Job Description - Senior Legal Counsel Midstream
The Legal Services Downstream US pipeline team comprises a team of dedicated commercial and regulatory lawyers based in Houston. We are looking for a lawyer to join this team in Houston in support of Shell’s US midstream business with a particular focus on supporting the regulatory and transactional needs of Shell’s Downstream business, Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (SHLX).
The US midstream business is regarded as a key area of growth and cash generation in Shell’s Downstream business. Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (SHLX), Shell’s midstream master limited partnership, is considered an important platform for this growth. Since its initial public offering in 2014, SHLX has provided top tier distribution growth through acquisitions from its Shell affiliates and its own operations. The Legal Services Downstream US organization provides legal advice, support, and related services to Shell’s US midstream business, which operates Shell’s US pipeline business and the MLP.
We need a senior Legal Counsel to provide first-class, timely and cost-effective legal support to the Downstream pipeline business and to SHLX, often working to tight project deadlines. We also need first-class, practical legal support for SHLX’s capital markets offerings and compliance, and the coordination of this work with the Royal Dutch Shell capital markets team to ensure consistency and the highest quality of advice.
You will need to assist the SHLX general counsel and CSO in managing the governance of SHLX, including working with the SHLX board of directors.
We need you to have:
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