Energy and Mineral Resources

Our leading edge Maritime law practice offers a wide range of shipping services to clients in the Shipping and Logistics industry. Our Clients comprise of both public and private sector players. We represent Ship Owners, Ship Finance institutions, P& I Clubs, Freight Forwarders, and Terminal Operators. We advise the government at the legislative and the executive level on Legal drafting, Law Reform and Policy matters. We pioneered Public Private Partnership advisory Legal Services on Port Privatization in Nigeria.

The firm renders the following services to its Clients:

  • Acreage bidding and documentation
  • Licensing and Marginal fields
  • Joint ventures, Joint Operating Agreements (JOAs) and Unitization Operating Agreements (UOAs), Production Sharing Agreements (PSCs)
  • Flotations, Public Offers, Share and Takeover issues
  • Obtaining necessary Permits from DPR
  • Acquisitions and disposals – dealings in oil and gas company shares and assets, farm-ins/outs and exchanges
  • Drilling and other offshore service contracts
  • Pipeline construction and transportation
  • Construction and financing of FPSOs, refining and storage facilities;
  • Independent Power Projects (IPPs) and LNG projects
  • Energy trading – Crude oil, gas and LNG – domestic supply, export and import issues – transaction negotiation and documentation.
  • Renewable Energy
  • Climate Change – advising on Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects, gas flaring reduction and environmental protection
  • Oil and Gas project finance transactions
  • Litigation and arbitration in the oil and gas industry
  • Industry Health & Safety issues