PPO counsels national and international companies in the oil and gas industry in all aspects related to their operations in Bolivia, including the negotiation of exploration agreements and service / operation contracts with the state-owned Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB), the obtaining and renewing authorizations and permits from regulators and authorities, negotiating the sale of assets, conducting due diligence processes, reviewing and negotiating joint ventures, farm-in and farm-out contracts, corporate advice, regulatory advice and participation in public tenders.
The oil and gas sector in Bolivia has been subject to complex legal and regulatory issues. As a result of the 2009 constitution, new legislation and rules have been applied to activities related to this industry. Our team has in-depth knowledge of this legal framework and its impact on companies and enterprises that operate in the sector.
Our clients include oil companies, companies that provide exploration services, companies for the production, transportation and supply of diesel, storage and sale to the public of gasoline, diesel and natural gas, as well as companies that require natural gas and other petroleum products for their day-to-day operations and activities