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Vol 21 No 10 Oct/Nov 2016

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Oil and Gas Decommissioning: Law, Policy and Comparative Practice 2nd ed

Edited by: Marc Hammerson, Nicholas Antonas

ISBN13: 9781911078029
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781905783786
Published: June 2016
Publisher: Globe Law and Business
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £140.00



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As certain oil and gas provinces near the end of their production lives, companies, governments and other stakeholders are turning their attention to decommissioning. The price of disposing of oil and gas installations is enormous. Yet the costs of getting it wrong can be even greater.

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, further examined using a case study from a completed North Sea decommissioning project. Part D provides an international comparative analysis, with new chapters on Denmark, Namibia, the Netherlands and New Zealand.

As well as decommissioning professionals, this title will be of interest to oil and gas executives, lawyers, environmental consultants, tax advisers, accountants, insurers, investment bankers, academics and other professionals connected to the oil and gas industry.

Subjects:
Energy and Natural Resources Law
Contents:
Preface

Part A: Decommissioning and the offshore oil and gas life cycle
Decommissioning and the offshore oil and gas life cycle

Part B: International legal frameworks
UN law on decommissioning offshore installations
OSPAR’s decommissioning policy
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Part C: Decommissioning in the UK North Sea
Introduction to UK petroleum law and practice
Decommissioning reform in UKCS
Decommissioning and the joint operating agreement
Decommissioning security
International taxation
Environmental law
Decommissioning contracts
Health and safety during decommissioning
Decommissioning disputes

Part D: International trends and developments
Angola
Australia
Brazil
Canada
Denmark
Indonesia
Malaysia
Mexico
Namibia
New Zealand
Nigeria
Norway
United States

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