If shale gas can cut the UK’s energy dependence, we must jump hurdles to do it.
Tax incentives and the holding off of new exploration regulations mean fracking will soon get off the ground
White & Case is advising troubled oil and gas company Afren on a $300m (£196m) recapitalisation plan that could prove a life raft to the business plagued by expenses scandal, falling share prices and its self-report to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in March.
BG Group general counsel Graham Vinter is stepping down after seven years in the role following his company’s announced merger with energy company Shell, and will be replaced by Sapa group general counsel Tom Melbye.
Slaughter and May is advising Royal Dutch Shell on its recommended cash and share valued at £47bn to take over natural gas company BG Group, represented by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
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The discovery of new oil deposits in the Black Sea holds promise of a new golden age for Romania’s energy industry – and for the local law firms
Panellists at The Lawyer ’s recent Romania briefing heard much to encourage them to get involved in the country