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LS551K: CONTRACTING IN HYDROCARBON OPERATIONS (2021-2022)

Last modified: 16 Aug 2021 13:45


Course Overview

A good knowledge and understanding of the commercial purpose and key features of the principal contracts used in the oil and gas industry is essential for an oil and gas lawyer.  This course will examine the contracts entered into between the state and the commercial actors involved in the exploration for and production of oil an gas and the contracts entered into between the oil companies themselves, and those between oil and gas companies and the contractors making up the supply chain. The course will be taught by means of a mix of lectures, seminars and interactive workshops.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Scott C. Styles

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme
  • One of Law (LS) or Msc In Energy, Economics And Law (September Start) or Master Of Science In Law And Economics Of Oil And Gas or MSc Energy Politics and Law

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

While, as at present, the precise syllabus may change from year to year to reflect issues of current importance, the topics now to be included would be as follows: 1. Production Sharing Agreements 2. Risk Service Contracts 3. Joint Operating Agreements 1 4. Joint Operating Agreements 2 5. Indemnities/Consequential Loss 1 6. Indemnities/Consequential Loss 2 7. Access to Infrastructure

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 weeks 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 40

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

2x 2500 words essay 50% each

 

Resit: resubmission of failed elements

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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