André Sarian joined the Firm in 2015. He concentrates on administrative law and corporate, contractual and regulatory matters especially related to the Oil and Gas Industry. He has been providing legal assistance to a great variety of clients of different sectors of the Oil and Gas Industry, including upstream, midstream and downstream areas. His practice includes drafting and reviewing typical contracts of the Oil and Gas Industry, consulting on regulatory issues and advising clients on tender procedures and interactions with regulatory agencies, especially the Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels - ANP.
He has worked as visiting attorney in the Energy Mining and Infrastructure area of Baker McKenzie’s London Office (2018).
He graduated from the Rio de Janeiro Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas – FGV with a degree in Law and holds LLM's degree in Public Law and Regulation from Rio de Janeiro Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas – FGV.
He also holds specialization degree in the Gas Markets Regulation from Florence School of Regulation – FSR (2020) and in International Law, Systems and Organizations from City, University of London (2018).
André Sarian is member of the Youth Committee of the Brazilian Institute of Oil and Gas (Instituto Brasileiro de Petróleo e Gás – IBP).
Languages: Portuguese / English
Income Tax Reform stipulates an additio...
Last Tuesday (08/03/2021), Congressman Celso Sabino (PSDB-PA) submitted an amendment to Bill of Law # 2,337/2021 (2nd phase of Tax Reform), putting forward a 1.5% increase in the Financial Compensation for the Exploration of Mineral Resources (“Compensação Financeira pela Exploração de Recursos Minerais” – CFEM) rate on iron, cooper, bauxite, gold, manganese, kaolin and nickel […]
The ANP publishes the tender protocol a...
Last Tuesday (July 27, 2021), the National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency – ANP published the tender protocol and the form of the concession agreement for the 17th Bidding Round of oil and gas exploration and production blocks. The public session for submission of bids is scheduled to occur on October 7, 2021, and […]
New Gas Law
House of Representatives rejects the amendments proposed by the Senate and approves the new gas law, which will now be subject to final presidential approval On March 17, 2021, the House of Representatives rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate and approved Bill of Law No. 4,476/2020 (updated number of Bill of Law No. 6,407/2013) […]
Brazilian House of Representatives appr...
Yesterday, September 1st, 2020, the Brazilian House of House of Representatives approved the New Gas Law Bill (Bill 6,407/2013), which will now be subject to the Senate’s analysis. Click here to access our infographic about the bill.