J. Jay Park Q.C. is Managing Partner of Petroleum Regimes Advisory. In over thirty years of practice, Jay has advised states and investors in connection with petroleum activities in more than forty countries. He has assisted governments and state oil companies in the design or amendment of petroleum regimes in over twenty countries, whose total resources comprise 49% of world oil reserves and 33% of world gas reserves.
Voted Oil & Gas lawyer of the year in 2006 & 2007.
His practice has included oil and gas asset acquisitions and divestments, share acquisitions and divestments involving oil and gas companies, advising on production sharing agreements, concession agreements, product marketing, gas sales and purchase contracts, pipeline transportation matters, oil and gas pipeline asset dispositions, drafting legislation and regulations, oil and gas regulatory hearings, and joint venture and participation agreements.
In over 30 years of practice, Jay has conducted oil and gas transactions and joint ventures, and negotiated, drafted and provided advice in respect of numerous oil and gas agreements and laws, in Canada, Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, France, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Thailand, Trinidad, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vietnam, Venezuela and Yemen.
Jay is actively involved in legal education and training. He is the instructor of the “International Petroleum Transactions” course at the Faculty of Law of the University of Calgary. He instructs the “World Legal Systems and Contracts for Oil and Gas” Course, which is held in London.