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School of Law

SOLM251 Exploitation of Energy Resources in Disputed Areas (B21)

Module Description

The module on Exploitation of Energy Resources in Disputed Areas examines the international legal issues arising in connection with exploration and exploitation of energy resources in disputed areas (both onshore and offshore, eg the South China Sea) from both a theoretical and practical perspective. It examines international rules and practices relating to disputed areas and how exploitation can proceed even when agreement on a boundary delimitation cannot be reached.

Applicable Groupings

Mode of Assessment

  • Moot Court Competition (40%)
  • Final Assessment Exercise (60%)

Credits

30 Credits