African Upstream Oil and Gas:

A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation

Consulting editor(s): Dr Eduardo G Pereira and Professor Kim Talus

This is a major work providing a country by country analysis of African oil and gas. The book details the oil and gas frameworks and the key concerns in the most significant jurisdictions, including traditional producing countries such as Libya, Algeria, Angola and Egypt, and more recent areas with significant potential such as Sudan.

This unique work provides a wider understanding of oil and gas law, contracts and regulations within the African continent.

Publication date: Mar 2015
ISBN: 9781909416260
Length: 608 pages
Price: £185.00

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Arbitration in the International Energy Industry

Consulting editor(s): Ronnie King, Ashurst LLP

This title provides a practical, user-friendly overview of the essentials of international arbitration in the energy industry.  Leading practitioners from international law firms and global companies consider, among other things, the effective drafting of arbitration clauses, how to keep international arbitration affordable, gas price arbitrations, EPC and construction arbitrations, investment treaty disputes under the Energy Charter Treaty, third party funding in international arbitration and enforcement of arbitral awards. Edited by Ronnie King, Tokyo Managing Partner and international arbitration expert at international law firm Ashurst LLP, this title will be of practical value for all lawyers advising in the energy industry, and for others who have an interest in the important issues discussed.

Publication date: Mar 2019
ISBN: 9781787422247
Length: 287 pages
Price: £140.00

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Drafting and Negotiating Petroleum Royalty Agreements

Author(s): Peter Roberts

This Special Report provides an overview of the key issues relating to petroleum royalty agreements (with drafting examples), including key forms of royalty agreement (including gross overriding royalties, net profit interests, cash and in-kind royalties); an explanation of the economic underpinning of royalty agreements; the content and effect of key royalty agreement provisions; and additional provisions which can be found in royalty agreements. 

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787427983
Length: 120 pages
Price: £175.00

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Energy and Resources Financing:

A Practical Handbook

Consulting editor(s): Huw Thomas and Antony Skinner, Ashurst LLP

Energy and Natural Resources Financing: A Practical Handbook covers financing across the energy and natural resources spectrum, from upstream oil and gas, pipelines and liquefied natural gas through to refineries, and from conventional power and renewable energy to nuclear power and mining.  It discusses the most important financing techniques, including reserve-based lending, project finance and high-yield bonds. This title is a useful introduction to these sectors and a day-to-day reference point for those working on transactions.

Publication date: Dec 2015
ISBN: 9781909416765
Length: 291 pages
Price: £148.00

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Gas and LNG Price Arbitrations

A Practical Handbook, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): James Freeman and Mark Levy QC

This practical new edition contains contributions from leading international arbitration practitioners and arbitrators in the field, in-house counsel and industry experts and 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 builds on the first edition by containing insights into more substantive topics such as hub indexation, the impact on pricing of non-price terms like destination flexibility, and the differences between gas and LNG price reviews.

Publication date: Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781787421929
Length: 261 pages
Price: £175.00

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Intellectual Property in the Energy Sector: Challenges and Opportunities for an Industry in Transition

Consulting editor(s): Jon Moorhouse - Keystone Law

The management of IP in the energy sector is arguably more important than ever. This Special Report looks at the challenges and opportunities that intellectual property issues present for different areas of this broad and rapidly changing sector, including upstream, downstream, renewables, digitalisation, standard essential patents and brand and reputation. It is essential reading for legal advisers and anyone in a commercial role dealing with the energy sector who is seeking a deeper understanding of the vital role intellectual property plays in shaping and achieving business objectives.

Publication date: Jun 2022
ISBN: 9781787428102
Length: 112 pages
Price: £95.00

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Joint Operating Agreements:

A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

Author(s): Peter Roberts, Reg Fowler

This fourth edition of the leading work on joint operating agreements (JOAs) provides a practical examination of the provisions of a typical JOA, with a particular focus on the critical issues of scope, the operator’s role, joint and exclusive operations, default, transfers and decommissioning. There is also practical analysis of the key issues which apply to the operation of any JOA and the positions which are taken in the leading industry model form contracts. The perspectives of the operator and non-operator are addressed, along with consideration of the domestic and international standards applicable to petroleum projects.

