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DM5504: LEGAL, COMMERCIAL AND SECURITY ASPECTS OF PETROLEUM DATA MANAGEMENT (2016-2017)

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Course Overview

  • Information Security Management:

Data confidentiality and rights management

Data integrity management, incident management and disaster recovery processes

Access control management

Data security strategy and policies

Data security classification

Risk assessment

Industry standards related to security

Auditing and assessing the business’ security management processes and compliance to security classification

 

• Entitlements and Obligations:

The following list gives an indication of the topics to be considered in the specifically legal component of the course. In each case, the full range of perspectives of the various parties involved will be considered: for example, individual companies (including operators service companies, commercial data vendors, large, medium and small), and state entities (including National Oil Companies and regulatory authorities).

Legislative, regulatory, contractual and operational criteria and requirements for acquisition, retention, use, sharing, sale and disposal of data

Data transfer agreements (including between companies / entities and cross-border)

Intellectual property considerations

Specific issues in the context of transfers of undertakings

Specific issues raised by derivative work

Data collection and reporting obligations under petroleum licences, production sharing agreements and service contracts

Current industry trends of relevance to data managers (including amongst others the General Data Protection Regulation and transparency initiatives such as the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, EU Transparency Directive, Dodd-Frank Act s1504(q))

Possible conflicts between contractual confidentiality clauses and transparency requirements

Industry standards and policies for the publication of data

Special regulatory requirements (for example, enhanced data gathering and enhanced disclosure) in the context of unconventional hydrocarbon development (shale, tight, oil sands)

 

  • Commercial and economic considerations of petroleum data, including from the perspective of operators, service companies and commercial data vendors.

The connection between data quality, uncertainty, risk and project economics

The role of data in investment proposals

The connection between data quality, uncertainty, risk and project economics

Understanding the business case for acquiring data

Defining agreements for the acquisition of data, including the incorporation of data quality in commercial agreements

Agreeing win-win contracts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
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What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

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Are there a limited number of places available?

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Course Description

  • Information Security Management:

Data confidentiality and rights management

Data integrity management, incident management and disaster recovery processes

Access control management

Data security strategy and policies

Data security classification

Risk assessment

Industry standards related to security

Auditing and assessing the business’ security management processes and compliance to security classification

 

• Entitlements and Obligations:

The following list gives an indication of the topics to be considered in the specifically legal component of the course. In each case, the full range of perspectives of the various parties involved will be considered: for example, individual companies (including operators service companies, commercial data vendors, large, medium and small), and state entities (including National Oil Companies and regulatory authorities).

Legislative, regulatory, contractual and operational criteria and requirements for acquisition, retention, use, sharing, sale and disposal of data

Data transfer agreements (including between companies / entities and cross-border)

Intellectual property considerations

Specific issues in the context of transfers of undertakings

Specific issues raised by derivative work

Data collection and reporting obligations under petroleum licences, production sharing agreements and service contracts

Current industry trends of relevance to data managers (including amongst others the General Data Protection Regulation and transparency initiatives such as the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, EU Transparency Directive, Dodd-Frank Act s1504(q))

Possible conflicts between contractual confidentiality clauses and transparency requirements

Industry standards and policies for the publication of data

Special regulatory requirements (for example, enhanced data gathering and enhanced disclosure) in the context of unconventional hydrocarbon development (shale, tight, oil sands)

 

  • Commercial and economic considerations of petroleum data, including from the perspective of operators, service companies and commercial data vendors.

The connection between data quality, uncertainty, risk and project economics

The role of data in investment proposals

The connection between data quality, uncertainty, risk and project economics

Understanding the business case for acquiring data

Defining agreements for the acquisition of data, including the incorporation of data quality in commercial agreements

Agreeing win-win contracts

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

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