Abeledo Gottheil assists local and foreign companies of the oil and gas sector in their specific needs, which include the following tasks: advice in bids for the exploration and exploitation concession of hydrocarbon areas; regulatory aspects; related contracts (joint exploitation or association agreements for the exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons, transportation, distribution, supply, services contracts, etc.); due diligence processes; assistance and representation in international arbitrations and national litigations both, between private parties and the National or Provincial Government.
The Firm offers assistance to its clients in legal matters derive from the exploration, drilling, production, refining and distribution activities, including several acquisitions and negotiations referred to joint operating agreements, drafting of contracts, such as oil service agreements, HSE consultancy service, subcontracts, “workover” operations, fixed-term charter agreements in vessels, geophysical services, aircraft services, air support of land seismic operations and drilling contracts; acquisition of exploration, exploitation and/or oil services companies, among others.
Likewise, the professionals of the Firm give advice on regulatory matters and compliance thereof.
The members of our team have taken specialization courses on the issue and LLM both, in Argentina and abroad, and in addition they are recognized as experts by the international publications Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 Best Lawyers and Latin Lawyer, among others. Our counsel Luis Alberto Erize makes-up the panel of experts of the “Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law” (SEERIL), of the International Bar Association.