 100 MW Mustang solar project in Kings County, California, including an approximately US$173 million construction period facility and an approximately US$91 million back-leverage facility.  The Mustang project was the first project of its size to be financed on the basis of power purchase agreements with community choice aggregators (CCAs).
  • Represented the lead arrangers and lenders for the financing of the 157.5 MW Roserock solar project located in Pecos County, Texas, including an approximately US$266 million construction period facility and an approximately US$95 million back-leverage facility. 
  • Represented Macquarie Infrastructure Partners II in connection with a US$220 million credit facility for the acquisition and expansion of two landfill gas-to-energy projects in California and Rhode Island. 

Latin America

  • Currently representing lenders in a proposed 355 MW LNG-to-power facility to be located in El Salvador.
  • Represented International Finance Corporation, Central American Bank For Economic Integration, Bancolombia, Banco General and Global Bank on the financing of the US$1 billion Colón LNG to Power Project in Panama, sponsored by The AES Corporation and Inversiones Bahía. The project is the largest combined–cycle power project (380 MW) and the first LNG import terminal to be built in Panama.
  • Represented Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the Inter-American Development Bank and Corpbanca in a US$155 million construction loan facility to finance the construction of the approximately 72.8 MW Maria Elena solar project in Chile.
  • Represented International Finance Corporation and Overseas Private Investment Corporation in a US$212.5 million construction loan facility to finance the construction of the approximately 100.85 MW Amanecer Solar CAP solar project in Chile.
  • Represented International Finance Corporation and Overseas Private Investment Corporation in an approximately US$100 million construction loan facility to finance the construction of the 50.7 MW San Andres merchant solar project in Chile.
  • Represented the Inter-American Development Bank, Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO), Corporación Andina de Fomento and Interbank in the US$140 million financing for a greenfield ethanol plant in Peru.

Professional background

Admitted in Illinois and the District of Columbia.

Publications

3 of 6 publications

Events