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Oil & Gas

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Oil and gas companies are faced with a challenging operating environment, with everything from stringent regulations to the global shift towards carbonisation affecting their day-to-day working. This is where expert legal counsel can be essential.

Understanding the Oil & Gas sector

The large number of factors influencing the directions of the hydrocarbon production chain is significant and often makes the industry unpredictable, as witnessed in the most recent downturn.

So, in order to succeed in this environment, oil and gas companies need legal counsel from those who have an in-depth understanding of the industry and the latest regulations within it – as well as global industry-specific experience that can be translated into providing practical advice. Here is where DWF’s oil and gas team can help.

Our Oil & Gas team deliver industry knowledge and expertise

DWF's oil and gas team can be involved in all stages of a project. This can see us working with oil and gas players of all sizes, including national and international oil companies, oilfield service businesses, pipeline, storage and terminal companies, refining and chemical companies, financial institutions and also governments from around the world.

Our lawyers have “vast experience in managing huge international petroleum projects” – Who's Who Legal - Energy.

Our sector specialists also have in-house experience and our expertise spans:

This array of industry expertise ensures that our teams can help meet all your oil and gas firm’s needs and provide the right support and legal counsel you require. DWF is also a member and a sponsor of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.

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