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Department Profile

Banwo & Ighodalo Energy & Natural Resources Department

Nigeria

  • Profile
  • 98 Awolowo Road
  • Southwest Ikoyi
  • Lagos
  • Lagos
  • Nigeria

Department profile submitted by Banwo & Ighodalo

Our Firm’s Energy Practice Group (comprising of oil, gas and power) is internationally recognized and consistently ranked as Tier 1, by leading journals and directories. We have advised numerous clients (Nigerian and international) in virtually all aspects of the energy value chain. Our lawyers are constantly involved in complex, and high profile deals in this specialist practice area. Our clients include governments, public and private companies, corporate investors, financial institutions, foreign law firms and international consultancy firms. Various members of our team sit on a variety of executive and judicial rule making committees involved in the evolving Nigerian legal system.

Our experience in the oil and gas space spans acquisition and disposal of petroleum assets, gas monetization and utilization projects, cross-border capital raising and listings, legislative drafting and review, litigation and alternative dispute resolution relating to oil and gas disputes, environmental pollution matters, community and stakeholder engagement, local content advisory, amongst others.

Banwo & Ighodalo remains the go-to firm in the Nigerian electricity supply industry. We currently advise numerous clients seeking to develop and establish independent power projects (including renewable energy projects) in Nigeria, and also provide legal support to service providers and regulators in the electricity market.

  • Adeniran, Habibat
  • Akinbode, Dipo
  • Duru, Stella
  • Etim, Kenneth
  • King, Olatunde
  • Ojuawo, Kehinde
  • Oke, Stephen
  • Orakwusi, Chisom
  • Oyebode, Akindeji
  • Oyewole, Feyisayo
  • Sanusi, Adetutu

Industries

  • Banks
  • Energy
  • Government
  • Government
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Private Clients / Individuals
  • Mining & Metals
  • Financial Services
  • Construction & Materials
  • Charities / Not for Profit
  • Utilities

Clients

  • Black Rhino Group Inc
  • Chevron Nigeria Limited
  • Edo State Government
  • eN Africa
  • General Electric Corporation
  • Greenville Oil & Gas Company Limited
  • ND Western Limited
  • Niger Delta Petroleum Resources Limited
  • Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited
  • Nigerian Gas Company
  • Oriental Energy Resources Limited
  • Sahara Field Production Limited
  • Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc
  • Seven Energy Group
  • Several banks and financial institutions
  • Shoreline Natural Resources Limited
  • Shoreline Power Company Limited
  • Siemens Limited
  • Skypower Global
  • The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
  • Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited

-   We advised Lekoil Limited (registered in the Cayman Islands) on Nigerian aspects of the admission of its shares to trading on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and its $50,000,000 placing of shares to strategic institutional investors.

-    We advised Waltersmith Petroman Oil Limited, in connection with its bid for a licence in the first licensing round for petroleum exploration, development and production in Uganda.

-    Advised Helios Investors Genpas III LP in connection with its acquisition of 49% interest in Oando Gas & Power Limited (including its subsidiaries – Central Gas Horizon Company Limited, Gas Networks Services Limited, and Gaslink Nigeria Limited). The transaction involved the acquisition of assets in neighboring West African Countries.