Eduardo G. Pereira Oil & Gas Laywer

Natural Resources & Energy Expert


Prof. Dr. Eduardo G Pereira has been active in the oil and gas industry for several years and is an international expert on joint operating agreements. He has oil and gas practical experience in over 40 jurisdictions covering America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Prof. 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). He holds full-time, part-time positions in several academic institutions. He is also a managing editor for the African Journal on Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law and an associate editor of OGEL. He is also the author and editor of several leading oil and gas textbooks. 

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Practitioner Positions held


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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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