Supporting the energy and natural resources industry worldwide

Leading players in the energy and natural resources industry count on the experience and reach of Dechert’s lawyers. We help our clients pursue their strategic objectives around the world as well as helping them to respond effectively to the changing shape of the industry.

The energy and natural resources industries are undergoing innovative advances that present complex legal challenges, including an accelerating transition and the growing impact of sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) on projects and investing. We regularly advise clients worldwide on matters across the full scope of the energy mix, including: oil & gas, liquefied natural gas, coal, nuclear, wind, solar, biofuels, hydroelectric, geothermal, hydrogen and other natural sources. We provide a "cradle-to-grave" service through the entire project lifecycle from financing, project development (including Public-Private Partnerships), procurement and construction, asset acquisitions and disposals and disputes. 

We have a network of cross-practice energy lawyers spanning Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America. Using our knowledge of international best practices as well as local requirements, we are able to bring practical solutions to energy and natural resources companies across the globe and at all stages of the supply chain.

Our areas of experience include investments, mergers and acquisitions, strategic joint ventures, fund raising and financing, project development and construction, disputes including litigation and arbitration, international trade including sanctions, compliance and anti-corruption/bribery advice as well as sustainability and ESG requirements for companies in the following industry sectors: oil and gas, mining and metals, renewable energy, power and infrastructure.