9780198715979 (hardcover) 0198715978 (hardcover)
This book addresses aspects of international law relating to petroleum contracts, examining oil and gas agreements between states and private companies and their intersection with rules of international law. It provides detailed and insightful coverage of the current practice as well as commentary and analysis based on the authors' extensive experience. The book covers topics such as the nature of international petroleum contracts, petroleum agreements as state contracts, issues of contract stability, the development of bilateral investment treaties, natural resource cycles, political risks and the specific petroleum policies of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Monetary Fund and the International Development Association.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction 1. Petroleum contracts: their subject matter, context, and setting 2. The petroleum industry: permanent sovereignty over natural resources 3. Petroleum agreements as state contracts 4. State contracts in legal doctrine: a survey 5. Types of petroleum contracts and their evolution 6. The law applicable to petroleum contracts 7. The petroleum business: main actors and driving forces 8. Stabilization clauses 9. State contracts: their stabilization by way of international arbitration Annex: Selected investor-state cases.
K3915 .D65 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018.