Petroleum Services

Including maritime/offshore operations
Our team of legal professionals advise clients across the petroleum up-stream supply chain with special focus on services providers to the Oil and Gas industry.

With decades of experience, commercial insight and a track record of involvement in major Oil and Gas contractor projects, operations, acquisitions, disposals, financings and disputes, our team of legal professionals understand and follow the local market issues and offer a full service to many of the international services providers of the Oil and Gas industry that have a legal and operational presence in Angola.

MC JURIST is well-known for the depth and breadth of its industry knowledge, its commercial perspective and its strong industry networks, as well as government and regulatory bodies knowledge and perspective.

We have comprehensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, international joint ventures related to local content requirements in Angola and also foreign exchange control structures for repatriation of funds outside Angola.

We have strong shipping and maritime connections through our work in the Oil and Gas industry, as well as extensive experience in the areas of offshore supply vessels, drilling rigs and marine insurance (with increasing involvement in offshore renewable energy projects as part of supply chain requirements). Our practice includes charter parties of support vessels to the industry, drilling rigs and floating production, storage and offloading vessels (FPSOs), harbours, ports and terminals, offshore employment status/tax regimes, manning services agreements and seafarer employment agreements, importation and exportation procedures and such other customs-related matters.

Our diverse range of clients has allowed us to advise from many different perspectives over many years. Therefore, the core Oil and Gas team also has access to specialist support from our wider legal team to establish tailored projects and to handle the particular needs of each transaction or matter.

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