ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES

Romania is a country with rich natural resources, accompanied by a similarly rich legislative and licensing regime.

We have 10 years of experience working with entities active in Oil & Gas (upstream and downstream), energy efficiency, electricity and natural gas trading, renewable resources.

Our competence includes:

  • Representation in front of the regulatory authority in licensing and dispute settlement matters
  • Drafting and negotiating industry specific contracts
  • Implementation of renewable resources projects (wind, biomass, solar energy)
  • Technical assistance in regard to renewable energy (the national green certificates system, the EU Emissions Trading System) and energy efficiency legal framework.

Below you can find details of some of our recent projects in energy & natural resources:

  • Acting as Romanian legal expert for an global financial institution in a project destined to assess the existing background and make recommendations for enhancing the opportunities for energy efficiency and renewable energy in Romania in view of compliance with EU legislation
  • Assisting a natural gas trader company in various operational and regulatory matters, including in relation to its licensing by the regulatory authority
  • Acting as legal counsel to the special purpose agency that manages financial resources received by Romania from the Global Environment Fund in order to enhance energy efficiency (more than 13 energy efficiency projects accomplished)
  • Assistance to a Romanian energy division of a Spanish group in projects consisting in the development of wind parks
  • Drafting and negotiating an EPC contract for the development of a solar energy park.