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From contract risk management, to international boundary disputes, through production sharing agreements and mitigating the risk of international sanctions, the oil and gas industry is a complex legal and regulatory environment to operate in. Oil and gas law is a particularly complicated by regulations - oil regulations, gas regulations, natural gas regulations. This industry resource centre is the place to find best practice from the leading lawyers and practitioners in this field.
 

#OGIP16: Highlights from Oil & Gas IP Summit 2016

Contributor: Sumit Dutta
Posted: 1/29/2016

#OGIP16: Highlights from Oil & Gas IP Summit 2016 - Sumit Dutta

The Oil & Gas IQ team were in London this week for the 2016 Oil and Gas Intellectual Property Summit. The event brought together IP experts and leaders to discuss best practice for IP Portfolio Management and Innovation. Here are some of the highlights from Twitter. Full Article »


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Risk & Responsibility - Broaching Environmental Issues In Oil & Gas Contracts

Contributor: Don Butler & David G. Mandelbaum
Posted: 7/19/2011


Risk & Responsibility - Broaching Environmental Issues In Oil & Gas Contracts - Don Butler & David G. Mandelbaum

From operators and contractors down to minority partners, current provisions for the sharing of responsibilities are by no means clearly defined. We shed light on the current furore surrounding environment and pollution issues in a post-Macondo world. Full Video »


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10 Ways The BP Trial Is Already Changing Oil & Gas Law

Contributor: Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Posted: 4/3/2014


10 Ways The BP Trial Is Already Changing Oil & Gas Law - Timothy Haïdar, EIC

In this exclusive interview, we speak with John Warren, Senior Legal Counsel, Petrobras Americas Inc about the intricacies of indemnification in the Gulf of Mexico Full Podcast »


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Ten Things Every Energy Lawyer Should Take Into Account

Contributor: Olufola Wusu Esq.
Posted: 8/9/2013


Ten Things Every Energy Lawyer Should Take Into Account - Olufola Wusu Esq.

In this piece, resident legal columnist Olufola Wusu takes a look at 10 things that the contemporary energy lawyer should bear in mind in the 21st century oil and gas business Full Column »


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[ANALYSIS] How The Shell Plan For Patent Mapping & IP Monetisation Can Help Your Company

The current oil price downturn has put pressure on companies, both big and small, to retrench and take stock of their assets. As well as their physical holdings, organisations are weighing up the value of their intellectual property (IP). In this interview, we speak with a top patent lawyer at Shell International about how his company is tracking, marshalling and monetising the IP assets that it controls for maximum advantage in these tough times. Full Whitepaper »


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How Operators Can Successfully Comply With Global Corruption Regulation

The global fight against business corruption has grown more intense over the past few years. Operating across continents and cultures, the oil and gas industry is under the microscope more than most. In this presentation from Warwick English, Associate General Counsel at Shell, he talks about a major operator's approach to regulation and how the company structures and internal processes have been refined to ensure full compliance with a range of international legislation on corruption – including UK Bribery Act and Foreign and Corrupt Practices Act. Full Presentation »


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