Peter Jarosek




Peter has provided legal expertise and insights in some of Australia’s most high profile, multi-billion dollar oil and gas ventures.

He advises on 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 Peter’s expertise in oil and gas (including having a major role in planning and implementing a number of LNG projects around Australia), he also advises clients operating in other energy and resources areas.

Peter is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, AMPLA - The Resources and Energy Law Association, and a presenter on Fundamentals of Oil & Gas at the University of Western Australia.

Key deals

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 and 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 and Queensland Curtis LNG Project, as well as numerous farm-in transactions involving permits located onshore and offshore in Western Australia, Queensland, the Northern Territory and Victoria.


Advised 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

Advised in many of the major gas supply contracts negotiated in Western Australia, having acted for both major gas producers and major gas consumers.