Summary

Yngve Bustnesli started as a partner in the oil and gas department in 2009. He has in-depth knowledge of the oil and gas industry, and is recognized as one of the leading Norwegian practitioners within petroleum law, joint operating agreements, projects (including fabrication contracts), license transactions, due diligences, offshore contracts (e.g. seismic contracts, drilling contracts, rig hire agreements, tie-in agreements, unitisation agreements), gas sales contracts, decommissioning of offshore installations and health, safety, environment issues.

Bustnesli has been the lawyer in charge at several complex projects on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS), and sources say he scores high by both having an extensive experience with the regulatory framework and the various contracts used in the petroleum industry.

He is the co-author of the leading Norwegian textbooks in petroleum law, and has also written various petroleum law articles in international publications. 

Languages

Norwegian and English

 

Publications 

  • Getting the Deal Through - Gas Regulation (2017)
  • Getting the Deal Through - Oil Regulation (2016)
  • Getting the Deal Through - Gas Regulation (2016)
  • The Oil and Gas Law Review (2016)
  • Getting the Deal Through - Oil Regulation (2015)
  • Getting the Deal Through - Gas Regulation (2015)
  • The Oil and Gas Law Review (2015)
  • Getting the Deal Through - Oil Regulation (2014)
  • The Oil and Gas Law Review (2014)
  • Getting the Deal Through – Oil Regulation (2014)
  • The Petroleum Regulations , 2 Volumes (2500 pages incl. sources kilder) Universitetsforlaget (2013)
  • The Oil and gas Law Review (2013)
  • Getting the Deal Through – Oil Regulation (2013)
  • The Petroleum Act (900 pages), Universitetsforlaget (2009)
  • Various articles on wind poser in the periodicals Energy and Europower (2011-2013)

 

Rankings 

Legal 500 EMEA

Chambers & Partners Europe

Practice

2009 –
Partner, Kvale
2006 – 2009
Non-equity partner, Advokatfirma Selmer
2004 – 2006
Senior associate, Advokatfirma Arntzen de Besche
2001 – 2004
Associate, Advokatfirma Wikborg, Rein & Co
2001
Trainee, CMS Cameron McKenna, London
1999
Trainee, EU-Commission, Directorate- General for Energy
1995 – 2001
Senior executive officer and advisor, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy
1995
Associate, Office of the City Advocate in Oslo

Education

2001
Degree in English Law, College of Law, London
1994
Cand.jur., University of Oslo

Practice areas