Shell legal director Peter Rees is switching litigation control away from external counsel to a unified global team of in-housers
Shale gas extraction is the hot environmental issue of the moment, offering great opportunities but meeting stubborn opposition
Energy work has long powered Nigerian law firms, but slow progress on legislation is holding up the sector’s growth
Leading energy practitioners give their thoughts on the post-Fukushima nuclear landscape as well as shale gas, renewables and solar feed-in tariffs
The Iraqi oil industry has faced many challenges in recent years, but Greg Hammond says the prospects are fast improving.
With the closure of coal-powered energy stations, the proposed private sector-funded nuclear alternatives will be vital to meet the UK’s needs. But as Hamish Lal reports, the builds could be seriously delayed due to a lack of clarity on the part of the Government
Renewable energy initiatives have come under threat in Europe as governments renege on incentive schemes. Simon Currie and Tim Baines examine the likely impact on existing and proposed green initiatives
EDF Energy has begun the search for a new general counsel following the resignation of Jean MacDonald.
With the principles of the Kyoto Protocol due to be renegotiated before the end of the year, lawyers are in the position of having to provide just-in-time advice.
Spain has led the way in renewable energy, but the financial crisis coupled with regulatory change is having an impact. Will Spain’s ‘green’ commitment hold firm? asks Luke McLeod-Roberts
The EU and UK need to implement new legislation if they want the latest CO2 storage technology to be a success
Where have the Dutch power merchants gone? Weero Koster reveals all
Scotland is in an enviable position to take advantage of renewable energies such as wave and wind power. Nick Atkins gives the lowdown
Historic reform in Mexico clears the way for foreign investment in energy sector download subscription
The energy reform proposed by Mexico’s Peña Nieto administration has been approved by the Mexican Congress and by a majority of the Mexican state legislatures.
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King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin (KWMSJB) has extended its footprint in the Middle East, through an exclusive association with the Law Office of Majed Almarshad in Riyadh.
The High Court has issued a stinging judgment against Clifford Chance client Excalibur, ordering it to to surrender the £17.5m it put up as security for costs to its courtroom opponents, Texas Keystone and Gulf Keystone, as an interim payment.
CMS Cameron McKenna and Dundas & Wilson partners have said yes to a £277m-tie-up that will go live in May 2014.
Tax incentives and the holding off of new exploration regulations mean fracking will soon get off the ground
If the oil companies are found to have fixed prices, it won’t prove to be a rich seam for civil claimants