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InnovationSale of Petra Energia's oil and gas project interests
Originality7
Rationale7
Impact7
Total21
DescriptionApplied English law asset sale and purchase techniques in the $700m sale of partly Russian owned oil and gas project interests in onshore Brazil to HRT O&G Exploração e Produção de Petróleo. This largest investment ever between Russia and Brazil confirms the primacy of English law for international oil and gas projects.