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LS552Q: RISK ALLOCATION IN OILFIELD SERVICE CONTRACTS (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course provides a detailed overview of the law relating to risk allocation provisions in oilfield contracts.  Teaching and instruction will be by a variety of methods including podcasts, core readings, discussion boards and interactive discussion: Role of insurance, public policy challenges, gross negligence, third party issues and solutions, limitations of different solutions, different approaches in jurisdictions, contractual interpretation. 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 Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Greg Gordon

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 the law relating to risk allocation provisions in oilfield contracts.  Teaching and instruction will be by a variety of methods including podcasts, core readings, discussion boards and interactive discussion: Role of insurance, public policy challenges, gross negligence, third party issues and solutions, limitations of different solutions, different approaches in jurisdictions, contractual interpretation. 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: Problem based drafting exercise (60%); Wiki page creation (20%); Multiple Choice Questionnaire + short answers (20%).

 

Formative Assessment

Discussion board; Structured discussion board.

Feedback

Detailed written feedback to all assignments.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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