Publication date: Sep 2020
ISBN: 9781787422629
Length: 435 pages
Price: £175.00

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Joint Operating Agreements:

A Comparison Between the IOC and NOC Perspectives, Second Edition

Author(s): Eduardo G Pereira, Anna Ovcharova, Reg Fowler

This major work analyses 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 new, second edition, which is written by three relevant experts in the industry, updates the previous content and addresses new key issues such as compliance, conflicts of interest, corporate and social responsibility and price volatility.

Publication date: Mar 2022
ISBN: 9781787424388
Length: 351 pages
Price: £165.00

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Latin American Upstream Oil and Gas:

A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation

Consulting editor(s): Fernando Fresco, Eduardo G Pereira

This volume analyses the upstream oil and gas regulations of the most relevant Latin American countries. It will serve as a valuable tool for lawyers and other professionals in the industry who are interested in understanding the key legal terms and provisions of the Latin American oil and gas industry.

Publication date: May 2015
ISBN: 9781909416567
Length: 475 pages
Price: £138.00

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Liquefied Natural Gas

The Law and Business of LNG, Fourth Edition

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Consulting editor(s): Paul Griffin, White & Case; University of Dundee and David Baker, White & Case

This fully revised new edition of the best-selling title features contributions from leading energy companies, institutions and academic bodies, as well as consultancies and law firms, and each of the writers is a specialist in their field.

Whether you are a lawyer in private practice or from a national or international oil company, utility business, ship broking or ship building firm, bank or energy advisory practice, this commercially focused title will provide you with a unique, practical guide to today’s international LNG business, while offering thoughtful insights on what the future may bring.

Publication date: Aug 2024
ISBN: 9781837230037
Length: 459 pages
Price: £250.00

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Maximising Economic Recovery

A New Approach to Regulating the UK's Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

Author(s): Judith Aldersey-Williams, Valerie Allan

Maximising Economic Recovery is not a complete guide to oil and gas industry regulation in the UK; instead, it is specific to the MER UK regime. It describes the legislative changes that introduced the regime, the nature of the NSTA, and how it uses ‘soft power’ to achieve many of its aims.

The title also describes the regulatory tools at the NSTA’s disposal including the nature of the OGA Strategy and how this can be enforced through sanctions, the right to attend a wide range of industry meetings, request vast amounts of industry data and to get involved in industry disputes. It also discusses the increasing focus of the NSTA on the energy transition.

Publication date: Jun 2023
ISBN: 9781787429703
Length: 296 pages
Price: £195.00

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Mining and Minerals

A Practical Guide to the Life Cycle of a Mining Project

Consulting editor(s): Darrell W Podowski and Jennifer Poirier, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

This practical title outlines in a single volume the essential principles involved in the life of a mining project, from preliminary agreements, to the sale and purchase of minerals, and the decommissioning of mining assets. It is intended as a practical guide for anyone seeking a better understanding of key commercial and legal principles and documentation involved in finding and developing a mining project. Co-edited by Canadian law firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell’s Darrell Podowski, a highly-ranked expert in mining law, and Jennifer Poirier, organiser of Canadian-based mining association, the Young Mining Professionals, this practical title features contributions from leading practitioners around the world.

Publication date: Dec 2018
ISBN: 9781787421288
Length: 259 pages
Price: £145.00

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More on Risk and Energy Infrastructure

Value Chains, Stakeholders and Black Swans

Consulting editor(s): Thomas Dimitroff, Infrastructure Development Partnership, and Troy Edwards, Allen & Overy LLP

First published in 2011, 'Risk and Energy Infrastructure' (Vol I) provided an inter-disciplinary analysis of the project-specific risk factors facing cross-border oil and gas pipelines, together with risk allocation and mitigation methodologies. Our fully updated and comprehensive Vol II looks beyond oil and gas pipelines and considers energy infrastructure more broadly in several important areas.

