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Oil and Gas

Our oil and gas lawyers have experience working in every part of the industry, across upstream, midstream and downstream sectors. As global player, we work in all major African jurisdictions. 

We advise Africa-based and international oil and gas companies, governments, sponsors and lenders on a broad range of matters and issues. Our global capability means we are involved in many of the major energy projects currently in progress worldwide. 

Local insights, global outlook: our teams in 20 African countries understand the specific political, financial, regulatory and economic issues. You also have access to the global resources of an Africa team with more than 200 lawyers in key financial centers including Johannesburg, Casablanca, London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Perth, Hong Kong and Beijing. 

Internationally, we work for clients that are based or have operations in Africa, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, and the Baltics. 

Key capabilities include: 

  • acquisitions and disposals
  • farm-ins and farm-outs
  • joint ventures and JOAs
  • financings – on a limited recourse, reserve-based or other secured/structured basis
  • sale and supply arrangements
  • storage
  • trading
  • transportation
  • hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”)
  • liquefied natural gas (LNG) 

Please contact us to discuss how we can help you to achieve your objectives.