Hydrocarbons Law

Hydrocarbons Law

RightsEmpower’s Hydrocarbons Division provides legal advice and valuable guidance to foreign companies that invest in all aspects of the Oil and Gas prospecting, exploiting and commercialization, including upstream, middle, and downstream.

We also advise national companies looking to expand their presence globally.

RightsEmpower is better positioned and equipped to advise clients who want to do business in the hydrocarbons sector, especially in three main basins: the coastal basin, the central basin and the western branch of the East African Rift in the DRC.

Our legal services include:

  • Advising and providing general information related to prospection, exploration and production of hydrocarbon activities in upstream and refining, transport storage and distribution of petroleum products in downstream;
  • Advising on the application and obtention of authorizations and drafting contracts for production-sharing or a block service;
  • Advising and drafting full range of agreements relating to hydrocarbons activities;
  • Due diligence