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Oil and Gas

Hjort’s lawyers are particular experts on the environmental challenges which can arise in connection with the closure and removal of oil installations, and is one of the very few law firms in Norway which has litigated such issues before the courts.

We can assist with identification of requirements, negotiations, dispute resolution and conflict negotiations.

We assist not only in the completion phase, but also with issues related to operators and ownership on the Norwegian shelf, including contact with the authorities, regulatory issues and in connection with conflicts. We have litigated a number of cases in respect of the interpretation of cooperation agreements, coordination agreements and third party agreements.

Environmental issues in connection with petroleum activities is another field which our attorneys can assist with. Hjort’s attorneys are also very competent with regard to investigation and overall assistance in  corruption matters.

Our clients are oil companies, oil service companies and suppliers.