Introduction to the Legal System and the Basic Elements of Energy Law - this module aims to provide you with a broad introduction to the English Legal System. The overall purpose of this module is for you to understand the legal language, workings and particulars, underpinning the course.
Legal Regulation of Oil, Gas and Energy Transactions – develop your understanding of the international and transnational legal frameworks governing energy resources and the energy sector, including intellectual property issues.
Upstream Licences and Contracts - examine the principle licensing and contractual arrangements employed in the upstream stage of production in the international oil, gas and energy industry.
Arbitration and Dispute Resolution – considers the importance of alternative dispute resolution to the oil, gas and energy industries. This will be achieved by gaining a broad understanding of litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution processes.
Energy Processing and Distribution Law – examines the law, relating to the sale and transportation of hydrocarbons; and the processing, sale and distribution of products.
The Legal Financial Matrix of the Oil, Gas and Energy Sectors - explore the legal background to the financial aspects of the energy sectors with particular focus on taxation, insurance and investment protection.
Environmental and Sustainability Issues within the Energy Industries – evaluate the legal and policy issues surrounding protection of the global environment. The institutions involved, as well as the nature of international law as it affects the environment, will be examined through a series of diverse and contemporary case studies.
Dissertation - you must also undertake a dissertation, providing an invaluable opportunity to work in depth on a particular aspect of the law. You will need to enhance your technical knowledge and critical awareness in a subject of your choice.
Note: All modules are subject to change in order to keep content current.