LAWS5208 Oil and Gas Project Development Law

Credit
6 points
Offering
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2019UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit examines the law regulating the development of oil and gas projects in Australia. The aim is to consider how major projects are structured from a legal point of view and the key approvals and agreements that are required. These include state agreements, agreements between the project sponsors, engineering and procurement contracts, land use and maritime approvals and agreements with other stakeholders. Students are given the opportunity to consider the policy issues underpinning project development and discuss them in the context of practical case studies.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) identify the structures most commonly used for the development of oil and gas projects; (2) identify the agreements, approvals and consents that are required to develop an oil and gas project; (3) identify and explain the fundamental principles of law regulating major projects and project agreements; and (4) critically analyse and apply those principles.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) small group problem analysis; (2) written opinion; and (3) research paper. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor John Chandler and Adjunct Associate Professor Philip Loots
Unit rules
Advisable prior study:
LAWS5589 Australian Oil and Gas Law, LAWS5517 Mining Law
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