Pinsent Masons advises Emirates National Oil Company for US$100m petroleum pipeline
International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) and its subsidiary Horizon Terminals Limited on securing a 10 year Islamic term financing facility for US$100m from Standard Chartered Bank, Emirates NBD and Noor Islamic Bank.
ENOC is the single largest supplier of jet fuel at Dubai International Airport. The company is capable of supplying more than 70 airports across the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions. The facility finances the construction of a second 60 km jet fuel pipeline from the new bulk liquid petroleum terminal in the Jebel Ali Free Zone to Dubai International Airport, and its associated storage tank farm which has 141,000 cubic metres of capacity. The Pinsent Masons’ team was led by Amir Ahmad, assisted by Mehdi Ali.
Commenting on the deal Sachin Kerur Head of Pinsent Masons' Dubai Office said: “We are delighted to have advised ENOC on this strategic transaction. The deal demonstrates our continued support of ENOC and other companies at the forefront of Dubai's development. The deal showcases the breadth of our offering for major energy players in the Gulf and the wider region.”