Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded Rio-based practice group with considerable experience acting on significant upstream oil and gas mandates. Regularly advises companies and investment funds on sector-related M&A transactions and participation in concession bidding rounds. Also sought after by service providers to assist with tenders for the acquisition of oil and gas assets. Eneva and Mitsui are new client wins.


A happy client is quick to praise the team for "their excellent technical composure and prompt service."

Work highlights

Acted as counsel to Starboard Asset and SPE 3R Petroleum on the acquisition of the Macau Cluster from Petrobras. The matter value was USD191 million.

Notable practitioners

David Meiler is the key client contact.

Department Information

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Through the longtime work we have been providing to our clients, along with a close follow-up of energy-related developments, we have been able to champion a highly specialized practice in the oil and gas, power and renewables sectors.

We regularly counsel international energy companies operating in or seeking to enter the Brazilian market, offering full-service assistance in regulatory, maritime, contractual, corporate, and tax to effectively and efficiently support all of our clients’ legal needs.

In the oil and gas exploration and production sector, we advise major and independent oil companies in their participation in the bid rounds of the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP), and the development of offshore and onshore projects. We also represent equipment and service suppliers, as well as project and asset financiers.

In the mid and downstream natural gas sectors, we counsel clients in the implementation of natural gas processing units, regasification, and storage units and pipelines. We bring to our matters more than 15 years of experience in drafting and negotiating GSAs, GTAs, and other sector-specific contracts.

We also have representative experience in providing advice for the planning and implementation of refineries and petrochemical facilities,  in all project-related legal areas, including finance and banking, oil and gas regulation, corporate law, and contracts.


Meiler, David (Head of Department)

Bittencourt, Bárbara

de Oliveira, Nathália

Lopes, Paulo

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas Department

Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper

Department location

Rua Lauro Muller 116, 25 andar


Rio de Janeiro - RJ

Rio de Janeiro



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