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Spring 2017
5397 Transnational Petroleum Law - CARDENAS- 24663

Professor(s): Julian Cardenas Garcia (RESEARCH PROFESSOR)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law 
International Law

Time: 2:30p-4:00p  MW  Location: 213  BLB

Course Outline: This course features the transnational petroleum law method that provides the tools to understand
the regulation that governs foreign investments in the oil and gas industry worldwide.

The course will provide model contracts, standardized regulation and a collection of excerpts of arbitral awards in the oil industry which will guide our understanding of new practices in the oil and gas industry. Cases under study will cover oil and gas arbitration in Latin America, North America, Europe Asia, Africa and the Middle East. For example: cases of international arbitration related to expropriation or indirect expropriation in Russia, Venezuela and Ecuador; the use of industry best practices in Nigeria, Sudan, Mexico and Canada; the protection of foreign investments in the case of armed conflicts (Libya, Sudan and Colombia); repatriation of capital in Venezuela and dispute resolution practice for petroleum investment.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 05/03 1 - 4pm  3 BLB    

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: No

Course Materials (11/14/2016 3:23:29 PM)

No book required for this course

The readings for the class will be provided online. You will enter a folder corresponding to the day of the class and will have a library of readings. The files marked as “M” means Mandatory Readings. The files marked as “R” means Recommended Readings. I will refer to both kinds of readings during the class. The Folder entitled “X FILES” will provide complementary readings on the topics.