Oil & Gas

Our deep understanding of the oil and gas industry, backed by our wealth of experience in all areas of tax, allows our team to provide expert advice and a comprehensive perspective for our clients.

Downstream

Advisory on structures and drafting of legal documentation for strategic petroleum reserves arrangements, advance payment arrangements, crude-product swap arrangements, strategic factoring and product swap arrangements, marketing and trading joint ventures, and joint operating arrangements.

Advisory on, review of, and drafting of sales contracts, general terms and conditions for supply of crude and petroleum products, product storage agreements, parental corporate guarantees, and other security documentation.

General advisory on the conduct of claim process on demurrage and product liability claims such as claims for contamination and off-specs products.

Upstream

Advisory on production sharing contracts, off-take arrangements, issues concerning government take and costs recovery mechanism, as well as investments in oil and gas infrastructure and assets.

Tax Regulatory & Corporate Governance

Advisory on excise and customs, warehousing and storage issues in Singapore.

Advisory on and application for Global Traders Programme.

Advisory on and preparation of Singapore transfer pricing study and tax risk exposure and management study for international oil and gas trading, including issues such as permanent establishment risks, etc.

Advisory on corporate governance issues and day-to-day corporate and commercial matters such as non-disclosure agreements, employment agreements, tenancy agreements, etc.