Our Energy and Natural Resources practice group provides legal and commercial services and support to the upstream, midstream and downstream industry; the power and renewables industry as well as various infrastructure development projects.
The group comprises lawyers with sector-specific energy, finance, tax, dispute resolution and regulatory compliance sub-teams that have extensive private practice and in-house industry experience. This affords them a unique and unparalleled understanding of the industry and the regulatory environment.
Our expertise spans the entire value chain from upstream exploration and production to oil and gas processing, transportation, commercialisation and utilisation.
Our Integrated Gas team has extensive experience in gas development projects including: project risk evaluation; core project documentation, including gas sale agreements; handling and tolling agreements and EPC contracts; financing documentation; tax structuring; regulatory due diligence; and support on permitting and consenting processes.
Our Power Project team has significant industry experience, from advising the Nigerian Government on the privatisation of the Nigerian power sector, to advising private developers from conception to financial close and commissioning on the largest and most complex power projects in the country.
The team also advises on environmental and regulatory requirements, and assists in formulating and evaluating various methods of Project Financing.