Chief Attorney for Exxon Mobil Law Department to Speak at Law School
Posted on October 10, 2012
Richard Vint, Chief Attorney for the Exxon Mobil Corporation Law Department, will present his “Pathway to the Profession” at the School of Law at noon on Thursday, Oct. 11, in room 342. Law students interested in careers in oil and gas, environmental, corporate, or international law are strongly encouraged to attend.
Mr. Vint began his professional services with the Halliburton Company and was employed for 12 years working in a variety of countries and multinational cultures. His professional contributions include the development of oil field service and contracting processes and practices on behalf of the company, as well as opening a new law office for Halliburton in Dubai, UAE. In 1999, Mr. Vint led a legal services team that closed a 333 million U.S. dollar export-credit guarantee from the United States Export-Import Bank to the TNK Oil Company for the rehabilitation of the Samatlor Oil Field, located in the Timan-Pechora Province of Russia.
In September of 2000, Mr. Vint joined Exxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil) as Counsel. Early in his career with ExxonMobil, Mr. Vint negotiated the project expansion of Ras Laffan LNG Limited production capacity, including securing the consent of an approximately 1.8 billion U.S. dollar bondholder and project lender consent. In 2003, Mr. Vint then undertook the negotiation of the project documents resulting in the formation of the Qatargas II Project (Qatargas II), including the design and fabrication of the world’s largest LNG manufacturing and shipping infrastructure.
In June of 2004, Mr. Vint was named Vice President and General Counsel of ExxonMobil Oil Indonesia Inc. and was based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
In November of 2007 Mr. Vint returned to Houston with his wife, Patricia S. Vint and their two boys, Austin and Dylan. Mr. Vint is now the Chief Attorney for the Exxon Mobil Corporation Law Department and manages the delivery of legal services to the Exploration and Upstream Ventures organizations worldwide.