Andy Derman is the Firm’s International Energy Practice Group Leader and serves as Chairman and Board Member of Thompson & Knight Global Energy Services, LLC, a wholly owned affiliate of the Firm that provides technical, economic, and commercial advisory services to the energy sector. With a concentration on oil and gas investment projects and cross-border transactions, he focuses on providing legal and commercial support in connection with acquisitions, divestments, trades, and mergers; strategic commercial and business advice; large infrastructure projects, including LNG, GTL, and refineries; nationalization/expropriation; anti-corruption (FCPA) and sanction advice; unitizations; boundary (onshore and offshore) disputes; exploration, development, and production operations; production sharing contracts; negotiations; and dispute resolution (litigation, arbitration, and expert testimony).
Peter Sloan is a highly experienced senior international upstream attorney and recognized figure within the London oil and gas legal world. He has extensive experience conducting negotiations at the most senior level with co-venturers, financial institutions, governments, and NOCs. Peter has had significant experience serving as in-house counsel at various multinational oil and gas companies, and in these roles he managed numerous acquisitions; financings; and major governmental and joint venture agreements, including governmental concessions/PSAs, operating agreements, A+D and farmout agreements, bank facilities, and oil and gas services contracts. He has been involved with oil and gas projects in the African region for more than 15 years, making him uniquely qualified to handle the complex issues that arise with global energy projects.