4 Jan 2017

CEPMLP Alumnus Appointed Chairperson of AIPN Pakistan Sub Committee

  CEPMLP Alumnus, Ms Sara Muhammad Malik (LLM Energy Law and Policy, 2009), has been appointed as Chairperson of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) subcommittee in Pakistan. The Association successfully held their first event in Pakistan in November 2016.  Titled 'Contracting LNG into Pakistan - A Commercial and Legal Perspective', the event gathered all industry stakeholders and international consultants.   The Honourable Minister of Petroleum and Natural Resources, Mr. Khaqaan Abbassi was the key note speaker and was followed by Mr.Fernando (DWF Dubai) and Ms. Ju...

5 Jan 2017

Internationalisation Activities in China

Dr Xuanli (Janet) Liao, Senior Lecturer at CEPMLP travelled to China recently to engage in internationalisation activities on behalf of the University of Dundee. Visiting Beijing, Nanjing, Xiamen and Hangzhou she presented lectures to overseas education agents, visited university campuses and attended education fairs. She also joined University of Dundee Principal Pete Downs and Vice Principal Internationalisation Wendy Alexander, to meet with the China University of Petroleum Beijing (CUPB) team in Beijing and the Beijing Alumni gathering. During her stay in Beijing, Dr Liao was invited to deliver a talk ...

12 Jan 2017

Professor Bekker Quoted in Upstream Magazine

Professor Pieter Bekker, CEPMLP Chair in International Law, was quoted in the December 2016 issue of Upstream, the leading paper in oil and gas.  In an article entitled “Ghana shows way as African model,” Africa Correspondent Barry Morgan describes the recent peaceful transition of government in Ghana and addresses the outlook for Ghana’s oil and gas industry.  View the article here While the article observes that Ghana’s “reserves may soon exceed 7 billion barrels of oil in place, alongside 6 trillion cubic feet of gas,” it notes that “activity has falle...

16 Jan 2017

4th Annual ITA-IEL-ICC Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration - The Call for Specialised Arbitrators, Forums and Procedures in Energy Arbitration

The 4th Annual Joint Conference took place last week in Houston with a panel discussion on the benefits and risks of tailoring international arbitration for energy disputes.  A panel moderated by Tomas Vail (White & Case, London), and comprising Professor Peter Cameron , CEPMLP Director, Ginny Castelan (King & Spalding, Houston), Lauren Friedman (Kirkland & Ellis, New York), and Aaron Rofkahr (Chevron Upstream, San Ramon) considered the use of specialised fora for energy disputes, lists identifying experienced energy arbitrators, and bespoke procedural rules, like time limits on rendering ...