Tag: Cameroon

Updates – Experience in Petroleum Law

In collaboration with Holman Fennick William assisted British Petroleum on some issues relating to transactions over crude oil.

Currently assisting Wison Group, a Chinese EPC Company in a Pipeline Project in Cameroon.

Due Diligence on Texaco Cameroon. This assignment was done in collaboration with Aluko Oyebode in Lagos.

Review of a Petroleum sharing contracts and Participating Agreement for a Major U.S Corporation which intends to get into Petroleum Exploration in Cameroon.

Reviewed some Oil contracts for Plains Marketing, an Oil Company in Houston.

Assisted Kosmos Energy in the negotiations and preparation of the Petroleum sharing contract which they signed with the National Hydrocarbons Corporation and the Government of Cameroon.

Assisted Glencore in the negotiations for the Petroleum sharing contract which they signed with the Government of Cameroon.

Conducted a Due Diligence Exercise for Norst Hydro on Euroil Cameron in their bid to purchase partial interest of Bowleven in Euroil.

Advised Bramlim, a British Petroleum Company on a farm in Agreement with Rodeo relating to a concession in Cameroon.

Advised Victoria Oil and Gas relating to some acquisition in Cameroon and subsequently worked on a Due Diligence Exercise for the purposes of raising funds in the Alternative Investment Market in London.

We constantly advise companies on vital aspects of the Cameroon Petroleum Code and Petroleum Regulations, change of control issues and considerations for the extension of exploration permits.

We advised a Chinese Company in collaboration with Vinson & Elkins Shangai in their bid to acquire an interest in some operating entities in Cameroon.

Our Firm is a member and representative of the Association of Oil and Gas Lawyers in Cameroon.

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Updates – Experience in Environmental Law

Assisted McQuarie Bank in carrying out a due diligence on environment liability risks associated with trading (including storing and carrying) some commodities in Cameroon.

We would conducted a similar assignment for ICBC in collaboration with Holman Fennick William.

Worked in collaboration with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Office. In an assignment relating to Environmental Law concerning Oil Spill Liability on Cameroon Waters.

We equally worked with others Experts and conducted an Environmental impact assessment on behalf of Camwater Cameroon. The national Company in charge of production and distribution of domestic water.

We worked in collaboration with a London based Law Firm WALTON & MORSE following the collision of a ship (CAM DOUSSIE) with another ship (PUERTO SANTONA) off the coast of Spain.

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Updates – Experience in Tax Law

We were retained to do the legal and tax audit of the National Produce Marketing Board which was being liquidated by the Price Water House.

We acted for several years as Local representative of Arthur Andersen (Tax and legal) in Cameroon until the closure of their offices worldwide. During our relationship with Arthur Andersen, we handled several tax and legal assignments in Cameroon, Gabon, Chad, Congo Democratic Republic and Central African Republic including asset purchase transactions in Equatorial Guinea.

Our Firm acted as external Counsel for Price Water House Coopers Cameroon until the merger was dissolved.

In the year 2003/2004, we carried out a Due Diligence exercise (Identify Tax and Legal problems) on the instructions of the London Office of Vinson & Elkins for its client Norsk Hydro, a Norwegian Oil Company, which envisaged doing business with Euroil, a Cameroonian Company.

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