Oil and Gas

Dewey and LeBoeuf’s International Energy Team brings wide-ranging, global experience to all aspects of its oil and gas practice. We advise governments, national oil and gas companies, major corporations, contractors and entrepreneurs on operational, organizational, regulatory, commercial and financing issues around the world.

Our lawyers are fully versed in all types of transactions encountered across the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry. These include asset trading; farm-ins/outs; swaps; oil refineries; gas processing plants; petrochemical plants; offshore and onshore licensing; liquefied natural gas (LNG) production, shipping and regas; production sharing agreements; concessions; oil and LNG tanker finance/chartering; bidding and study agreements; and oil and gas pipeline finance/development.

We also counsel on matters regarding joint operating agreements; pipeline transportation agreements; unitizations, allocation agreements; underground gas storage facilities; drilling contracts, including risk-type arrangements; regulatory aspects of pipeline ownership and operation; oilfield service contracts and ventures; rate and tariff matters; crude oil and products sales/trading; oil spill response; natural gas, associated gas, LNG sales; and international boundary disputes.

Our team is experienced in international corporate, commercial and finance matters in the oil and gas sector.

Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf is consistently recognized as being among the top rank of law firms in the oil and gas sector. We were ranked “Band 2 for Projects and Energy: Oil and Gas” Chambers Global, 2008, 2009); “Recognized for Projects and Energy: Oil and Gas” (Chambers UK, 2008, 2009); “Band 1 in Energy and Natural Resources in Russia” (Chambers Global 2002-2009); “Band 1 New York Energy Transactional and Regulatory firm (Chambers USA, 2006-2008); and “Band 2 for Projects and Energy: Africa (Chambers Global, 2007-2009). Many of our lawyers are ranked individually in the Euromoney Guide to the World’s Leading Energy and Natural Resources Lawyers, and in the Euromoney Guide to the World’s Leading Project Finance Lawyers.

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