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Eduardo G. Pereira Oil & Gas Laywer

Natural Resources & Energy Expert


Prof. Eduardo G. Pereira is a worldwide recognized scholar specialising in Natural Resources and Energy Law. He is a founding partner at the International Energy Law Training and Research Company as well as at the International Energy Law Advisory Group. He has been active in the natural resources and energy industry for more than 15 years and is an international expert on oil, gas and energy contracts and regulations. His experience in this area – both academic and practical – is extensive. He has practical experience in over 50 jurisdictions covering America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Dr. Pereira concluded his doctoral thesis on oil and gas joint ventures at the University of Aberdeen (Scotland). He conducted postdoctoral research at Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (University of Oxford, UK) and another postdoctoral research at the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law (University of Oslo, Norway) and more recently at the Institute of Energy and Environment (University of São Paulo, Brazil). He possesses positions as a full-time, part-time, honorary, adjunct and/or visiting scholar in a number of leading academic institutions around the world. He is also a managing editor for the GSENRLJ and an associate editor of OGEL. He is also the author and editor of several leading oil and gas textbooks. 

Academic Positions Held


Current Positions


Past Positions 



Practitioner Positions held


Current Positions

Past Positions

  • Counsel, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados (Brazil);

  • Counsel, Moraes Leitao, Galvao Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (Portugal);

  • Managing Director and general counsel in several international companies belonging to the STR Group (including but not limited to STR PP Holding GmbH (Austria), Petra Holding GmbH (Austria), Petra BV (Holland), Al-Sudan Energia 1 Sarl (Sudan) and Petra Energia Magrihb Sarl (Morocco), among others);

  • Corporate Director & Legal Counsel, Petra Energia S.A. (Part of STR Group – Brazilian entity);

  • Legal Counsel, Oil M&S S.A. (Part of STR Group – Brazilian entity);



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