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.

Hogan Lovells Publications

EPA withdraws Obama-era Final Determination of greenhouse gas emission standards Mid-term Evaluation

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Scott Pruitt, announced Monday that the agency is withdrawing the Obama-era Final Determination of the Mid-term Evaluation (MTE) of ...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells advises on AXA InterCity Express Programme acquisition

Hogan Lovells has advised AXA Investment Managers on their c. £230 million acquisition of John Laing's 15% stake in Agility Trains West. Subject to anti-trust approval and senior...

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A challenging year for the African mining sector in 2017 - what does 2018 hold?

Commodity trends of 2017 - will these change in 2018?

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Trump administration: "Critical Minerals" could spur U.S. mining activity

Recent actions by the Trump administration have focused on encouraging U.S. based development of identified “Critical Minerals,” which could lead to significant policy changes...

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The future of Bitcoin (regulation) in Africa

The launch of the first Bitcoin future for trade in the United States of America during December 2017 has brought significant public attention to both the Bitcoin crypto currency, and the...

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Parent company liability in England for human rights impacts abroad: Lungowe v Vedanta

Conventionally, a "corporate veil" and the doctrine of "forum non-conveniens" have isolated UK businesses from human rights related claims arising out of the operations of their foreign...

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