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John Tan
Executive Director at The Energy Contract Company


John combines commercial expertise with financial and technical knowledge to generate superior outcomes.

 LNG, gas sales, vessel charters (FPSO, FLNG, FSRU, FSU), tie-back services to host facilities, major pipeline and receiving terminals and dispute resolution.  Provides transactional support to close agreements necessary for final investment decisions.

Previous employers include; BP, Coopers & Lybrand, Shell

Recent Assignments

  • Commercial advisor to ElectroGas Malta for import of LNG to Malta through a floating storage unit, onshore regasification and supply of gas and power.

  • Commercial advice to a mid-size E&P operator for chartering of a FLNG facility in West Africa.

  • Commercial advisor to Endeavor Energy and General Electric for the purchase of LNG, charter of FSRU and a terminal use agreement for a LNG to power project in Ghana.

  • Expert witness to an arbitration panel in a dispute over allocation of costs for an offshore development in Canada.

  • Lead commercial advisor for procurement of the FPSO for the Catcher development in the North Sea.

  • Commercial Manager for Dana’s Western Isles development in the North Sea.  Responsible for procurement of the FPSO, chartering of shuttle tankers, bi-directional gas sales and tie-in agreements to third party infrastructure.

John Tan's Network

Agenda Sessions

  • Session 3 - FSRUs: Chartering A Service, Not A Boat !