International Petroleum Transactions  

4 ECTs / 24h / English

International Petroleum Transactions examines the law and policy framework and the typical contract agreements used between host governments and foreign investors to develop host government petroleum resources. Topics include: concession agreements, production-sharing agreements, risk service contracts, host government petroleum laws, the model international Joint Operating Agreement, and social/environment issues, including human rights cases with a focus on seeking ways to avoid the “petro-curse” and achieve sustainable development. The seminar includes an overview of the future of the petroleum industry including the increased dominance of National Oil Companies, the geopolitics of oil, and global warming.The seminar includes an overview of the future of the petroleum industry including the increased dominance of National Oil Companies, the geopolitics of oil, and global warming.

Faculty

Invited Professor
Professor Weaver graduated from the University of Houston Law Center magna cum laude in 1975, after receiving a B.A. in Economics magna cum laude from Harvard…