The energy sector of the 21st century presents unique challenges and opportunities. Few other industry sectors have as significant a global impact. From inventing new ways of harnessing energy to finding cleaner ways of using existing energy sources. Energy companies across the world are embracing change and challenging the way they do business against a backdrop of geopolitical change and unprecedented...
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Our Oil & Gas team is recognised as one of the leading providers of legal services to the sector, with our experience and capability covering the entire oil and gas sector in the UK and overseas. We work for clients both upstream and downstream in the traditional areas of oil and gas, including exploration and production, enhanced oil recovery, oil services and regulated and unregulated utilities.
The sale and purchase of energy and its transportation from the point of production is at the heart of the energy sector. As concerns for climate change translate into carbon reduction and management practices, new approaches to energy production, such as distributed generation, are being adopted, and the operation of networks is changing with network management becoming much more sophisticated. However,...
Our Natural Resources practice spans the full spectrum of the mining lifecycle - from exploration, including investments, acquisitions and funding, to project development, operations and mine closure and rehabilitation.
Nuclear power presents the energy industry and governments with a unique political/economic and environmental conundrum: weighing what is a reliable, non-carbon emitting source of energy which has the potential to produce an unlimited amount of hydrogen, against the significant environmental issues associated with the storage of nuclear waste, the dwindling nuclear skills pool, the economics of nuclear...
Conventional means of power generation is the most common form and greatest source of electricity generation globally, and it is set to remain so although conventional power plants of the future are likely to be subject to more stringent emissions control than ever before.
As pressure grows to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, oil reserves decline and Western nations become increasingly concerned about the security of their energy supplies, the energy industry is developing increased capacity for the generation of renewable energy.
We have strong shipping and maritime connections through our work in the oil & gas, renewables and ports & harbours sectors. We have extensive experience in the areas of offshore supply vessels, drilling rigs and marine insurance, with increasing involvement in offshore renewable energy projects as part of supply chain requirements.
A long track record in Asia of industry experience applied on behalf of contractors, employers and sponsors.
A long track record of industry experience in the Middle East, applied on behalf of contractors, employers and sponsors.