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Spring 2017
6A97 Environmental Impacts and Policies - KLIEMAN/THERIOT- 24690

Professor(s): Dr. Kairn Klieman (PROFESSOR - OTHER)
Jason Theriot (PROFESSOR - OTHER)


Course Areas: Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law 
Non-Law Courses

Time: CANCELLED    Location:  

Course Outline: 2. GEDS 6A97: Selected Topics in Global Energy Development and Sustainability:Environmental Impacts and Policies– 1.5 credits.

This course is designed to inform students of the complex environmental issues, past and present, and environmental impacts associated with historical and current oil and gas development in the US and abroad. Through case studies, students will learn how companies, local communities, and government entities have dealt with various environmental challenges.

Each session will focus on one or more key knowledge sets that will help to equip students with analytical tools for future work within the energy sector in different regions. These knowledge sets are geared toward informing the decision making process for mitigating potential environmental, regulatory, and legal problems, and for planning sustainable project development such as: Environmental Impacts;
Environmental Regulations: Industry led versus government led; Responses to environmental crises and;
Provide a road map based on lessons learned.

Course Syllabus:

Course Notes:   The Course number is GEDS 6A97 and it is 1.5 credit hour.

Class meets on in January and February:
1/ 20: 8:00AM-12:00PM
1/ 27: 8:00AM-12:00PM
2/ 3: 8:00AM-12:00PM
2/ 10: 8:00AM-12:00PM
Class requires additional 5 hours of online learning.
Interested students must contact Mr. Derrick Gabriel at 713-743-2189 or at for registration information.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule:    

This course will have:

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

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: No