UPSTREAM OIL & GAS

We have acted on behalf of  a number of upstream oil and gas players in various exploration and production (E&P) projects and have previously advised, Indian and international oil companies, service contractors, utilities, investors, financiers and insurers. Based on our commercial knowledge in the industry, we are able to think out of the box and provide an innovative solution to the problem. Our Managing Partner, Mr. Majumdar (Raja) has been involved in a project at the Ebok oilfield, Nigeria, where our clients, Mobile Offshore Production Unit, and a Floating Storage and Offtake vessel had been deployed, pursuant to a long term contract with a Nigerian company. We have been involved in transactions on behalf of our Indian clients, relating to the acquisition of a 3D/2D Seismic Research Vessel and projects relating to its deployment.

We have handled arbitrations involving memorandum of understanding relating to the deployment of an FPSO vessel, for a tender awarded by ONGC. We have advised a number of shipowners on their entry into the LPG Transportation sector. We were involved in the negotiations of a complex long term contract, representing a leading German heavy lift operator and an Indian counterparty. We routinely provide advice to a number of our clients on contracts for marketing, sale and shipping of Indonesian coal. We have been involved in arbitrations and litigations on behalf of foreign clients, in arbitrations with a number of Indian public sector undertakings, relating to Joint Operating Agreement and Production Sharing Contract with regard to an onshore oil field in Rajasthan, India.