Oil and Gas Industry and the Related Legal Market in the UAE <br />Mostafa S. Hassan<br />
Outline<br />Oil and gas industry<br />    - Basic facts<br />    - Industry developments<br />    - Projects and transact...
Oil and Gas Industry<br />It contains proven crude oil reserves of 97.8 B barrels. Oil and Gas Journal 2009<br />5th  larg...
Oil and Gas Industry <br />From 2.4M barrels per day in 2004 to 4M in 2010. UAE Industry Analysis Report <br />From AED 14...
Oil and Gas Industry<br />Dolphin Energy: Taweelah-Fujairah Pipeline. BMI, Middle East and Africa Oil and Gas Insights <br...
UAE Law Firms in Practice<br />How to recruit the best?<br />    - Rankings!<br />    - Who takes the best clients? <br />
UAE Law Firms in Practice<br />Leading law firms<br />   - Tier one: Allen & Overy, Ashurst, Clifford Chance and Shearman ...
UAE Law Firms in Practice<br />Leading individuals<br />    - Bimal Desai, Allen and Overy<br />    - Philip Dundas, shear...
Hurryyyyy!<br />Other competitors:<br />  - Rethink Recruitment, Taylor Root, Law Professionals, Laurence Simons and Nicho...
Concluding remarks<br />
Questions?<br />
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Oil And Gas Industry And The Related Legal Uae

  1. 1. Oil and Gas Industry and the Related Legal Market in the UAE <br />Mostafa S. Hassan<br />
  2. 2. Outline<br />Oil and gas industry<br /> - Basic facts<br /> - Industry developments<br /> - Projects and transactions<br />UAE law firms <br /> - How to recruit the best?<br /> - Lawyers in the practice<br />Other competitors?<br />
  3. 3. Oil and Gas Industry<br />It contains proven crude oil reserves of 97.8 B barrels. Oil and Gas Journal 2009<br />5th largest holder of gas reserves. OPEC<br />1st globally to produce Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). OPEC <br />
  4. 4. Oil and Gas Industry <br />From 2.4M barrels per day in 2004 to 4M in 2010. UAE Industry Analysis Report <br />From AED 141B in 1993 to AED 723B in 2007 with oil contributed about 35% of the GDP. UAE Industry Analysis Report<br />
  5. 5. Oil and Gas Industry<br />Dolphin Energy: Taweelah-Fujairah Pipeline. BMI, Middle East and Africa Oil and Gas Insights <br />Dana Gas: 25 years exploration and production license in Sharja for US$120M. BMI, Middle East and Africa Oil and Gas Insights <br />GASCO: Awards US$9B in gas project contracts that are expected to be performed by 2013. Oil and Gas Journal<br />
  6. 6. UAE Law Firms in Practice<br />How to recruit the best?<br /> - Rankings!<br /> - Who takes the best clients? <br />
  7. 7. UAE Law Firms in Practice<br />Leading law firms<br /> - Tier one: Allen & Overy, Ashurst, Clifford Chance and Shearman & Sterling<br /> - Tier two: Baker Botts, Herbert Smith and Latham & Watkins<br /> - Tier Three: Afridi & Angell, Clyde & Co and Freshfields<br />
  8. 8. UAE Law Firms in Practice<br />Leading individuals<br /> - Bimal Desai, Allen and Overy<br /> - Philip Dundas, shearman and Sterling <br />
  9. 9. Hurryyyyy!<br />Other competitors:<br /> - Rethink Recruitment, Taylor Root, Law Professionals, Laurence Simons and Nicholas Scott<br />This is not even an exclusive list!!<br />
  10. 10. Concluding remarks<br />
  11. 11. Questions?<br />

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