Peter Jarosek

Partner. Perth.

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Peter knows how to get the big energy deals done. Recognised as one of Australia’s leading energy experts, he wields world-class expertise on some of Australia’s high profile, multi-billion dollar oil and gas ventures.

Peter resolves issues in the areas of acquisitions and disposals, project planning, regulatory approvals, due diligence, infrastructure arrangements, joint venture structuring, contracting and procurement with trademark innovation and precision.

In addition to his expertise in oil and gas, including having a major role in planning and implementing a number of LNG projects around Australia, Peter also advises clients operating in other energy and resources areas.

Peter knows how to get the big energy deals done. Recognised as one of Australia’s leading energy experts, he wields world-class expertise on some of Australia’s high profile, multi-billion dollar oil and gas ventures.

Peter resolves issues in the areas of acquisitions and disposals, project planning, regulatory approvals, due diligence, infrastructure arrangements, joint venture structuring, contracting and procurement with trademark innovation and precision.

In addition to his expertise in oil and gas, including having a major role in planning and implementing a number of LNG projects around Australia, Peter also advises clients operating in other energy and resources areas.

“Widely acknowledged to be one of Australia's leading oil and gas lawyer” Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
Peter Jarosek

Peter's Expertise

  • Ichthys LNG Project Advising the project operator on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues.
  • Pluto LNG Project Acted for the operator on many aspects of planning, structuring and implementation of the project (which will be Australia’s next LNG project to come on-line), including active involvement in the commercial discussions for an expansion of Pluto and complex arrangements for the sharing of onshore facilities and infrastructure.
  • LNG Project - Sunrise Advised the operator on a wide range of legal and regulatory matters.
  • Acquisitions and disposals Acted for sellers and buyers on numerous oil & gas transactions including transactions involving the Pluto LNG Project, Wandoo Oil Project. Yolla Gas Project, Cliff Head Oil Project, Tui Oil Project, Blacktip Gas Project, Queensland Curtis LNG Project, as well as numerous farm-in transactions involving permits located onshore and offshore Western Australia, Queensland, Northern Territory and Victoria.
  • International Peter has wide-ranging experience with production sharing contracts, and has assisted clients in transactions and projects in numerous jurisdictions including Brunei, the JPDA, New Zealand, India, Yemen, The Philippines, Cameroon, Jamaica, Indonesia and Kenya.
  • Gas marketing Peter has had a role in many of the major gas supply contracts negotiated in Western Australia, having acted for both major gas producers and major gas consumers.

Peter's Leadership

  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators Member
  • AMPLA - The Resources and Energy Law Association Member
  • University of Western Australia Presenter - Fundamentals of Oil & Gas
  • Law Society of Western Australia Member
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth China, South Korea and Japan Focus Group Member

What others say

  • “Best Lawyer - Natural Resources” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2014-2016
  • “Best Lawyer - Energy and Oil & Gas” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2009-2016
  • “Widely acknowledged to be one of Australia's leading oil and gas lawyers, and is particularly praised for his accessible, straightforward manner when dealing with clients” Chambers Asia Pacific Guide, 2015
  • “Leading Lawyer - Energy & Natural Resources - Oil & Gas” Chambers Asia Pacific and Global Guides, 2008-2015
  • “He is capable of handling sophisticated matters, we really enjoy working with him” Chambers Asia Pacific Guide, 2014
  • “Peers and clients alike acknowledge Peter as one of Australia's pre-eminent oil and gas lawyers, and highlight his thought leadership skills.” Chambers Global Guide, 2013
  • “Perth Oil & Gas Lawyer of the Year” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2012
  • “An excellent lawyer, and highly respected in Perth” Chambers Global Guide, 2012

Peter's Thinking