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          Oil & Gas

          Large projects, extreme conditions, the risk of accidents and pollution, as well as a truly global industry. The oil and gas sector has always raised complex legal issues.

          Our oil and gas expertise spans onshore petroleum licences, planning permission for extraction, landtake and compulsory acquisitions of land, environmental permissions and consents, onshore operating agreements, construction works around the world, EPC and EPCM arrangements and contracts, regulatory issues (including health and safety), insurance arrangements for oil and gas installations and their construction, decommissioning and disposal of installations, transportation agreements, contamination claims, storage agreements and arrangements, refining, marketing and fuel supply arrangements, and dispute resolution.

          With endless, complex arrangements for trading, insurance and risk, as well as the possibilities of an accident or pollution event, the oil and gas industry requires a talented, approachable team.

          Our sector specialists are industry experts, drawn from in-house and City roles. Combining industry knowledge with a proven track record for reducing client risk and providing decisive, innovative legal solutions.

          Partner-led expertise with an innovative approach

          Our international energy team comprises of more than 100 specialists across four continents. It draws together our in-depth knowledge and experience of the sector to deliver excellent legal advice in a commercial context.

          Andrew Symms

          • Partner // Head of Energy & Industrials