Bruchou represents and assists international and local oil and gas companies in their legal and regulatory needs, including the negotiation of project investment agreements, joint operating agreements, crude and gas sales agreements, among others, as well as all kind of regulatory work needed to conduct their daily activities.
Since the discovery of Vaca Muerta formation in the Neuquén Province as a prolific shale oil and gas reservoir, the Oil & Gas Practice Group has been increasingly involved in the most relevant transactions and day to day advise to upstream and midstream clients with interests in the development of these resources of unconventional hydrocarbons in Argentina.
The Firm’s practice in the field of oil and gas regulations is an integral part of its overall services to players in the energy sector.
Corporate lawyers work closely with regulatory experts and lawyers from other areas such as banking and capital markets, tax, litigation and labor, among others, to assist clients in the execution of complex transactions.
Regulatory advice includes compliance with requirements from federal governmental agencies (Secretary of Energy, ENARGAS, among others) and the corresponding provincial authorities in the structuring and completion of the transactions, obtaining regulatory approvals and assisting our clients in the day-to-day matters with those agencies.