LAWS5532 Oil and Gas Agreements
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- 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 joint venture agreements, 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.
- Students are able to (1) describe the agreements more commonly used to commercialise oil and gas in Australia and the applicable fundamental legal principles; (2) explain the common terms of those agreements; (3) critically analyse the application of those principles and terms in relation to a range of oil and gas agreements; and (4) create clear, concise and persuasive legal arguments using effective oral and written communication skills.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) research paper and (2) case study analysis (x2). 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 11-13 November. Refer to the timetable website for further information.
Unit materials are provided at the commencement of the unit.
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
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