The firm frequently advises and acts for several multinational and indigenous oil companies on all aspects of their operations, including compliance with the various statutes and regulations in the industry, assisting operators in bidding for and obtaining oil prospecting licenses in major and marginal fields. We provide legal support for companies involved in the exploration and production of energy resources.
Our energy and natural resources team handles all aspects of oil, gas and energy resource matters, which include licensing exploration rights, transportation and storage, advice on farm in/farm-out arrangements and financing and advice on leases and production Sharing Contracts (PSC). We keep our clients routinely advised on compliance with the various environmental regulations and represent them in matters against individuals, communities, corporations and other organisations.
We provide advice on energy and utilities, finance, energy mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, electricity and gas transmission, distribution and supply, power purchase, off-take and tolling arrangements, we conduct legal and entry due diligence in relation to the acquisition of commercial assets. We also assist clients on corporate structuring and local content issues.