Energy Law & Project Finance

Our team provides legal support for companies involved in the upstream and downstream sectors of the Nigerian Oil & Gas industry, the Power Sector and their insurers.

We assist our clients with the review, drafting & negotiating of all types of Oil & Gas agreements including Oil Prospecting Licences, Oil Exploration Licences, Oil Mining Leases, Operating Agreements, Joint Ventures, Production Sharing Contracts, Technical Assistance Contracts, Participation Agreements, Assignments, Farm Out and Farm-in Agreements, Gas Contracts, Loan Facility Documentation, Drilling Contracts, Supply Contracts (crude, products, etc), Service Contracts, Power Purchase/Supply Contracts, Generation Licences, Transmission Licences, System Operation Licences, Distribution Licences, Trading Licences.

Our team can also advise on agreements regarding pollution matters, company-community relations, pipelines, licensing of local oil refineries, Oil & Gas taxation; and securing all other necessary governmental and parastatal approvals.

The Firm has good experience securing finance for clients from local banks for long-term infrastructural and public service projects. Legal services like setting up special-purpose vehicles (SPVs) for such projects, contractual negotiations, requisite licensing, re-financing of capital projects, as well as the corporate-commercial advisory required from time-to-time, are all provided by the Firm as well as representation and negotiations with foreign banks where necessary.