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Short Course: Energy and Natural Resources Law

Date: 10 Sessions: 23 February, 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 March, 6, 13, 20, 27 April 2022

Time: 10.00 - 12.00 (UK time)

Venue: Online


Course Details

Bringing together a distinguished team of experts from academia, research and industry, the course provides a well-rounded account of the principal legal and regulatory issues in the energy and natural resources sector, including seabed energy, renewable energy, freshwater resources, nuclear energy and carbon capture & storage. The course explores each topic from an international and comparative dimension under the broad spectrum of sustainability, environmental protection, and economic development.

Outline Programme


  • From Energy Security to Energy Trilemma
  • Green Paradox & Avoiding Policy Frustration


  • Principles & Objectives of Petroleum Law & Regulation
  • Decommissioning of Offshore Oil & Gas Installations
  • Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS)


  • Global Water Law
  • Deep-Sea Mining


  • Space Solar, Hydrogen, Methane Hydrates
  • Future Fission, Nuclear Fusion and Beyond
  • Renewable Energy Law

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Course tutors

Format of the course

The virtual course format will consist of a series of 10 sessions in which live (synchronous) teaching is offered via Zoom. Participants will be able to interact with the tutors and amongst themselves on screen.

Who is the course for?

The course would be beneficial for legal practitioners, students, law academics and non-lawyers with interest in the global governance of energy and natural resources.

Pricing and Registration

The course cost per person is £1,000

Course Discounts

Member Discount: 15% discount for individual members of BIICL
Details of individual memberships at BIICL 

Group Discounts:

  • 15% discount for groups of 3 or more attendees from NGO organisations or staff of government
  • 15% discount for groups of 5 or more attendees from commercial organisations

To apply for any of the group discounts please Contact Us 

Training Scholarships

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law is committed to equality and opportunity in the legal profession and to support greater engagement of under-represented groups in the legal profession. 

In our efforts in this regard we are delighted to offer 3 scholarships for each of our short courses to participants from communities and backgrounds currently under-represented in the legal community. 

Applications for training scholarships must be received at least three weeks ahead of the course start date (2 February 2022). 

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CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 20 CPD hours.


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Event Cancellation Policy

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