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LS552R: GOVERNANCE AND PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENTS (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course provides a detailed overview of the international and domestic law and regulatory regime pertaining to the proper governance of petroleum developments.  Teaching and instruction will be by a variety of methods including podcasts, core readings, discussion boards and interactive discussion.  Topics will include:  what is  governance, Regulation / governance theory, the State's role in governance, The role of legal institutions, The role of NOCs in governance, Norwegian approach, Transparency, Corruption, Use of law to counter corruption, Uganda, Greenland. 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 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 the international and domestic law and regulatory regime pertaining to the proper governance of petroleum developments.  Teaching and instruction will be by a variety of methods including podcasts, core readings, discussion boards and interactive discussion.  Topics will include:  what is  governance, Regulation / governance theory, the State's role in governance, The role of legal institutions, The role of NOCs in governance, Norwegian approach, Transparency, Corruption, Use of law to counter corruption, Uganda, Greenland. 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: Briefing paper (60%); 1000 word essay (20%); Short answers (10%); Multiple Choice Questionnaire (10%).

 

Formative Assessment

Discussion Board.

Feedback

Detailed written feedback to all assignments.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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