Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. (JAPEX) has acquired an equity interest in Gulf Coast LNG Holdings LLC, the owner of an interest in the Freeport LNG project in Texas. The acquisition, valued at approximately $380 million, was facilitated through JAPEX’s US subsidiary and involved the purchase of the interest from JERA Americas Inc. This transaction, which was both signed and closed in June 2024, highlights the growing significance of the Freeport LNG project in the global energy sector. Global law firm White & Case LLP played a pivotal advisory role in this transaction with a diverse team spanning multiple locations including Tokyo, New York, Washington, DC, Brussels, and Los Angeles.

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