Spring 2020
6351 Transnational Petroleum Law (Lex Petrolea) - CARDENAS- 20601

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

Credits: 3

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

Time: 2:30p-4:00p  TTH  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: Paper      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (1/6/2020 9:05:13 AM)

No book required for this course