Bazan Cambré & Orts

Energy & Natural Resources Department

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What the team is known for Esteemed boutique advising clients acting across the petroleum and gas supply chain, with a particular specialism assisting transportation and service companies. Strong team of noteworthy practitioners are frequently called upon to handle complex regulatory matters, such as dealing with exploration permits, concession agreements and due diligence analysis for sector-specific transactions. Also provides counsel on the export of liquefied natural gas.

Strengths One client is quick to highlight: "In oil and gas, Bazan Cambré & Orts is a first choice." The same client goes on to add that "they provide very good advice, on time, and are very proactive."

Work highlights Represented ConocoPhillips Argentina in its acquisition of a 50% participation in the El Turbio Este exploration permit, located in the province of Santa Cruz.

Notable practitioners

Senior statesperson Mario Jorge Orts is "a lawyer's lawyer," according to one interviewee, who goes on to add that "he is an oil and gas guru, he knows every law that exists." Orts has extensive experience acting in Argentina's oil and gas market and continues to be highly regarded for his contributions to the industry.

Nicolás Dilernia is "our reference," clients enthuse, adding: "Any time we need something, we call Nicolás. He has more than 25 years of experience and has proven ability in a variety of matters related to oil and gas in Argentina." Dilernia is noted for his expertise advising on natural gas issues.