Chantal Carriere is an associate in the Houston office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Carriere advises clients on energy and infrastructure project development, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), power, biodiesel, upstream oil and gas, pipelines, and petrochemical facilities. 

She serves on the US Chapter of the Young Negotiators Group of the Association of International Energy Negotiators.

Ms. Chantal´s experience includes representing:

  • AlphaStruxure, a joint venture between Schneider Electric and Carlyle Group, in its Integrated Fleet Electrification Infrastructure Project, a first-of-its-kind energy-as-a-service (EaaS) fleet electrification project, to support a growing bus electric bus fleet in Montgomery County, Maryland, enabling at least 44 buses in Ride On Montgomery County’s fleet to transition from diesel to electric*
  • GreenStruxure, a joint venture of Schneider Electric and Huck Capital, on developing a strategic partnership with ClearGen, a Blackstone portfolio company, whereby ClearGen will provide US$500 million in long-term capital to GreenStruxure to develop, operate, and maintain on-site renewable energy microgrid systems*
  • Invenergy and its project subsidiary Energia del Pacifico on the development and project financing of the 378 MW LNG-to-power infrastructure project at the Port of Acajutla in El Salvador, in the largest foreign direct investment in the country to date, requiring an investment of approximately US$1 billion; the project includes a thermal power plant and a marine terminal that consists of a floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) permanently moored through a modified-spread mooring system, a long-term LNG supply contract for the FSRU, a natural gas pipeline that will run from the FSRU to the power plant, and the construction of a transmission line and related substations to connect the power plant to El Salvador’s electrical grid of El Salvador*
  • An investment-bank-backed portfolio company on negotiating and structuring its investments into LNG-to-power projects across Asia, Europe, and the Americas, as well as on drafting and negotiating all material project documents*
  • A project sponsor on drafting and negotiating all material project documents for a proposed gas-to-gasoline plant, including feedstock supply, pipeline precedent and transportation agreements, product offtake agreements (including hydrogen and low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) hydrocarbons), and utilities arrangements (including power purchase agreements)*
  • Vitol in connection with LNG master services agreements and LNG sales and purchase agreements (SPAs), including the LNG SPA with Tellurian for 3 million tons per year on a free-on-board basis at Driftwood LNG for a 10-year term, valued at about US$12 billion in revenue over 10 years and indexed to a combination of two indices: the Japan Korea Marker and the Dutch Title Transfer Facility, each netted back for transportation charges*
  • An oil and gas company in its negotiation of a cross border unitization project*
  • An energy infrastructure company in its sale of a non-controlling interest in its North American LNG business*
  • A lender syndicate in the financing of a deepwater oil and gas development plan*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham 

Bar Qualification

  • Texas

Education

  • JD, University of Houston, 2019
  • JD, University of Calgary, Alberta, 2019
  • BA, University of Northern British Columbia, 2013