Petroleum Licences in the UK: Contract or Regulation?

06 October 2017

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

In our latest blog Marc Hammerson (Partner), Nicholas Antonas (Counsel) and Emma Richardson (Trainee solicitor) at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP discuss whether petroleum licences should be subject to the principles of public and administrative law or if they should be governed by the law of contract.

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Is gas to power a viable and attractive commercial proposition for the future?

31 May 2017

Richard Nelson

In our latest blog, Richard Nelson, partner at King & Spalding, discusses the challenges and costs of developing the integrated projects for gas-to-power.

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Shell's disposal to private equity

28 February 2017

Marc Hammerson

In our latest blog, Marc Hammerson, Partner, and Sam Gill, Trainee solicitor, at Akin Gump discuss bridging valuation gaps and the future roles of private equity in the UK North Sea.

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The burning Issue – valorising society’s residual waste: planning and delivering critical resource recovery infrastructure...

07 July 2015

Adam Read

Dr Adam Read, co-consulting editor, along with Angus Evers, of the new Globe Law and Business title Energy from Waste: A Practical Handbookdiscusses the role of energy-from-waste solutions now at the heart of modern and sustainable waste-management solutions.

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Disputes arising from oil price decline

01 April 2015

Ronnie King

The decline in oil prices has severely impacted on oil and gas companies around the world creating fertile ground for disputes. Ashurst partner Ronnie King, consulting editor to Dispute Resolution in the Energy Sector, flags the likely issues.

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An unhappy New Year for the UK shale revolution

04 February 2015

Joseph Dutton

After a tumultuous few weeks for shale, energy policy researcher Joseph Dutton from the University of Exeter talks about where the industry now stands. 

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Will plunging oil prices increase energy M&A?

13 January 2015

Hannah Marshall

Nicholas Antonas

Nicholas Antonas and Hannah Marshall at Akin Gump blog on the shocking fall in oil prices and the implications for energy M&A.

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Norwegian bonds: a welcome liquidity source for E&P companies

09 January 2015

Huw Thomas

Ashurst partner Huw Thomas explores the Norwegian bond market as an additional source of financing for E&P companies in the oil and gas industry.

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East Africa: Entry requirements for upstream projects

08 July 2014

Eduardo G Pereira

Elison Karuhanga

Globe Law and Business consulting editor Dr Eduardo Pereira and author Elison Karuhanga discuss new upstream opportunities in East Africa and how host countries should ensure that oil and gas companies looking to invest are financially and technically capable.

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An interview with market leading oil and gas lawyer Peter Roberts

23 May 2014

Peter Roberts, Orrick

Peter Roberts, commercial energy projects expert and London managing partner at Andrews Kurth LLP, is interviewed by energy blog editor Marc Hammerson on joint operating agreements.

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