Eduardo G Pereira is a renowned scholar specialising in natural resources and energy law as a full-time, part-time, honorary, associate, adjunct, researcher and/or visiting scholar in a number of leading academic institutions around the world (especially the University of the West Indies). He has been active in the oil and gas industry for more than 15 years and is an international expert on joint operating agreements. His experience in this area - both academic and practical - is extensive. He has practical experience in over 50 jurisdictions covering America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Dr. Pereira concluded his doctoral thesis on oil and gas joint ventures at the University of Aberdeen. He conducted postdoctoral research at Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (University of Oxford, UK), the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law (University of Oslo, Norway) and the Institute of Energy and Environment (University of S„o Paulo, Brazil). He is also a managing editor for the GSENRLJ and an associate editor of OGEL. He is also the author and editor of several leading oil and gas textbooks.