Birsel is well known for its work in infrastructure and energy projects, especially in the fields of oil, gas and power. The Birsel teams have worked on major financings of power projects conducted under the build-operate and build-operate-transfer schemes as well as cross-border crude oil and natural gas pipeline projects. Birsel also acts for clients in privatizations in the electricity sector, and in projects relating to natural gas storage, waste management, import contract transfers of BOTAS (the Turkish state pipeline transmission company). Other highlights of Birsels infrastructure work include rendering advice on mining activities, construction issues relating to airports and water projects. The Firm has been closely monitoring the restructuring of the related markets and assisting its clients in dealings with governmental agencies on regulatory and licensing issues.