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We are seasoned infrastructure lawyers that have worked in numerous landmark projects. The below list exemplify some of the works carried out by our partners.

AÇU PORT (PRUMO)

Structuring and project financing of the Açu Port in the State of Rio de Janeiro. During the development of Açu Port, we advised several viability projects, both in port, logistic, mining and industrial sectors, such as:

The implementation of Anglo American’s private port terminal

The implementation of National Oilwell Varco’s – NOV spoolbase and factory

The implementation of Technip group’s spoolbase and factory

The implementation of Subsea 7 group’s spoolbase and factory, assisting in the commercial negotiations, drafting and enforcement of its land lease agreement (concession of in rem surface rights), allowing this company to build and operate a 363,334m² private port terminal

The implementation of an Acteon group’s spoolbase and factory

The implementation of OSX’s shipyard

Negotiation with BP and the drafting of the necessary agreements for the execution of a joint venture to import, export, market and distribute marine fuels in Brazil through a 350,000m2 private port terminal to be built;

Negotiation with Petrobras and MPX for the construction and operation of an onshore liquefied natural gas regasification terminal;

Negotiation, drafting and compliance of cargo handling agreements (bulk and general cargo) executed with Techint group, Holcim and the General Electric group;

Negotiation with Boskalis for the execution of Açu Port dredging agreement; and

Negotiation with the ASCO group and the Wärtsilä group for the construction and operation of private port terminals

AMEC

Negotiation and execution of construction and balance of plant agreements for the development of Klabin’s new paper factory in Ortigueira, State of Paraná.

BREITENER ENERGÉTICA

Project structuring of a 152MW oil thermo power plant in the State of Ceará

COMPANHIA ENERGÉTICA MANAURA

Project structuring of a 65 MW natural gas thermo power plant in the State of Amazonas

EMBRAPORT

Implementation of its container terminal in the Port of Santos, State of São Paulo, one of the largest private port terminals in Brazil (2 million TEUs/year)

FERROVIÁRIA ORIENTAL

Drafting and negotiation of railroad sharing agreement between a Brazilian and Venezuelan operators

GALVANI

Advising Galvani (joint venture between Yara and local investors) as project counsel in the development of several mining projects in Brazil (greenfield and brownfield), as well as in the management the its real estate portfolio and several routine activities of this fertilizers company

HOTEL URBANO

Structuring of the general supply procedures of the larger Brazilian website for travel and online booking

MANABI

Advising for the development of its greenfield port terminal in Linhares, State of Espírito Santo

MPX

Structuring of the Pecém 2, a 360MW coal thermo project, located in the Pecém Port in the State of Ceará.

Structuring of the Itaqui, a 360MW coal thermo project, located in the Port of Itaqui in the State of Maranhão

MPX/EDP
Structuring of the Pecém 1, a 720MW coal thermo project, located in the Pecém Port in the State of Ceará

OGX

Structuring of joint venture for bidding in ANP’s bidding rounds and advisory in bids qualification process

Defense against notices of violation issued by ANP

Advising in negotiation of acquisition of share in concession for exploration and production of oil and gas (farm-in/farm-out)

Advising in negotiation of production unitization agreements

Negotiation and drafting of charter agreements and rig operation agreements (sea and land)

Advising in negotiation and drafting of service and leasing agreement associated with equipment for exploration and production of oil and natural gas

Advising in structuring of an integrated process of production of natural gas for thermoelectric generation in plants built on natural gas fields

Advising in funding for development of natural gas field in the State of Maranhão

Negotiation and drafting of FPSPs charter agreements

POLIETILENOS UNIÃO

Structuring of project for expansion of petrochemical plant in Santo André/SP

RIO POLÍMEROS

Structuring of project of natural gas petrochemical plant in the State of Rio de Janeiro

STEAG

Counseling about the regulatory environment for the power generation sector in Brazil

TEMASEK

Advising for investment in a greenfield port project in the State of Rio de Janeiro

