Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence (OGEL) Advance publication https://www.ogel.org/ The Global Energy Law Portal en Copyright 2003-2019, Maris https://www.ogel.org/ https://www.ogel.org/grfx/logo.gif Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence (OGEL) Advance publication 75 46 Hardship in the Energy Sector https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=611 Guillian Baclin, David Haverbeke

The hardship theory, being a notion embodied in different legal systems in varied ways, such as the German "Wegfall der Geschäftgrundlage" or the French "Théorie de l'Imprévision", ...
https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=611 Tue, 13 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200
The Social License to Operate in the OHADA Zone: Mapping an Emerging and Fragmented Concept in an Integrated Legal Space https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=609 John P. Belinga, Etienne Marque

The African continent is going through a profound period of change. For much of its recent history, its natural resources have been exploited with little consideration accorded to local communities ...
https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=609 Thu, 01 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200
Getting a Social License: Enough to Catch the Elusive Ghost in Town? https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=608 Fritz Brugger

Natural resource extraction is a disruptive and inherently conflictual business. For the communities surrounding extractive operations, everything from livelihood opportunities to the visual landscape ...
https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=608 Thu, 11 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200
Social License to Operate (SLO) in the Shale Sector: A Contextual Study of the European Union https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=607 Jędrzej Górski, Christine Trenorden

This article commences by offering a summary of the EU's works on the regulatory environment for the shale gas industry (s 1.1), and is divided into following parts (i) 'Background' (s 2), (ii), ...
https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=607 Tue, 28 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200
Wind Energy, Benefit-Sharing and Indigenous Peoples: Lessons from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Southern Mexico https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=604 Annalisa Savaresi, Paola Velasco Herrejon

(Minor revisions 11/06/2019) This article looks at the practice of benefit-sharing in wind energy projects in indigenous peoples' lands in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico. The aim is to gauge ...
https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=604 Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200
Revisiting the LNG Context Under the Investment Protection Regime of the Energy Charter Treaty https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=603 Norbert Czerniak

The development of a global LNG market followed by a growing number of related investments could lead to a respective increase in arbitral proceedings under International Investment Agreements ...
https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=603 Wed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200
Legal Status of Offshore Drilling Units - An Iranian Perspective https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=602 Farideh Shabani Jahromi

The Offshore Drilling Unit is the main equipment in the upstream oil and gas industry, which is utilized in exploration, development, and improved oil recovery for the purpose of drilling or workover ...
https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=602 Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200
Book Review: Agricultural Land Use and Natural Gas Extraction Conflicts: A Global Socio-Legal Perspective by Madeline Taylor and Tina Soliman Hunter https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=601 Robert Pritchard

This book is concerned with the contest between two fundamentally different industries - agriculture and energy - and their struggle to co-exist. It is a stimulating work by two distinguished ...
https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=601 Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200
The Moral Case Against Social License to Operate https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=600 Jaana Woiceshyn

Companies' need to gain and maintain "social license to operate" (SLO) is widely taken for granted, particularly in the extractive industries such as mining and oil and gas. The concept ...
https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=600 Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200
Groningen Gas: The Loss of a Social License to Operate https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=599 Jilles Beukel, Lucia Geuns

In March 2018, the Dutch government decided to stop natural gas production from the Groningen field as soon as the demand for Groningen gas allows. This implies that gas production will stop in ...
https://www.ogel.org/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=599 Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200