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Media Alert: Baker Botts Energy Partner Available to Comment on Hydrocarbon Joint Ventures


LONDON, 24 August 2016 - On Thursday, 8 September, 2016 Baker Botts’ Energy Practice will be hosting its first Oil and Gas Lawyer School in London.

Joint venture investment and funding for hydrocarbon projects is a key topic:

  • Host government agreements - key concepts and participants
  • Comparative analysis of granting instruments and their application
  • Relationship between state and investor - key issues to overcome
  • Common joint venture scenarios - stabilisation and protection of investments

Hamish McArdle, Partner in the London office, who has advised leading oil and gas companies, including Repsol, ENGIE and Sinochem on all aspects of the energy value chain, M&A transactions and environmental matters is available for interview on the day and comment.

To schedule an interview, please contact Louisa Williams.

To view the full Oil and Gas Lawyer School Programme, please click here.

Baker Botts is nominated as Legal Services Provider of the Year in the Petroleum Economist Awards 2016.

For more information on Baker Botts’ Energy Practice, please click here.

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