Posse Herrera Ruiz

Energy & Natural Resources Department

Colombia
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Overview

Posse Herrera Ruiz is the undisputed leader in natural resources and energy law in Colombia, providing legal counsel to multinational companies in the oil and gas, mining and power industries, including renewable energies. 

Our services include:

  • Regulatory
  • Project structuring
  • Licenses and Permits
  • Transactional advice
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Due Diligence​

We provide legal advice from a regulatory perspective to transactional advice including M&A´s. 

Our team of lawyers know and understand the industry as a result of their broad experience, which includes:

  • Roles as advisors to the Ministries of Mines and Energy and Environment and Sustainable Development.
  • Structuring the first equity fund for the investment in oil and gas E&P projects in Colombia.
  • Members of the Boards of Cerro Matoso, Ecopetrol, Ocensa and Terpel and being general counsel to principal players in the industry.
  • Advisors in the promotion of the creation of offshore free zones for oil and gas exploration and production, and the firm filing the request for the first such free zone.

Our team also advises clients in all industry sectors in environmental law, risk analysis and project feasibility, climate change, clean energy, licenses and environmental permits, and management of administrative investigations, penalties, and litigation.

Clients

Anadarko

AngloGold Ashanti

Cerro Matoso

Colwind/Jemewaii Kai

Ecopetrol

GDF Suez

GE

Halliburton

Hidrocasanare

Inkia Energy

Minera de Cobre Quebradona

Mubadala

Occidental Andina

Oil Tanking

Petrobras

Repsol

Sociedad Minera de Santander S.A.S (Minesa)

South32

Triple Flag Mining Finance

Vale

Industries

Banks & Financial Institutions

Mining

Oil & Gas

Private Equity Funds

Renewable Energy

Transportation

Utilities