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LS551K: CONTRACTING IN HYDROCARBON OPERATIONS (2017-2018)

Last modified: 27 Feb 2018 11:16


Course Overview

A good knowledge and understanding of the commercial purpose and key features of the principal contracts used in the oil and gas industry is essential for an oil and gas lawyer.  This course will examine the contracts entered into between the state and the commercial actors involved in the exploration for and production of oil an gas and the contracts entered into between the oil companies themselves, and those between oil and gas companies and the contractors making up the supply chain. The course will be taught by means of a mix of lectures, seminars and interactive workshops.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Emre Usenmez

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Master of Laws in Oil and Gas Law with Dissertation (Studied) or Master of Laws in Oil and Gas Law with Professional Skills (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • LS5076 Oil and Gas Law (Passed)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

While, as at present, the precise syllabus may change from year to year to reflect issues of current importance, the topics now to be included would be as follows: 1. Production Sharing Agreements 2. Risk Service Contracts 3. Joint Operating Agreements 1 4. Joint Operating Agreements 2 5. Indemnities/Consequential Loss 1 6. Indemnities/Consequential Loss 2 7. Access to Infrastructure


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st attempt: One 2,000-word essay (25%) and one 3-hour closed-book written examination (75%). Resit: One 3-hour closed-book written examination (the mark for the essay will be carried over).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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