Energy Law & Infrastructure

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.

Our Experience

Defended claims of environmental pollution due to operation of oil and construction rigs in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

Leads the legal team that currently advises Forte Oil PLC on various transactions.

Conducted legal due diligence on a Clients preferred oil block worth over USD700 Million and led the legal team for the entire bid process.

Consulted for a foreign-based oil and gas company concerning finance and technical support to marginal oil field owners and operators in Nigeria.

Act as external counsel to Rockson Engineering Company Limited.

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