Teena Grewal offers clients practical legal advice on projects and contracts related to oil and gas exploration and production. She has advised on many projects for floating production storage and offloading units (FPSOs) in the UK Continental Shelf, Brazil, Australia, South America, and West Africa and has also worked on many drilling contracts.
Clients appreciate Teena’s understanding of the particularities of FPSO project contracts and the political sensitivities of projects in various jurisdictions. She handles all aspects of her clients’ transactions, from big-picture strategy to the smallest contract details. Teena works closely with clients on lengthy, complex, high-value projects, many of which are valued in the billions of dollars.
Teena holds a master’s degree in International Conflict Studies, which informs her flexible negotiation, communication, and people skills. Creative yet pragmatic, Teena collaborates with different personalities, companies, cultures, and jurisdictions to fulfill her clients’ needs.
Teena’s clients benefit from her prior work as in-house legal counsel for a major international oil and gas company, mainly in the upstream sector. She advised extensively on a project to build and operate an offshore pipeline system and develop offshore oil and gas fields in the UK Continental Shelf and also counseled on a range of procurement contracts. Teena also advised on acquisitions and disposals of shares and assets and joint ventures while working both in private practice and as in-house legal counsel for an independent power producer.
Teena has presented and written about oil and gas industry legal issues and co-authored Knocking at an open door: The English law approach to mutual indemnities in the offshore oil and gas sector.
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