Energy and infrastructure
Oil and gas
As the firm’s founding partner, Senator Udoma has a wealth of experience across the firm’s practice areas and has developed specialisations in energy and natural resources, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions. He has led and advised on regulatory reviews on the implementation of public policy and implementation of reform programmes across various sectors of the Nigerian economy, including petroleum and solid minerals, industrial policy, revenue allocation and fiscal issues. He has acted as the non-executive chairman of the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission, Securities & Exchange Commission and the Petroleum Industry Bill Task Force. A former legislator, Senator Udoma has served as Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate and Special Adviser to the Federal Minister of Petroleum Resources.
• Advised the Technical Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation and the NNPC on the sale of 20% of the Government’s 60% equity interest in Africa Petroleum Limited;
• Acted as a principal consultant and lead technical adviser to a State Governors’ forum on the socio-economic implications and potential consequences of the Petroleum Industry Bill, 2012;
• Advised the Ministry of Finance on the structuring and establishment of a $140,000.00 sovereign wealth fund; and
• Led the team that drafted the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (Establishment) Act, No 15 of 2011.