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.
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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 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 Appendices
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