Consulting editors: Dr Eduardo G Pereira and Professor Kim Talus
This major two-volume work provides a country-by-country analysis of African oil and gas. Divided into north and central Africa (Volume I) and east, west and southern Africa (Volume II), the book details the oil and gas frameworks and the key concerns in the most significant jurisdictions.
Consulting Editor: Eduardo G Pereira
A companion to Brazilian Upstream Oil and Gas, this new book features chapters by highly respected Brazilian and international professionals, including experts from Baker Botts, Pinheiro Neto, Vieira Rezende, Veirano Advogados and Machado Meyer. Their insights offer reliable guidance for international investors - and the lawyers assisting them - when considering investment in Brazil, particularly for those who are unfamiliar with the country’s legal system.
Consulting editor: Eduardo Pereira, Petra Energia
This book reviews the key elements of the Brazilian upstream legal framework, including general Brazilian law, the regulatory entities and other players in the upstream sector, the new petroleum legal regime, decommissioning challenges and project finance opportunities.
Consulting editor: Paul Q. Watchman
This book explains how climate change law has evolved, how the carbon markets operate and how climate change issues impact other areas of practice.
Consulting editor: Ronnie King, Ashurst LLP
This title provides a practical, user-friendly overview of the essentials of dispute resolution in the energy industry. Leading practitioners from international law firms and global companies consider, among other things, the drafting of dispute resolution clauses, the effective use of international arbitration, the management of large-scale energy disputes, and the development of case law in oil and gas disputes, construction disputes, environmental disputes and disputes arising in the renewables and nuclear sectors.
Consulting editor: Mark Levy, Allen & Overy LLP
This practical new handbook covers the various aspects of international gas pricing disputes. It contains contributions from leading international arbitration practitioners and arbitrators in the field, in-house counsel and industry experts. It covers the various stages of a gas pricing dispute, from drafting the clause to triggering a review, all the way through the various stages of the arbitral process. It also contains insights into how pricing in Europe may develop in the future and the effect that this may have on dispute resolution.
Consulting Editor: Norman Clark on behalf of the International Bar Association
How can good governance help law firm owners to make better decisions? How can governance incorporate management information and concepts of risk management into the decision-making process? The fourth in this popular series on the business of law, published in association with the International Bar Association, the book concludes with an examination of emerging trends that will shape law firm governance in the future.
Dr Anna Ovcharova and Dr Eduardo G Pereira
This new major work will analyse the critical concerns and challenges that IOCs and NOCs face in this new type of consortium, and will ultimately suggest alternative solutions to find common ground between these parties. The book is divided into three chapters, which respectively deal with the conduct of operations, the financial issues relating to the consortium and the boilerplates of the agreement.. Each chapter will include analysis from the perspectives of four different types of company.
Author: Peter Roberts. Ashurst LLP
The new edition highlights changes in the JOA world since the first edition, including the consequences of the Macondo incident, the proposed new JOA revision from the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) and the role of the JOA in the growth of unconventionals development.
Author: Dr Eduardo G Pereira, STR Holding
This new title examines the most complex provision of the JOA, explaining everything that individuals working in the petroleum industry should know about exclusive operations and their consequences.
Author: Eduardo G Pereira, STR Holding
This accessible new title provides an in-depth analysis of the JOA from the perspective of a non-operator. This book reveals how a non-operator can seek to protect its interests - initially through tight control of both operations and expenditures, and ultimately through adequate remedies to remove the operator and/or restrict its liability.
Consulting Editor: Christoph H Vaagt on behalf of the International Bar Association
Published in association with the Law Firm Management Committee of the International Bar Association, this practical title is the first in Globe Law and Business’s series on the business of law dedicated to exploring strategic development in law firms. It includes contributions from leading academics, consultants and law firm partners who share their insights and experience in strategy development and management.
Consulting editor: Paul Griffin, Allen & Overy LLP
This practical title has been updated and features contributions from leading oil and gas companies, consultancies and law firms by writers who are specialists in their fields. The content spans the latest developments in traditional LNG matters such as structuring projects, sale and purchase agreements and shipping, as well as emerging business such as LNG from coal seam gas and shale and the forced reopening of contract terms. Together, the contributors provide a rare guide to the legal, regulatory, political and practical elements of today's LNG business.
Consulting editor: Rebecca Normand-Hochman on behalf of The International Bar Association
This practical new handbook explores the various elements required to manage talent effectively. It illustrates how law firms can significantly increase the performance, engagement and retention of their lawyers by giving them the tools to develop and to support the development of others. It also describes the need to align HR and law firm strategy through talent management, and to adapt leadership and talent management best practices to law firm structures and challenges.
