Firm: Clayton Utz (Alcoa)
Deal: Clayton Utz has advised Alcoa on its gas supply contracts with BHP, Chevron and Woodside for its alumina refineries in Western Australia.
Key players: Clayton Utz’s partner Brett Cohen and senior associate Armin Fazely led the firm’s team.
Deal significance: Alcoa’s gas supply agreements will see gas supplied by BHP, Chevron and Woodside for the company’s south-west Western Australia alumina refineries.
Calling it a major and complex set of agreements, Clayton Utz said Alcoa is Western Australia’s largest consumer of gas.
New supply agreements will deliver around a quarter of Alcoa’s gas needs from 2020, representing a significant commitment by Alcoa to the state and its ongoing contribution to the economy, according to the firm.