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We are a full spectrum energy law firm that represents participants in the oil and gas, conventional power, solar, wind and renewables sectors. With over 50 years of industry experience and one of the largest dedicated energy teams of any law firm in the world, we have a deep understanding of the global energy markets and the drivers for commercial success. Our strong global platform effectively positions us to advise market participants on opportunities presented by the energy transition, including developments in hydrogen and carbon capture utilization and sequestration technologies.

Bracewell's energy lawyers have dedicated their careers to working in the energy industry. Leading legal publications, including Chambers and Legal 500, consistently recognize our excellence across the energy value chain in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. For eight years in a row, Chambers Global has ranked the firm Band 1 for oil and gas regulatory and litigation in the United States. We are one of only two firms in the world to hold this distinction.

Our deep knowledge of the energy industry and strong global platform makes us the firm of choice for Apache Corporation, Cheniere, Competitive Power Ventures, Eni, Equinor, Fotowatio Renewable Ventures, Kinder Morgan, Marubeni, Phillips 66, Storegga Geotechnologies, Targa Resources, TC Energy and Total Solar for sophisticated transactional, regulatory and litigation matters.

We Know Energy®.

Our Track Record

8X Band 1

Nationwide Oil & Gas Regulatory and Litigation
Chambers Global


Tier 1 Oil & Gas Regulation
Legal 500 US

1,300 Mile

Heartland Greenway Carbon Capture Pipeline

$2.6 B

Sinclair Acquisition

2.4 GW

Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Project

1,260 MW

Empire Wind 2 Project

1,230 MW

Beacon Wind Project

$1.225 B

Stagecoach Acquisition by Kinder Morgan, Inc.

800.15 MW

Al Kharsaah Solar PV IPP


Project Finance Deal of the Year
IFLR Middle East Awards

$1.25 B

South Sudan Blocks Acquisition by Savannah Energy

1,100 MW

Arroyo Energy Power Sale

7.5 MW

Holes Battery Energy Storage Projects


Top 20 Energy and Renewables Firm in the UK
The Times

140 MW

Hutt Wind Farm


Oil & Gas Law Firm of the Year
U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

$407 M

Acquisition of ExxonMobil Oil & Gas Business in Chad and Cameroon by Savannah Energy


Middle East & Africa ESG Platform Deal of the Year
PFI Awards

300 MW

Rabigh Solar PV IPP


Infrastructure and Energy Projects Team of the Year
Middle East Awards

1,250 MW

Three River Energy Center Project

460 MW

Solar Power Projects Acquisition by Competitive Power Ventures


US Power Deal of the Year
Project Finance International

Tier 1

Texas Project Development