Partner Profile

Augusto Astorga

CMS Grau

Peru

LL 250

Biography

Augusto specialises in energy, oil and gas. He has extensive experience providing advice to oil and gas companies during all phases of their activities: negotiation of licence, farmout, or joint operation agreements with both NOC or IOC, natural gas transmission and distribution concessions, legal support during the development of the production or transmission operations including contracting with major subcontractors, fulfilment or regulatory technical, environmental aspects, land acquisition and negotiation with local populations as well as commercialisation of crude, refined products, LNG and natural gas.      

Before CMS Grau, he was an external legal adviser to important foreign companies, first at Estudio Gálvez Abogados and then at Estudio Muñíz, having also been legal manager at Hunt Oil Exploration and Production Company of Peru LLC. He is a member of the Lima Bar Association, the Hydrocarbons Legal Committee in the Mining, the Oil and Energy National Society, the International Petroleum Negotiators Association and the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.

He is also a guest teacher in postgraduate energy programme at PUCP, since 2008.

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