The Critical Role of Gas in the Global Energy Market
Natural gas has a bright future – in the short , medium and long term . Gas demand will continue to grow globally for the foreseeable future , and the cleaner nature of gas compared to more carbon-intensive fossil fuels makes gas perfectly placed to act as the transition fuel of choice as the global energy sector strives to reduce its global carbon footprint .
From our US , UK and Middle East offices , Bracewell ’ s full-service global gas and LNG practice provides clients with practical and innovative solutions to the issues facing the evolving global gas sector . We understand that the global gas industry is influenced by markets , government regulations , economic trends , technological advancements , geopolitics , and other global forces , and our lawyers anticipate the direction of the global gas market to ensure that our clients are prepared for changing dynamics and stay ahead of the curve .
Helping clients shape the future of the global gas industry and a lower carbon economy .
“ Best oil and gas-focused legal practice in London .” – Chambers Global 2021
We Know Energy ®
We are regularly recognised for our excellence in relation to the work we do for the oil and gas industry by a number of global legal and business publications and organisations – including Chambers ( worldwide ), The Legal 500 and International Financial Law Review 1000 .
• In 2023 Chambers USA shortlisted Bracewell for “ Energy & Projects Law Firm of the Year ” for its annual Chambers USA Awards , and Chambers Global ranked Bracewell ’ s Oil & Gas ( Regulatory & Litigation ) group as Band 1 for the ninth consecutive year .
• U . S . News – Best Lawyers ® named Bracewell as the 2022 “ Law Firm of the Year ” in Oil & Gas Law .
• In 2018 , our London energy team was named Legal Services Provider of the Year by the Petroleum Economist for the second time .
• Our Dubai team was awarded the “ Infrastructure and Energy Projects Team of the Year ” at the 2021 Middle East Legal Awards . This was the third year Bracewell has achieved this recognition for our work on renewable energy projects in the Middle East and Africa region .
• In 2017 , The Legal 500 UK recognized our London Energy practice as the Leading Oil and Gas Specialist Firm .
“ The practice has in-depth knowledge of the oil and gas industry and is expert in project finance .” – The Legal 500 UK 2022
“ Know the oil and gas sector incredibly well .” – The Legal 500 UK 2022
“ The years of experience that a number of their lawyers bring to the table , combined with their ability to provide sufficient and qualitatively impeccable resources to a deal team , enables them to successfully finalise very complex and difficult transactions within the required timelines .” – Chambers UK 2022
“ Bracewell is a strong team with breadth and depth of experience . They are capable of mobilizing at a moment ’ s notice and following through no matter what it takes .” – Chambers USA 2021 bracewell . com