Consulting editor: Per Vestergaard Pedersen, Lett Law Firm
This practical handbook describes the main regulations and agreements on minerals and mining activities in a number of significant mining nations. Each chapter - written by leading professionals in the field, including from Allen & Overy, SNR Denton and Webber Wentzel - covers the same topics for ease of reference.
Consulting editor: Geoffrey Picton-Turbervill- Ashurst LLP
This title outlines in a single volume the essential principles involved in documenting oil and gas transactions, from the upstream exploration phase to transportation by pipeline and liquefied natural gas to sales and marketing. It is intended to be a practical guide for anyone seeking a better understanding of the commercial and legal principles involved.
Consulting editor: Marc Hammerson, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Part I of this new practical book analyses each professional area relating to decommissioning. As well as these professional disciplines and agreements, Part I contains chapters on UN law, OSPAR regulations, government policy, offshore contracting, health and safety and technical issues. These topics are further examined using a case study from a completed North Sea decommissioning project. Part II provides an international comparative analysis featuring coverage of how international laws on decommissioning are implemented in the major oil-producing jurisdictions around the world.
Consulting editors: Marc Hammerson and John LaMaster, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
This new title, which is authored by specialists in their fields, provides a practical guide to the M&A process in the upstream industry. In addition to providing chapters on acquisition structures, it covers a number of ancillary areas, such as valuations, financing, tax and accounting. Decommissioning liability – an increasingly important factor for both buyers and sellers – is also considered in an M&A context.
Consulting Editor: Geoffrey Picton-Turbervill, Ashurst LLP
This new edition of our best-selling title outlines in a single volume the essential principles involved in documenting oil and gas transactions, from the upstream exploration phase to transportation by pipeline and liquefied natural gas to sales and marketing. It is intended as a practical guide for anyone seeking a better understanding of the commercial and legal principles involved.
Consulting editors: Danielle Beggs and Rajan Phakey, SNR Denton
Power: A Practical Handbook is aimed at anyone looking for a single source to understand the key issues relevant to the power sector, with an emphasis on the practical application of those issues in the real world. It offers a guide to understanding the commercial, economic and legal principles that underpin the sector.
Consulting editors: Matt Bonass and Michael Rudd
Featuring contributions by thought leaders in their fields from both the public and private sectors, this new book guides readers through key policy matters, broader challenges and future trends, all of which underpin the current and future direction of the renewables sector.
Consulting Editor: Thomas J Dimitroff, Infrastructure Development Partnership Ltd
This book examines the spectrum of risks posed to the development, financing, construction and operation of trans-boundary energy infrastructure and the tools that may be deployed to manage these risks. Individual categories of intergovernmental and host government risk will be viewed from the perspectives of leading international experts.
Consulting editor: Vivek Bakshi, Fraser Milner Casgrain
The practical new handbook features contributions from leading authorities in the field, including Guy Dayvault of Energy Deal Solutions, Jessica Davies and Rebecca Perkins of Allen & Overy and Michael Darowski of Hogan Lovells. Chapters cover key issues such as the regulation of hydraulic fracturing, including water use and disposal, natural gas pricing trends and operator issues, and coal seam gas and coal bed methane. Together, the contributions afford crucial insight into one of the youngest and fastest-moving areas of the natural gas industry.
Consulting editor: The International Bar Association
This high-level title, published in conjunction with the International Bar Association (IBA), brings together the expertise of IBA members and experienced practitioners to produce a practical guide to law firm management and building a successful business.
Consulting editor: Eduardo G. Pereira, Petra Holding
This new book provides the unique combination of an encyclopaedia with commentary for the entire chain of petroleum activities. It will serve as a valuable tool for lawyers, professionals in industry, consultants, academics, engineers, geologists who are interested in understanding the key legal terms and provisions of the oil and gas industry.
Consulting editors: Dr Eduardo Pereira and Professor Kim Talus
This practical new handbook analyses the most relevant petroleum provinces, summarising upstream regulation and key concerns in over 30 important and emerging oil and gas jurisdictions. Issues featured include the key terms of petroleum law, the types of legal arrangement in place, the fiscal terms, how to qualify to acquire acreage, governing law, dispute resolution mechanisms and governmental control. The book therefore represents a comprehensive worldwide resource for upstream investments.
Author: Marc Hammerson
This title seeks to explore industry issues using a new approach. It includes comprehensive commentaries on topics in the oil industry and links these with edited extracts from underlying legal texts. The reader benefits from the combination of both a full analysis of key legal issues and selected passages of text from legal sources. Chapters cover exclusive licences, joint operating agreements, unitisation agreements and gas sales agreements.
Consulting editor: Munir Hassan, CMS Cameron McKenna
This new title explores and explains the full range of issues encountered in the development of wind energy, providing guidance and insight into the legal and commercial areas of the industry. Both project and transactional facets of the industry are comprehensively analysed, with expert contributors delving deeper into specific matters of key relevance.
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