Spring 2020
6326 Diplomacy for Oil and Gas - CARDENAS- 20603

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

Credits: 3

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

Time: 6:00p-7:30p  TTH  Location: 213  BLB

Course Outline: This course features the crossroads between geopolitics and the law of the oil and gas industry. From Houston, a world capital of energy diplomacy, we will study the legal instruments that have been built to govern inter-state and state-corporate relations in the oil industry, providing to the students political and economic background for investment strategies of the oil industry.

Readings for this course will be focused on international treaties and public international law applicable to the oil and gas industry. We will also study selected chapters on energy geopolitics such as:

1)The Energy World is Flat by Daniel Lacalle and Diego Parrilla
2)The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World by Daniel Yergin
3)The End of Power by Moises Naim
4)Crude Volatility: The History and the Future of Boom-Bust Oil Prices by Robert McNally"

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 9:04:56 AM)

No book required for this course