Energy and Natural Resources



Whatever goals you pursue across the energy sector, you can count on the experience and global reach of Dechert’s energy practice. Our capabilities extend from oil, gas, LNG, unconventional gas, coal and nuclear to the rapidly developing cleantech sector. Whether you focus on traditional hydrocarbon-based fuels, renewable energy, energy efficient or other environmentally friendly technologies, or climate change and emissions trading, we will help you achieve your aims through our broad experience and practical know-how.

We work at every level in the energy value chain – upstream, midstream and downstream. Our clients include exploration and production companies, electricity transmission and gas pipeline operators, public utilities and governments, power producers and generators, industrial energy consumers, EPC contractors, project developers, private equity and strategic investors, venture capital firms, financial institutions, sponsors, lenders and energy traders. We also represent companies that provide the technology, services and products that are essential to the energy sector.

Areas of Focus

  • Energy Bankruptcy, Business Restructuring and Reorganization
  • Energy Capital Markets
  • Energy Funds
  • Litigation
  • Mining and Metals
  • Oil and Gas
  • Power
  • Regulatory