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Becoming an Oil and Gas Lawyer

What makes law so interesting? Do you enjoy investigating situations, getting into the depth of the matter and see how the pieces fit together? Do you like to identify the reasons which make things work or prove why they don’t? Are you intrigued by the idea that law can tremendously help people and make their lives better within the legal framework? If the answer is yes, becoming an oil and gas lawyer might be a wonderful career prospect for you. 

A career as an Oil and Gas Lawyer can be intellectually challenging, personally fulfilling and financially rewarding. 

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As an Oil and Gas Lawyer, you will be working on a diverse range of complex legal and commercial contracts. The opportunity to make an impact is in reviewing these documents, recognizing the associated risks, and simplifying it for the management. 

Responsibilities of an Oil and Gas Lawyer

An industry as extensive in scale and diverse in operations as oil and gas is bound to get into legal conflicts of one form or the other. There are numerous laws in place within a country and across its borders. Amidst this backdrop, the role of Oil and Gas Lawyers or Attorneys assumes great significance. 

Oil and Gas companies mostly employ in-house lawyers as they are consistently involved with the organization’s business and legal interests. They are responsible for managing and protecting the company’s interests. Here are the typical duties of an Oil and Gas Lawyer:

  • Guides and advises the Company Management on various legal issues
  • Negotiates on legal and commercial matters with joint venture partners or contract companies
  • Drafts, reviews and amends legal documents 
  • Instructs external legal advisors or specialists
  • Always updated with legal matters that affect the industry
  • May act as Company Secretary
  • As required by the management, prepares and updates reports on activities 
  • Reports any breaches of safety procedures to the Management
  • Actively participates in and promotes company policies and procedures, health and safety campaigns, and ensures personal safety and that of colleagues

Being an Oil and Gas Lawyer, not just intellectually challenging but fun too

There is absolutely no doubt about the fact that working as a lawyer is one of the most intellectually rewarding jobs on the planet. In the oil and gas industry too. Oil and Gas Lawyers are seen as real problem-solvers, analysts and innovative thinkers.  From helping to patent a trade secret, or analyzing the risks and opportunities, to forming a multi-million dollar merger, Oil and Gas Lawyers are crucial for the company’s success and growth. 

Being an integral part of the global industry, you also have the opportunity to travel across the world for work. A great work environment and perks come along with this profession. With the increased industry segmentation, you are also offered diverse practice areas bringing some interesting elements to your job role. If all of this appeals to you and becoming a lawyer is what you have always dreamt of, we can help you. 

Where to look for Oil and Gas Jobs?

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There are thousands of oil and gas jobs updated daily and too much information on the internet. The process of finding the right opportunity can get a bit overwhelming and confusing. With Energy Dais’ Job Portal, an exclusive platform dedicated to oil and gas career opportunities, it won’t be difficult. You can easily search and apply for jobs here. Adding to your delight, the portal also empowers you to create a Digital Resume. And the perks don’t stop here. Throughout your journey, the Energy Dais team can guide you. Isn’t that amazing?

Here are the links you need to check out now!

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(Explore the exclusive Oil and Gas Job portal by Energy Dais for more information and feel free to get in touch for any support at contact@energydais.com)

 

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Garima Gayatri

Editor

With a background in English Literature and a diverse experience in writing and editing, Garima now focuses her creative energy in the dynamic oil and gas industry. She believes that the world needs to be more aware of the myriad shades of the energy landscape, which has a domino effect on other contours shaping our society.

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Garima Gayatri

Editor

With a background in English Literature and a diverse experience in writing and editing, Garima now focuses her creative energy in the dynamic oil and gas industry. She believes that the world needs to be more aware of the myriad shades of the energy landscape, which has a domino effect on other contours shaping our society.

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