Eugene W. Goodwillie, Jr.

Treasurer at Hess Foundation, Inc.

Eugene W. Goodwillie, Jr.

Eugene W. Goodwillie, Jr.

Treasurer at Hess Foundation, Inc.

Biography

Eugene W. Goodwillie Jr.
White & Case LLP
Partner
New York

Expertise

Private Clients

Awards

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Practice Experience
Mr. Goodwillie has been a partner of White & Case since 1975. He served as a resident associate in White & Case's Paris office for three years and as a resident partner in the London office from 1975 to 1980. He was in charge of all White & Case overseas offices from 1980 to 1983, and served on the Firm's four-partner Management Committee from 1983 to 1991. In 1991, he was named as the partner in charge of the Firm's worldwide Energy and Project Finance Practice Group (approximately 30 partners, 60 associates). Effective April 1, 1998, Mr. Goodwillie was reelected to the Firm's Management Committee and served on such Committee until April 1, 2000. Effective April 1, 2000, Mr. Goodwillie was elected to a four-year term as Chairman of White & Case's Management Board, which succeeded to the functions of the Management Committee.

Mr. Goodwillie has concentrated on international and United States corporate and financial transactions during his more than four decades at White & Case. He has significant experience in foreign investment projects, international and domestic natural resource projects, international joint venture transactions and domestic and international securities transactions. He has represented participants in a broad range of transactions in the energy area. He is also a preeminent project finance lawyer with particular experience in the field of representing hydrocarbon and hydrocarbon-related industries in connection with the full range of legal issues relevant to such industries.
Mr. Goodwillie has been involved in a variety of major domestic and international transactions. Among the more significant of these transactions are:

Representation of international lenders to the Kutubu project (oil field development) in PNG with respect to OPIC political risk insurance coverage (Allen, Allen and Hemsley represented the lenders generally);
Representation of international lenders (led by Credit Lyonnais) in an international project financing of the Pecten oil field offshore Cameroon, West Africa (Shell Oil Company is the project sponsor);
Representation of the Sultanate of Oman in connection with the upstream and downstream aspects of the Oman two train LNG project. The project involves the development and financing of three natural gas fields, LNG facilities and LNG tankers and is estimated at approximately US$9 billion;
Representation of international lenders (including IFC, U.S. Eximbank, Japan Eximbank, Asian Development Bank, CDC and two private sector bank syndicates led by Citibank and Bank of Tokyo) to the Pagbilao Power Project in the Philippines. The project sponsor is Hopewell Holdings Limited and the project cost is approximately US$1 billion;
Representation of senior lenders (including export credit agencies) in both the initial and follow-on financing for the Dabhol Power Project to be located in Maharashtra, India. The project sponsor is Enron Corp. and total project costs are approximately US$3.0 billion (both financings);
Representation of Asian Development Bank in the Batangas Power Project in the Philippines (project sponsor—Enron Corp., approximate project costs—US$128 million);
Representation of CalEnergy Company, Inc. in a number of significant projects including the Upper Mahiao and Mahanagdong Geothermal Power Projects (approximate project costs—US$500 million), a major Chinese coal-fired power project and three power projects in Poland;
Representation of U.S. Eximbank, OPIC and ADB as lenders to the Paiton I power project in Indonesia. Paiton I was the first IPP in Indonesia and involved a US$2.6 billion coal-fired power project which was developed by Mission Energy;
Representation of U.S. Eximbank as lender to the US$1.6 billion Paiton II power project. Paiton II is a 1,220 MW coal-fired follow-on project to Paiton I and was developed by Siemens PowerGen and Bimantara in East Java, Indonesia;
Representation of ABB Energy Ventures, Inc. and the Chatterjee Group, an affiliate of the Soros Funds Group as developers of the 500 MW coal-fired Pench Project in Madhya Pradesh, India;
Representation of IFC as an investor in the Qarun Project. This project financing involves an oil concession development in the Western Desert of Egypt. The project sponsors are Phoenix Resources Company, Inc., Apache Corp. and Global Natural Resources, Inc.;
Representation of ADB, IFC, Commonwealth Development Corporation and ICICI as lenders to the 500 MW coal-fired Balagarh power project in West Bengal, India;
Representation of a consortium composed of Bombardier Corporation, Fluor Daniel, GEC Alsthom and Odebrecht Contractors of Florida, as shareholders of Florida Overland eXpress (FOX), a proposed high-speed rail system linking Miami, Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville;
Representation of a Saudi Arabian utility (SCECO West) in the Shoaiba IPP project, the first BOT project in Saudi Arabia;
Representation of the Government of Abu Dhabi in the first and second privately owned desalinization and electric generating facilities in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Mr. Goodwillie has also represented the Arabian American Oil Company and its successor, the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, in particular with respect to the restructuring of Aramco (owned by four major U.S. oil companies) and the formation of Saudi Aramco (owned by the Government of Saudi Arabia) and Saudi Aramco's downstream investment program, including:

