Oil and Gas

LXL’s strength lies in its wealth of experience in the Oil & Gas sector comprehending the particulars of our client’s specific needs, and working comfortably and with confidence in specialist international legal teams to achieve our client’s objectives.

Our in-depth industry knowledge and commercial expertise allows us to add value to our clients’ operations covering all aspects of petroleum, exploration, development and production including the LNG and Gas supply chain. LXL lawyers have acted for Governments, State-owned companies, major international and smaller independent oil companies, and private funders.

Our work has taken us worldwide advising on licensing, concessions, production sharing contracts, acquisitions and disposals, farm-ins and farm-outs, joint operating agreements, drilling services, processing agreements, transportation agreements, tie-in agreements, joint ventures, decommissioning, shipping and petroleum sales contracts. We also have specialised experience with respect to disputes, sanctions, and compliance in the UK and internationally.

We are often engaged to advise on the construction and operation of some of the largest European LNG terminals or negotiating long term LNG or physical/paper gas sale agreements, re-negotiating pricing provisions, or securing UK regulatory/shipper or supplier licence permits, and advising on compliance and regulatory issues in the UK and internationally.