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We are a full spectrum energy law firm that represents participants in the oil and gas, conventional power, solar, wind and renewables sectors. With over 50 years of industry experience and one of the largest dedicated energy teams of any law firm in the world, we have a deep understanding of the global energy markets and the drivers for commercial success. Our strong global platform effectively positions us to advise market participants on opportunities presented by the energy transition, including developments in hydrogen and carbon capture utilization and sequestration technologies.

Bracewell's energy lawyers have dedicated their careers to working in the energy industry. Leading legal publications, including Chambers and Legal 500, consistently recognize our excellence across the energy value chain in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. For nine years in a row, Chambers Global has ranked the firm Band 1 for oil and gas regulatory and litigation in the United States. We are one of only two firms in the world to hold this distinction.

Our deep knowledge of the energy industry and strong global platform makes us the firm of choice for Apache Corporation, Cheniere, Competitive Power Ventures, Eni, Equinor, Fotowatio Renewable Ventures, Kinder Morgan, Marubeni, Phillips 66, Storegga Geotechnologies, Targa Resources, TC Energy and Total Solar for sophisticated transactional, regulatory and litigation matters.

We Know Energy®.

Our Track Record

10X Band 1

USA Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
Chambers Global

Band 1

Nationwide Offshore Energy
Chambers USA 2023

Band 1

UK Oil & Gas
Chambers Global 2024


Legal Consultant of the Year
MESIA Solar Awards


Energy Legal Services Provider of the Year
Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards

Top 12

Energy and Renewables Law Firms in UK
The Times


Tier 1 Oil & Gas Regulation
Legal 500 US


Middle East & Africa ESG Platform Deal of the Year
Project Finance International


M&A Transaction of the Year
Houston Corporate
Counsel Awards


Oil & Gas Law Firm of the Year
U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”


Project Finance
Deal of the Year
IFLR Middle East Awards


Middle East & Africa ESG Platform Deal of the Year
Project Finance International


Infrastructure and Energy Projects Team of the Year
Middle East Awards
2017, 2018, 2019


US Power Deal of the Year
Project Finance International