Peter Roberts, a partner in the London office, advises oil and gas companies worldwide on upstream and midstream transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, LNG project development work and operational procurement and contracting.

He presently advises on projects across South America, Africa and Central and Eastern Europe.

A former chairman of the International Bar Association’s Oil and Gas Law Committee, Peter has also authored four leading industry textbooks:

  • Oil and Gas Contracts , Sweet & Maxwell (2016)
  • English Law and Petroleum Contracts, OUP (2016)
  • Joint Operating Agreements, Globe (2015)
  • Gas and LNG Sales and Transportation Agreements, Sweet & Maxwell (2014)

Peter has contributed to several other books, edits the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) Journal of World Energy Law and Business, and is a representative on several oil and gas law university faculties.

He was previously the General Counsel for a UK energy company and has worked for other leading international law firms in London, Hong Kong and Singapore.

    • Represented Tullow Oil on Ghana offshore gas sales programs.
    • Represented the Federal Government of Somalia on various licensing and upstream matters.
    • Represented a confidential client on UK gas storage project development.
    • Represented Petro Victory Energy on Paraguay gas project development.
    • Represented Maersk Oil on West African project developments.
    • Represented a confidential client on offshore developments in Benin.
    • Represented Angola LNG Marketing Ltd on the sales programme for redirected LNG production.
    • Represented a confidential client on the purchase of Shah Deniz 2 gas volumes and associated gas pipeline evacuation.
    • Represented Petra Energia SA on the sale of onshore Solimoes, Brazil acreage to TNK BP.
    • Represented a confidential client on joint study and bid arrangements for the 11th Brazilian licensing round.
    • Represented Rockhopper Exploration on upstream acquisitions, divestments and project development in the Falkland Islands.
    • Represented a confidential client on Indonesian gas swap arrangements.
    • Represented Sempra on LNG purchase commitment terms.
    • Represented a confidential client on farming in to Israeli upstream gas project interests.