Oil and Gas Law in the UK cover


Oil and Gas Law in the UK offers in-depth analysis of the central legal issues connected to this important UK industry.

The second edition of this text provides an overview of the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) and how it relates to oil and gas law.

It also offers:

- Coverage of operations, contracting and the future of the UKCS
- A detailed examination of the UK oil and gas industry
- Consideration of the general framework of the international oil and gas industry

Oil and Gas Law in the UK is written in a clear and reader-friendly style and includes detailed appendices on cross-boundary agreements and guidance on disputes.

This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Environmental Law online service.

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

Part 3 Contracting in the UKCS
Standard agreements
Industry agreements
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

Appendix 1 – OGA Strategy
Appendix 2 – Code of Practice on Access to Upstream Oil and Gas Infrastructure on the UK Continental Shelf
Appendix 3 – Framework agreement between the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the government of the Kingdom of Norway concerning cross-boundary petroleum co-operation
Appendix 4 Open Permission (Creation of Security Rights over Licences) 2012
Appendix 5 Open Permission (Operating Agreement) 2012
Appendix 6 UKCS 32nd Round Potential Offers of Awards – West of Shetland (WOS); Southern North Sea (SNS); Northern North Sea (NNS); and Central North Sea (CNS)
Appendix 7 OGA Application form for exploration licence Petroleum Act 1998; Energy Act 2008
Appendix 8 OGA Application for an offshore carbon storage licence

Product details

Published 13 May 2021
Format Paperback
Edition 2nd
Extent 416
ISBN 9781526506528
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions 248 x 156 mm
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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