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Charles Wood

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Dentons

Work Department

Energy/power.

Position

Charles Wood specialises in downstream gas and electricity restructuring, regulation and privatisation, and energy and natural resources projects. His experience includes a secondment to an overseas client in the oil and gas sector and a period in the firm’s Singapore office. He was legal adviser to the GB energy regulator (Ofgem) for the NETA (new electricity trading arrangements) programme; and to National Grid Gas (then BG Transco) in the development of the GB network code. He advises LNG producers and traders, LNG terminal operators, energy regulators, gas and electricity utilities, energy trading companies, and project sponsors, in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

Career

1980-84 Dentons (formerly SNR Denton), Lawyer. 1984 to date Dentons (formerly SNR Denton) Partner.

Languages

French.

Education

University College, Oxford (1976 BA & MA Philiosophy and Psychology); The College of Law (1978); 1980 admitted to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales.


London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Oil and gas

Within: Leading individuals

Charles Wood - Dentons

Within: Oil and gas

The sizeable global oil and gas practice at Dentons has a historic strength in emerging markets such as Africa, South America and the Middle East and recently bolstered its domestic presence through its merger with Scottish firm Maclay, Murray & Spens. Danielle Beggs and David Tennant - who jointly head the UK team - recently acted for the trading arm of a major gas producer in its entry into a gas sales and terminal agreement for the largest greenfield LNG-to-power project in Africa, and Alistair Black advised Pertamina on its first joint venture agreement with Rosneft to develop the new Tuban refining and petrochemical complex in East Java. Other key names include James Dallas who recently assisted the Government of Mozambique with the development of LNG export projects, and Charles Wood who has strong experience in regulatory mandates and upstream commercial issues. Among the firm's many recent new clients feature Vitol, Gazprom Neft and Cadent Gas.

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    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is strategically placed between Europe and the Far East. The UAE has been ranked among the top 15 maritime nations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the UAE Government is working on plans to transform the shipping industry into one of the country’s major economic sectors.
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