Oil and Gas - LAW 468

The course provides a comprehensive grounding in all aspects of the oil and gas industry. After a broad overview of the distribution of petroleum resources and the organizations that constitute the industry, it introduces the techniques used to detect and assess the commercial viability of deposits. Next, it looks at the extraction process and the technologies used to process, store, transport and refine oil and gas. Finally, it explores the processes of selling, trading and marketing gas and petroleum products, before finishing with a survey of environmental and geopolitical risks and opportunities, and an assessment of the industry’s future.
Language of Instruction: English (legal terms, however, are also given in Arabic and French).