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Energy & natural resources

October 2019  |  SPECIAL REPORT: ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES

Financier Worldwide Magazine

October 2019 Issue


Q&A: Investment and finance for solar and storage

FW moderates a discussion on investment and finance for solar and storage between Dino E. Barajas at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, David Peill at BSR Energy, and Christian Hellmund at DWF Law LLP.

State intervention in energy markets to boost coal and nuclear power

R Street The last decade or so has seen several revolutions in the energy market. First came the rise of natural gas. Once assumed to be an eternally expensive fuel source, natural gas prices have fallen from highs above $12 per million BTUs in 2008 to between...

FERC commissioners at loggerheads over scope of greenhouse gas analysis in reviewing gas pipeline applications

Sullivan & Worcester LLP During the current US administration, a conflict has arisen at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding the consideration of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate impacts in the natural gas pipeline approval process...

The growing influence of chemical risk evaluation on the M&A market

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. In 2018, the global M&A market achieved a transaction volume of $4.1 trillion, the third highest year ever for M&A volumes. Divestitures, spin-offs and split-offs are essential to defining corporate identity, a key shareholder imperative. This brisk pace is expected...

The changing landscape of the Canadian oil and gas sector

Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer, LLP The fundamental landscape has changed for the Canadian oil and gas sector in the last five years. Between mid 2014 to early 2016, the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil dropped precipitously, from a high of more than US$100 per barrel...

Financing Ireland’s renewable energy future

Fieldfisher With new legislation and incentives, as well as some of the fastest average wind speeds in Europe, Ireland has emerged as a leading destination for international renewable energy investment. Domestic financing of Irish wind projects is well-established...

Risks and challenges in the mining and energy sectors: failure to obtain a ‘social licence to operate’ can threaten a project’s viability

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Multinational companies with long histories of worldwide commerce are finding that the global rulebook has changed and that the smallest group of stakeholders can halt a project, even after the usual due diligence is performed and major investments have been made...


CONTRIBUTORS

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

BSR Energy

Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer, LLP

DWF Law LLP

Fieldfisher

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

R Street

Sullivan & Worcester LLP


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