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Police Social Work

Overview page. Subjects: Social Work.

Police social workers are professionally trained social workers or individuals with related academic degrees employed within police departments or social service agencies who receive...

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Environment and Enforcement

Keith Hawkins.

March 1984; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 272 pages.

Most studies of law enforcement deal with police work, and many are concerned with under-enforcement of selective enforcement as problems. This book shifts the focus to social and economic...

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Holistic security risk management strategies for E&Ps: optimizing performance by reducing surface risk

Fenner L Stewart and Anthony G Cioni.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 22689 words.

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Exploration and production companies frequently partner with host countries that struggle to maintain political stability and eliminate security...

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Wind power to the people: overcoming legal, policy and social barriers to wind energy development in South Africa

Philip Martin Duguay.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

March 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 15711 words.

Wind energy project development in the Republic of South Africa has advanced rapidly following the issuance of a renewable energy feed-in tariff by the government in 2009. However, the...

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Human rights responsibilities in the oil and gas sector: applying the UN Guiding Principles

Rae Lindsay, Robert McCorquodale, Lara Blecher, Jonathan Bonnitcha, Antony Crockett and Audley Sheppard.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 35060 words.

The Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights were endorsed by the United Nations Human Rights Council in June 2011 and are now an international standard in this area. This article...

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The importance of a strong force majeure clause in an unstable geopolitical environment

Jennifer M. Smith and Andrew Behrman.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

April 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 6844 words.

A number of recent governmental actions have impacted energy companies' abilities to perform under contracts relating to the extraction and export of natural resources in countries such as...

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China’s role and contribution in the global governance of climate change: institutional adjustments for carbon tax introduction, collection and management in China

Haifeng Deng, Paolo Davide Farah and Anna Wang.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

December 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 9678 words.

As global climate change and its adverse effects have caused serious consequences, the Chinese Government is speeding up on energy saving and emissions reductions, becoming much more active...

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Let’s be clear: compliance with new transparency requirements is going to be challenging for resource companies

Carl D. Hughes and Oliver Pendred.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 3999 words.

Many companies in the extractive industries will soon be required to disclose details of payments made to governments in countries where they operate. While most public companies are...

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Mozambique’s pathway to probity: evolving legal responses to corruption

Samuel Levy and Cerys Williams.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

June 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 8511 words.

In recent years, Mozambique has attracted international attention with the prospect of vast mineral wealth offered by large-scale gas discoveries and the potential of its fledgling mining...

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Transparency in the Nigerian oil and gas industry

Adedolapo A. Akinrele.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

June 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 7034 words.

Nigerian transparency initiatives have been driven by public demands for better governance and disclosure of commercial dealings in the public and private sector. This is particularly so...

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Human rights and the extractive industries: Litigation and compliance trends

Jonathan Drimmer.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

July 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 10145 words.

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Political risk insurance as an instrument to reduce oil and gas investment risk and manage investment returns

Alexander Van de Putte, David F. Gates and Ann K. Holder.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

December 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 6844 words.

New oil and gas supply projects are increasingly taking place in non-OECD countries, where the rule of law and the sanctity of contracts are often not as well developed as in OECD...

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New wine in new wine skins: the anti-corruption framework of Ghana

Eyram A. Adadevoh.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

June 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 7603 words.

In a February 2014 State of the Nation address, Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama stated, ‘Corruption erodes national resources and deprives government of the capacity to invest in our...

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Applying game theory to oil and gas unitization agreements: how to resolve mutually beneficial, yet competitive situations

Barrett B. Schitka.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 5427 words.

This article looks at the conceptual framework of oil and gas unitization agreements from the standpoint of negotiators who must discuss and debate various provisions as they work to come...

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Where there’s a will there’s a way: making Angola’s probity laws work

Carlos Feijó and Norman Nadorff.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

June 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 8135 words.

Angola is a country blessed with abundant natural resources, a resilient national spirit and other essential ingredients for a bright future. One lacking ingredient for such future is a...

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Types of political risk leading to investment arbitrations in the oil and gas sector

Cédric Dupont, Thomas Schultz, Melanie R. Wahl and Merih Angin.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

August 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 9652 words.

It is often believed that investment arbitrations are filed because some form of political risk materialized, harming the investor’s interests. This is the hypothesis that the authors...

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Renegotiating acquired rights in the oil and gas industries: Industry and political cycles meet the rule of law

Thomas W. Wälde.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

May 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 24732 words.

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Foreign investment in Iran’s upstream oil and gas operations: a legal perspective

Abdolhossein Shiravi and Fatameh Amin Majd.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

June 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 9729 words.

Investment in upstream oil and gas operations is of great importance for the exploration and development of oil and gas fields. There are diverse and varied laws and regulations regarding...

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