LAWS6727 Oil and Gas Agreements

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)

If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.

AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Content
This unit examines the law regulating oil and gas agreements in 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 contract 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; and (3) critically analyse and apply those principles in relation to a range of oil and gas agreements.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) research paper and (2) case study exercise. 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.
Note
Please refer to the timetable website for session times and venues. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory.
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