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Credit Units: 4
Lecturer: Barrister Maxwell O Akpom, Email Id: ositadinma2000@yahoo.com, College of Arts, Law, Administration  & Management Sciences, Department of Law, Policy & Strategic Studies

Learning Outcomes/Objectives:

At the end of the course, Students should be able to: Understand the basics of:  

The Origin and Occurrence of Oil and Natural gas; Theories of Ownership in Oil and Gas; United Nations and Natural Resources; Interests in Oil and Gas – Oil concession, effect of rights of concessionaries on natural gas; Expropriation of Rights in Oil and Gas; Oil and Gas Pipelines – nature, legal status, conditions for grants, rights and obligations of the licenses; Refining of Petroleum Oil; Pollution; Oil and Gas Revenue Legislation; Administration of Petroleum Profits, Gambian National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC); State Participation in the Petroleum Industry; Manpower Development; Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

This course includes the following lecture themes:

  1. The Origin and Occurrence of Oil and Natural gas 
  2. Theories of Ownership in Oil and Gas
  3. United Nations and Natural Resources.
  4. Interests in Oil and Gas – Oil concession, effect of rights of concessionaries on natural gas 
  5. Expropriation of Rights in Oil and Gas; Oil and Gas Pipelines – nature, legal status, conditions for grants, rights and obligations of the licenses 
  6. Refining of Petroleum Oil; Pollution 
  7. Oil and Gas Revenue Legislation; Administration of Petroleum Profits 
  8. Gambian National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC); State Participation in the Petroleum Industry; Manpower Development 
  9. Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

Methods of Instruction:

    1. Lecture
    2. Tutorials
  • Term Paper/Assignment
  •  Test

Methods of Course Assessment:

Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with the university policy. The lecturer will present a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation will be based on the following:

Criteria Marks

Class work & Test   20

Term Paper/Assignment             10

Semester Examination   70

Total   100

Pre-requisite courses:

Cases and Presentations

Co-requisite course(s):

None

Recommended Reference Materials:

Textbooks

Law of Contract Class Notes 2020  By Barrister Maxwell O Akpom, as given to all class members

&

Oil & Gas Law Review By Christopher B Strong (2017).  Any other Oil & Gas Law Textbook, available to you

Journals

Faculty of Law, University of Oxford www.law.ox.ac.uk/oscola

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