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Oil and gas

They're very experienced, hard-working and reasonable. Strong on oil and gas.
Chambers UK, 2014

We have one of the largest oil and gas legal practices in the world, with offices in every major oil and gas market. Our lawyers understand domestic and international market issues and are able to offer a full business law service to many of the world’s preeminent oil and gas companies, governments, energy associations, end-consumers, lenders and other financial institutions.

“Has strong experience handling oil and gas projects, including those involving the growing LNG market.” - Chambers Global, 2017

Like our clients, we have developed our oil and gas services to match the trends that are shaping the global oil and gas industry. Our lawyers have extensive transactional and regulatory energy experience, advising clients across the supply chain, ranging from upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas and LNG to shale and hydraulic fracking and other oilfield services.

Our areas of work include

  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Environmental law
  • Floating LNG projects
  • Gas supply and purchase, processing and gathering facilities
  • Licensing, contracts and consents
  • M&A
  • Oil and gas exploration and production
  • Oil and gas field support services
  • Oil and gas pipelines, terminals and storage facilities
  • Onshore LNG plants and facilities
  • Petrochemical plants and facilities
  • Refining, transportation and marketing of petroleum products
  • Shale and hydraulic fracking
  • Shipping

Awards and accolades

  • Chambers Global, Global-wide: Projects & Energy: Oil & Gas, Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Global, Africa-wide: Projects & Energy (Band 1), Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Global, South Africa: Projects & Energy (Band 1), Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Global, Venezuela: Energy & Natural Resources (Band 1), Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Legal 500 UK, London: Oil and gas (Tier 1), The Legal 500, 2017
  • Project Finance International (PFI) Awards, Asia-Pacific Petchem Deal of the Year: Pengerang Terminal 2 (Advised a consortium of nine lenders on a US$1.25bn financing for the development of a 1.65 million cubic meter oil storage terminal to support a large integrated refinery complex in Johor, Malaysia sponsored by PETRONAS, Vopak and Dialog.), Thomson Reuters, 2017