Oil & gas

We have advised clients on a wide range of projects offshore and onshore, upstream and downstream including negotiating sale, purchase and operating agreements, advising on disputes relating to refineries, crude oil and natural gas pipelines, process plants, and floating production, storage and offloading vessels. These projects include some of the world's most important oil and gas developments, including the Kashagan field in Kazakhstan, the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan crude oil pipeline project and the Shah Deniz natural gas development in the Caspian.

Fenwick Elliott advised an international energy company on the legal options when its employer threatened to serve an anti-suit injunction which would prevent it from starting a claim in another jurisdiction.

Acting on behalf of a leading international oil and gas contractor in connection with disputes arising during the execution of a USD250 million oil refinery upgrade project, including defending two parallel ICC arbitrations.

Fenwick Elliott was asked to advise an international oil company, on a potential multi-party dispute, involving professional indemnity insurers, following the provision of a report from a specialist pipeline engineer relating to the purchase of a tank farm.

Advising former state oil and gas corporation on delay and change order claims in relation to a transit/trunk oil pipeline and pumping station.