19 Oct 2018

Oil and Gas Transportation and Gas Sales Contracts Masterclass

On 17th and 18th October, CEPMLP organised a two-day Masterclass on Oil and Gas Transportation and Gas Sales Contracts. The class was taught by Norrie Stanley and Jon Suller. Norrie was previously Senior Vice President Commercial for BP Exploration & Production and for Gas, Power & Alternative Energy. Jon also worked for BP, initially in Geological and Reservoir Engineering roles in US and the North Sea before moving to the commercial side of the business. Latterly, he was Director of Capability for E&P Commercial managing recruitment, deployment and development. Students got a chance to gain d...

Oil and Gas Transportation and Gas Sales Contracts Masterclass

15 Oct 2018

Visiting Speaker: David Ashbourne

David Ashbourne, Senior Legal Director at Ofgem, the UK regulator for the electricity and natural gas markets visited Dundee and kicked off this semester’s Wednesday visiting speakers’ series on 10th October. Dr Gokce Mete from CEPMLP hosted the talk. In the talk, David focused on the role of Ofgem as the energy regulator and current issues relating to the price control regulation, including the RIIO (Revneue = Incentive + Innovation + Output) regulation which is designed to ensure that gas and electricity network monopolies do not abuse their position and to provide companies with future level...

Visiting Speaker: David Ashbourne

15 Oct 2018

Dr Macatangay delivers a presentation on treaty optimisation in Washington DC

Dr Manny Macatangay, CEPMLP Lecturer in Energy Economics, gave a presentation “Towards optimal treaties for transboundary watercourse management” at the 36th USAEE/IAEE Conference in Washington DC in September. The International Association for Energy Economics (“IAEE”) is a professional organization striving to provide an interdisciplinary forum for those with an interest in energy economics. The United States Association for Energy Economics (“USAEE”) is the US affiliate of the IAEE. Dr Macatangay's presentation was part of a session on global integration and security,...

8 Oct 2018

Students attend SPE Annual Conference 2018

Three students from CEPMLP at the University of Dundee recently participated at the 2018 Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Conference which was held in Dallas, US. They are pictured (L-R) Fabian Stephen (MSc with specialisation in Energy Economics), Attahgani Gambo Angye (MSc with specialisation in Oil and Gas Economics) and Nko Ugochukwu Victor (MSc with specialisation in International Oil and Gas Management). The students hugely enjoyed the opportunity to attend and are quoted as saying they are now, "getting ready to get our hands dirty contributing to the e...

Students attend SPE Annual Conference 2018

7 Oct 2018

Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA) 2018

Professor Peter Cameron, Director of CEPMLP, and Theresia Betty Sumarno (Betty), a PhD candidate at CEPMLP, were invited to the launch of a new investment analytical tool, the Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA) 2018. The venue was Brussels, under the auspices of the Energy Charter Secretariat, on the 3rd October 2018. Professor Cameron was invited to share his view of the EIRA Report and act as panellist in a session that channelled the views of intergovernmental institutions and industry on the EIRA report.  Betty was invited as one of the contributors to the research that drove the conclusions...

Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA) 2018

4 Oct 2018

UK Oil and Gas Law Seminar 2018

The oil industry in the UK is going through a period of substantial change. The regulatory regime of MER is moving from theory into practice, bringing with it new concepts and challenges such as the requirement to develop area plans. Meanwhile, as the oil price remains volatile so does the pressure to keep costs down, and the focus on risk allocation in contracts is ever present. This seminar is an intensive look at the regulatory and contractual mechanisms of the UK oil and gas sector. It follows the barrel from exploration, to production and eventual decommissioning. It provides an overview of the regula...

2 Oct 2018

Gastech Conference, Barcelona

CEPMLP was represented by two students, Mohsen Shalbaf and Petros Karagiannopoulos at the biggest natural gas event of the year, Gastech Conference held in Barcelona last month, earning their places as delegates of the Young Gastech Conference after a writing competition. In one of the world’s most prestigious natural gas, LNG and energy conferences there were at least 30,000 attendees, 3,500 delegates and more than 700 exhibitors from the natural gas and energy world. Both students participated successfully in the events of the Young Gastech Conference, and also got involved in other panels regardin...

Gastech Conference, Barcelona

1 Oct 2018

Professor Heffron presents in Thailand, Laos and Indonesia

Professor Heffron has just returned from South-East Asia where he presented 9 talks and signed several MoUs with several universities and institutions. A particular highlight was speaking to the Oil and Gas Regulator (SKK Migas) for a 3 hour talk with near 300 people (all invited by the Regulator) and it was a great way to highlight the university, our programs at CEPMLP and our research leadership to the energy community across Indonesia. In addition, Professor Heffron signed the MoU and this identifies CEPMLP as being the place to go for energy education to the Indonesian energy sector. An Alumni event f...

Professor Heffron presents in Thailand, Laos and Indonesia

24 Sep 2018

CEPMLP at the 2018 Annual Conference of the Society for Legal Scholars

Professor Raphael Heffron again led the Energy Law Section as convener at the SLS Annual Conference for all legal academics in the UK and Ireland. In what was a great two days – http://slsconferenceuk.co.uk/programme/ – there were keynotes from two of the most esteemed Energy Law academics in the UK in Professor Angus Johnston (Oxford) and Professor Aileen McHarg (Strathclyde). These followed a keynote from our own Professor Peter Cameron last year! Professor Volker (with a co-author with Gokce Mete) rounded off the two days of discussion with a paper which encapsulated some of the ke...

CEPMLP at the 2018 Annual Conference of the Society for Legal Scholars

17 Sep 2018

Anglo American Scholarships to study LLM Mineral Law and Policy

Anglo American, together with CEPMLP, acknowledges the importance of contributing worldwide to sustainable mineral resources development. As part of its interest in supporting best regulatory practice in the mining sector, Anglo American are now offering two fully funded postgraduate scholarships leading to the LLM in International Mineral Law and Policy. This offer is for the academic session 2018/2019 which covers January 2019 entrants. Application deadline Friday 16th November 2018.  Successful applicants will receive: Payment of academic tuition fees 12 monthly stipends for living expenses for a ...