Oil and Gas Law in the UK

By: Moe Alramahi
ISBN: 9781847665553

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About Oil and Gas Law in the UK

The UK Oil and Gas industry has evolved at unprecedented speed over the past four decades. It has attracted a great deal of attention from a range of industry players and regulators throughout the world. This is largely because the petroleum industry brings together the most powerful public and private actors in the form of states and trans-national corporations. Oil and Gas Law provides a comprehensive overview of the central... Read more

About Oil and Gas Law in the UK

The UK Oil and Gas industry has evolved at unprecedented speed over the past four decades. It has attracted a great deal of attention from a range of industry players and regulators throughout the world. This is largely because the petroleum industry brings together the most powerful public and private actors in the form of states and trans-national corporations.

Oil and Gas Law provides a comprehensive overview of the central legal issues in the UK oil and gas industry today. It is essential reading for the wide range of players in the oil and gas industry, including policy makers, researchers and academics.

Oil and Gas Law covers such important topics as:

Ownership of oil and gas law;
Operating in the UKCS;
Oil and gas contracting in the UK;
Oil and gas taxation;
Dispute resolution in oil and gas contracting;
Environmental regulation in UKCS;
Health and Safety issues;
Renewable energy issues;
Decommissioning.

Written in a clear and reader-friendly style this is an invaluable source of reference for all those requiring up-to-date guidance on legal issues affecting the UK oil and gas industry.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Overview of the UKCS
Background of oil and gas law
Relationships of different players in the oil and gas industry
The UK oil and gas industry

Part 2 Operations in the UKCS
Operating on the UKCS
Further reading

Part 3 Contracting in the UKCS
Standard agreements
Industry agreements
Unitisation
Contractual aspects of acquisition
Transportation agreements
Petroleum sales arrangements
Contractual arrangements for the decommissioning of offshore installations
Risk management in the oil and gas industry
Administering and managing the contract
Dispute resolution in the oil and gas industry

Part 4 The future of UKCS
Overview of the UKCS
Current outlook of the UK offshore oil and gas industry

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 31 July 2013
ISBN: 9781847665553
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 1
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