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LS502S: REGULATORY LAW FOR PETROLEUM OPERATIONS (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course provides a detailed overview of key issues in health and safety law and environmental regulation in the context of the oil and gas industry.  Teaching and instruction will be by a variety of methods including podcasts, core readings, discussion boards and interactive discussion.  The course will cover such topics as: regulatory theory (the different modes of regulation, including command and control and goal-setting), health and safety (with specific sub-topics to include the UK regime, the US regime, the Australian regime, Well integrity, Identity of regulator) and environmental regulation (public law, private law, prevention, liability, vulnerable areas).  This course is available to students registering for the Online LLM Oil and Gas Law programmes (Dissertation or Professional Skills).

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Tina Hunter

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?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course provides a detailed overview of key issues in health and safety law and environmental regulation in the context of the oil and gas industry.  Teaching and instruction will be by a variety of methods including podcasts, core readings, discussion boards and interactive discussion.  The course will cover such topics as: regulatory theory (the different modes of regulation, including command and control and goal-setting), health and safety (with specific sub-topics to include the UK regime, the US regime, the Australian regime, Well integrity, Identity of regulator) and environmental regulation (public law, private law, prevention, liability, vulnerable areas).  This course is available to students registering for the Online LLM Oil and Gas Law programmes (Dissertation or Professional Skills).


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st attempt: Short answers/MCQs (20%); Briefing paper (50%); Assessment (30%).

Resit: tbc

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Detailed written feedback on all assignments.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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