‘Such is the unity of all history that any one who endeavours to tell a piece of
it must feel that his first sentence tears a seamless web.’
A warm welcome to our web site.
CP Thorpe is a legal consultancy established in 1991 and now based on the Isle of
We specialise in the drafting and negotiation of international petroleum agreements.
Our clients include governments, oil companies both large and small, and contractors.
We are proud to be involved in some of the world's largest and most important petroleum
There is a lot of content on our web site, and we aim to refresh it regularly. The
legal and business content is only likely to be of interest to petroleum industry
professionals, energy lawyers and perhaps students.
This is a serious business but we like to have as much fun as possible.