Oil & Gas Production & Natural Resources
PFA brings specific expertise in assisting US companies borrow funds at OPIC, EBRD and USEXIM for projects in the oil and gas exploration field. PFA has structured numerous loans among international finance institutions for Greenfield production or expansion capital for oil and mining ventures such as gold tailings recovery and other natural resources.
Mr. Rubin is an expert in the oil and gas sector especially as it relates to Russia and the former Soviet Union. As Senior Investment Officer at OPIC, Mr., Rubin committed, structured and negotiated financial terms for a $116 million loan to the Sakhalin II production sharing consortium among Marathon Oil, Mitsubishi, Mitsui, Royal Dutch Shell and Sakhalinneftegas. The loan was a co-financing among OPIC, the EBRD and the Japan Export-Import Bank.
The Sakhalin II project was recently reorganized with an exit from Royal Dutch Shell and a new controlling interest by Gazprom of Russia.