blackrex services

Energy, Oil & Gas and Natural Resources

oil and gas

In today's complex global natural resources market, Nigeria remains a viable place for Investment. Natural Gas, Petroleum, Coal, Gold, Iron Ore, Lead, Limestone, and many more Natural Resources abound in Nigeria. Surprisingly though, power generation and transmission challenges continue to prevail in Nigeria. These have resulted in growing investments in the Energy Sector in Nigeria, and the Extractive Industries with high capital involvement.


Black Rex Partners has the expertise, integrity and our cross-cultural sensitivity to provide Legal Services to Client need of Investors. All of our clients benefit from our client-driven, forward-thinking approach to legal problem solving.
We act on all aspects of the ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES market including:

  • Power generation, marketing and transmission
  • Oil and Gas [upstream, midstream and downstream sectors of the petroleum industry]
  • Mining and Extractive Industries

Our expertise covers legal, regulatory and policy issues as well as commercial and fiscal matters that arise in these transactions. We provide advice on energy and utilities finance, energy mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, electricity and gas transmission, distribution and supply, litigation and arbitration in the oil and gas industry, advising on continuing obligations and corporate governance for publicly quoted oil and gas companies, health and safety issues.


Wherever they are located, our clients have access to our complete range of cutting-edge expertise. Calling on our global network of local contacts and our in-depth knowledge of international markets, we satisfy Client needs in this area of our practice.


With specific regards to the Minerals and Mining sector in Nigeria, we provide advisory services and guidance on basis of the appropriate extant rules, regulations and laws to help our Clients in their Applications for Grant of Permits to Mine and Extract for Mineral Resources.
With specific regards to the Oil and Gas sector in Nigeria, we provide advisory services and guidance on basis of the appropriate extant rules, regulations and laws to help our Clients in their:

  • Placement of Invitation to Tender
  • Application for Oil and Gas Industry Service Permit [OGISP]
  • Engagement in Deep Water Exploration or Prospecting or Oil Production under a Production Sharing Contract [PSC] or Joint Operating Agreements [JOA] that suits their business interests and complies with regulatory standards
  • Placement of Bids for Independent or Marginal Fields and Grant of Licenses for Oil Mining Lease [OML]
  • Placement of Tender for the Sale and Purchase of Nigerian Crude Oil, Natural Gas Liquids, etc.
  • Application for Licenses for Refineries, Petrochemicals, Fertilizer Plants, Jetties, Depots, Lube blending and Retail Outlet
  • Application for obtainment of Offshore Safety Permit
  • Application for Approval to Construct and Operate Petroleum Products Filling Station
  • Application for Grant of License to Retail Lubricating Oils in Nigeria
  • Application for issuance of Import Permit and clearance for Petroleum Products
  • Application for issuance of Export Permit and clearance for Petroleum Products
  • Application for Gas acreage and concessions
  • Application for the Grant of Approval to Construct or Modify Lubricating Oil Blending or Recycling Plant for the Manufacture of Lube Oil

among others.