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Highly regarded

English
Yoruba


Bar admissions:

Nigeria

Jurisdictions:

Nigeria

Practice areas:

Energy and infrastructure
M&A
Project development

Industry sectors:

Energy
Mining
Oil and gas


Gbite Adeniji advises a diverse clientele on commercial transactions and projects in the energy and natural resources sectors. He has also advised the Government of Nigeria on several sector policy and reform initiatives. 

  • Advising an independent exploration and development company on a ~ US$340m carry agreement with the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (“NNPC”) for financing the development of an oil field.
  • Project Counsel to Brass Fertilizer & Petrochemical Company Limited on the development of a US$3.5 billion gas processing and urea/methanol facility. Advised on gas supply, transportation and offtake arrangements.
  • Advised Energia on the development and financing of a ~ US$100 million modular oil refinery.
  • Advised on crude oil lifting and marketing arrangements and on gas monetisation in OML 113. 
  • Designed the Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme (“NGFCP”); prepared the implementing Gas Flare (Prevention of Pollution and Waste) Regulations, 2018; and led the Steering Committee for the implementation of the programme.

  • M&A
  • PPP/PFI
  • Project development

  • Energy
  • Oil and gas
  • Utilities
  • Mining
  • Government and public policy

  • Nigeria Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Nigeria Gas Association

  • LL.B (Hons.) University of London (1985)
  • Certificate of Studies, Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Law, University of Denver, Sturm College of Law (2001)
  • LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center (2003)