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Volatile oil prices and the depletion of traditional hydrocarbon energy sources have made an already competitive industry even more complex. At the same time energy suppliers provide essential public services, and political pressures add another layer of complexity, as governments and regulators seek energy security and demand both price stability and cleaner energy supplies.

In a market that is fast-changing and under pressure from a variety of different directions, Dentons provides support, with experience across the energy sector and around the world. This includes providing strategic assistance to clients encompassing the entire energy value chain from oil majors, independents, transportation companies, power generators and utilities, financial institutions and large customers. Dentons lawyers work for more than 40 governments on energy-market reform and major project procurement, which adds a depth of perspective rare amongst law firms.

Dentons provide effective solutions across the energy sector including transactions, political services and dispute resolution in:

  • Upstream and Downstream Oil and Gas
  • Nuclear
  • Renewables and Unconventional Energy
  • Conventional generation
  • Transmission and distribution
  • Retail electricity and natural gas supply
  • Pipeline and Maritime Transportation
  • LNG, Oil and Gas Trading
  • Energy market reform
  • Privatization of Energy Enterprises