Oil & Gas

Regarding oil and gas matters, we are familiar with all aspects of domestic and international law across all the jurisdictions of Francophone Africa. Our lawyers both understand and are skilled in dealing with a wide range of oil and gas legal issues, and we are familiar with the industry. We have a sound knowledge of the main contractual issues pertinent in the oil and gas industry, as well as relevant non-contractual ones. This includes on oil and gas transactional and operational issues, such as licensing, joint venture work and unitization through the value chain to project contracting, construction and service contracts. We have acted on farm-ins, farm-outs, takeovers, mergers and disposals as well as ongoing operations, onshore and offshore, and transportation. We can help you deal with all the issues at every level for hydrocarbons in Francophone Africa.

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Farm-In oil and gas licences in offshore Madagascar

Farm-in oil and gas licences in offshore Madagascar

We advised a Hong Kong based group on its farm in to oil and gas licences in offshore Madagascar. Our advice included a review of petroleum... More

A share in a Madagascar Production Sharing Contract

AIM listing - Madagascar

We advised an AIM listed company on its acquisition of a share in a Madagascar Production Sharing Contract. Advice included reviewing the... More

Onshore as well as offshore

Onshore Activities in Madagascar

We advised an independent oil and gas company in Madagascar on its onshore activities. Advice ranged from corporate structuring to detailed... More

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Oil & gas acquisitions on the island

Large acquisition in Madagascar

We assisted a world leader in downstream energy logistics, whose offerings include tank terminals, with its proposed acquisitions of... More

Hiring practices for local & expatriate staff, Gabon

Hiring practices - Gabon

We advised an US-based oilfield services company on establishing correct hiring practices for its local and expatriate staff in Gabon, both... More

Acquisition advice & PSC review for AIM listing

Share acquisition in a PSC - Madagascar

We advised an AIM listed company on its acquisition of a share in a Madagascar Production Sharing Contract. Advice included reviewing the... More

Acquisition financing oil & gas assets

Acquisition financing of US$80m oil & gas assets - Ivory Coast

We acted for a major international bank on the US$80m financing of the acquisition of oil & gas assets in the Ivory Coast by a... More

PSC review for US upstream company

PSC review for an US upstream company - Congo-Brazzaville

We advised an US upstream company and conducted a detailed review of its Production Sharing Contract with the Government of... More

Memorandum of Understanding for oil company

Regulatory advice for a major oil company - Madagascar

We advised a leading independent oil exploration and production company and ensured that their Memorandum of Understanding for the... More

Corporate advice for oil exploration company

Corporate advice for a leading oil exploration company - Madagascar

We advised a leading independent oil exploration and production company on their proposed farm-out of two petroleum blocks in... More

Regulatory & tax advice for LSE-listed Ophir

Regulatory and tax advice for LSE-listed Ophir in Madagascar

We acted for a LSE-listed company in Madagascar since their original farm-in to licences in the country. In addition to reviewing the PSC,... More

Offshore oil & gas licences

Offshore oil & gas licences - Madagascar

We advised a Hong Kong based group on its farm-in to oil and gas licences in offshore Madagascar. Our advice included a review of petroleum... More

Trading & security advice of cargoes

Physical commodities trading

We advised an American Bank on local law issues relating to physical trading of cargoes in and out of Gabon, Cameroon and... More

Tax advice for offshore block operator

Tax advice - Congo-Brazzaville

We advised an operator of an offshore block and reviewed a tax demand from the Government of Congo-Brazzaville in respect to VAT and other... More

Corporate & security advice

Corporate and security advice - Congo-Brazzaville

We advised a lender seeking to finance the first stage production from a block in Congo-Brazzaville. We advised on issues including lender... More