Our Practice Areas:


Our Expertise

Our Energy Practice professionals, together with outside experts, have advised project developers, equipment manufacturers, energy producing and distributing companies, investors, utilities and regulators. 

PARKWOOD PARTNERS™ and its affiliated firms combine transactional experience in the energy business with our capabilities in the regulatory field, as well as litigation.

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Energy Areas

Gas Transportation and Storage

  • Natural gas pipeline transportation contracts 
  • Acquisition and divestiture of gas processing and treatment equipment manufacturers 
  • Gas processing and treatment strategic joint ventures

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Mergers of natural gas equipment manufacturers
  • National and international mergers and acquisitions of energy and natural resource equipment companies
  • Compliance filings and training (FCPA, Sarbanes-Oxley, the U.K. Bribery Act 2010, the Patriot Act, etc.)
  • Negotiation for joint venture ownership of energy project
  • Advice to foreign government-owned gas exploration company on public/private partnerships

Project Finance

  • Gas pipeline and partial privatization arrangements for government-owned company
  • Structuring of various government-guaranteed syndicated loans
  • Cross-border financing
  • Traditional limited-recourse debt project financing
  • Private placements and Eurobond financing
  • Short-term non-recurring trade financing through commercial or institutional lenders
  • Public financing of projects, including Brady-bonds purchase and sale, general obligation or project revenue bonds, and other forms of public financing

Project Development

Our professionals have represented clients in energy projects from the real estate lease/purchase and construction, all the way through the regulatory and administrative phases and completion.

We aid our clients to: a) incorporate a company; b) finance the project; c) purchase of real estate, or secure rights over real estate (e.g. land lease, concession, public-private partnerships); and d) obtain specific government permits and authorizations (e.g. energy, environmental, national and local).

We also assist clients to obtain grid connection permits, the licensing procedures, operation on the green certificate market, and the start-up of operations.  Services included, among others, assistance during the tender process, negotiation and execution of asset sale-purchase agreements and the drafting and negotiation of project development agreements, due diligence, and obtaining the required permits, approvals and licenses from regulatory authorities.