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Galin, Olga
Olga Galin
Senior Associate
P: +44.(0).207.448.4227
F: +44.(0).207.657.3124

Salvina Ricotta


Olga Galin is a corporate lawyer in the energy and natural resources sector, advising clients on energy-related transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and project development. She also advises on general corporate matters, such as providing transaction structuring advice to private investors, drafting sale and purchase agreements, assisting with negotiations for mergers and preparing due diligence reports.

Representative Matters

Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the development of the Kashagan oil field, the largest discovered, undeveloped oil field in the world

Apache Corporation on its agreement to sell its operations in Argentina to YPF for US$800 million.

Apache Corporation in relation to the  disposal of its interests in the Scott and Telford oil fields in the UK North Sea to Edison.

BG Group Plc on its farm-in to an exploration asset offshore Colombia with Shell.

BG Group Plc on its acquisition of a 78% interest and new country entry into blocks IV and VI, Mongolia.

Impact Oil & Gas Limited on its acquisition of three exploration and production licences offshore Gabon.

Impact Oil & Gas Limited on its farm-out of interests in its AGC block to Woodside.

San Leon Energy Plc on its GBP 30 million placing.

A prospective investor on transaction structuring and accession to the TANAP gas project.

Gazprom Exploration & Production International B.V. on a farm-in into upstream assets offshore Vietnam.

Petroceltic International Plc on the share for share merger with Melrose Resources Plc.

Global Process Systems LLC on the sale and purchase of two gas plants from Cadogan Petroleum Plc.

A confidential client on a proposed merger with an exploration and production oil and gas company in Nigeria.

Publications and Speeches

"Underground Drilling Access for UK Shale Developers; The 300 Metre Question," Natural Gas Europe, June 11, 2014

"Fracking in Europe - EU Parliament Votes to Require Environmental Impact Assessments for Shale Gas Developments," Oil & Gas Financial Journal, October 2013


Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, UK, 2009
Graduate Diploma in Law, with merit, Oxford Brookes University, UK, 2008
B.A., with honours, Jesus College, University of Oxford, UK, 2007

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales