The Energy & Public Utility Group

The Energy Group has developed considerable experience and expertise in this field especially in recent years. The Group has represented the leading power distribution companies, power generation companies, oil companies and most of the provincial electrical cooperatives.

The Group has a played a significant role in the privatization of the power generation and supply sector in the Philippines. It has advised on legislation for privatization, regulatory rules for the power industry and contractual arrangements underpinning the electricity market. It has also acted as advisers to many producers and retailers of oil and gas and other petroleum products and has acted on project financing of oil and gas developments in the country. Its role in this area has included the structuring and establishment of joint ventures. The Group has been the counsel of the only pipeline company in the country.