Practice/Industry Group Overview
A complex host of legal challenges confronts businesses and governments in their efforts to meet the world's demand for oil.
Duane Morris has long served clients in the oil industry. Our attorneys draw upon a combination of legal and industry experience to represent clients in regulatory proceedings before state and federal agencies and international forums. With the resources of a global firm, our Energy Practice can help clients in a variety of corporate acquisitions, including the leasing, purchase and sale of undeveloped and producing properties, gathering and processing systems, pipelines and other significant assets as well as due diligence, bids and related financing issues. Throughout the entire business cycle, Duane Morris attorneys have extensive experience in assisting clients with matters concerning oil exploration, facility construction, distribution, refining, import/export, financing and related transactions.
Our practice is both national and international in scope. Duane Morris Energy attorneys have worked with clients in the drafting and negotiation of study, bidding and operating groups, and other forms of association for the conduct of international oil and gas operations. Our Energy attorneys also represent clients before foreign governmental entities within host countries during the bidding, negotiation and performance of exploration and production contracts.