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Latin American Upstream Oil and Gas: A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation

Edited by: Fernando Fresco, Eduardo G. Pereira

ISBN13: 9781909416567
Published: May 2015
Publisher: Globe Law and Business
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £135.00



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This volume analyses the upstream oil and gas regulations of the most relevant Latin American countries. The book is divided into two sections.

The first provides an outlook of the oil and gas laws and regulations and the key concerns in the most significant jurisdictions in the region (eg, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico). The authors describe the key terms of each country’s applicable petroleum laws and regulations, the types of legal arrangement in place (eg, concession agreements, production sharing contracts or service agreements), the fiscal terms, how to qualify to acquire acreage, the types of governing law, available dispute resolution mechanisms and government controls, among other things.

The second section covers the most important topics that may affect the industry from a regional viewpoint (eg, M&A, fiscal and economical analyses, host government contracts, unconventional plays, civil law issues and national oil company participation).

This approach will enable all those involved in the Latin American petroleum industry to master the contractual and regulatory issues from a local and regional perspective through one publication. This volume will thus 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.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Latin America, Energy and Natural Resources Law
Contents:
Part I. Jurisdictional overview

Argentina
Brazil
Bolivia
Colombia
Chile
Cuba
Ecuador
Mexico
Peru
Venezuela

Part II

Comparative analyses of host government agreements
Comparative economic and fiscal analysis
Joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions
Project finance for upstream projects
Stabilisation, BITs and dispute resolution
Anti-corruption initiatives
National oil companies’ role and governmental participation
Environmental protection
Unconventional plays, assessment and regulation
Civil law concerns for petroleum industry contracts