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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 nine 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

9X Band 1

Nationwide Oil & Gas Regulatory and Litigation
Chambers Global

$3.8 B

DCP Midstream Acquisition
by P66


M&A Transaction of the Year
Houston Corporate
Counsel Awards

$621 M

Flexsteel Technologies Acquisition by Cactus

300 MW

Saad Solar PV IPP

2.4 GW

Dogger Bank Offshore
Wind Project

1,260 MW

Empire Wind 2 Project

1,230 MW

Beacon Wind Project


Tier 1 Oil & Gas Regulation
Legal 500 US

1,300 Mile

Heartland Greenway Carbon Capture Pipeline

Top 10

Energy & Utilities M&A
S&P Global

540 MW

Sol Systems
Projects Acquisition

120 MW

Wadi Ad Dawasir Solar

$2.6 B

Sinclair Acquisition

$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

1,100 MW

Arroyo Energy Power Sale

7.5 MW

Holes Battery Energy
Storage Projects


Top 20 Energy and Renewables Firm in the UK
The Times
2019-2021, 2023

460 MW

Competitive Power Ventures Solar Acquisition


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


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
2017, 2018, 2019

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