Publication date: Nov 2017
ISBN: 9781787420670
Length: 180 pages
Price: £135.00

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Oil and Gas Decommissioning:

Law, Policy and Comparative Practice, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Marc Hammerson, Stephenson Harwood LLP and Nicholas Antonas, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Part A of this fully updated second edition looks at decommissioning and the oil and gas life cycle. Part B contains chapters on decommissioning and international law. Part C focuses on decommissioning in the North Sea and contains chapters on government policy, environment law, offshore contracting, health and safety, financial and technical issues. Part D provides an international comparative analysis, with new chapters on Denmark, Namibia, Netherlands and New Zealand.

Publication date: Jun 2016
ISBN: 9781911078029
Length: 460 pages
Price: £148.00

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Oil and Gas M&A

A Practical Handbook, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Marc Hammerson, Stephenson Harwood LLP and John LaMaster, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

As well as providing chapters on each type of acquisition method, this second edition also includes an analysis of the underlying structuring decisions. In addition, this practical guide covers a number of ancillary areas, including valuations, financing, tax and accounting. Decommissioning liability is also considered in an M&A context. A number of new chapters are also featured, covering topics such as competition law, environmental law and dealing with material adverse changes.This comprehensive edition will prove an essential resource to anyone involved in the upstream industry M&A process including lawyers, bankers, financiers, business executives, accountants and tax advisers.

Publication date: Jul 2018
ISBN: 9781787421486
Length: 301 pages
Price: £160.00

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Oil and Gas Sale and Purchase Agreements:

SPAs for International Oil and Gas Acquisitions and Divestitures, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): John LaMaster and Caroline-Lucy Moran, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

This second edition, written by experienced and well-known practitioners from within the oil and gas industry, is intended to provide a practical review of the provisions typically included in oil and gas sale and purchase agreements. It includes updated and revised chapters from the first edition, as well as new chapters, including on disclosure letters; private equity transactions; warranty and indemnity insurance; and material adverse changes. It aims to benefit lawyers and commercial negotiators working in the industry who handle sale and purchase transactions.

Publication date: Nov 2020
ISBN: 9781787423985
Length: 443 pages
Price: £175.00

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Oil and Gas Trading:

A Practical Guide

Consulting editor(s): Denys Hickey, 39 Essex Chambers

This comprehensive guide to oil and gas trading aims to fill a gap not currently supplied by other reference books on sale-of-goods law and charters by focusing on the day-to-day realities of trading in the sector. It examines the way in which the oil and gas market operates in practice, taking note of real-life situations that can arise.

Publication date: Apr 2016
ISBN: 9781911078036
Length: 255 pages
Price: £158.00

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Oil and Gas

A Practical Handbook, Third Edition

Consulting editor(s): Renad Younes, Ashurst LLP

This third 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. Edited by Renad Younes, Partner at international law firm Ashurst, the fully updated third edition features contributions from leading practitioners including experts at Dentons, King & Spalding and Ashurst.

Publication date: Dec 2018
ISBN: 9781787421523
Length: 402 pages
Price: £160.00

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A Practical Handbook

Consulting editor(s): Munir Hassan, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, Rajan Phakey, Dentons

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.

Publication date: Mar 2017
ISBN: 9781905783854
Length: 251 pages
Price: £138.00

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Production Sharing Agreements:

A Global Legal Handbook

Consulting editor(s): Flavio G I Inocencio

This title is the first comparative treatment of Production Sharing Agreements and provides a comprehensive, in-depth overview of PSAs in key oil and gas jurisdictions around the world. It offers a rich, critical analysis and evaluation, and features contributions from an international group of leading experts and academics who address the legal, economic and political aspects of PSAs.

