Tina Hunter is a Professor in Energy Law and the Director of the Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law. Previously, Dr Hunter was the inaugural Director of the Centre for International Minerals and Energy Law at the University of Queensland. She teaches and researches in the areas of national and international petroleum law, unconventional petroleum regulation, Arctic petroleum law and governance, property law and resources law and policy. She has received academic qualifications in marine sediments, geology, political science, applied science, and law, completing her Phd at the University of Bergen, Norway.
In addition to teaching at the University of Aberdeen, Dr Hunter has previous or ongoing teaching appointments in Norway, Australia, Iceland and Russia. She has been a visiting scholar at the University of Bergen, the University of Aberdeen, and the University of Texas Austin.
Dr Hunter has presented at over fifty conferences on three continents. Her expertise has been sought by many national and state/regional governments, where she has been engaged to analyse petroleum laws, draft legislation and advise on policy and governance relating to conventional and unconventional petroleum. She has also consulted to governments, industry groups and NGO's in several jurisdictions including Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Russia and Canada. In June 2014 Dr Hunter participated in a unconventional gas learning symposium at the World Bank, Washington DC.
OGEL 2 (2018) - Decommissioning Offshore Energy Installations
OGEL Special edited by Professor Tina Hunter:
OGEL 2 (2016) - Emerging Issues in Polar Energy Law and Governance