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

10 Dec 2018

Theresia Betty Sumarno selected to attend prestigious UK Energy Research Centre event

Theresia Betty Sumarno was granted a travel bursary to attend an event sponsored by the United Kingdom Energy Research Centre (UKERC) and Imperial College, called Increasing Visibility of Underrepresented Groups in Energy Research (IVUGER). The IVUGER is a project initiated by Dr Zoe Harris (NERC Industrial Innovation Research Fellow in the in the Centre for Environmental Policy at Imperial College London), Dr Gbemi Oluleye (Research Associate, Centre for Process System Engineering, Imperial College London), and Caroline Broad (Trainer and facilitator - Broad Associates Limited) with the event been also as...

Theresia Betty Sumarno selected to attend prestigious UK Energy Research Centre event

7 Dec 2018

PTDF Scholarships Now Open for Applications

We are delighted to announce our continuing relationship with the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) overseas scholarship scheme for Nigerian applicants. The Petroleum Technology Development Fund was established for the training of Nigerians to qualify as graduates, professionals, technicians and craftsmen in the field of Engineering, Geology, Science and Management and in the Petroleum sector. They aim to provide training and education to Nigerians to create competent and qualified local manpower for the oil and gas industry. The University of Dundee is one of 17 universities in the UK to be on ...

PTDF Scholarships Now Open for Applications

3 Dec 2018

Alumni news - Digital advocate aiming to transform Ghana’s deprived inner cities

That we are in a digital age means different things to different people. Technology continues to drastically change the way things are done with the benefit of speed whiles cutting down distance. The social media boom doesn’t look like it is going to abate anytime soon. So much of the average man’s daily life is spent on one platform or the other. Be it for purposes of work, for information, entertainment and connecting with associates and family, the use of social media differs largely from user to user. Over in Ghana, a strong believer in the digital drive says the country’s Muslim domi...

Alumni news - Digital advocate aiming to transform Ghana’s deprived inner cities

3 Dec 2018

Electricity bills could rise if Brexit threatens Northern Ireland’s unique energy agreement with Ireland

Soon to be Lecturer in Energy Law at CEPMLP, Dr Thomas Muinzer, was recently published in The Conversation UK. Given the deluge of coverage, comment and analysis of the UK’s chaotic exit from the EU, it’s tempting to conclude that the exhausting subject of Brexit has been talked into the ground and analysed to death. But that is far from true. Take the issue of the Irish border. Many keenly understand that creating a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland would threaten the fragile peace that has held for two decades since 1998’s Good Friday Agreement. View ...

Electricity bills could rise if Brexit threatens Northern Ireland’s unique energy agreement with Ireland

3 Dec 2018

Can the UK unilaterally revoke its notification to exit the EU?

Whether the UK can cancel its exit from the European Union, or requires approval from the heads of state and government of the EU member states to do so, has undoubtedly great political importance. But this is first of all a legal question of EU law. The Court of Session, Scotland’s highest court, has now referred to the European Court of Justice(ECJ) for a binding ruling on the question of whether an EU member state can unilaterally revoke its notification under Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union (TEU) before the end of the notice period of two years. The ECJ is hearing the referenc...

Can the UK unilaterally revoke its notification to exit the EU?

23 Nov 2018

Inter Society Energy Debate 2018: Scotland's Energy Future

On Thursday, 22nd November 2018, CEPMLP’s students attended a joint event, An Energy debate on Scotland’s Energy Future, held by Young Professionals from various professional societies, which are the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), the Energy Institute, the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain, and the Institution of Chemical Engineers. This event was held in Aberdeen, Scotland. Eleven students from CEPMLP represented the University of Dundee SPE Student Chapter. The trip was organised by Theresia Betty Sumarno, PhD student in energy economics at the Centre, and former President...

Inter Society Energy Debate 2018: Scotland's Energy Future

19 Nov 2018

Professor Heffron visits Taiwan for major Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law conference

Professor Raphael Heffron spent last week in Taiwan. Professor Heffron was one of the keynote speakers at a major international conference on energy, climate change and environmental law at the National University of Taipei, Taiwan’s leading university. There were five keynotes by leading academics from Germany, Japan, China (Wuhan), the US and myself. From the US, one of the foremost scholars in the world was the keynote, Prof. Daniel Farber from the University of California, Berkeley. Several of us also had an expert workshop at the Institute of Law for Science and Technology, National Tsing Hua Un...

Professor Heffron visits Taiwan for major Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law conference

19 Nov 2018

UK Oil and Gas Law Seminar 2018

Last week saw the Annual UK Oil and Gas Law Seminar take place in Dundee with a good attendance from UK and overseas based oil and gas companies and law firms.  The seminar, organised in collaboration with CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, took an intensive look at the regulatory and contractual mechanisms of the UK Oil and Gas sector and featured over 20 speakers from industry over the 5 days. The seminar will be offered again in November 2019.  If you would like to receive notification when the official dates are released, please contact us Photo shows delegates, speakers and invited gue...

UK Oil and Gas Law Seminar 2018

15 Nov 2018

Winter Graduation 2018

42 students from CEPMLP had their degrees conferred today, 15th November 2018, at the University of Dundee's graduation ceremony at the Caird Hall. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all graduands, wish them all the very best in their future careers and also remind them to keep in touch!    ...

Winter Graduation 2018