Alex Cull has more than 20 years of experience in M&A and joint ventures, project development, and marketing and trading transactions across the energy industry. He has particular experience in oil and gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), chemicals/petrochemicals, commodities trading, and renewable and clean energy.
Alex has a wealth of industry-specific experience covering almost every facet of the energy value chain, including: strategic corporate transactions such as joint ventures, M&A, farm-ins, and unitizations; major project development, financing, and operations for pipeline, LNG liquefaction and regas (including floating storage regasification units (FSRUs)), refinery, petrochemical, power, and clean energy projects; and on the long-term supply and trading of LNG, crude oil, petroleum products, and metal and mineral commodities. He has also advised on reserves-based, production-linked, trade and mezzanine lending in the energy and resources industry.
Based in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region since 2000, Alex has represented a range of regional and international clients on a variety of transactions across APAC, and has also advised regional clients on their outbound investments in Central Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and North America.
Alex is an active member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and a regular speaker at energy conferences. He has been recognized as a leading energy lawyer in Chambers, The Legal 500, and Who's Who Legal publications for many years.
- May 8, 2017
Gas to Power / Renewables in South and South East Asia, panelist, IPFA Event: Moving Away from Coal Fired Power Projects
- January 2016
"APAC Business Development Strategies - M&A and A&D Deal-Flow, Appetite & Valuations," panelist, Asia-Pacific Assembly of the Oil & Gas Council
- November 2015
"LNG Infrastructure Development - Structuring Opportunities in the Current Price Environment," Asian Natural Gas Infrastructure Conference
- April 2015
"LNG Demand - Evolution in the Supply Chain to Asia," The LNG Summit of the 21st Annual FLAME Conference
- July 2014
"Asian LNG Roundtable," panelist, Project Finance International
"Provides very deep content, has significant depth of transactional experience on cross-border transactions in Asia, and is very rigorous."Chambers Asia-Pacific
- Murdoch University (Bachelor of Laws with first class merit honours 1997; Bachelor of Economics 1997)
- Supreme Court of Western Australia, Federal and High Courts of Australia, Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, and Registered Foreign Lawyer (Singapore)
Chambers (2008-2020) — ranked as a:
"fantastic" lawyer "renowned for his experience in oil and gas"
"technically excellent … a trusted adviser [who] gets the mix between legal and commercial just right"
"sets a very high standard of integrity"
Legal 500 — recommended for his "outstanding reputation in oil and gas transactions"