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Oil and Gas Law

Current Practice and Emerging Trends

Edited by Greg Gordon, John Paterson, Emre Usenmez

Edition: 2

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Analyses and critiques the key regulatory and contractual dimensions of the oil and gas industry

New chapters for this edition

  • Energy Security
  • Law and Technology in the Oil Field
  • Acquisitions and Disposals

This highly successful book brings together academic and practising lawyers to consider the how law governs and interacts with the mature hydrocarbon province.

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Foreword to the First Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
List of Contributors
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments
Table of European Legislation
Table of International Instruments
1. Oil and Gas Law on the UK Continental Shelf: Current Practice and Emerging Trends, Greg Gordon, John Paterson, Emre Üşenmez
2. Evolving Economic Issues in the Maturing UKCS, Alex Kemp
3. The UK’s Energy Security, Emre Üşenmez
Licensing and Regulation
4. Petroleum Licensing, Greg Gordon
5. Mature Province Initiatives, Greg Gordon and John Paterson
6. The UKCS Fiscal Regime, Emre Üşenmez
7. Access to Infrastructure
8. Health and Safety at Work Offshore, John Paterson
9. Environmental Law and Regulation on the UKCS, Luke Havemann
10. Decommissioning of Offshore Oil and Gas Installations, John Paterson
11. Competition Law and the Upstream Oil and Gas Business, Judith Aldersey-Williams
Contracting and Commercial Issues
12. Joint Operating Agreements, Scott C Styles
13. Unitisation, Nicola McLeod
14. Risk Allocation in Oil and Gas Contracts, Greg Gordon
15. Law and Technology in the Oilfield, Martin Ewan
16. Acquisitions and Disposals of Upstream Oil and Gas Interests, Norman Wisely
17. Aspects of Land Law Relative to the Transportation of Oil and Gas in Scotland, Roderick Paisley
18. Dispute Management and Resolution, Margaret Ross

About the Author

Greg Gordon is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Aberdeen.

John Paterson is Professor of Law at the University of Aberdeen.

Emre Usenmez is Lecturer in Law at the University of Aberdeen.

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