Industry

Energy and Natural Resources

The energy and natural resource industry is dynamic, diverse, and global in scale. Companies in this sector demand comprehensive and creative legal solutions. The energy and natural resources group at Hogan Lovells works with major energy companies, natural resource developers, financial institutions, investment funds, and ...

Representative experience

Sole project counsel on the US$45bn Shah Deniz Project, advising on the gas value chain from Azerbaijan to Italy.

Advised Shell in defending claims brought in the English courts by members of the Bodo community in relation to two operational oil spills in the Niger Delta.

Represented Exelon in patent counselling and diligence in the area of enhanced power generation technologies.

Advised Asian Development Bank on the development of five water/wastewater projects in India procured through PPP.

Represented Kazakhstan in developing various laws and regulations for the development of mineral resources on state-owned land.

Represent international oil companies and national oil companies in complex transactions and provide related operational advice.

Advised Royal Gold, Inc. on multiple precious metal streaming transactions, with a 2015 aggregate value exceeding US$1.4bn.

Advised Alstom on the disposal of its €12.4bn energy business to General Electric and establishment of joint ventures in three energy sectors.

Developed a comprehensive cybersecurity incident response plan for one of the largest energy producers, traders, and distributors in the U.S.

Brochures

Risks and opportunities for the decommissioning of nuclear power plants in Germany

Who would have thought that a large Japanese city would change the entire German energy environment? The German federal government responded almost immediately to the tragic nuclear...

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Our commitment to capacity building in Africa

Hogan Lovells is a leading global law firm with offices and business across all major markets, including in a large number of emerging and developing countries. Africa is a key continent...

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Unplugging the National Energy Market The ACCC tackles Australia's Energy Affordability Crisis

On 11 July 2018, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (the "ACCC") released the final report in its year-long Retail Electricity Pricing Inquiry, calling for a complete...

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BLM reverses position on "compensatory mitigation" Environment Alert

On 24 July, 2018, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) instructed its personnel that the agency lacks authority to require monetary payments and other forms of compensatory mitigation as a...

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Publication of the draft broad-based socio-economic empowerment charter for the mining and minerals industry, 2018

The publication of the Draft Broad-based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry, 2018 (Draft Mining Charter 2018) on Friday, 15 June 2018 came in the wake...

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Removing the court's power to decide for the minister of mineral resources

Public officials' decisions aren't always flawless when applying the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, No 28 of 2002 (MPRDA), and there are often situations where the...

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