20 Feb 2019

Guest Speaker - Elisabeth Sullivan, Centrica

CEPMLP was pleased today to welcome Elisabeth Sullivan, Senior Legal Counsel with Centrica. Elisabeth delivered a talk entitled "Onshore decommissioning: a review of the current regulatory framework in the UK". In the talk Elizabeth focused on the UK regulatory regime for decommissioning onshore oil and gas and compared it with the UK offshore regime and international models. Elizabeth then presented case studies focusing on the lessons learned from the collapse of Scottish Coal in 2013, the extension of life of Wytch farm and the requirements to provide financial security in 2016, and the Alberta Red...

Guest Speaker - Elisabeth Sullivan, Centrica

11 Feb 2019

Brexit not an obstacle to environmental planning, study suggests

Brexit could offer greater flexibility for environmental planners in the UK, with Scotland potentially poised to benefit most, according to a recent study. The report, commissioned by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and conducted by academics across the UK including researchers at the University of Dundee, suggests that Brexit could provide a great opportunity for flexibility for planners in the future. The study suggests that while environmental planners in the UK want to see the rigour, ambition and clarity of European Union (EU) governance re-created in the UK after Brexit, it also argues ...

Brexit not an obstacle to environmental planning, study suggests

7 Feb 2019

International conference on Public-Private Partnerships held in Hong Kong

Theresia Betty Sumarno recently attended an International conference on Public-Private Partnerships held in Hong Kong on 16 – 17 January, 2019.  This conference was organised by the United Nations - UNCITRAL, Department of Justice, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative (HKSA), and the Asian Academy of International Law.  The Conference was focusing on Harnessing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges. In what was a fruitful conference and with key insights for the just energy transition Ms Sumarno met an array of contacts including recent author on the subject, Mr. Jeffrey...

International conference on Public-Private Partnerships held in Hong Kong

6 Feb 2019

PhD Studentships available for CEPMLP and other disciplines within School of Social Sciences

The School of Social Sciences is pleased to announce 3 fully-funded studentships across the following disciplines:  Accounting & Finance Architecture Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy Economic Studies Geography Environmental Science International Relations Law Management and Marketing Politics Psychology Urban Planning Within the School, our Institute of Social Science Research (ISSR) fosters interdisciplinary research. The ISSR themes are: Health and wellbeing Environment Social justice and social change Governance, policy and regulation Innovation in methods and data analytics ...

30 Jan 2019

Professor Heffron presents at our neighbour the University of St. Andrews on Energy Storage!

Professor Heffron was away for a day and half at St. Andrews on the 24th and 25th and giving a talk on legal challenges for energy storage. The University of St. Andrews had an industry day and interdisciplinary academic day, with scholars from different disciplines from all over Scotland. The aim is for the development of Scottish expertise in the area as they were awarded £13.5 million to establish a new Scottish energy storage centre in the Tay Cities Deal - further information on the plan here...

Professor Heffron presents at our neighbour the University of St. Andrews on Energy Storage!

28 Jan 2019

International Energy Arbitration Conference, 24 & 25 January 2019

CEPMLP Director, Professor Peter Cameron and Professor Volker Roeben have just returned from the 6th annual ITA-IEL-ICC Joint Conference on International Arbitration. The conference was presented by The Center for American and International Law’s Institute for Transnational Arbitration and Institute for Energy Law in collaboration with the ICC International Court of Arbitration. The conference covered key arbitration challenges and opportunities for the energy sector and their implications for cross-border commerce and international investment, and featured an outstanding faculty of internationa...

International Energy Arbitration Conference, 24 & 25 January 2019

21 Jan 2019

From exploration to exploitation – the future of space with Professor Mahulena Hofmann

Professor Mahulena Hofmann from the University of Luxembourg visited CEPMLP and the School of Social Sciences on Friday 18th January 2019.  The following blog has been produced by Dundee International Law Society, a scholarly forum for international law in Dundee. Space, the final frontier. An endless land filled with wonder and discoveries that mankind is exploring. For Luxembourg however, space holds another possibility: profit. In 2016 Luxembourg announced its newest venture in the space. A start to mining. Finding resources to bring back to help build space stations and refuel satellites. There ar...

From exploration to exploitation – the future of space with Professor Mahulena Hofmann

11 Jan 2019

Save the Date for the 3rd Annual Dundee Energy Forum

What is the Future of International Energy Cooperation in the light of New Concepts of Sovereignty? International energy is at the crossroads of several challenges or transitions: demands for cleaner air, cleaner transport, new technologies and a need for large-scale investment to make change happen. They suggest that international cooperation among states, investors and communities is essential. Yet national control has always been dominant in the energy sector. The 3rd Dundee Energy Forum, which will take place in Dundee on 10th and 11th June 2019, will address key questions arising from these challenges...

12 Dec 2018

Guest Speaker - Martin Jarrett, University of Mannheim

Dr. Martin Jarrett, Senior Lecturer from the Law Department, University of Mannheim, was welcomed to CEPMLP today where he delivered two lectures to academics and students focusing on: ‘Contributory Fault in International Investment Law: A Theory for Objectively Apportioning Liability’ - A recent investment arbitration, Rockhopper v Italy, has brought into focus that issue of law where arbitrary adjudication prevails: apportionment of liability in cases where both parties are liable for the claimant's loss.  After detailing the pertinent facts of this case and the ...

Guest Speaker - Martin Jarrett, University of Mannheim

10 Dec 2018

Professor Cameron to speak at conference on International Energy Arbitration, 24 & 25 January 2019

CEPMLP Director, Professor Peter Cameron will speak on THE FUTURE OF INVESTMENT STATE DISPUTE SETTLEMENT AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR THE ENERGY INDUSTRY at the 6th annual ITA-IEL-ICC Joint Conference on International Arbitration. The conference, to be held Jan. 24-25 in Houston, Texas, will be presented by The Center for American and International Law’s Institute for Transnational Arbitration and Institute for Energy Law in collaboration with the ICC International Court of Arbitration. The conference will cover key arbitration challenges and opportunities for the energy sector and their implication...

Professor Cameron to speak at conference on International Energy Arbitration, 24 & 25 January 2019