At Layonu & Co. we understand our clients' businesses and industry, especially the legal issues in the energy, oil and gas sectors. Our expertise allows us to pragmatically and efficiently respond to their special needs. The firm’s energy, oil and gas law group comprises of a multidisciplinary team of lawyers, advisors and consultants. We provide our clients with solutions to their commercial, legal, regulatory and structural challenges in the oil and gas industry, including:

 the design, preparation, review and implementation of upstream oil and natural gas bids; obtaining or granting access to upstream acreage and infrastructure; reviewing production sharing contracts, memorandum of understanding, joint venture agreements, joint operating agreements, oil field service contracts; structuring and advising on project development and financing, including oil and gas storage facilities, drilling rigs and boat development arrangements; supply and purchase agreements; utility, industrial gas and logistics agreements.
 crude oil and products pipeline developments and financing arrangements; wholesale and domestic gas supply and purchase arrangements; obtaining third party access to oil and gas facilities; construction contracts, using all forms of EPC and construction management agreements.

Our team of experts have acquired specialized subject-matter expertise in stability and renegotiation of oil and gas agreements; choice of law in contractual agreements; onshore and offshore decommissioning; climate change and emissions trading; clean development mechanism projects and Emission Reduction Purchase Agreements; health, safety and the environment; oil and gas regulation in the United Kingdom Continental Shelf and gulf of guinea; corporate governance; acquisition and disposal of oil and gas assets; tax and fiscal implications of petroleum arrangements.

On electricity and renewable energy, we proffer solutions to our client’s legal and regulatory challenges in the structuring and implementation of Power Purchase Agreements (PPA); domestic gas supply to power obligation arrangements; electricity market regulation/deregulation; environmental and regulatory compliance; purchase and supply of electricity from renewable sources. Our experts are well positioned to advise on renewable energy developments and land ownership; environmental impact of electricity and renewable energy projects. We also develop codes, reports, precedents, proposals and compliance guidelines for organisations, corporations and government agencies on renewable energy developments; climate change regulations; electricity generation and distribution..