ENERGY, NATURAL RESOURCES, MINING

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Turkey is a strategic hub between Middle Eastern and Caucasian countries that are rich of natural resources (oil & gas) and Western countries as major consumers. The major oil and gas pipeline projects between eastern and western countries (Nabucco, TANAP and Northern Iraq) are being constructed by multinational consortiums in and through Turkey.

Turkey, also as one of the biggest energy consumer countries in Europe has been in the target of major energy companies for the last decades. And yet more to come, either to invest in Turkey or to co-operate with Turkish energy companies.

Apart from only conventional energy resources such as oil and gas; Turkey has been trying to diversify its energy resources from oil and gas to nuclear power plants, coal-thermal plants and all kinds of renewable.

Turkish energy markets is one of the most profitable, dynamic and politically stable and secure markets for all investors and therefore the legal practice requires being as dynamic as the sector itself.

Aydaş Liman Kurman provides national and multinational companies legal assistance on Turkish Petroleum Law, Turkish Electricity Market Law and Natural Gas Market Law in general and in particular on;

  • Establishment of Company
  • Company Law and Drafting Contracts
  • Obtaining necessary production licenses from relevant authorities
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

We also provide a wide range of legal assistance to national and international mining companies. Although, Turkey is poor from oil and gas resources, there are big proven reserves of gold, chromium, marble, iron and nickel mines and etc. in different regions of Turkey. Turkey holds the 70% of the world-share in production of some of these elements.

We provide consultancy services to different companies with respect to the new Turkish Mining Law numbered 5177, and on relevant mining legislation including but not limited to;

  • Obtaining licenses from the General Directorate of Mining Authority (MİGEM),
  • Drafting contracts.
  • Assistance on obtaining Environmental Impact Report (CED).
  • Litigaton and Dispute Resolution