Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) has gifted Addleshaw Goddard and Burges Salmon first-time appointments on its revamped legal panel.
Scotland-headquartered Shepherd & Wedderburn has added the former head of DLA Piper’s Scottish construction and engineering group to its own construction and projects practice.
Ethical investor Sustainable Development Capital LLP (SDCL) has appointed six firms to its inaugural legal panel, with Muckle and Walker Morris among those winning a spot.
Baker Botts, Weil Gotshal & Manges and Vinson & Elkins have advised on Kinder Morgan’s blockbuster $70bn consolidation of its related pipeline companies, marking the biggest energy merger since ExxonMobil 12 years ago.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) client Drax has been defeated in the Court of Appeal over £1.3bn in Government renewable energy subsidies.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has made its seventh German partner hire, recruiting Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s former energy co-head Dirk Hamann.
DLA Piper and Fasken Martineau have advised Nigerian oil company Oando Energy Resources on its $1.65bn (£980m) acquisition of ConocoPhillips’ Nigerian upstream oil and gas business.
Simmons & Simmons has gained a South African presence by allying with Canadian firm Fasken Martineau’s recently-acquired Johannesburg operation.
Shearman & Sterling has secured the largest award ever handed out by an arbitration tribunal, with the Russian Federation asked to pay out $50bn (£29.bn) in damages to shareholders of oil company Yukos.
Shale gas update: major changes for the 14th onshore oil and gas licensing round download subscription
The UK government has published application criteria and terms for the 14th onshore oil and gas licensing round, accompanied by new guidance.
Ofgem and DECC have jointly published an action plan of measures to encourage the growth of independent energy suppliers.
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The US Commerce Department’s BIS has issued a final rule amending the Export Administration Regulations and imposing further export controls against Russia’s energy sector.
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Shell legal director Peter Rees is switching litigation control away from external counsel to a unified global team of in-housers
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
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