Central Asian Energy Resources Exploitation

Our local experience, knowledge of local business customs and conditions, influential political and economic stakeholders, market trends and developments enables us to offer our clients a truly unique service. Lorenz sample engagements of energy exploitation sector include:

  • Representing one of the major European players in hydropower regarding their generation and transmission activities in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan;
  • Representing electricity suppliers in the negotiation of the modalities of the supply of electricity between Russia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan;
  • Advising a western joint venture partner in operating a petroleum refinery in the Kyrgyz Republic; and
  • Representing a Central Asian state in an international arbitration case brought against the state by a hydrocarbon products trader that had sold and delivered certain hydrocarbon products to a state-owned petroleum distribution company.