Work Area: Oil and gas

Edison brings claim against LNG supplier

Italian utility Edison has launched an LCIA claim against the operator of an LNG plant in Louisiana over unfulfilled deliveries under a long-term supply agreement – with other buyers also rumoured to be pursuing claims.

12 June 2023

Korean state oil company brings claim against Nigeria

South Korea’s national oil company has lodged an ICSID claim against Nigeria over an oil and gas enterprise.

09 June 2023

Canadian oil investor takes Tunisia to ICSID

UPDATED: A Canadian energy company has lodged an ICSID claim against Tunisia over a pair of oil concessions.

06 June 2023

India fails to enforce oil and gas award

A Delhi court has rejected India’s demand for US$2.3 billion from Reliance Industries and BG Group based on a partial award from their long-running UNCITRAL dispute over oil and gas fields.

05 June 2023

Italian oil trader warns of treaty claim against UAE

An Italian oil trader has threatened to bring an investment treaty claim against the United Arab Emirates over his imprisonment on charges he breached an embargo on Yemen.

01 June 2023

Libyan refinery award upheld in Paris

The Paris Court of Appeal has upheld an ICC award in favour of Libya’s national oil company, rejecting arguments that tribunal chair Hilary Heilbron KC lacked impartiality because another barrister at her London chambers acted as counsel to Libya in a separate case.

31 May 2023

Oil company brings claim against Albania

CORRECTED: An oil company has reportedly launched a €60 million claim against Albania over a terminated oilfield concession.

24 May 2023

Ireland faces first-ever treaty claim

A London-listed oil and gas company has said it will pursue an Energy Charter Treaty claim against Ireland over an offshore drilling project – the country’s first known investment treaty claim.

22 May 2023

Challenge to Clay dismissed in Cameroon pipeline case

Cameroon has failed to disqualify French arbitrator Thomas Clay from hearing an ICSID dispute with an oil consortium over a pipeline venture.

22 May 2023

More claims filed over halted Gazprom supplies

Poland’s Europol Gaz has filed an SCC arbitration against Gazprom reportedly seeking US$1.47 billion over delayed gas deliveries – as an Indian state entity also lodges a claim against a former unit of the Russian company over halted supplies.

19 May 2023

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