oil & gas

Benfield Attorneys and Solicitors’ Oil and Gas Practice Group provides legal support to companies involved in the exploration and production of hydrocarbons. The firm handles all aspects of oil and gas resources matters, which include licensing, transportation and storage, advice on farm in/farm-out arrangements and financing, and advice on leases and production sharing contracts (PSC).
The firm’s knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework of the oil and gas industry is arguably unsurpassed in Nigeria. Hence, its involvement in transactions ranging from the acquisition and assignment of oil mining leases.
The firm also offers expertise in the extensive area within the “upstream” and “down-stream” sectors of the oil and gas industry, the acquisition and disposal of interests in oil and gas fields, marginal fields and other concessions, as well as advisory and project finance transactions within the sector.