Natural Gas From Production to End Use: Legal and Contractual Issues Throughout the Value -Chain
Who Should Attend?
Regulators, in-house counsels, private practise attorneys and managers active in natural gas industry. Other energy industry professionals and lawyers wishing to acquire a thorough understanding of legal and contractual issues in natural gas industry.
Professor Kim Talus, James McCulloch Chair in Energy Law at Tulane University and the founding director of the Tulane Center for Energy Law; Professor of Energy Law, University of Helsinki; Professor of European Energy Law, UEF Law School
This course offers a rare opportunity for participants to become immersed in legal issues affecting various parts of the natural gas value chain, from production to transportation and to downstream markets. During the five days, the course will examine the most central legal and contractual questions relating to upstream production of gas, pipelines and LNG transportation as well as downstream markets in the European Union.
The first day of the course will focus on the legislative and contractual framework for upstream exploration and production of natural gas. The second day will then examine the contractual issues relevant for the transportation of natural gas through pipelines and as LNG. The third and fourth days will focus on downstream markets and their regulation in the EU. The fifth day will examine some of the current issues in natural gas including the role of gas in the sustainability transition in the EU, the impact of EU competition law on the gas sector as well as the role of gas in the transport sector.
The program will include practical problems and exercises for the participants that will further illustrate the complexities involved in natural gas business.
Program in a nutshell
- Energy policies of upstream natural gas producing countries
- International natural gas markets
- Geopolitics of natural gas
- Monetising natural gas
- Natural gas sale and purchase agreements
- Constructing international natural gas pipelines
- Constructing LNG liquefaction terminals
- International pipeline transportation contracts
- International LNG sale and purchase agreements
- Natural gas markets in the EU
- Key legal instruments in regulating EU natural gas markets
- Key legal instruments in regulating EU natural gas markets>
- International aspects of EU natural gas market regulation
- The role of natural gas in clean energy market transition
- Natural gas as transport fuel; Baltic Sea segion as the example
Participants will acquire a sound understanding of:
- The fundamental principles of international legal issues relevant to the natural gas market business;
- The definition and application of rules governing natural gas market operations;
- Contractual issues for international natural gas market operations;
- The interlinkages of the natural gas value chain
- Geopolitical issues in natural gas
University of Helsinki, Vaasa unit, Vaasa, Finland
600 eur for the 5 day package. This includes all course materials, lunches and refreshments.
Discounts are available for company bookings of three or more staff.
Students free of charge.
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