Oil and gas

Geopolitical and regulatory challenges worldwide have make oil and gas companies change the strategies they have been pursuing so far. The industry is facing a big challenge – to implement modern technologies at each operational stage – from prospecting of deposits, through exploration, transport, refining to selling products to their end-users.

Changes in the market have made oil and gas suppliers adapt their strategies in order to increase their competitive advantage. These changes also require them to implement modern technologies, which enables to increase their cost effectiveness at each production stage: from exploration, through transport to delivery to end-users.

Changes in the global approach to energy consumption and production has encouraged us to invest in innovative projects involving not only traditional oil and natural gas deposits, but also unconventional deposits of hydrocarbons such as shale gas, tight gas or methane from coal strata.

To reduce their risk and investment costs that are often associated with the implementation of such projects, investors are searching for new methods for management and funding their projects .The oil and gas market has seen an increasing interest in investing in advanced analytical tools, which enables for the faster monitoring and assessment of a project.

To carry out an investment project in the oil and gas industry, a company must understand the legal environment, the way that sector works, the interests of its stakeholders and the relationships between them. It is necessary to combine experience in law with business practice and day-to-day commitment to sector-related issues.

How we can help you

Our expert team understands the industry’s needs, and has been involved in the implementation of the successful projects for many years. We provide our customers with a comprehensive legal consulting services to oil and gas companies. We also assist our clients at each stage of the investment cycle (upstream, midstream, downstream).

Our experience

Experience at representing clients at administrative proceedings, including regarding concessions, EIA decisions, waste management for the largest Polish oil and gas exploration company.

Advice on the transfer of licenses for prospecting and the apprasal of hydrocarbons and the establishment of joint ventures in marine areas.

Regulatory and negotiation consulting for a project related to the post-exploitation consent of methane from coal strata.

The development and implementation of funding models for shale gas prospecting operations (taking into account different models and legal forms of companies, JV funding etc.)

Providing assistance to international mining corporations with respect to the preparation, assessment and negotiation of agreements for drilling works concluded with the biggest companies providing drilling services in Poland

Advice on the investment process associated with the construction of gas distribution pipelines.

Advice on applying for investment decisions for the extension of the subterranean storage of hydrocarbons.

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Piotr Spaczyński

Piotr Spaczyński

Managing Partner More
Anita Palukiewicz

Anita Palukiewicz

Partner More
Dawid Trela, LLB, LLM, PhD

Dawid Trela, LLB, LLM, PhD

Of Counsel More

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