Work Area: Oil

Familiar firms in 3R follow-on

Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados have helped oil company 3R Petroleum make a follow-on offering worth 823 million reais (US$148 million), nearly four months after it launched Brazil’s first IPO in the oil and gas sector in nearly a decade.

20 April 2021

Ecuador faces second arbitration over Amazon oil projects

An Argentine-owned energy company is bringing a United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) claim against Ecuador over the termination of contracts to exploit Amazonian oil projects, a dispute that has already given rise to a US$515 million award against the state.

08 April 2021

Several firms help SNC-Lavalin divest in the Andean region

Five White & Case LLP offices have helped Dubai-based infrastructure group Kentech acquire the Colombian and Peruvian oil and gas operations of Canadian engineering group SNC-Lavalin.

29 March 2021

Brazil sees first non-Petrobras gas transportation contract

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped Brazilian gas company TAG sign the country’s first ever natural gas transportation contract – in which Petrobras is not the transporter – with chemicals company Proquigel.

22 February 2021

3R Petroleum launches Brazil’s first oil and gas IPO in a decade

Milbank in New York and São Paulo and Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados have helped local oil company 3R Petroleum raise 600 million reais (US$115 million), in what is the first Brazilian IPO in the oil and gas sector in nearly a decade.

04 December 2020

Vitol adds fuel to Brazil’s downstream sector with petrol station buy

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in São Paulo has helped Dutch energy trader Vitol acquire a 50% stake in Brazil’s sixth-biggest petrol station owner, Grupo Dislub Equador (GDE).

19 August 2019

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