17 Feb 2020

The Commerciality of Energy Storage

This semester’s Wednesday visiting speaker series resumed on 12th February 2020 on an energetic note with a talk by Robert Miles, CEO Immersa Limited. Immersa was founded in 2016 by Robert Miles after he identified the need for energy storage to support renewable energy and give assistance to resolving the energy trilemma – that being secure, sustainable and affordable energy. Passionate about reducing carbon emissions and achieving a clean, sophisticated and adaptable energy economy, Immersa has developed 300MW of utility scale battery storage projects and delivered solar and storage projects ...

The Commerciality of Energy Storage

3 Feb 2020

PTDF Scholarships Now Open for Applications

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) overseas scholarship scheme for Nigerian applicants is now open for applications. The University of Dundee is delighted to announce our continuing relationship with the PTDF. The PTDF 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. Applications are open until midni...

PTDF Scholarships Now Open for Applications

6 Jan 2020

Winter Graduation

67 students from CEPMLP had their degrees conferred on 14th November 2020, 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 reminder them to keep in touch....

Winter Graduation

19 Dec 2019

CEPMLP students visit the Whitelee Windfarm Centre

On the morning of Friday 29th November, Dr Thomas Muinzer and his students on CEPMLP’s Law and Policy of Renewable Energy Sources and Technology module headed off in search of adventure to Whitelee Windfarm for a daylong fieldtrip. His class was joined by a range of other CEPMLP students who were keen to come along for the visit as well.  The group had a wonderful day out, enjoying a scenic bus journey to and from the centre, the exhibitions and café at the centre itself, and a bus and walking tour of the extensive windfarm site. Whiltelee is the largest onshore windfarm in the UK, and Th...

CEPMLP students visit the Whitelee Windfarm Centre

17 Dec 2019

Theresia Sumarno: Oil and Gas Project Development teaching in Mozambique

This month Theresia Betty Sumarno, who completed her PhD in November, was invited back for the second time to the Universidade Eduardo Mondlane in Maputo, Mozambique, to deliver a module on Project Development in the Oil and Gas Industry to students who are currently enrolled on a Master’s Degree in Oil and Gas Economics. Part of the reason that she was invited back was due to the feedback given by her students on the module she delivered in September and October this year on Supply Chain Management in the Oil and Gas Industry. CEPMLP’s Professor Raphael Heffron is also a Visiting Pro...

Theresia Sumarno: Oil and Gas Project Development teaching in Mozambique

17 Dec 2019

Thomas Muinzer article published in the Conversation:'Green Deal’ seeks to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050

The European Commission last Wednesday announced an ambitious new climate and energy decarbonisation programme that it hopes will be passed into EU law soon. Dr Thomas Muinzer from Dundee's CEPMLP has analysed the proposals, and has written a comment piece exploring them, which has just been published in The Conversation: ‘Green Deal’ seeks to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050...

Thomas Muinzer article published in the Conversation:'Green Deal’ seeks to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050

3 Dec 2019

Cream-skimming, gold-plating, MER: designing an effective petroleum resource management regime

Chaired by CEPMLP director Professor Peter Cameron, the Centre was honoured to host Professor Terence Daintith as the Wednesday Visiting Speaker. Terence Daintith founded what is now CEPMLP in 1977 when he was Professor of Public Law in the University and was its first Director.  Before that, he taught at the Universities of California (Berkeley) and Edinburgh.   He left the Centre in 1983 and subsequently held appointments as research professor at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy; as Director of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, and then as Dean of the School of A...

Cream-skimming, gold-plating, MER: designing an effective petroleum resource management regime

25 Nov 2019

Fun, Flying and Business Success - The Merlin ERD Journey

The CEPMLP Wednesday Visiting Speaker series continued 20th November 2019 with Mr. Iain Hutchison the founder of Merlin ERD. Iain is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). He joined Marathon Oil in Aberdeen as a Drilling Engineer after graduating in 1991 and completed assignments in Production & Reservoir depts. Positions with Anadarko, Shell, Apache, and Woodside allowed him to work around the world on a variety of drilling projects. In 2007 he returned to Scotland and founded Merlin ERD Limited, which has become the industry leader in complex drilling. ...

Fun, Flying and Business Success - The Merlin ERD Journey

18 Nov 2019

Energy Regulation in Great Britain

On 13th November 2019 CEPMLP’s Wednesday Visiting Speaker Series featured David Ashbourne from Ofgem (Office of Gas and Electricity Markets) who spoke about ‘Energy Regulation in Great Britain’. David Ashbourne is a partner and advisor to the Ofgem Board and honorary lecturer of CEPMLP.  He has unique expertise in the Energy Sector having spent 15 years working in the major energy companies (British Gas, BG, Transco and National Grid) and working as the senior lawyer within Ofgem and for the last 15 years, dealing with infrastructure and charging matters and advising the Ofgem Board....

Energy Regulation in Great Britain

11 Nov 2019

CEPMLP PhD Student delivers talk at OPEC Workshop

As a result of the 2019 CEPMLP Dundee Energy Forum, Theresia Betty Sumarno, a PhD Candidate was invited to deliver a talk at the 1st  OPEC – ECS – OFID ANNUAL LEGAL WORKSHOP. She  presented on "Attracting Energy Investment through Taxation Policy, a Case Study on Coal Bed Methane Fiscal Regimes in Indonesia, the U.S. and Australia." The workshop was attended by representatives from OPEC Member Countries, consultancies, as well as international energy institutions.    Theresia started her talk with an introduction, and then spoke about the advantages and opportuniti...

CEPMLP PhD Student delivers talk at OPEC Workshop