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Fundamentals of International Oil & Gas Law


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by William E. Hughes

Fundamentals of International Oil & Gas Law provides a foundation for understanding legal problems commonly encountered in conducting business in the oil and gas industry. Written for a global audience, William Hughes devotes substantial attention to industry legal problems arising under non-U.S. legal systems like those in the European Union and Islamic law regimes. Including case studies, and end of chapter questions and notes, Fundamentals of International Oil & Gas Law is an excellent desk reference, course textbook, or introductory guide to this important subject matter.



Table of Contents

1. National Laws
2. International Law
3. Treaties Promoting International Trade and Producer-, Consumer-, and Investment-State Interests
4. National Export Controls, Foreign Investment Restrictions, Sanctions, Embargoes, and Boycotts
5. Dispute Resolution and Its Varieties
6. Dispute Resolution Continued: Arbitration
7. State Jurisdiction to Regulate, Enforce, and Adjudicate
8. Special Defenses for State and State-Owned Oil and Gas Companies
9. Sovereignty over and Ownership of Onshore Oil and Gas—Sovereignty Disputes between States
10. Sovereignty over and Ownership of Offshore Oil and Gas—The Law of the Sea and Joint Development Zones
11. Negotiation and Bidding
12. Host Country and Development Arrangements and Their Varieties
13. Modern Development Arrangements Contract Provisions
14. Compensation, Cost, and Cost Recovery Issues in Modern Development Arrangements
15. Participations and Joint Operating Agreements
16. Drilling Contracts and Service Agreements
17. Environmental Protection Laws
18. Decommissioning and Liability for Spills and Transboundary and Maritime Pollution 19.Indemnity and Insurance Issues
20. Bribery of Foreign Officials
21. Land Transportation of Oil and Gas and Natural Gas Regulation
22. Seaborne Transportation of Oil and Gas
23. Expropriation and Privatization Issues
24. The Basic Financing Framework
25. Operation and Regulation of Energy Markets

670 pages/Hardcover/November 2016
ISBN10: 1-59370-361-9


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