Woodfibre LNG’s EPFC Contract With McDermott International for a New LNG Facility in British Columbia

White & Case advised Woodfibre LNG on the deal.

Woodfibre LNG signed an engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction (EPFC) contract with McDermott International for a new LNG plant to be built in Squamish, British Columbia.

Once operational, the facility will produce and export the cleanest, most technologically advanced LNG in the world. Woodfibre LNG is also the only industrial project in Canada, and possibly in the world, to have received environmental approval from an Indigenous people in the absence of a treaty. Woodfibre LNG Limited is a privately held Canadian company based in Vancouver, and a subsidiary of Pacific Energy Corporation (Canada) Limited.

McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. From concept to commissioning, McDermott’s innovative expertise and capabilities advance the next generation of global energy infrastructure—empowering a brighter, more sustainable future for us all. 

The White & Case team that advised on the transaction was led by partner Ryan Hopkins (Picture) and included associates Michael Yates, Jesse Hollingsworth, Chantal Carriere and Lane Ransom all in Houston. 

Involved fees earner: Chantal Carriere – White & Case; Jesse Hollingsworth – White & Case; Ryan Hopkins – White & Case; Lane Ransom – White & Case; Michael Yates – White & Case;

Law Firms: White & Case;

Clients: Woodfibre LNG;