GCs Say Firms Must Follow Oil Majors To New Frontiers

Law360, New York (March 23, 2012, 3:26 PM EDT) -- Have legal skills, will travel: That should be the mantra of lawyers servicing — or wooing — global oil and gas companies, who will continue chasing energy wherever it bubbles, spews or hisses up from the ground, a new study of industry general counsels says.

With hotspots popping up all over the world, from Colorado to Cleveland and Australia to Africa, drillers and supporting industries like pipeline operators to oilfield servicers want lawyers there every step of the way, according to an outlook from BTI Consulting,...
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