US Chapter Luncheon "CCUS Solutions to Support Net Zero Objectives: A Commercial Perspective"

Gabrielle Finger is Senior Commercial Advisor for Chevron New Energies (Houston, TX) working on Carbon Capture and Sequestration projects along the US Gulf Coast.

Previously, Gabrielle was international commercial advisor at Noble Energy for 10 years, working on various west Africa assets in Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon. Her most recent project there were monetizing the Alen gas field through the EG Gas Mega Hub and the Yoyo-Yolanda cross border development. Commercially, Gabrielle has negotiated a wide range of agreements, including farmout agreements, unitization contracts/bilateral treaty, joint operating agreements, condensate/LPG/LNG sales agreements, joint venture agreements, capture and sequestration agreements, and various government granting instruments.

Gabrielle is a member of the Emerging Leaders Program at Chevron, has an MBA from University of Houston, and a BA from Washington University in St Louis.  She is fluent in Spanish, knows enough French to be dangerous, and is the co-chair for the AIEN IES 2023.

George Fatula’s practice focuses on energy-related transactions, regulatory matters, projects, and controversies. George has extensive experience navigating the intersection of regulatory and commercial issues involved with the development and operation of major energy infrastructure projects.

George regularly advises energy infrastructure project developers and operators in negotiating and drafting commercial agreements and transaction documents, and steering through regulatory issues arising in the development, expansion, or repurposing of pipeline, storage, export, and other infrastructure projects. He advises project developers and emitters in structuring and negotiating commercial arrangements underpinning carbon capture, transport, and sequestration projects. George also represents service providers, producers, generators, project investors, and marketers in commercial, transactional, and regulatory matters, including purchase and sale transactions, compliance matters, tariff and certificate proceedings, and contested matters.

George, an “up-and-coming star in the energy regulatory space” (Chambers USA, 2020), also has experience counseling market participants on regulatory and commercial issues in the structuring and documentation of derivatives transactions. George has also been recognized as a “rising star lawyer in the District of Columbia” (IFLR 1000, 2023).