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Energy/Oil and Gas Litigation

Overview | Scope of Practice | Commercial Litigation | Plant and Business Operations | Environmental and Climate Change | Regulatory and Governmental Issues | Interest Owner Disputes | International

Overview
Founded in the energy capital of the world, Vinson & Elkins has the experience and strength to handle the energy industry’s most complex dispute resolution needs.

With a base of experience that runs from the wellhead to Wall Street, our trial lawyers combine technical proficiency in energy operations with a robust understanding of the business side of the energy industry. Leading companies in every segment of the energy industry call on us when they need trial lawyers with oil and gas backgrounds, regulatory counsel to help navigate through government proceedings and investigations, or commercial litigators ready to try business disputes from local courts to international arbitration tribunals. From royalty owners, to producers and refiners, to the world’s largest integrated energy companies, clients call on us to protect their interests not only in traditional oil and gas litigation, but whenever and wherever they face enterprise-level risks.


Scope of Practice
V&E’s trial lawyers serve energy industry clients, both as plaintiffs and defendants, in every type of dispute and in every part of the world. Our clients include exploration and production companies; pipelines; producers; fossil, nuclear, and cogeneration power plant operators; oil and gas processors; oil field service companies; state-owned energy companies; landowners; trading and marketing companies; and major financial players in the energy industry, including equity investors and lenders.

To learn more about the kinds of matters we handle for our energy industry clients, click below.

Commercial LitigationPlant and Business OperationsEnvironmental and Climate ChangeRegulatory and Governmental IssuesInterest Owner DisputesInternational


* Based upon the number of lawyers named in the Guide to the World’s Leading Energy Lawyers.




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