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Spring 2018
5397 Promoting Sustainable Oil and Gas Projects: Legal and Social Frameworks - WEAVER/GOLDEN TIMSAR- 25875

Professor(s): Jacqueline Weaver (EMERTI)
Rebecca  Golden (PROFESSOR - OTHER)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law 

Time: ARRANGED    Location:  

Course Outline: The course will explore in detail different questions and issues with regards to the stakeholders’ roles in the energy development and its relation to legal and social factors. This course provides professionals, policy makers, and community stakeholders with a preliminary understanding of legal and social challenges and opportunities facing energy development. As such, students will learn methodologies to develop and analyze frameworks that address stakeholder priorities and dynamics using best policies and practices. These skills have potential to enlarge participation, improve transparency, and narrow knowledge gaps between energy companies, local and state governments, and civil society.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Class Meetings: Tuesdays and Fridays during the month of April 2018

Part 1: Social Frameworks:
Tuesday April 3: 6 pm – 9 pm
Friday April 6: 9 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday April 10: 6 pm – 9 pm
Friday April 13: 9 am - 1:30 pm

Part 2: Legal Frameworks:
Tuesday April 17: 6 pm – 9 pm
Friday April 20: 9 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday April 24: 6 pm – 9 pm
Friday April 27: 9 am - 1:30 pm

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: Take home exam      

This course will have:
Exam:
Paper:

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

Experiential Course Type: no

Bar Course: No