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LS552U: INVESTMENT DISPUTES IN THE OIL AND GAS CONTEXT (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course provides a detailed overview of oil and gas international arbitration proceedings in the context of foreign investments. This course is the basis for understanding the particular issues of disputes in the energy sector and reviews the key issues that interact in the dispute resolution process in the industry. The course will cover topics such as: applicable law and lex petrolea, the Energy Charter Treaty, stabilization and renegotiation clauses and extensive discussion on gas supply, upstream oil and climate change disputes. Teaching and instruction will be via  methods including podcasts, core readings, discussion boards and interactive discussions.

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 Gloria Alvarez

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 for a detailed overview of oil and gas international arbitration proceedings in the context of foreign investments. This course is the basis for understanding the particular issues of disputes in the energy sector and reviews the key issues that interact in the dispute resolution process in the industry. The course will cover topics as: applicable law and lex pretolea, the Energy Charter Treaty, stabilization and renegotiation clauses and an extensive discussion on gas supply, upstream oil and climate change disputes. Teaching and instruction will be by a variety of methods including podcasts, core readings, discussion boards and interactive discussions. This course is available to students registering for the online LLM Oil and Gas Law programme (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

A summative discussion board, worth 40% and open book exam worth 60%.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Students will be provided with feedback following the discussion board contribution.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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