Energy, Oil and Gas, Petrochemicals, and Infrastructure

From offices located throughout five continents, our attorneys and business consultants routinely handle a wide array of energy and infrastructure-related matters, both domestically and across borders, including in litigation and arbitration, oil and gas transactions, renewable energy projects, mergers and acquisitions, debt and project finance, government contracting, corporate restructuring, real estate transactions, intellectual property transactions and disputes involving both IP protection and defense. Diaz Reus regularly advises State-owned and other institutional clients in the energy and infrastructure sectors around the globe, helping clients untangle intricate cross-border regulatory and compliance issues in the fields of energy and environmental policy, import and export, and cyber-security and data privacy, among others, as well as tackling complex and politically sensitive issues involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), and various sanctions imposed by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Our board-certified attorneys have represented energy companies, financial institutions, private equity firms, sponsors, project developers, commodities traders, service providers in major transactions in the upstream, midstream, downstream, water, infrastructure, and services sectors, as well as companies in financial distress, including in:

  • Mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
  • Bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, and debt restructuring
  • Exploration, development, and production of oil and gas, as well as minerals
  • Liquefaction, purchases, sales, regasification, and downstream marketing and sales of LNG
  • Gathering, purchasing, selling and distribution of oil, gas, and water
  • Storage, exchange, and terminalling agreements, and tank leases
  • Throughput, feedstock, and offtake contracts
  • Interconnection, construction, and maintenance of pipelines
  • Oilfield services, including drilling contracts, and offshore platform construction
  • Joint Operating Agreements, Technology Transfer Agreements, Farmout Agreements, and Production Sharing Agreements
  • Transportation by vessel, rail, truck or pipeline
  • Maritime matters and offshore structures, including the purchase, sale, chartering and financing of vessels, LNG tankers, jack-up and semi-submersible drilling rigs, drillships, FPSOs, FSRUs, crew boats, workboats, barges, tugs and support vessels
  • International sales, distribution, and marketing
  • Development of renewable energy projects, power purchase agreements, and EPC agreements
  • Government contracting and procurement, including negotiations with host governments, national oil companies, State-owned utilities, and port administrators