Oil And Gas, Energy, Natural Resources And Extractive Industries
The firm’s deliberate policy of developing competence and deep knowledge of the policy directives of Government and statutory/regulatory requirements and stipulations have placed us in a vantage position to offer and provide legal solutions for our clients that operate in this very important and strictly regulated sector of the economy.
Our services and experience include the preparation and review of Production Sharing Contracts, Joint Venture Agreements, Joint Operating Agreements, Farm-In (and out) Agreements, Memorandum of Understanding, advice on production assets acquisition, concession licensing, regulatory approvals and consents, procurements etc. The firm has advised a couple of foreign and local industry operators in bidding for and obtaining oil prospecting and mining licenses.
New governmental development focus has also inspired the firm to develop legal competencies in Gas Utilization Projects (LNG, LPG etc) and supply and distribution structures.
The Nigerian Content Act, 2010 which is geared at increasing domestic participation in the Oil and Gas industry has also instructed further experience by the firm in structuring partnerships between local and foreign companies as well as further participation in the legal services aspects of oil and gas contracts.
The firm enjoys the privilege of having been engaged in dispute resolution in respect of significant oil and gas assets as well as in respect of environmental issues that are at times attendant with operations in the oil and gas industry.