Projects

The Global Projects team at Baker Botts is composed of lawyers skilled in various complementary practices that offer clients the range of legal skills and experience needed for sophisticated and complex energy and infrastructure projects and transactions around the world.

The Global Projects group includes our energy projects practice (representing sponsors in the development of upstream oil and gas, LNG, pipeline, petrochemical, refinery, hydrogenelectric power and renewable energy projects, as well as in the acquisition and divestiture of interests in such projects), our project finance practice (representing both sponsors and lenders on energy and infrastructure projects), our energy regulatory practice (representing regulated entities; investors and customers/ratepayers of regulated entities, including electric generation, transmission and distribution; and LNG and natural gas production, gathering, transportation and distribution companies on U.S. federal and state regulatory and permitting issues), our real estate practice (representing developers and lenders on real estate projects, and acquisitions and divestitures of interests in such projects) and our international trade practice (representing clients in matters involving U.S. federal regulation of exports, imports, overseas investment and financial transactions).

Our Global Projects practice focuses on the development of major energy and infrastructure projects around the world, as well as the many complementary functions often associated with such projects, whether in development or operational stages. Our Global Projects lawyers have experience in all phases of energy, real estate and other infrastructure projects. Our experience includes the negotiation of governmental and intergovernmental agreements and authorizations that enable projects to go forward, the structuring of initial project company/venture organizational documents, and the negotiation and drafting of complex commercial and finance agreements. After project commencement, we continue to advise with respect to regulatory, import/export, finance, commercial business transactions and other aspects of the entire range of legal services often required by ongoing entities in the energy, real estate and other industries.

Our clients and our clients’ business interests are all over the world, and so are we. Our work has taken us to virtually every continent, and many of our lawyers have unparalleled regional experience. Lawyers from the global projects group are based in each of the firm’s offices, and many of our lawyers spend significant time in regions other than where they are based in order to meet the inbound and outbound business interests and needs of our clients.

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A Bridge Over Troubled Water: LNG FSRUS Can Enhance European Energy Security

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Baker Botts Senior Counsel and nonresident fellow for the Center for Energy Studies, Steven Miles, authored "A Bridge Over Troubled Water: LNG FSRUS Can Enhance European Energy Security" which explains how existing LNG floating storage vessels can provide a concrete, rapidly implementable gas supply solution until longer-term infrastructure investments are in place.

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World Oilman's Poker Tournament

Baker Botts is proud to be a sponsor of the World Oilman's Poker Tournament at The Wynn | Encore Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 20-22, 2022.

2021 World LNG Summit & Awards

Baker Botts is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming World LNG Summit & Awards on November 30 - December 3 in Rome, Italy.

Africa Energy Forum 2021

Baker Botts is delighted to sponsor the 23rd Annual Africa Energy Forum on 15-17 November 2021 in London, UK.

Hydrogen Energy Dialogues

Baker Botts, in collaboration with academic Partner Stanford Natural Gas Initiative and corporate partner Chart Industries, is proud to be part of the Hydrogen Energy Dialogues on Wednesday, June 16. 

Baker Botts Energy Lawyer School

Baker Botts is delighted to invite you to our Energy Lawyer School commencing on the 16 March and finishing on 24 March 2021

CWC World LNG Virtual Summit

Baker Botts is proud to be a sponsor of the CWC World LNG Virtual Summit on December 1-4.

North American Gas Forum

Baker Botts is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming North American Gas Forum Virtual Event on October 20-22.

Kayo Women's Virtual Energy Summit

Baker Botts is a proud supporter of the 2020 Kayo Women's Virtual Energy Summit September 8-11.

Africa Energy Forum 2.0

Baker Botts is proud to be a sponsor at AEF 2.0 from 30 June - 3 July.

CWC World LNG Summit

Baker Botts is proud to be a sponsor of the CWC World LNG Summit & Awards in Rome, Italy being held December 3-6.

Uganda International Oil and Gas Summit

Baker Botts is proud to be a sponsor of the 5th Uganda International Oil and Gas Summit held at the Kampala Serena Hotel in Uganda on 25-26 September 2019.

Gastech 2019

Baker Botts is proud to be a sponsor and the exclusive Legal Partner for the VIP Programme for Gastech 2019 being held in Houston, Texas on September 16-19.

Baker Botts Oil & Gas Lawyer School

Baker Botts’ Energy Practice will be hosting its third Oil and Gas Lawyer School in London on Thursday, 21 March, 2019.

69th Annual Oil & Gas Law Conference

The conference is presented by Institute for Energy Law (IEL) of The Center for American and International Law, an organization that provides educational and professional opportunities for lawyers and other professionals in the energy industry.

Ark Group's 11th Annual Women Legal Conference

This year’s conference will provide an ideal platform for the exchange of ideas and experiential wisdom in addressing the primary obstacles, challenges and opportunities that exist around the promotion, retention, and succession of female leadership.