Mark Veitch’s

Mark Howard Veitch

Head of Asia Construction, Singapore

"I am a specialist projects and construction lawyer focusing on major projects for downstream hydrocarbons, industrial estates, manufacturing, marine, transport and utility infrastructure and power."

Overview

Education and qualifications

Overview

Mark is the Head of Asia Construction and has more than 14 years of experience advising on transactions and agreements for oil & gas processing, petrochemicals, power, industrial estates, marine, transport and utility infrastructure projects, LNG tolling and operational agreements and manufacturing.

Mark has particular expertise in technology licensing for engineering projects, high value EPC, EPCM, PMC and supply contracts, structuring procurement for mega projects to mitigate cost, manage risk and maximise financing (including project financing) options and all contracts within the supply chain for major engineering and construction projects.

He has acted for governments, major investors and sponsors in the infrastructure and energy sectors, national oil companies, investors, developers, contractors, mining houses and trading companies across the globe.

Mark is recognised as a leading lawyer and is ranked “Rising Star” in Energy – Singapore edition of Legal 500.

Mark's experience includes advising:

  • Integrated Refinery and Petrochemical Project, Indonesia: advising Pertamina Rosneft Pengolahan dan Petrokimia on the complex technology licensing, FEED and FEED-stage PMC for a new integrated refinery and petrochemical complex in Tuban, Indonesia.
  • Refinery and aromatics complex, Brunei: advising the Brunei Economic Development Board and Petroleum Authority of Brunei on Phases 1 and 2 of the development of a refining and aromatics complex on Pulau Muara Besar in Brunei, which includes captive power, water treatment, LNG regasification, land reclamation, port infrastructure and supporting facilities.
  • Refinery and integrated petroleum project, Malaysia: advising Petroliam Nasional Berhad: advising on the US$28bn refinery and integrated petroleum development (RAPID) project in Johor, Malaysia.
  • KL–Singapore High Speed Rail Project: advising the Japanese consortium on the EPC and O&M aspects of its bid for the AssetsCo concession in relation to the KL-Singapore High Speed Rail Project.
  • Gas processing facility, Russia: advising Gazprompererabotka in connection with the US$16bn gas processing facility to be located in the Amur region, Russia.
  • LNG and gas processing complex, Russia: advising LLC RuskhimAlyans on the US$40bn LNG and gas processing complex outside St Petersburg.

Education and qualifications

Mark holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.