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Legal update for energy lawyers - July 2020

United Kingdom - July 8 2020 This newsletter provides general information and is not intended to be comprehensive or to provide specific legal advice. Professional advice…

Loss Load: Implications for claims negotiations

United Kingdom - June 16 2020 Compared with many other insurance lines, energy insurance claims tend to be low frequency and high severity. When an insured has suffered a loss, its…

Upcoming Developments in the UK Energy Industry

United Kingdom - June 11 2020 The Energy Industry in the UK is expecting a number of developments in 2020. Energy White Paper The long awaited and eagerly anticipated UK…

Is “Silent Climate” the New “Silent Cyber” for Energy Insurers?

USA - June 9 2020 “You’re asking us to do a lot of new stuff, aren’t you?” The question was reportedly put to the Plaintiffs' (Claimants') counsel by one of the three…

Legal Update: New Regulation from the Brazilian National Petroleum Agency (ANP) on Decommissioning

Brazil - May 14 2020 On 27 April 2020, the Brazilian National Petroleum Agency (''ANP'') published a Resolution (n. 817/2020) establishing the rules for decommissioning…

The underestimated risks of decommissioning

United Kingdom - April 29 2020 The primary focus on the risks associated with decommissioning is often on the complex offshore dismantling operations going wrong and the associated…

Insurance can mitigate the rising risks of decommissioning

United Kingdom - April 20 2020 The introduction of new standardised contract wordings goes a long way towards providing the clarity required by underwriters in evaluating the risks…

Will Regulation of Heat Networks help achieve the Government’s net-zero target?

United Kingdom - April 8 2020 On 6 February of this year the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) released a Consultation on heat networks. This…

Legal update for energy lawyers - March 2020

United Kingdom - April 6 2020 The Coronavirus pandemic is creating unprecedented legal challenges for in-house counsel. Click here for information about the risks and implications…

COVID-19 Energy Insurance: LOPI windfalls

USA - March 27 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic has contributed to a significant crash in the oil price. This article focuses on the impact this plummeting oil price may have…