Hogan Lovells interview: Kent Phillips and Benson Lim – 'Resolving O&G disputes in Africa'

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Home to five of the world’s top 30 oil-producing countries and with an estimated 57% of export earnings generated by oil and gas (O&G) production, African nations have seen a high volume of inbound O&G sector investment over the past decade. This is set to continue, with ongoing interest in LNG and gas-to-power projects, among others. But the close of 2016 is unlikely to herald an end to the prolonged slowdown in global demand and – along with market volatility – this has helped create a climate ripe for disputes. Gas Matters spoke to energy arbitration lawyers Kent Phillips and Benson Lim at Hogan Lovells about resolving O&G disputes in Africa and their reflections on related developments in Africa in 2016.

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