Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson and consultancy ROOTT discuss the oil and gas services sector M&A trends expected in 2021.
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With less than 30 days to go until the end of the Brexit transition period at the end of December, many questions remain unanswered as to what the impact will be on waste management in the UK.
The draft Infrastructure Planning (Electricity Storage Facilities) Order 2020 was presented to Parliament on 14 July 2020. The Order follows an extensive government consultation process, looking at legislative changes that could catalyse further development of UK battery storage capacity.
Green shoots in the oil and gas market predicted at the start of 2020 have fallen by the wayside. It was meant to be the year when the industry, particularly in Europe, got serious about ESG credentials and planning for a carbon free future.
The growth and diversity of climate change related litigation has reached a tipping point over the last year or so with higher profile cases, some of which appear to be targeting wider strategic goals beyond the remedies sought.
As 2017 draws to a close, Richard Cockburn, partner at transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson, reflects on activity in the UK oil and gas industry over the past year and what is to come in 2018.