Oil & Gas

VMF provides comprehensive advice to national and multinational companies in the oil and gas industry, including exploration and extraction (upstream), processing (midstream) and commercialization and distribution (downstream) of natural resources.

We have participated in complex energy transactions, ensuring compliance with the applicable Federal and local regulations.
Our professionals have been accompanying the development of new markets of hydraulic fracturing technologies (fracking), exploration and production in deep waters and in the shale sector.

Our services include:

  • Start-up of local subsidiaries
  • M&A
  • Advice on the participation of international bidding processes
  • Obtaining and renewing Government authorizations
  • Developing and financing of energy projects
  • Petrochemical projects
  • Due Diligence reports
  • Regulatory and environmental matters before Federal and Provincial authorities
  • Preparation and negotiation of sector agreements: Joint Operation Agreements, farm-out, off-take, Distributorship, Marketing, Transportation and Construction agreements; Service and supply agreements
  • Import and Export
  • Labour Law. Expatriate employees issues