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  • Shaw Ottis
  • Deputy General Counsel
  • Freeport LNG, United States

Shaw Ottis is Vice President & Deputy General Counsel of Freeport LNG Development, L.P. He joined Freeport LNG in 2011. Prior to working at Freeport LNG, Mr. Ottis was an attorney in King & Spalding LLP’s Houston Office as a member of the Global Transactions Practice Group. As outside counsel with King & Spalding, Mr. Ottis focused his efforts representing owners in developing turnkey, non-recourse project-financed energy infrastructure projects, including liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminals, power plants, pipelines, and bulk storage and terminal facilities. At Freeport LNG, Mr. Ottis’s primary responsibility has been the development of Freeport LNG’s $14 billion natural gas liquefaction project, including drafting and negotiating EPC contracts for three liquefaction trains currently under construction by Freeport LNG. He has also drafted and negotiated numerous ancillary EPC and construction agreements related to the liquefaction projects. Mr. Ottis is now actively involved in Freeport LNG’s development of its fourth liquefaction train.

Mr. Ottis has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University and a J.D. from University of Houston Law Center.