We have a team dedicated to projects in the Oil and Gas sector, having in-depth knowledge of the commercial and regulatory questions impacting this industry. Our work include advising financial institutions and sponsors active in the sector, in the structuring and negotiation of the financing for the development of projects involving the upstream, midstream and downstream segments, as well as drafting and negotiation of all related operational contracts. Our team also assists the entire industry chain in the various contracts involving supply of goods and services.
Our team has participated in project finance transactions involving structured financing, domestic transactions based on BNDES onlending or guarantees, financings by other Brazilian agencies such as Fundo da Marinha Mercante, as well as local and foreign capital market deals (including project bonds), and funding through multilaterals, export credit agencies and other international lenders.
We also have a strong track record in project development, covering corporate structuring such as joint ventures, as well as the drafting and negotiation of underlying agreements such as EPCs, offtake agreements, supply agreements and other contractual arrangements required for large projects.
Our Project Finance and Infrastructure Team works in coordination with the firm’s tax, environmental, real estate and labor departments to ensure all angles of any project are adequately covered.
We also rely on our expertise in in public law and regulations, which have a material impact on any relevant project in Brazil, and have extensive experience in advising local and foreign companies in participating in public tender processes.