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The Rule of Capture: The Least Worst Property Rule for Oil and Gas

Terence Daintith

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses the rule of capture as applied to oil and gas. The rule states that oil and gas become the property of the owner of the land on which they are recovered by lawful drilling or ... More


Legal Models of Petroleum and Natural Gas Ownership in Brazilian Law

Yanko Marcius de Alencar Xavier

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The exploration and production of oil and gas in Brazil have been government monopolies for a considerable time. Under this model, these mineral resources belong to the government, and are to be used ... More


Privatization Industry Studies: Energy and Airlines

William Leon Megginson

in The Financial Economics of Privatization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195150629
eISBN:
9780199835768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150627.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the privatization histories and regulatory regimes adopted for oil and companies, electric utilities, and national airlines. The first section details the history of oil and gas ... More


Rationalized Production:: Mechanization, Automation, Robotization

Vaclav Smil

in Transforming the Twentieth Century: Volume 2: Technical Innovations and Their Consequences

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195168754
eISBN:
9780199783601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168755.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Mechanization — a key trend of pre-WWI technical advances — intensified in all industrial sectors and reached new levels with automation and robotization after WWII. Major advances made in coal ... More


Innovation, Path Dependency, and Policy: The Norwegian Case

Jan Fagerberg, David Mowery, and Bart Verspagen (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551552
eISBN:
9780191720819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551552.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

Innovation is often associated with high-technology industries, such as information and communication technologies, scientific research in large-scale facilities in firms or universities, and ... More


Industry: Turning the Titanic

Deborah Gordon

in No Standard Oil: Managing Abundant Petroleum in a Warming World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190069476
eISBN:
9780190069506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069476.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Chapter 5 examines the structure and role of the oil industry and details the various actors that make up the industry. It argues that self-reported greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are not ... More


. Maritime Opportunity? North Sea Oil and Gas 1964–1990

Alan G. Jamieson

in Ebb Tide in the British Maritime Industries: Change and Adaptation, 1918-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859897280
eISBN:
9781781385081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897280.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The discovery of oil and gas deposits in the British zone of the North Sea during the 1960s promised great economic benefits to the country. The British maritime industries were in various degrees of ... More


Local Content Law and Practice: The Case of Ghana

Charles Godfred Ackah and Asaah S. Mohammed

in Mining for Change: Natural Resources and Industry in Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198851172
eISBN:
9780191885914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851172.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Local content and local participation policy and legislation have come to stay in Ghana’s oil and gas industry. The policy and legislation have been described largely as adequate, promising, and ... More


Oil and Gas Development

Jessica Smartt Gullion

in Fracking the Neighborhood: Reluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029766
eISBN:
9780262329798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029766.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter outlines the history of oil and gas development in the United States, with emphasis on Texas oil and gas culture. Provided are the background to regulation of this industry to ... More


Petroleum Licensing

Greg Gordon

in Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861018
eISBN:
9781474406239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the licensing regime that exists for permitting the exploration for and development of oil and gas within Great Britain and on the UKCS. It discusses the evolution of the ... More


Fracking

William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley

in High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Few environmental issues have received more media attention than fracking (hydraulic fracturing) for oil and gas development in shales and other unconventional resources. This chapter provides an ... More


The Role of Oil and Gas in the Economic Development of the Global Economy

Paul Stevens

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter is concerned with the role of oil and gas in the economic development of the global economy. It focuses on the context in which established and newer oil and gas producers in developing ... More


Oil and Gas Companies and the Management of Social and Environmental Impacts and Issues: The Evolution of the Industry’s Approach

Kathryn Tomlinson

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of social and environmental performance and management practices in the oil and gas industries, outlining the evolution of international companies’ approaches over ... More


A Lack of Competent Guardians

Jessica Smartt Gullion

in Fracking the Neighborhood: Reluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029766
eISBN:
9780262329798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029766.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter deals with the regulatory and legal aspects of natural gas development in the US, with specific emphasis on Texas. Included are discussion of the major regulatory agencies involved and ... More


Enhancing Local Content in Uganda

Ritwika Sen

in Mining for Change: Natural Resources and Industry in Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198851172
eISBN:
9780191885914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851172.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses policy options to promote local content in Uganda as it transitions to an oil-producing country. It contends that productive linkages between oil and gas exporters and domestic ... More


The Politics of Natural Resources in the Caspian Sea: A New Great Game in an Ancient World

Abbas Maleki

in Environmental Politics in the Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190916688
eISBN:
9780190942984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916688.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the politics of the natural resources of the Caspian Sea as littoral states vie for dominance on energy resources and its routes to the world markets against a background of ... More


Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Amanda Slevin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Gas and oil are pivotal to the functioning of modern societies, yet the ownership, control, production and consumption of hydrocarbons often provokes intense disputes with serious social, economic, ... More


Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Greg Gordon, John Paterson, and Emre Usenmez (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861018
eISBN:
9781474406239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This highly successful bookbrings together academic and practicing lawyers to consider the key legalissues facing the United Kingdom as it becomes a progressively more mature hydrocarbon province. ... More


Mineral Rights

John S. Baen and Ming Kai Low

in Private Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199388752
eISBN:
9780199388783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388752.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the subsurface rights that owners hold with the land. Surface rights allow an owner either to grow crops or prepare for development. Subsurface rights have the potential for ... More


Egypt’s twisted hydrocarbon dependency: A case of persistent semi-rentierism

Amr Adly

in Oil and the Political Economy in the Middle East: Post-2014 Adjustment Policies of the Arab Gulf and Beyond

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526149091
eISBN:
9781526166654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526149107.00018
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Since 2006, Egypt has shown the puzzling trend of being a country that imports energy yet does not benefit economically from lower international oil prices. Despite being a net energy importer, Egypt ... More


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