United Kingdom Oil & Gas Law provides you with a complete and authoritative account of the law relating to the exploration, production, offshore pipeline transportation and the sale of domestically produced oil and gas, with particular emphasis on offshore activities. * Covers UK, EU and international regulation in three comprehensive volumes * Divided into seven sections, each supplying a different service: text, international agreements, UK general statutes, UK tax statutes, UK statutory instruments, EC materials and other materials
The historical development of the industry in the UK. The different roles of Government and the oil companies. Every phase of offshore operations - exploration, development, production and decommissioning and disposal of petroleum, including natural gas, in the recently liberalised market. The legal and commercial consideration of financing such operations. Applicable environmental and planning constraints. The various forms of UK taxation of the oil industry and other financial concerns such as royalties, rating, VAT, customs duties and direct government assistance. Documents and memoranda necessary for proper understanding of the infrastructure of the industry and certain government policies.