Oil & Gas
We have represented both domestic and multinational operators in the oil and gas industry in disputes relating to their operations and have also advised on transactions in this industry.
Our firm acted for a foremost indigenous petroleum exploration and development company in a dispute arising from the acquisition of strategic oil wells following a divestment program by an international oil company. We have also represented oil companies in claims for damages resulting from oil spillage.
We have advised clients on review and renegotiation of joint venture agreements in respect of the operation of oil mining leases, and have also advised on recovery of investments in such joint ventures. Our firm was also engaged by a key player in the implimentation of the Nigerian Integrated Power Project (NIPP) as one of the Legal Advisers for the negotiation and documentation of a framework for gas availability to power generating plants, including drafting and supervision of gas supply and purchase agreements as well as gas transportation agreements.