Energy and projects

We recognise that energy and hard & soft infrastructure represent major industrial activity across the Middle East, with continued growth and increasing regional demand. With new investment in public-private partnership (PPP) projects and in-country value  initiatives, there are exciting opportunities for domestic and international players in the energy and projects sectors. 

Our Energy and Projects team offers legal advisory, corporate and commercial solutions as well as the full range of PwC Legal services to industry clients, which include national oil companies (NOCs), international oil and utilities companies, government and public investment bodies, engineering, procurement and construction contractors, drilling and oilfield services companies.

Our Energy and Projects team are specialists in providing a range of services, including:

  • Structuring and executing commercial energy transactions

  • Structuring and managing major end to end projects (including PPP) in the energy and infrastructure sectors

  • Procurement advisory and tendering for greenfield and brownfield project development

  • Advising on oil and gas project development agreements, joint venture and joint operating agreements

  • Advising on exploration and appraisal drilling operations, development activities and production operations

  • Advising on project finance and re-financing agreements with international and local financial institutions in the GCC

  • Advising on power project agreements including P(W)PAs, CTAs, EPC Agreements, O&M Agreements, LTSAs and service agreements

  • Advising on regulatory and compliance framework design and implementation 

  • Carrying out regulatory and legal review of Energy sector activities, including implementation of laws and regulations

  • Developing strategy, benchmarking and gap analysis of Energy sector activities 

  • Advisory to in-house legal functions 

  • Advising on corporate structures including carve outs, integration, business reorganisations, transformation and optimisation

  • Managing compliance with international and local laws, processes and policies

  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts

  • Advising on contractual and financial disputes

  • Advising on in-country value programs, structuring and business optimisation

Contact us

Robbie Kennedy

Robbie Kennedy

Energy & Projects Legal Leader, PwC Legal Middle East

Tel: +971 (0)54 793 4135

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