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With electricity production of 1,107.8 BU in India in FY16, the country witnessed growth of around 5.64 per cent over the previous fiscal year. There has been a rapid rise in power consumption over the years.

According to International Energy Outlook 2016, world net electricity generation is predicted to increase 69% by 2040, from 21.6 trillion kilowatt-hours (kWh) in 2012 to 25.8 trillion kWh in 2020 and 36.5 trillion kWh in 2040.

This continually advancing sector has resulted in intense competitive pressure further leading to numerous jurisdictions to adopt a more liberalized regulatory model. Consequently, lawyers are expected to have a pragmatic as well as innovative approach in these matters. Innumerable issues such as carbon reduction, low plant (coal) efficiency, energy nationalism, the rush for resources and renewable energy have brought the sector to the attention of the public and investment communities. We have worked with various power generating and transmission companies. KnA has helped in negotiation and drafting of power purchase agreement (PPA), or electricity power agreement etc. We have successfully handled the matters pertaining to the dispute arisen out of PPAs.

Our team of lawyers boasts of extensive experience and knowledge in the power sector that encompasses a broad range of matters for government as well as private oil and gas companies, and leading financial institutions. We frequently work for local governments, sponsors and lenders addressing the complex issues facing any large-scale power generation project.

Oil & Gas

KNA specializes in Oil & Gas advisory services. We assist private as well as government companies on all aspects of the oil and gas supply chain. Our team of professionals has hands on knowledge and possesses the ability to analyze projects from different aspects thus providing comprehensive legal assistance in matters pertaining to oil and gas sector. Our practical experience on aspects of exploration, production, development and operation of oil and gas properties benefits our clients immensely.

Our services cover full range of oil and gas transactions from upstream to downstream, including pipelines, liquefied natural gas (LNG), distribution networks, trading and petrochemicals.

Over the years we have rendered services to domestic and international oil and gas companies such as (company names). We represent clients with matters involving litigation - issues pertaining to joint venture, joint bidding, alignment and joint operating agreements. Additionally, we also cater to disputes related to royalties, terms and other provisions of oil and gas leases.