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Front-running practice group highly respected for representing significant clients in a wide variety of mandates. Frequently seen acting on matters relating to renewable and conventional power, advising across generation, transmission and distribution, including handling power purchase agreements. Equally adept at dealing with downstream and upstream hydrocarbon matters, spanning public bidding procedures, acquisitions of oil blocks and refinery maintenance. Client portfolio has been bolstered by recent additions ONGC Videsh, Termo Okianus and Inkia Energy.
An onlooker lauds the team as "the best in Colombia," singling out their "excellent work in the energy space." A source reports: "They are very agile and provide a very complete insight and broad understanding of the oil and gas industry in Colombia."
An interviewee says: "Their knowledge of the oil and gas area stands out. They know so much about the regulations and different authorities and entities involved."Another highlights that "they produce creative solutions."
Assisted Occidental Andina with a farm-out agreement with Amerisur, to acquire 50% of four exploratory blocks, valued at USD93.3 million.
"Tremendous lawyer" and department head Álvaro José Rodríguez is highly regarded by sources, with one client explaining that "he always keeps abreast of the ever-changing regulations in Colombia," and adding: "He is very helpful with judicial cases as well as energy projects connected to the grid system. Álvaro is the person you talk to when you have a specific concern and you want to ensure all bases are covered."
Associate-to-watch Mariana Sánchez garners praise from a client for "her good insight into oil and gas regulations," while others add: "She goes out of her way to help us and is very committed to her clients."
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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.
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