Shell's disposal to private equity
28 February 2017
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.
Strategies for the oil and gas industry to cope in a low price environment
13 January 2017
Marc Hammerson, partner, and Nicholas Antonas, associate, in the global energy transactions group at Akin Gump and consulting editors to the second edition of Oil and Gas Decommissioning: Law, Policy and Comparative Practice, discuss the development in the regulation of the united kingdom continental shelf.
Does hedging play an integral part in mitigating the loss of falling oil prices?
04 May 2016
In our latest blog, Iain Sharp, partner at Rodyk & Davidson LLP, discusses Glencore Energy UK Ltd v Transworld Ltd case and the duty to mitigate loss.
Disputes arising from oil price decline
01 April 2015
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.
An unhappy New Year for the UK shale revolution
04 February 2015
After a tumultuous few weeks for shale, energy policy researcher Joseph Dutton from the University of Exeter talks about where the industry now stands.
Will plunging oil prices increase energy M&A?
13 January 2015
Nicholas Antonas and Hannah Marshall at Akin Gump blog on the shocking fall in oil prices and the implications for energy M&A.
Norwegian bonds: a welcome liquidity source for E&P companies
09 January 2015
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.
East Africa: Entry requirements for upstream projects
08 July 2014
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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.
An interview with market leading oil and gas lawyer Peter Roberts
23 May 2014
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.