Articles by Jennifer Josefson

by: Jennifer Josefson, Maya Melnikas, Alexandra Rotar, Christine Savage and Jeffrey Telep

U.S. led sanctions continue to pose an issue for companies looking to invest in Russia. This article explores the extension of sanctions and their potential impacts. Read more

by: Jennifer Josefson and Alexandra Rotar

Russia has established new procedures that allow for the transfer of a party’s interests under a long-term capacity supply agreement. This article addresses these procedures and provides insight on the Russian wholesale power and supply markets.Read more

by: Kathryn Marietta, Jennifer Josefson and Vera De Brito de Gyarfas

Unlocking value in unconventional resources is even more important in today’s environment of depressed oil prices. Operators and service contractors are reassessing their relationships and fracking methods in an effort to maximize value.Read more

by: Cynthia AM Stroman, Vera De Brito de Gyarfas, Mona Katigbak, William Panlilio, Jennifer Josefson, Alexandra Rotar, Joelle Herschtel and Laura Chambon

The Paris Agreement on climate change will have varying impacts to its nearly 200 signatory countries. This article explores perspectives from regions around the world, including Latin America, Asia, Russia, the Middle East, the European Union, and North America.Read more

by: Jennifer Josefson and Alexandra Rotar

In recent years the Russian Government has passed legislation and promoted investment in the Russian Far East. Most notably, Russia has established the Vladivostok Free Port and identified other territories for accelerated development, each receiving certain tax and other investment benefits. Read more

by: Olga Kozyr, Jennifer Josefson and Alexandra Rotar

С открытием Роснефтью больших запасов легкой нефти и газа на скважине Университетская-1 в Карском море, интенсивное развитие недропользования на Арктическом шельфе становится лишь вопросом времени.Read more

by: Olga Kozyr, Jennifer Josefson and Alexandra Rotar

After Rosneft’s recent discovery of substantial light oil and gas reserves at the Universitetskaya-1 well in the Kara Sea, regular development of subsoil on the Arctic shelf will become just a matter of time.Read more

by: Jennifer Josefson, Raymond Witt, Jane Cohen and Elizabeth Owerbach

Iran had planned to announce a new model petroleum contract intended to encourage foreign investment in its energy sector, but uncertainty relating to the sanctions negotiations continues to create uncertainty regarding the release of the new model contract.Read more

by: Jennifer Josefson and Alexandra Rotar

Recent legislative actions open the door for LNG export by companies other than Gazprom, and may become a starting point for further dialog on the subject of Russian gas export liberalization.Read more

by: Jennifer Josefson and Alexandra Rotar

New amendments passed in September 2013 provide a tax framework necessary for the realization of offshore projects. They provide a legal basis for cooperation between Russian companies holding exploration and development licenses and other companies (including foreign companies) based on a modified risk service model.Read more