Practice Details

Natural Resources Law (Mining, Oil & Gas)

REX enjoys extensive and unrivaled experience and understanding of the legal and regulatory regime for the natural wealth resources sector (mining, oil & gas), including energy and has acted for all major mining and petroleum companies as well as the Government, over the years. The Firm was involved in the review of the policy, legal and regulatory regime for the mineral sector leading to the enactment of the relevant mining legislation that ushered major investments into the mining sector in Tanzania between the years 2002 to 2010. REX acted for clients involved in mineral exploration and mine development/financing, undertaking legal due diligence on mining, energy and oil and gas properties, corporate mergers and acquisitions as well as liquidations for clients in the natural resources sector.

REX has served clients in energy production and distribution and acted for the first ever gas to electricity company in Tanzania. REX was engaged to attend to the formation of the company, advised on the transaction documents, including the Power Purchase Agreement and the Implementation Agreement, guided the company in the pipeline land acquisition, compensation process and attended all negotiations with Government concerning the project implementation and operations in conjunction with the client. REX continues to represent clients in the natural resources wealth and energy sectors and is involved in the entire value chain in the sector, acting for licence-holders, contractors, sub-contractors and other service providers.