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.

Published Works

A benefit or hindrance? Leadership

The advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) has promoted extensive debate within the mining and natural resources sector...

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Events

Sustainable mining of the future - The changing investment landscape

We are delighted to host our final Africa Breakfast Briefing for 2018, taking place on Thursday 28 November. To coincide with the 2018 Mines and Money London conference, this seminar will...

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The intersection of customary law and environmental protection

It shouldn’t be possible for the state to criminally prosecute a person for exercising their legal rights. This was, however, exactly what happened to Mr Gongqose and other members of ...

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Update on Queensland mining sector reforms

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The efficacy of using independent experts in dispute resolution clauses – Are they practical for complex disputes?

In the recent decision of Onslow Salt Pty Ltd v Buurabalayji Thalanyji Aboriginal Corporation [2018] FCAFC 118 (‘Onslow v BTAC’) the full bench of the Federal Court dismissed an ...

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Access Denied: No mining permitted without prior consultation

In South Africa, land ownership is separate from the right to mine minerals found in the land. The mining right holder is, however, given the right to enter land that it doesn't own to...

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