Oil and Gas

In response to the growing investment interests in the Ethiopian oil and gas sector, MLA has built and strengthened its expertise with the view to providing seamless legal services for investors in the sector. Additionally, MLA has provided various legal services to multinational oil and gas companies and other actors. Some of the services MLA has rendered to clients in this sector include:

  • Conducting legal due diligence on an existing oil and gas development and production company for potential lender and insurer in relation to its Ethiopian project;
  • Advising a major player in the Ethiopian oil and gas exploration on the extent of tax exemptions for oil and gas explorers and sub-contractors;
  • Advising a petroleum exploration and production company on negotiating Petroleum Production and Sharing Agreement and on issues related to taxation; and
  • Advising an oil exploration company regarding drafting and compliance requirements of a format agreement.

Mehrteab Leul & Associates is a member of DLA Piper Africa Group, an alliance of leading independent law firms working together in association with DLA Piper, both internationally and across Africa.


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