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LS5811: LAW, BUSINESS, SECURITY: PETROLEUM DATA MANAGEMENT (2021-2022)

Last modified: 16 Aug 2021 13:52


Course Overview

The course will provide an understanding for petroleum data managers from legal, commercial and security standpoints of contemporary legal challenges involving data protection and privacy from commercial, state and activist perspectives such as big data and data mining; intellectual property, trade secrets and standards; regulatory frameworks; responses to activities such as malware; risk in contracts and general legal bases for liability; and information security management.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Rossana Ducato

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

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

The course will provide an understanding for petroleum data managers from legal, commercial and security standpoints of contemporary legal challenges involving data protection and privacy from commercial, state and activist perspectives such as big data and data mining; challenges of power and control arising from intellectual property, trade secrets and standards; evolving industrial regulatory frameworks notably regarding the UK Oil and Gas Authority, Health and Safety Executive and the Information Commissioner; responses to activities such as malware including from the reputational perspective and attitude of funders; addressing risk in contracts (such as employment, production, contractor) and general legal bases for liability; information security management and technical standards;  management response frameworks and disaster recovery.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University week33
  • 3 Seminars during University weeks 34 - 35

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Summative Assessments

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Learning Outcomes
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Report: Group

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
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Group oral presentation with supporting written document.  Feedback within 2 working weeks.  

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Blog (individual)

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Within 3 days of teaching commencing in second week of this teaching block

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Report: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 55
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Within 2 working weeks

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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualEvaluateAcquire knowledge and critical understanding of from the legal, commercial and security perspective of laws and regulations relevant to data governance notably intellectual property, trade secrets, da
ConceptualEvaluateAcquire knowledge and critical understanding of how relevant laws, regulations and bases for liability can be managed from a commercial perspective including policies, training and contracts.
ConceptualCreateBe able to express and defend views in oral discussion, individually and as a group
ReflectionApplyHave developed strong time management skills which have enabled students to conduct detailed preparation and thought before each class and in preparation of written work
ConceptualCreateHave developed research and critical writing skills and independent thought

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