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Energy & Infrastructure

Energy & Infrastructure

Energy

The Firm’s Energy team provides practical and solution oriented advice to its clients across the oil & gas value chain - starting from the wellhead to the refinery, i.e., from Upstream that includes both Off-shore and On-shore Exploration and Production, to Midstream which includes storage, processing, transportation and finally Downstream which includes refining, storage, trading and marketing. The team possesses deep industry knowledge and understanding of dealing with both traditional sectors like oil and gas, petrochemicals, natural gas and LNG as well as the alternate clean energy sectors like solar, wind, bio-mass, etc. Our energy practice includes advising investors, developers, operators and financiers in relation to setting up of projects, distribution agreements, power purchase agreements, wheeling/transmission agreements, EPC contracts, operation & maintenance contracts, gas supply agreements, regulatory aspects, land issues, production sharing contracts and all aspects of oil, gas, mining and power including renewable energy. Our experience is wide ranging in the oil, power and mining sectors and we advise clients on a range of issues encompassing the entire spectrum of matters encountered in any project. Our energy team works closely with our other practice areas to ensure that clients are provided with in-depth and sector specific advice along with end-to- end solutions. The firm’s bouquet of services under its energy practice includes but is not limited to government as well as corporate advisory on project structuring, M&A, stake sale, joint venture, disinvestment, drafting and vetting of commercial contracts and regulatory reporting and compliance advisory.

Infrastructure

The projects team has a well-established track record in advising clients on various legal aspects of infrastructure projects in India. The team’s experience  spans across sectors to include  projects in the  power, road, port, oil & gas, renewable energy, railways, telecommunications,  mining, hotel, leisure, healthcare, logistics, education, media and manufacturing sectors. The projects team is well-experienced in handling unique issues that arise when public and private sectors collaborate under the PPP framework. The firm advises its clients on a wide array of matters through the entire life-cycle of a project to include services like transaction advisory, tender and pre-bid advisory, risk analysis and mitigation advisory, contract management, drafting project documentation, conducting comprehensive due diligence exercises, reviewing project contracts and advising on loan, security documents for financial closure, besides others. The breadth of the team’s experience includes drafting, vetting, negotiating and finalizing main and ancillary agreements of a project to include concession agreements, power purchase agreements, EPC contracts, operation & maintenance contracts, fuel supply/transportation agreements etc. The team has advised some of the most prestigious clients across the spectrum ranging from government entities, engineering and construction companies, owners, investors and operators. The team assists its clients in development, financing and acquisition of infrastructure projects and is trained to provide practical and solution oriented advice that offers value for money proposition to the clients..