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Upstream Oil & Gas


Greenberg Traurig’s Upstream Oil & Gas Practice, comprised of attorneys from across the firm with diverse in-house and government experience, advises clients on important aspects of the dynamic oil and gas industry. Our depth of knowledge and experience, coupled with the firm’s transactional, regulatory, and litigation capabilities, enable us to counsel clients on complex oil and gas issues throughout the U.S., Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. We represent large integrated, independent, and national oil companies, as well as governments. We also represent oilfield services; engineering; transportation and gathering; storage; and marketing companies; in addition to equipment manufacturers.

Our experience includes:

  • upstream exploration and production activities
  • conventional and unconventional resource project development
  • offshore and unconventional drilling
  • the purchase or supply of crude oil or natural gas
  • LNG projects
  • the procurement of equipment or services
  • engineering, procurement and construction
  • mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • financing transactions
  • farm-ins/farm-outs and joint ventures
  • international law related to maritime/offshore and shipping matters
  • boundary disputes
  • decommissioning
  • environmental matters
  • bankruptcy and restructuring
  • quality bank disputes
  • regulatory compliance and enforcement