LAWS5532 Oil and Gas Agreements

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit examines the law regulating oil and gas agreements in Western Australia. The aim is to consider the key provisions of key contracts important to the commercial development of oil and gas. They include transportation and storage contracts and long term sales contracts. The workshop includes contributions from leading industry experts and comprises both plenary sessions and small group sessions analysing problem situations.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) identify the agreements more commonly used to commercialise oil and gas in Australia; (2) identify and explain the fundamental principles of the law regulating agreements for the transportation and sale of gas in Australia; (3) critically analyse and apply those principles in relation to a range of oil and gas agreements; and (4) identify and explain the fundamental principles of the law regulating the marketing of oil and gas in Australia.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) research paper and (2) online activities. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor John Chandler
Contact hours
Students must attend every day of the intensive period Monday 11 to Wednesday 13 November. Refer to the timetable website for further information.
Texts

Unit materials are provided at the commencement of the unit.

 

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