TBG

Drafting and negotiation of general terms and conditions for natural gas transportation by new carriers buying transportation capacity in the open bid for transportation capacity

Advising in natural gas supply project for White Martins gas liquefaction plant in the State of São Paulo

Defense in arbitration filed in ANP by BG which claimed for the right to access transportation capacity available at Gasbol

Drafting of new set of natural gas transportation agreement boilerplates, considering potential inversion of flow of the pipeline, as well as other business models new to the Brazilian market

ALTERRA

Advising for the development of greenfield solar energy projects in Brazil, according to public bids called by the Federal Government

BRASKEM

Advising for the restructuring and overhauling of several port terminal operated by the company alongside the Brazilian coast, including extension of concessions and regulatory authorization for the handling of types of cargoes

BROOKFIELD

Acquisition (M&A) of several power generation assets of the EDP Group in Brazil

EIG GLOBAL ENERGY PARTNERS

Acquisition (M&A) of LLX Logística corporate control (renamed Prumo)

ENEL GREEN POWER

Advising for the acquisition of equipment for power generation sets in Brazil and for the settlement of legal disputes

FIBRIA

Legal restructuring and technical overhauling of its private port terminal for the handling of paper products in the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil (Portocel). Negotiation of paper handling agreements with other terminal operators

GLOBAL PARTICIPAÇÕES EM ENERGIA

Advising and evaluation of Petrobras thermo power plant construction agreement at Azulão natural gas field for client’s potential participation in the business

ISOLUX CÓRSAN

Advising for local subsidiaries in arbitral procedures arising from the development and construction of new transmission lines for the Brazilian grid

MMX

Legal structuring and project financing of the Sudeste Superport, in the City of Itaguaí, State of Rio de Janeiro

NFX

Advising NFX (joint venture between BP and Prumo) as project counsel in the development of a private port terminal to import, export, market and distribute marine fuels in the Açu Port

PETROBRAS

Structuring of the Urucu/AM – Manaus/AM pipeline project, and thermoelectric gas power plant (700 MW) in the city of Manaus, State of Amazonas

Negotiation and drafting of natural gas supply agreements for thermo power plants of the Thermoelectricity Priority Program created by the Federal Government

Negotiation and drafting of LNG import agreements and sale agreements of gas resulting from its regasification

Structuring of project involving maritime platform for storage and repumping of oil in the Campos Basin, State of Rio de Janeiro (PDET Project)

Structuring of FPSO project (P-53) for the Marlim Leste field

Negotiation and drafting of hedge international agreements involving the price of natural gas imported from Bolivia

Petrobras (BR Distribuidora)
Advising in the formation of joint venture with foreign entity (Total) destined to bid in public tender for concession for distribution of canalized gas in the State of São Paulo

Advising for participation of project involving natural gas import from Argentina and supply of gas imported for use in thermo power plants in Brazil

Advising in several issues related to stockholding of companies of canalized gas distribution

Petrobras and Chinese investor
Structuring of project involving pipeline to connect gas networks of the Northeast and Southeast of Brazil (Gasene Project)

Petrobras and Japanese investor
Structuring of project involving the expansion of Petrobras gas networks in Northeast and Southeast of Brazil (Malhas Project)

PSA INTERNATIONAL

Advising for several investments in brownfield and greenfield port projects in Brazil

SETE BRASIL

Advising in legal issues raised by shipyards in connection with the construction of 29 rigs used in drilling of oil and natural gas wells – ongoing

Advising in restructuring of project for construction of 29 rigs used in drilling of oil and natural gas wells – ongoing

SUZANO

Structuring of project for expansion of pulp production plant located in the State of Bahia

TERMOELÉTRICA POTIGUAR

Structuring of project for construction of 60MW thermo power plant in the State of Rio Grande do Norte

WÄRTSILÄ

Advising for local subsidiaries in arbitral procedures arising from the supply of power generation sets in Brazil