BW Energy USA Management Inc (“BW Energy” or “the Company”) has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a global search for a Senior Legal Counsel with a focus in finance and project development. The Company is an equal opportunity employer.
Company: BW Energy is an exploration and production (E&P) company involved in the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas fields, and holds majority interests in three hydrocarbon licenses in Gabon, Brazil, and Namibia.
The Company concentrates on proven hydrocarbon fields with significant upside potential to leverage in-house technical, operational and basin expertise with repurposed infrastructure. BW Energy’s team of highly skilled E&P professionals in all disciplines have demonstrated success in major basins around the world.
BW Energy is a company in the BW Group, a global maritime energy transportation and floating gas infrastructure company with an 80-year history. BW Group is currently a significant shareholder in BW Energy, BW Offshore, BW Ideol, BW LNG, BW LPG, BW Epic Kosan, BW Dry Cargo, BW Solar, Hafnia, DHT, Navigator Gas, Corvus and Cadeler.
As a growing energy company, BW Energy is acutely aware of its responsibilities towards the environment and the communities in which it operates. BW Energy seeks to make sound decisions related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors based on thorough evaluation, and to inspire a persistent change in culture and transparency to remain a trusted partner in the development of oil and gas discoveries.
Overview: Reporting to the EVP & GC, the Senior Legal Counsel will provide strategic legal advice and counsel to internal business partners with respect to all legal matters related to exploration, production and development projects and finance, which includes identifying and providing solutions to mitigate business and legal risk.
Experience: 8+ years of experience in a fast-paced environment with evolving business needs and excellent risk management judgment, a minimum of 3 years at a highly regarded global law firm, in-depth knowledge and understanding of the technical, contractual, and commercial aspects of oil and gas operations, strong communication and analytical skills with the ability to assess and articulate complex and nuanced legal issues clearly and concisely.
Location: Houston, TX
Bar: Active bar membership in good standing in the United States and/or England with ability to act as corporate counsel in the State of Texas.
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