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Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Greg Gordon, John Paterson, and Emre Usenmez


This highly successful bookbrings together academic and practicing lawyers to consider the key legalissues facing the United Kingdom as it becomes a progressively more mature hydrocarbon province. The book, now in its second edition, considers and analyses the petroleum licence and fiscal regime. It also discusses the offshore oil industry’s dedicated regulatory regime (health and safety and environmental regulation are both considered, alongside the decommissioning regime on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf) as well as considering the key commercial and contractual issues facing the indus ... More

Keywords: Oil, Gas, Oil and Gas Law, Regulation, Licensing, Offshore Health and Safety, United Kingdom Continental Shelf (“UKCS”), Joint Operating Agreement (JOA), Mutual Indemnities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9781845861018
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Greg Gordon, editor
University of Aberdeen

John Paterson, editor
University of Aberdeen

Emre Usenmez, editor
University of Aberdeen

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Chapter 1 Oil and Gas Law on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf

Greg Gordon, John Paterson and Emre Üşenmez

Chapter 5 Mature Province Initiatives

Greg Gordon and John Paterson

Chapter 13 Unitisation

Nicola MacLeod

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