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Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co handles the full range of commercial issues arising from renewable and conventional energy projects, desalination projects and mining projects. Practice head Mansoor Jamal Malik, who is noted for his ‘unparalleled expertise and breadth of knowledge’, is advising a refinery on the financing, development and operation of an approximately $8bn refinery project. Malik is also acting for Petroleum Development Oman in relation to the construction and operation of a major solar plant.

Leveraging ‘an excellent blend of local and international expertise’, Dentons has experience across a range of oil and gas, desalination, wastewater, infrastructure and solar energy projects. The department is headed by Andrew Figgins, who advised on a new exploration and production sharing agreement for an oil block. James Lansdell is also recommended.

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP has experience of commercial, operational and development matters involving a range of renewable and conventional energy projects, wastewater management projects and desalination projects. Clients include Oman Power and Water Procurement Company, Petroleum Development Oman and Electricity Holding Company. Mary Allan and associate Charles Dolphin left the firm for CMS in July 2018.

Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO) handles project finance and development matters involving oil and energy projects, desalination plants and wastewater projects. Practice head Thamer Al Shahry and associate Jalpa Mehta advised Kuwait Petroleum Company on a potential investment in a refinery and petrochemical complex. The team is also acting for Haya Water in relation to concession bids for various wastewater processing plants.

Trowers & Hamlins LLP has experience of housing, transport, desalination and power and energy projects. The practice is headed by Thomas Wigley, who is advising ACWA Power on tax and operational issues arising form various desalination and power generation projects. The team also assisted Oman Oil Company for Exploration and Production with regulatory and corporate matters relating to its operations at an onshore oil block.

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