Energy and Resources

Secure energy is a cornerstone of economic prosperity. Renewable energy is a future that is happening now. The ever-changing energy and resources environment reflects the Gadens ethos of adaptability – thriving on both executing the fundamentals and exploring new possibilities.

Gadens’ Energy and Resources Team has been involved in significant domestic and offshore projects for many years. From securing tenures to asset disposal, production to off-take, infrastructure development to operations, structuring to financing, and regulatory advice to advising the regulators, Gadens understands industry challenges and project lifecycles.

 

Oil and Gas

Our team includes lawyers consistently ranked by Chambers and Best Lawyers in Oil and Gas. Members of our team have acted for a range of producers and major infrastructure owners and has particular expertise in the development, regulation and operation of pipelines, processing facilities, power stations and major projects. They have standardised agreements in gas haulage underpinning billions of dollars in annual client revenues. Our oil and gas services include:

  • Project approvals, planning and environment law
  • Infrastructure and construction agreements
  • Financing
  • Gas transportation, pipeline and processing facility operations
  • Off-take agreements
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Health, safety and environmental incidents
  • Third party access
  • Arbitration
  • Advice to government on energy and resource related issues.

 

Mining

Our team includes lawyers consistently ranked by Best Lawyers in Mining. Our mining services include:

  • Project approvals, planning and environment law
  • Native title and cultural heritage
  • Infrastructure and construction agreements
  • Exploration, production and royalty arrangements, including joint venture, farm-in, offtake and sales agreements
  • Financing
  • Rail haulage agreements
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Health, safety and environmental incidents
  • Third party access
  • Arbitration
  • Advice to government on energy and resource related issues.

 

Renewables

Clients are rapidly adapting to both the political and social imperatives of clean and sustainable energy and the associated market-based policy measures that promote the abatement of greenhouse gas emissions at the lowest cost. Gadens has acted in wind farm, solar and waste-to-energy projects, assisting public and private sector clients – financiers, developers, retailers and owners – in areas including:

  • Project development
  • Acquisition and sale of renewable energy assets
  • Regulatory frameworks for carbon reporting and pricing
  • Environmental and planning assessments
  • Project agreements
  • Off-take agreements
  • Advice to government on energy and resource related issues.

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