the US$2.5 billion joint venture with Texaco;
the US$2 billion joint venture with SSangYong Oil Refining Company of South Korea;
the US$500 million joint venture with Petron Corporation of the Philippines;
a proposed multibillion-dollar refinery/marketing joint venture in Japan involving Nippon Oil Company, Nippon Mining Company and Caltex;
the US$16 billion downstream tripartite joint venture with Shell Oil Company and Star Enterprise (a Texaco – Saudi Aramco Joint Venture); and
numerous other joint ventures and asset acquisitions, including several oil terminal acquisitions and several very significant joint venture projects in Europe (which are at various stages of negotiation and completion) and project financings, including the acquisition and financing of six new VLCC's (new buildings) and two used ULCC's.

Mr. Goodwillie also represented the Hess Oil Company in connection with numerous matters including its downstream refinery joint venture with PDVSA, the formation of Hess LNG and in connection with several of Hess LNG's terminal projects. He also represented the Estate of Leon Hess in the auction of the NY Jets Football Club to Mr. Robert Wood Johnson IV.

Mr. Goodwillie's representation of numerous other hydrocarbon producers and hydrocarbon-related industries includes Bridge Oil Ltd., Statia Terminals N.V. and the Ministry of Mines and Geology of the Republic of Guinea. This representation has covered the full range of legal transactions, including: upstream and downstream oil and gas development, acquisitions and divestitures of assets; project financings for terminals, refineries, ships; Eurodollar offerings and public offerings of shares on international capital markets.

Mr. Goodwillie has responsibility for and has been actively involved in White & Case's practice. He has worked with a number of families in structuring and implementing their estate planning strategies.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar, 1967

Education
JD, Columbia Law School, cum laude, Stone Scholar, 1966
BA, Williams College, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1963

Languages
English
French

Citizenship
United States
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Chairman at White & Case LLP

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Eugene W. Goodwillie, Jr.
Treasurer at Hess Foundation, Inc.
Education
JD, cum laude
Class of 1966

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

BA, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1963

Williams College is a private liberal arts college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States. It was established in 1793 with funds from the estate of Ephraim Williams. Originally a men's college, Williams became co-educational in 1970. It is located in Williamstown, MA, USA.

Career History
Partner Of Counsel
Prior - 2015

White & Case is an international law firm that helps companies, governments and financial institutions achieve their global ambitions. Their clients face complex challenges, and their lawyers innovative approaches consistently deliver results for their clients.

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Chairman, Management Board
Prior

White & Case is an international law firm that helps companies, governments and financial institutions achieve their global ambitions. Their clients face complex challenges, and their lawyers innovative approaches consistently deliver results for their clients.

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2011

The Catholic University of America (CUA) is a private university located in Washington, D.C. in the United States. It is a pontifical university of the Catholic Church in the United States and the only institution of higher education founded by the U.S. Catholic bishops. Established in 1887 as a graduate and research center following approval by Pope Leo XIII on Easter Sunday, the university began offering undergraduate education in 1904. It has been called one of the 25 most underrated colleges in America, one of the nation's best colleges by the Princeton Review, "one of the most eco-friendly universities in the country," and has been recommended by the Cardinal Newman Society.

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2007

Association To Benefit Children, Inc. provides programs to help disadvantaged children and their families. The firm offers early childhood education, youth, mental, health and supportive housing programs. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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2006

Deerfield Academy is a highly selective independent, coeducational boarding school in Deerfield, Massachusetts, United States. It is a four-year college-preparatory school with approximately 650 students and about 120 faculty, all of whom live on or near campus during the school year.

Political Donations
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2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$2,400
2009

Chairman, Lazard Houston at Lazard Ltd.

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2008
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Awards & Honors
1967
Admitted to the New York Bar
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