AUT Collaborates With The University Of Aberdeen For A 2-Days Workshop On Maritime Borders
11 Feb, 2019

Under the patronage of the Ministry of Energy & Water, the American University of Technology (Jbeil) LLM support office at the Beirut Bar Association will be presenting a 2-days full workshop (Course) at the lawyers’ House in Beirut on the O&G Maritime Borders: A Cause of conflict? on February 22nd and 23rd.

 

Workshop will involve top experts from Aberdeen University Center for Energy Law (AUCEL) comprising one of the largest and most able teams of energy faculty in any European law school. The research center was created in order to promote the research activities of the many members of the School having an interest in Energy law matters as well as fostering an environment for collaborative work. The center also provides a broad range of study options to professional, and prepare lawyers for work in a complex and evolving context.

 

International law is needed!

Exploration and exploitation of off-shore resources requires a multi-disciplinary approach, raising political, financial, economic, technical and environmental problems, among others. An essential dimension is also that of international law, one that will play a major role in securing Lebanon’s interests, even more particularly in the current highly volatile regional environment where disputes, tensions and rivalries run high between the different players.

 

Who should enroll?

This course is tailored-made for lawyers, practitioners, legislators, engineers, entrepreneurs, businessmen and any candidates interested in investing their time to learn about the uprising Oil and Gas sector on a national basis and on an international basis.

 

Course Description:

Following the success of the “licensing and Production Sharing Agreements in the Oil and Gas Sector” intensive course in December 2017 at the Beirut Bar Association, AUT LLM support program Team are organizing this second workshop on the Maritime borders.

 

- Day 1 will focus on the law relating to International Maritime boundaries, considering how disputes have been resolved by international courts and tribunals and asking whether joint development agreements can be a solution, an issue of particular relevance given the dispute between Lebanon and Israel over block 9 (Day 1 will be given by Dr. John Paterson)

 

- Day 2 will focus on Operating Agreements in the Oil and Gas industry, asking why there are so important, how they work and what role there might be for state participation in such joint ventures in Lebanon in the future. Related issues including farm out/Farm in agreements will also be considered and evaluated (Day 2 will be given by Dr. Emre Usenmez)

 

Certificates from Aberdeen University Center for Energy Law (AUCEL) will be delivered upon completion of the workshop.

 

Places are limited, REGISTER NOW!

Call +961 3 110 808 / +961 71 552196

Or contact: Cynthia.zreik@aut.edu

Or pass by to register at the LLM office at the Beirut Bar Association building, 3rd floor.

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