Providing strategic dispute resolution counsel to oil and gas clients is one of the core practice area within projects for Brus Chambers.

Throughout decades of representation to the industry, we have remained closely aligned to its diversification and expansion, earning a reputation as a leader in conflict resolution and risk management for oil and gas clients.

Brus Chambers projects oil and gas team represents the full range of industry-related trials, appeals and arbitrations. Our representative matters include many significant disputes relating to the oil and gas industry. Highlights of our experience include such areas as:
Exploration and Production Disputes
Royalty Disputes
Product and Service Contracts Disputes

Our oil and gas dispute resolution services are strengthened by our lawyers' technical and substantive knowledge of the industry and experience in major to small oil and gas transactions. We advise a variety of clients, including producers, processors and transporters of oil, gas and liquid hydrocarbons.

Exploration and Production Disputes includes:
Oil and gas title disputes
Drainage claims
Reasonable development claims
Lease termination suits
Suits to enjoin interference with surface access
Disputes under joint operating agreements
Disputes under joint exploration and development agreements
Preferential rights disputes
Indemnity disputes
Area of Mutual Interest disputes
Suits to determine status of payout and vesting of back-in interests
Pooling disputes
Claims for well and formation damage resulting from shut-in operations
Royalty Disputes:
Market value royalty claims
Claims for failure to reasonably market production
Class action royalty claims
Claims referring to deduction of post-production costs from the royalty
Defense of general land office royalty audits
Product and Service Contracts Disputes:
Disputes under gas purchase agreements
Take or pay suits
Disputes under gas gathering and processing agreements
Disputes under drilling contracts
Application of anti-indemnity statutes
We advise on disputes of the entire process, from exploration to production to distribution and on all aspects of oil and gas projects and petroleum law involving advice on field development through construction to final production including the construction of the pipelines and platforms, through-put, loading, lifting, royalty in kind payments, operating and sales contracts for crude oil and gas, offtake agreements, drilling contracts, equipment leasing agreements and production sharing agreements, refining agreements, distribution and binding agreements, amending and licensing agreements and a range of downstream arrangements and agreements relating to petro-chemical industries, on all onshore and offshore licensing, exploration and production; oil trading and gas contracts; finance and corporate; refining and retailing; oil and gas litigation; environmental aspects of the oil business; service industry.

Brus Chambers is the only Indian law firm that has specialists in the Oil, Gas and Natural Resources.

Brus Chambers is a specialised law firm globally known for projects and shipping work, our dispute resolution work is within the specialised areas of the firm. Our oil and gas  litigation and arbitration including international arbitration practice is aggressive and result oriented, is an award winning law firm and is considered to be one of the best projects law firm of the country that understands this sector and is ranked by several Independent credential bodies.

Our approach to resolving issues faced by clients is practical, direct, speedy and effective.

The team is recently re-structured. It is entirely dedicated to resolving projects oil and gas issues and it combines the experience of our well established projects and dispute resolution practice and the drive and innovation that has helped make us a leading player in the Indian legal profession in this sector.

Whether you are a large company looking for advice and or representation for disputes on wide range of issues affecting either your business or your contracts, or a small contractor waiting for that elusive payment, our team can help.

Our firm is practicing projects energy and mining since its inception being 1992 with experience in major project disputes throughout India,  our firm has significant expertise in litigation, arbitration and international arbitrations which are high value, complex and multi-jurisdictional with experience in cross-border project disputes, combining expertise and consistency of service to quickly and effectively resolve project disputes, wherever in India they occur.

In the electricity sector, we act for state owned and privatized power generation, transmission and distribution companies and large industrial consumers for disputes.

Brus Chambers is commitment to delivering the highest quality service to the projects disputes, from strategic advice on distressed projects to disputes on any-scale projects. As a specialised law firm, we are able to offer clients a seamless, cross-border service that is unique in the marketplace. Our clients will benefit from a consistent high-quality service, no matter where their project is located in India.

Throughout we aim to adopt a realistic commercial approach to disputes resolution, with an emphasis on providing value for money. To help ensure a cost-effective service, our lawyers are supported by an experienced paralegal team and document management systems of proven reliability. We actively manage the costs of disputes through detailed fee estimates, regular monitoring and flexible fee structures.

Projects disputes on oil and gas International arbitration with a seat anywhere in India. Internationally, we act for a wide range of International and domestic clients in relation to ICC, UNCITRAL and other international forums of arbitration.

Accredited with being “widely regarded as a market leader in projects arbitration”  and the firm is described by credential bodies Legal 500 as “excellent for projects disputes” .

Brus Chambers is ranked consistently by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 in India for projects based work, and dispute resolution





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