Energy Disputes 2019

Energy Disputes 2019

Pages: 95

ISBN: 978-1-912228-85-0

  • £300.00

With energy markets turbulent worldwide, Energy Disputes provides a timely guide to navigating the litigious fallout.

With chapters written by leading international experts, topics covered include: the government's role in energy ownership and development; industry standards for establishing liability; legal concepts excusing performance during periods of commodity price or supply volatility; right of access to infrastructure; barriers to entry for foreign companies; criminal, health and safety, and environmental liability; sovereign boundary disputes; and relevant energy treaties.

Published in February 2019, this edition features the following chapters:

Editorial chapters

  • Introduction
    • William D Wood, Neil Q Miller, Holly Stebbing, Justin P Tschoepe and Ayaz Ibrahimov, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP


  • Argentina
  • Austria
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Germany
  • India
  • Mexico
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

William D Wood, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Neil Q Miller, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Holly Stebbing, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Holly is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer based in the energy, trade and transport team in London. Holly’s practice focuses on disputes in the energy sector, both domestic (including UKCS matters) and international. Holly has a wide range of experience in High Court and Commercial Court litigation, arbitration (including LCIA, ICC, SCC and ad hoc) and health & safety and regulatory matters (including in the Crown Court and Coroner’s Court).

Holly advises international and national oil companies, oilfield services providers, utility companies and petrochemical companies in relation to upstream, midstream and downstream disputes including, oil and gas exploration and development contracts/licenses, production sharing contracts, third party access to infrastructure, gas sale and purchase agreements and transportation and processing agreements.

Holly has a particular interest in incident response in the energy sector and corporate criminal liability for industrial accidents. Holly is BOSIET and CA EBS qualified to work offshore. As well as advising clients in the aftermath of an incident, Holly also runs training sessions for board directors and in-house legal counsel on this topic.

Justin P Tschoepe, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Ayaz Ibrahimov, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Ayaz Ibrahimov is an energy disputes lawyer based in London. He qualified as an Associate in March 2015 and since qualification has worked on a wide range of oil and gas disputes. Most recently Ayaz acted for the operator of a gas field in the North Sea in a dispute with one of its joint venture partners in relation to the provision of decommissioning security. Ayaz has separately acted for a Japanese oil and gas company (as non-operator) in obtaining an interim injunction on its behalf against its joint venture partner to restrain the drilling of a well in the North Sea in breach of a Joint Operating Agreement. Ayaz is currently acting for an international oil company in a contamination dispute with certain government ministries in Eastern Europe. Ayaz also has experience of other disputes within the extractive industries and has previously worked on a case for a dual listed junior gold mining company in a multi-million dollar arbitration claim brought against it by its contractor in connection with a gold mine in West Africa.

Ayaz was previously seconded to the Upstream Oil and Gas team at ExxonMobil during which time he focused predominately on assets in the North Sea, Eastern Europe and the Caspian basin. Prior to qualification Ayaz spent time with the energy project finance team and worked on the project financing of a multibillion dollar petrochemical facility in a CIS state. Ayaz is fluent in Russian and English.

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