Energy and Environmental Protection
Energy and Environmental Protection

Zhonglun W&D has always been committed to providing a full range of legal services in the field of energy, natural resources and environmental protection. As one of the first law firms in China to work in this field, it boasts an excellent team of lawyers with many years of experience. We are skilled in providing multi-language legal services for energy and mineral projects including oil and gas, shale gas, coalbed, methane, emerging energy, non-ferrous metals and non-metal projects. Our major clients include government agencies such as the National Development and Reform Commission, the State Electricity Regulatory Commission and the Ministry of Construction, as well as state-owned and big companies including the State Grid Corporation, China National Petroleum Corporation, Zhenhua Oil, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Sinochem Group and CNOOC. Over the years, we have established good relationships with relevant government departments, research institutions, major state-owned enterprises, foreign-funded enterprises and overseas law firms, which makes us more competitive in this field.

The legal services provided in the field of energy, natural resources and environmental protection mainly include:

Legal due diligence, design of trading schemes and drafting of relevant legal documents for new energy and mineral projects

Investment and financing of domestic and overseas projects of energy and mineral enterprises (including private placement, IPO or equity investment, etc.)

Restructuring or shareholding system reform of energy and mineral enterprises

Domestic and overseas mergers, acquisitions or transfers of energy and mineral projects

Application, transfer, operation and dispute resolution of exploration rights and mining rights

Cooperation program design, as well as legal affairs at the exploration and mining stage

Private placement,domestic and overseas listing, and financing of companies in the energy and environmental protection field

Providing special legal services for companies investing in energy in Europe and North America

Establishment of Sino-foreign cooperative or joint venture in the energy and environmental protection field

Energy project loan of foreign financial institution 

Regular legal counsel for companies in the energy and environmental protection field