Training for the Natural Resource and Energy Sectors

CEPMLP offers a programme of seminars, conferences and professional development courses that are attended by delegates from government, ministries, academia and industry, providing those attending with a global forum for theoretical and practical interaction.

These courses, for the natural resource and energy sectors, include negotiation skills, petroleum regulation and licensing, managing contracts and agreements, arbitration and dispute management skills along with many more.


Visit to China University of Petroleum, Beijing (CUPB)

During a recent visit to the China University of Petroleum in Beijing (CUPB) an MOU was signed by Ms Wendy Alexander, Vice Principal UoD (International) and CUPB President, Professor Zhang Laibin. An agreement to develop a dual Masters Programme will see students recruited by CUPB study a first year in China then travel to Dundee to undertake an MSc in year two, finally returning to China to complete their studies. A...

DFID-ESRC Research Grant, “Chinese national oil companies and the economic development of African oil producers”, first Advisory Meeting

On 21-22 April 2016 the first Advisory Meeting of the DFID-ESRC Project was held in Dundee co-hosted by CEPMLP and led by Dr Janet Xuanli Liao from UoD, and PI of the project Professor Giles Mohan from the Open University, The two-day Advisory Meeting involved a number of internationally renowned specialists on China’s energy strategies towards different regions, including Dr Erica Downs (Eurasia Group headquarters ...