Energy

We cover the full spectrum of Energy work, including mergers and acquisitions, financing, dispute resolution, project development, construction, operation and maintenance, competition and regulatory, tax, commercial and trading contracts, general commercial and corporate advice.

Our dedicated energy team offers advice on matters relating to a range of sectors including:

  • oil and gas - upstream, midstream, downstream and LNG
  • power and renewables - power generation (including nuclear) and distribution, grid infrastructure, emissions & energy trading and wind, solar, biomass & tidal energy

We are renowned for our strong Sectoral Regulation practice where we have a strong track record of advising governments and private sector clients on matters such as legislative changes, price control, procurement and other aspects of regulatory strategy.

Partner Contacts

Our key experience includes advising:

innogy SE on all English law aspects of the merger of Npower with SSE’s domestic retail operations in Great Britain

INEOS PLC on its acquisition of the entire oil and gas business of Ørsted Energy A/S

Centrica on the formation of a joint venture, Spirit Energy, between Centrica’s E&P business and Bayerngas. The combination creates one of Europe’s leading independent E&P companies, operating in Norway, the UK, Denmark and the Netherlands

Premier Oil plc on the successful restructuring of its US$3.8 billion debt facilities

Kosmos Energy Ltd on its strategic partnership with BP in Mauritania and Senegal

John Wood Group PLC on its recommended all-share offer for Amec Foster Wheeler plc

Ørsted on its disposal of a 50% interest in the Walney Extension offshore wind farm

UK Green Investment Bank plc as part of its sale by the Government to the Macquarie Group

Drax Group plc on the acquisition of Opus Energy Group Limited

Maersk Oil on competition and energy law aspects of Total S.A.’s acquisition of Maersk Oil from AP Moller Maersk for $8.1 billion

The Egyptian Refinery Company on the financing of Mostorod Oil Refinery Project, which is the largest ever project financing in Africa, comprising US$2.6 billion in debt and a further US$1.1 billion in equity

AES Solar, one of the leading European solar photovoltaic energy producers, on a new secured revolving loan facility

Attarat Power Company and the project sponsors on the construction and project financing of a 554MW gross oil shale fired mine mouth power station and open cast oil shale mine in Jordan. This project was the first to commercially utilise Jordan’s oil shale reserves.