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Energy

We have one of the largest global energy practices in the world, with over 900 energy lawyers servicing the industry across all practice areas in every major and developing energy market.

“Possesses a wealth of experience in international projects and continues to be prized by clients for its extensive global coverage.” Chambers Global, 2017

It is our breadth of experience, combined with our strength in multiple disciplines, that enables us to provide our clients with truly commercial and balanced legal advice.

It is our priority to anticipate change in our industry. We continue to support industry innovation as our clients push the boundaries of both technological and geographical advancement, from the largest and most advanced renewable energy projects in the world to the exploration of new frontiers.

Our areas of work include

  • Oil and gas
  • Power and transmission
  • Renewables and sustainability
  • Water

Awards and accolades

  • IJGlobal Awards 2016, Latin American Solar Deal of the Year: El Pelícano Solar PV (Advised the lenders in connection with the US$199.5 million financing of the 100MW El Pelícano solar project in Chile. El Pelícano will supply 42 percent of the electricity needed to power the Metro de Santiago, the subway system of Santiago).  Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
  • Power Finance & Risk Awards 2016, Latin America M&A Deal of the Year: I Squared Capital Acquisition of Duke Energy Assets (Advised I Squared Capital Advisors, LLC in the US$1.2 billion acquisition of a portfolio of hydroelectric and natural gas generation plants, transmission infrastructure and natural gas processing  facilities, totalling 2,300 MW in Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, El Salvador and Argentina from Duke Energy Corporation).
  • IJGlobal Awards 2016 Latin American Power Deal of the Year: AES Colon CCGT Gas Terminal (Advised a group of lenders on a US$995 million financing of the construction of the 380MW Colón combined-cycle power plant and LNG import terminal in Panama). Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
  • IJGlobal Awards 2016 North American Solar Deal of the Year: Emerald State Solar PV Portfolio (Advised lenders on the US$360.8 million financing for the development of PV solar generating facilities with a total capacity of 285MW in North Carolina). Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
  • IJGlobal Awards 2016 North American Refinancing Deal of the Year: Sabine Pass & Creole Trail Pipeline Refinancing (Advised the lenders to Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. in the refinancing of approximately US$2.8 billion of senior secured credit facilities). Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
  • IJGlobal Awards 2016 Africa Refinancing Deal of the Year: Rabigh 1 IPP financing (Advised the banks for the multi-tranche Sharia compliant US$1.8 billion refinancing of the Rabigh IPP power plant project which has been developed by an ACWA Power-led consortium in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia). Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
  • Project Finance International (PFI) Awards 2016 Middle East and African Oil & Gas Deal of the Year: OCTP (Advised Eni Ghana on the OCTP/Sankofa oil and gas development including advising on the Petroleum Agreement, agreements with the Government, gas sales arrangements and support arrangements with the World Bank.  With a total project value of US$7.9 billion, this is a major foreign direct investment into Ghana). Thomson Reuters
  • Project Finance International (PFI) Awards and IJGlobal Awards 2016   Middle East and North Africa Midstream Oil and Gas Deal of the Year Bahrain LNG (Advised on the development of Bahrain’s first LNG receiving and regasification terminal project in respect of the onshore and offshore aspects). Thomson Reuters and Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
  • IJGlobal Awards 2016 African Renewables Deal of the Year: Kathu CSP (Advised Engie as lead sponsor in the development, finance, construction, operation and maintenance of the Kathu 100MW CSP plant using parabolic trough technology). Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
  • Project Finance International (PFI) Awards and IJGlobal Awards 2016 African Power Deal of the Year: Amandi IPP (Advised Endeavor Energy as sponsor to Amandi Energy Limited on the US$552 million Amandi Energy Power Plant). Thomson Reuters and Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
  • IJGlobal Awards 2016 African Oil and Gas Deal of the Year: Angola LNG refinancing (Advised a consortium of global financial institutions on a financing for Angola LNG). Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
  • Project Finance International (PFI) Awards and IJGlobal Awards 2016 European Offshore Deal of the Year: Merkur (Advised Coriolis, a joint venture company owned by GE and ADEME, on its equity investment in the German offshore wind farm project Merkur). Thomson Reuters and Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
  • IJGlobal Awards 2016 Asia Pacific Solar Deal of the Year: Lakeland PV solar farm and storage solution (Advised Conergy on the development and project financing of Australia’s first solar and battery storage project). Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
  • IJGlobal Awards 2016 Asia Pacific Wind Deal of the Year: Tsetsii wind farm (Advised Denmark’s Vestas Asia Pacific Wind Technology on the supply of turbines for Mongolia’s 50MW Tsetsii wind farm). Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
  • Project Finance International (PFI) Awards and IJGlobal Awards 2016 Asia Pacific Power Deal of the Year: Central Java coal–fired power (Engaged by IFC to advise PLN as the state-owned entity and off taker in connection with the development of the 2,000MW Central Java IPP project in Indonesia, including transmission line connection to grid and coal supply arrangements). Thomson Reuters and Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.