On 23 May 2014 Asters got an award as the Law Firm of the Year in Energy Practice from Yuridicheskaya Praktika Weekly's 2014 Legal Awards.
In 2014 Asters' Energy Practice and its key members got high recognitions by foreign and national reputable rankings, e.g. Asters' senior partner Armen Khachaturyan, partner Tamara Lukanina and senior associate Yaroslav Petrov are distinguished as energy law experts by Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2014 while Tamara Lukanina and partner Roman Kostenko got recognitions in Energy and Natural Resources practice from Best Lawyers International 2014. Asters is recommended in Energy & Natural Resources law by Chambers Europe 2014 and is among Top 3 Law Firms in Ukraine retaining 'its strong market position' in Energy & Natural Resources sector according to Ukrainian Law Firms.
'The recent high recognitions of Asters' energy practice reflect the firm's involvement in a number of benchmark deals in this sector, including negotiation of Ukraine's all shale gas transactions based on a concept of production sharing agreements with Shell, Chevron, Eni, and consortium led by ExxonMobil, as well as projects in such areas as renewable energy, cogeneration, electricity supply and many others.' – comments Asters Senior Partner Armen Khachaturyan.