Energy & Resources

Energy & Resources

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The continual evolution of these sectors requires legal solutions that are commercially sustainable.

Our Energy and Resources team acts for publicly listed and private junior explorers through to some of the largest multi-national energy and resource companies in Australia and internationally. We draw upon the expertise of our cross disciplinary team to provide whole of project advice from inception to completion and decommissioning.

Our Energy and Resources specialists have had extensive experience with clients in-house, providing a strong appreciation and insight into business requirements and commercial arrangements. We have a sound knowledge of hydrocarbon exploration, appraisal, development, and production with industry leading legal experience in the development and regulation of unconventional assets.

We also have a particular focus on renewable energy technologies, including energy generation, storage, project development and financing.

Expertise
  • Acquisitions and disposals

  • Capital market fund raisings

  • Contractual agreements, including tender and contract processes

  • Regulatory advice

  • Joint venture, operating and development agreements, farm-ins, farm-outs, and unitisation

  • Pipeline connection and the structuring, documentation, and construction of domestic and cross-border pipelines

  • Drilling and procurement

  • Construction and infrastructure, including third party access to infrastructure

  • Electricity trading issues, including hedging and derivatives markets

  • Disputes between large customers and energy market participants

  • Vessel supply and charters

  • Environmental compliance and planning law

  • Climate change, including greenhouse reporting and green building developments

  • Native Title and cultural heritage

  • Water resources