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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 seven 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

7X Band 1

Nationwide Oil & Gas Regulatory and Litigation
Chambers USA

1,250 MW

Three Rivers Energy Center Project


US Power Deal of the Year
Project Finance International

1,300 Mile

Heartland Greenway Carbon Capture Pipeline

800.15 MW

Al Kharsaah Solar PV IPP


Project Finance Deal of the Year
IFLR Middle East Awards

7.5 MW

Holes Battery Energy Storage Project


Energy Law Firm of the Year
U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

Tier 1

Texas Project Development
IFLR1000 2022

300 MW

Rabigh Solar PV IPP


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


North America Infrastructure Legal Advisor by Value
IJ Global (2020)


Top 20 Energy and Renewables Firms in the UK
The Times

816 MW

Empire Wind
Offshore Wind Farm


Power Infrastructure Finance Legal Adviser by Value
IJ Global (2020)

6X Band 1

USA Oil & Gas Regulatory
and Litigation
Chambers Global


Infrastructure and Energy Projects Team of the Year
Middle East Legal Awards