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Oil, Gas & Energy Law Peru

The Oil, Gas & Energy lawyers at MONTEBLANCO & ASSOCIATES regularly advise national and international companies, oil field services companies, natural gas and liquids pipeline companies, LNG project developers, petrochemical companies and refiners, as well as lenders and investors in a wide range of industry matters:

  • Exploration and production operations
  • Contracts with drilling and other service providers and equipment contractor suppliers
  • Construction contracts
  • Joint operating agreements
  • Foreign concessions
  • Production Sharing Contracts
  • Upstream and Midstream Development
  • LNG Regasification
  • Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs)

MONTEBLANCO & ASSOCIATES has advised on these matters throughout the diverse locations of Peru, but we have done so with cross-border counterparts from jurisdictions that include the United States, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, Africa, Central and Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

Oil and Gas Contracts
MONTEBLANCO & ASSOCIATES has experience with the more complex contractual arrangements that are unique to the oil and gas industry. With this background, we are able to advise our clients on their most intricate issues, such as agreements on: production sharing, participation, royalty, joint bidding, farmouts, field unitization, LNG projects, turnkey as well as construction contracts, contracts for the construction of FPSOs, semi-submersible and other rigs, refining, local content arrangements, concession contracts, equipment and service purchase, and other matters that require wide-ranging multi-disciplinary experience.

Adding Value to Each Link of the Value Chain
MONTEBLANCO & ASSOCIATES has extensive experience in the development and operation of projects regarding exploring for, producing, processing and marketing oil and natural gas, including the negotiation of exploration and production leases, licenses, production payments, net profit interests, concessions and participation agreements with governments and state-owned natural resources companies.

We have particular know-how in representing pipeline companies and others involved in the midstream transportation and the processing of natural gas and liquids. We are well versed in the use of Master Limited Partnerships in acquisition and investment opportunities, and the tax issues that these entail. Our team knows the industry and the legal and business imperatives that must be met to ensure success. We are involved in every step of the process.  From the construction and regulatory proceeding stage to the financing and sale and/or acquisition of natural gas pipelines and crude oil pipelines, gas storage facilities, gas processing and fractionation plants, and gas gathering systems throughout Peru.

We are called upon to assist clients involved in the service and supply side of the industry. From the drafting and negotiation of complicated drilling service and supply agreements to arbitration of contentious disputes, our lawyers have worked extensively with oil field services and equipment companies on some of the most challenging engagements throughout the country. We know Peruvian Oil, Gas and Energy law and how it integrates to the involvement of the local communities so the law of Prior Consultation is strongly exerted in our practice. MONTEBLANCO & ASSOCIATES has acted for lenders, sponsors and other participants to LNG projects, as well as large purchasers, transporters and distributors of natural gas in the regulatory and business aspects of its liquefaction, regasification, purchase, storage, transportation, distribution and sale. We have advised local and international lenders and borrowers in relation to the various government regulations, including requirements on environmental regulatory compliance as well as licensing requirements.

In the end, the Oil, Gas and Energy legal field in Peru is extremely complex with a great deal of attention that needs to be paid to details. Give us a call and let the experts at MONTEBLANCO & ASSOCIATES be of assistance in your endeavors/