Vinson & Elkins works closely with oil and gas refiners, petrochemical companies, trading houses, investors, and lenders to downstream participants around the world. From environmental and regulatory concerns to a full spectrum of transactional and corporate advice, V&E lawyers have a detailed understanding of the market conditions that affect the downstream sector.
V&E projects lawyers are well regarded for their development and finance work, receiving several recent accolades on international downstream projects involving unique performance guarantee arrangements and complex financing arrangements. V&E represents sponsors, consortia and
project companies, and lenders, as well as a variety of counterparties, including feedstock providers, offtakers, EPC contractors, and licensors.
V&E has in recent years worked on groundbreaking transactions. Our lawyers have significant experience in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and investments in the refining and petrochemicals sector. We advise downstream clients in their initial public offerings
(including master limited partnerships) and follow-on debt and equity offerings, in addition to providing corporate governance and securities advice to both public and private companies.