Attorneys at Conway have singular experience in the area of energy projects and disputes. Our team has been retained in the past to advise parties involved in a wide range of activities within the energy and petrochemical sectors, including owners of power plants and refineries, technology licensors, service providers and contractors involved in constructing marquee energy projects in Europe, the Middle East and North America and developers of energy projects and petrochemical facilities. In addition, our lawyers are regularly engaged to serve as arbitrator or mediator in disputes arising out of energy-related transactions.
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
Arbitrator on Two International Arbitrations concerning Central European motor oil distribution (US – NL – Bulgaria):
Serving as chairman of two arbitral panels in disputes between a major US brand-name automotive lubricants producer and its exclusive Central European distributor.
Bespoke Greenfield EPC Contract for Refinery Owner (Rotterdam):
Drafting tailor-made EPC contract suitable for billion euro project finance in connection with project tender package.
ICC Arbitration over Mississippi Coal-burning Power Plant (Geneva):
Acting as counsel in an arbitration for supplier against main contractor concerning delays on construction project.
Mediator on Norwegian Power Plant dispute (Poland – NL):
Acting as a neutral facilitator in a resolution in a dispute between an engineering firm and its installation subcontractor.
Process Technology License for refining Jet Fuels (USA – NL):
Negotiating multiple technology licenses from US oil companies and technology firms for application at a European refinery.
- Structuring transactions
- Drafting and negotiations
- Project development
- Claims preparation and handling
- Dispute resolution