Recognised as Pakistan’s leading corporate law firm in the oil and gas sector, we are extensively involved in the three major components of the oil and gas industry; namely, upstream (exploration and production), midstream (storage and transportation) and downstream (fuels and lubricants, marketing and refining, retail and chemicals).
Working with the private sector and government we have actively been involved in the legislation of laws relating to the oil and gas sector, thereby catering to the sectors’ expanding global, technical and economic needs. Further, we provide regular review and advice on the legislation regulating the petroleum sector and are frequently involved in the procurement of various petroleum licenses and gas allocations.
We represent the Sui Southern Gas Company Limited and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited and act for various multinational entities undertaking oil and gas exploration, development and production in Pakistan. We also structure projects on behalf of oil and gas exploration, services and E&P companies.
We understand the industry’s challenges from multiple angles and combine our expertise and knowledge to provide a complete legal package fitting with our clients’ unique needs and objectives. Our team offers insight into the legal framework governing the industry, and advises on applying for exploration and exploitation licenses, assistance with bid proceedings, and the negotiation of services agreements.
We advise on the entire life cycle of oil and gas projects, including refinery and pipeline construction, oil transportation agreements and disputes affecting the sector. We also provide regular review and advice with respect to applicable legislation regulating the petroleum sector and has been involved in the procurement of various petroleum licenses and gas allocations, and the drafting of various consortium arrangements in the petroleum sector.