Pablo C. Ferrante is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Corporate & Securities practice with a focus on energy matters around the world. With more than 10 years of legal experience, Pablo advises clients in structuring, negotiating and documenting global corporate and energy transactions, with a focus on Latin America.
He has extensive experience representing oil and gas companies in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, exploration, drilling and production contracts, development projects and a variety of agreements.
He also has significant experience representing financial institutions and companies across a wide range of industries in cross-border financings and business transactions across Latin America, as well as advising companies on compliance with anti-corruption and embargo laws. Pablo was recently honored as a ‘Energy Rising Star’ by Law 360for his work on some of the most innovative deals in the energy industry.
- Northwestern University School of Law, LLM
- Universidad Austral, postgraduate degree in Regulated Industries (LLM equivalent)
- Universidad Católica Argentina, JD
- New York
- Secretary and Board Member, Colombia-Texas Chamber of Commerce
- Board Member, Argentina-Texas Chamber of Commerce
- Member, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
- Represented Ecopetrol in the $700 million acquisition of Propilco, one of the largest petrochemical plants in Colombia.
- Represented Omimex Resources in the $800 million sale of Omimex de Colombia to a consortium formed by Sinopec (China) and ONGC (India).
- Assisted a major international energy company in reviewing, drafting and negotiating farming, product sharing, joint operation, and joint study and bidding agreements concerning offshore blocks in Angola and Brazil.
- Represented Ecopetrol in its expansion to Brazil, and in the review, negotiation and evaluation of oil and gas opportunities there.
- Assisted a US-based company in negotiating engineering, procurement and construction agreements for an ethanol dehydration plant in Guatemala.
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