This course is discontinued

MARLPETRO – Petroleum Law/Energy Law

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Course content

Note: This course will be given a new code from spring semester 2006, and you will find all relevant information JUR5410 – Petroleumsrett (discontinued)

Petroleum Law deals with the public regulation of Norwegian offshore petroleum activities. It addresses the relationship between the authorities and the holders of a license for petroleum production (such as the license system, safety regulation and petroleum taxation), the relationship between players in the gas market (access to gas infra-structure), relevant EC legislation related to competition law), and the relationship between the licensees and third parties (e.g. liability for pollution damage).

Learning outcome

To gain knowledge of the various regulations in the petroleum and energy sector.


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To be allowed to take the exam in MARLPETRO - Petroleum Law, you must be accepted at the Maritime Law (master's 1 1/2-years).


Formal prerequisite knowledge

No obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.




6-hour written exam.

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Every spring

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