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Nneka Obiokoye

Of Counsel

555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Nneka focuses her practice on commercial transactions in the renewable energy and oil and gas industries.

Nneka’s experience translates across various aspects of the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry. In each of these sectors, Nneka helps clients navigate complex international and domestic commercial issues arising through the life of each project, including negotiating and drafting applicable agreements, and advising on contract implementation and interpretation.

Nneka's energy practice also involves drafting and negotiating commercial contracts pertaining to renewable energy projects.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Nneka provided full-service oil and gas transactional advice to various multinational entities, negotiating and advising on various contracts, including project development and financing contracts relating to natural gas liquids and gas-to-liquids projects.


Oil and Gas
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Operating agreements
  • Technical services and production sharing contracts (combination)
  • Engineering, procurement and construction agreements
  • Farm-out and farm-in agreements
  • Unitization agreements
  • Production sharing contracts
  • Joint operating agreements
  • Pipeline interconnection agreements
  • Gathering, processing and transportation agreements
  • Storage and terminaling agreements
  • Asset sale and purchase agreements
  • Carry arrangements
  • Royalty assignment agreements
  • Crude oil and gas marketing agreements
  • Master services agreements
Project Finance
  • Due diligence
  • Loan facility agreements
  • Collateral assignment agreements
Renewable Energy/Electricity
  • Power purchase agreements
  • Renewable energy development contracts
  • Engineering, procurement and construction agreements
  • Sale and purchase agreements
Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Voting agreements (joint ventures)
  • Operating agreements
  • LLC agreements
  • Membership interest purchase and sale agreements
  • Corporate resolutions
  • Due diligence
  • Asset sale and purchase agreements


Bar Admissions


  • Lawyers of Color Hot List Honoree, 2020

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Institute for Energy Law, Member 
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, Member

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