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Property Rights in Oil and Gas under Domanial Regimes

Yinka Omorogbe and Peter Oniemola

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/9780199579853.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the property rights over petroleum in situ between the federal, state, and local governments in a federation. It also discusses the legal character of the various property ... More


Models for State Ownership on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

Ulf Hammer

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/9780199579853.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Since the early 1970s, state ownership has been an important element in the management of petroleum resources on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). In recent years however, important developments ... More


The Scope and Limitations of the Principle of National Property of Hydrocarbons in Mexico

Jose Juan Gonzalez

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/9780199579853.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses the scope and limitations of the principle of national property over natural resources of the subsoil established by Art 27 of the Mexican Constitution. It discusses the ... More


Why Classic Oil Wars Do Not Pay

Emily Meierding

in The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748288
eISBN:
9781501748950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748288.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter challenges a key assumption underpinning classic oil war claims. It argues that, although oil war believers correctly observe that petroleum is extremely valuable, they make a mistake in ... More


From Value to Violence: Connecting Oil and War

Emily Meierding

in The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748288
eISBN:
9781501748950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748288.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter begins by tracing oil's development from a largely invisible, worthless material into a vital natural resource. It discusses oil's contemporary military and economic significance for ... More


Searching for Classic Oil Wars

Emily Meierding

in The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748288
eISBN:
9781501748950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748288.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines over six hundred militarized interstate disputes (MIDs) in order to determine whether oil ambitions motivate militarized conflict. It provides evidence of classic oil wars, in ... More


Eminent Domain and Regulatory Changes

Luis Erize

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/9780199579853.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The concept of eminent domain is defined more as an emanation of public powers than as an outright property right, referring thus to the authority of the Sovereign to legislate and to set forth rules ... More


Petro-Myths and Petro-Realities

Emily Meierding

in The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748288
eISBN:
9781501748950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748288.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter summarizes findings that challenge the oil wars myth by revealing how states are extremely reluctant to fight for petroleum resources. It explains how oil ambitions may inspire mild ... More


Federalism and the Unruly California Oil Market

Paul Sabin

in Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the start of the 1930s California oil producers and state government leaders explored national limits on imports as a way to solve the oil market problem but they were turned away by the Hoover ... More


Oil Gambit: Iraq’s Invasion of Kuwait

Emily Meierding

in The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748288
eISBN:
9781501748950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748288.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter evaluates the unique historical oil gambit, focusing on Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990. It recounts how Saddam Hussein initiated a severe conflict that aimed to seize Kuwait's ... More


Red Herrings: The Chaco and Iran–Iraq Wars

Emily Meierding

in The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748288
eISBN:
9781501748950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748288.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter investigates two prominent red herrings: the Chaco War from 1932 to 1935 and the Iran–Iraq War from 1980 to 1988. It explains that the two red herring conflicts were widely assumed to ... More


Challenges to Regulating Hydraulic Fracturing in South Africa: Technological Innovation and Law Making for Climate Change at the Crossroads

Hugo Meyer van den Berg and Hanri Mostert

in Innovation in Energy Law and Technology: Dynamic Solutions for Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198822080
eISBN:
9780191861161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822080.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Two problems have recently plagued South Africa: insufficient energy supply and water scarcity. Hydraulic fracturing for extracting shale gas forms the backdrop to the consideration of law making and ... More


Introduction

Jonathon W. Moses and Bjørn Letnes

in Managing Resource Abundance and Wealth: The Norwegian Experience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198787174
eISBN:
9780191829260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787174.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

It is common, if problematic, to refer to the Norwegian model of resource management as a blueprint for developing countries that wish to avoid the Paradox of Plenty. This introductory chapter lays ... More


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