Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas

In an environment characterised by change, we advise operators across the globe on strategies to stay ahead of the curve.

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Change and opportunity

Melanie Grimmitt discusses the current themes in the energy sector and how we are helping clients navigate the challenges and opportunities.

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Global Reach 

Supporting clients wherever they are including the North Sea, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Africa, South and Central America and Asia Pacific

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Energy Transition 

Our Market leading global renewables expertise and established track-record and reputation in renewables projects means we are well equipped to assist clients execute their energy transition strategies  

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Comprehensive Advice 

We draw upon the specialist skills and disciplines across the firm to provide services in all aspects of the oil and gas industry 

Based across our key energy hubs in Aberdeen, Dubai, London, Perth and Singapore, our specialist oil and gas lawyers have extensive international experience working for clients in the upstream, midstream, downstream and oil services sectors, providing support for both conventional and unconventional oil and gas exploration and production, enhanced oil recovery, oil and gas transportation and processing, LNG and FLNG projects, refining marketing and petrochemical facilities and oil storage.

We provide services in all aspects of the oil and gas industry including anti-bribery, corruption and sanctions, banking and finance, capital markets, competition, employment and pensions, environmental, health and safety, litigation, international arbitration and dispute resolution, IP/IT, joint venture and operations, licence and regulatory, project development, mergers and acquisitions, procurement, shipping and tax.

Our diverse range of clients, extending from NOCs, oil majors, regulators, independents, international E&P companies, trading houses and oilfield service companies through a wide variety of lenders, private equity funders, investment banks and major international contractors has allowed us to advise from many different perspectives over the years.

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Our latest work

Our advisers act on domestic and international projects of all shapes and sizes, working with many of the leading names across this diverse sector. Browse our experience below, or use the filters to look-up recent work in particular geographies and legal disciplines.

    Our expertise, at your disposal

    With over 430 partners and 3000 people around the world, we are well-placed to support you across a full range of legal and advisory services.

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    Pinsent Masons advises Rcapital on the acquisition of the Nasmyth Group

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Rcapital on the acquisition of Nasmyth Group, a leading provider of specialist precision engineering services to the aerospace industry.

    Pinsent Masons wins Arbitration Lawyer of the Year and Private Practice Lawyer of the Year at the LexisNexis Middle East Women in Law Awards 2022

    Pamela McDonald and Alexandra Aikman of multinational law firm Pinsent Masons have been named Arbitration Lawyer of the Year and Private Practice Lawyer of the Year at the LexisNexis Middle East Women in Law Awards 2022.

    Pinsent Masons retains top ten ranking in Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2022

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has been ranked as the UK’s tenth most inclusive LGBT+ employer by charity Stonewall in its annual Workplace Equality Index (WEI).