SHELL (SOUTH AFRICA) (PTY) LTD
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
We advised Shell (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd in relation to various petroleum and energy related matters including making representations to the Department of Minerals and Energy regarding various aspects of the Petroleum Products Act and making submissions on the regulations relating to wholesalers, retailers and manufacturers.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
We acted for Denham Capital, a US private equity firm, in respect of its investment in BioTherm Energy, a South African developer, owner and operator of renewable and clean energy generation projects. Denham Capital acquired a controlling stake in BioTherm Energy and will provide up to US$150 million of equity capital for BioTherm Energy to develop, invest in or acquire projects totalling approximately 300 MW.
Friday, August 27, 2010
We advised BioTherm Energy in relation to the biogas to energy project at the PetroSA refinery in Mossel Bay.
PRIVATE PETROLEUM PIPELINE
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
We advised the first private petroleum pipeline applicant on their application for a construction and operation license for a pipeline from Maputo to Gauteng, making representation before the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) regarding this application and advising on cross border regulatory issues between Mozambique and South Africa in the Petroline Pipeline approval process including assisting with international intergovernmental agreements to facilitate the cross border transport of petroleum.
ENER-G, INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION AND SEPHAKU HOLDINGS LIMITED
Thursday, November 19, 2009
We advised various clients on carbon asset development mechanism and trade in carbon emission reductions in South Africa; taking security over carbon emission reductions and the consequences of the security in bankruptcy. Our clients in this areas include but are not limited to Ener-g which is a UK based company; International Finance Corporation; Sephaku Holdings Limited and municipal entities.
ESKOM COASTAL NUCLEAR SITES
Thursday, November 19, 2009
We advised Eskom on the establishment of a legal framework for the acquisition and licensing of coastal nuclear sites, expansive research on comparative international law.
ESKOM PEBBLE BED NUCLEAR POWER STATION
Friday, October 23, 2009
We advised Eskom on the Pebble Bed Nuclear Power Station project which is presently in the development phase, including regulatory advice, advice on the contractual relationships and risk factors arising with its partners and third parties and the construction aspects of the project.
THE MATOLA GAS PIPELINE
Thursday, October 22, 2009
We advised Matola Gas Company SARL in relation to the design, procurement, construction, commissioning and operation of a pipeline and distribution network for the purpose of purchasing natural gas from the government of Mozambique and the selling and delivering of such natural gas to industrial customers.
RAND MERCHANT BANK AND ABN AMRO (INDEPENDENT POWER PEAKING PROJECT)
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
We advised Rand Merchant Bank and ABN AMRO in their proposed financing of the two independent power producer projects put out to tender by the Department of Minerals and Energy in South Africa.
AIRPORTS COMPANY SOUTH AFRICA
Thursday, August 27, 2009
We advised Airports Company South Africa on pipeline and petroleum storage issues and approaches to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa.