Global Oil and Gas Contracts and Issues (LAWS6933)
UNIT OF STUDY
The unit is a review of the world's minerals-development regimes and the contracts that international investors use to implement them. The unit begins by reviewing the fiscal arrangements that nations use to obtain exploration and development, including licenses, production sharing contracts, joint ventures, and service contracts. It then focuses on the contracts that international investors use to share risks and rewards, including confidentiality agreements, study and bidding agreements, operating agreements, farm out agreements, lifting agreements and gas sales contracts. Other issues that may be covered include joint development agreements, taxation issues, corruption and indemnification.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Executive Master of Arts and Social Sciences
- Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law
- Graduate Diploma in Corporate, Securities and Finance Law
- Graduate Diploma in International Business Law
- Graduate Diploma in Law
- Master of Business Law
- Master of Global Law
- Master of Law and International Development
- Master of Laws
Further unit of study information
May 23-26 (9-5)
assignment (100%) or assignment (80%) and memorandum of advice (20%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
This unit replaced LAWS6933 International Petroleum Transactions.
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.