Publication date: Nov 2021
ISBN: 9781787426870
Length: 245 pages
Price: £175.00

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Shale Gas

A Practitioner's Guide to Shale Gas and Unconventional Resources, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Vivek Bakshi, Dentons

This fully revised edition features contributions from leading authorities in the field. Chapters cover key issues such as: the regulation of hydraulic fracturing in the US, and the UK; worldwide natural gas pricing trends; joint ventures; gas sale agreements; unconventional gas in Australia; and the causes of action and potential outcomes in shale gas disputes. Together, the contributions give a crucial insight into one of the fastest-moving areas of the natural gas industry.

Publication date: Jun 2017
ISBN: 9781787420632
Length: 204 pages
Price: £138.00

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The AIPN Joint Operating Agreement

A Practical Guide

Author(s): Reg Fowler, Peter Roberts, Eduardo G Pereira

This book offers a pragmatic, detailed clause-by-clause review of the most recent (2012) version of the conventional petroleum AIPN JOA.   Each clause is analysed in depth by reference to: (1) a statement of what the clause says; (2) a summary of the intended meaning of the clause; and (3) observations on how the clause tends to be modified in practice and might be improved.    The book also analyses the major appendices of the AIPN JOA, including the accounting procedure and the lifting procedures. The book will be invaluable to legal representatives, financiers, commercial managers, operational personnel and government parties who are dealing with the AIPN JOA, whether for the first time or from a position of relative familiarity.  

Publication date: Feb 2019
ISBN: 9781787422001
Length: 586 pages
Price: £195.00

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The Encyclopaedia of Midstream and Downstream Oil and Gas

Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Eduardo G Pereira, Kim Talus and Reg Fowler

This new edition uniquely combines an encyclopaedia with commentary on both midstream and downstream activities. The topics it covers include energy policies; the relevant players in the sector - from governmental authorities to national oil companies; gas storage; the regulatory and contractual frameworks governing gas and sales agreements; liquefied natural gas; pipelines; distribution networks; and refineries. It has also been expanded with new chapters covering topics such as shipping; antitrust; third-party access; taxation; and ESG.

Publication date: Mar 2023
ISBN: 9781787429406
Length: 293 pages
Price: £195.00

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The Encyclopaedia of Upstream Oil and Gas

Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Professor Dr Eduardo G Pereira

This updated edition provides the unique combination of an encyclopaedia with commentary for the entire chain of petroleum activities.Fully updated, this new edition provides additional sections on (i) international laws and treaties with direct impact on the upstream sector, (2) anti-corruption laws and practices, (3) corporate and social responsibility, (4) oil and gas service contracts, (5) confidentiality agreement, among others.

Publication date: Dec 2019
ISBN: 9781787423107
Length: 416 pages
Price: £235.00

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Upstream Law and Regulation

A Global Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Dr Eduardo G Pereira and Professor Kim Talus

This fully updated second edition of our practical handbook takes an in-depth look at 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, decommissioning and governmental control. As a result, the book provides a comprehensive global resource for upstream investments. New areas of coverage for this edition include Algeria, Ecuador, Israel, Lebanon, Morocco and Oman.

Publication date: Nov 2017
ISBN: 9781911078241
Length: 820 (two volumes) pages
Price: £325.00

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Upstream Oil and Gas in Africa

Consulting editor(s): Eduardo G Pereira and Damilola S Olawuyi

This edition discusses the opportunities and challenges found in topical issues and covers a country-by-country analysis of African oil and gas, detailing the oil and gas frameworks and key issues in countries such as the Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Libya, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania and Tunisia. Topics addressed include the petroleum laws, the types of legal arrangement in place, the fiscal terms, the acquisition of acreage, governing law, dispute resolution mechanisms and governmental control. Featuring contributions from various leading experts in the industry, this book will be of benefit to all industry participants and advisers pursuing oil and gas opportunities across the continent.

Publication date: May 2024
ISBN: 9781787428669
Length: 573 pages
Price: £295.00

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