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Ken Okorie

Ken Okorie

Attorney at Law

Houston
Texas
Licensed in
TX
University of
Denver Sturm College of Law
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About
As General Counsel & China Office Liaison, Ken coordinates, from offices in Houston, Beijing and Lagos, the legal and corporate affairs of OML 141 Joint Interests, an oil and gas exploration project in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. Ken is vastly experienced in complex oil & gas, international finance, and business transactions. He was previously Vice President (Finance/Legal) for VRMT International, a Houston-based petroleum-engineering consultancy following 13-year rich background in litigation and corporate practice.

Ken holds a law degree from the University of Denver and MBA from the University of South Florida, where he also
… read more earned undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Economics.
29
Years
experience

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5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 1 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Balancing the rigorous regulatory requirements of oil and gas exploration projects owned and managed by diverse, multinational interests can be challenging. Ken superbly discharged this responsibility and most effectively navigated the legal interests and compliance obligations, some of which were conflicting. Ken is simply a great lawyer and strategic thinker with superior communication skills"

Oil and gas exploration. development and production project
Posted on Apr 2, 2016

Work History

Emerald Energy Resources Limited

General Counsel

May 2003 - Present

As General Counsel for oil and gas exploration projects, I supervised the legal functions for formations, operations, partner relationships and managed all regulatory, corporate, compliance and reporting responsibilities. I liaised with external counsel on variety of counseling, dispute resolution, and litigation assignments.

May 2003 - Present

Okorie & Asociates

Principal Attorney

Aug 1990 - Apr 2003

Attorney actively engage in small business counseling and litigation (civil and criminal)

Aug 1990 - Apr 2003

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