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Energy and Oil and Gas Law Conference 2018

The Sir Ian Wood Building
Event Date: Time:8:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Location: N242, Sir Ian Wood Building, Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Campus, Aberdeen

Robert Gordon University’s one day Energy and Oil and Gas Law Conference 2018 (EOG), in collaboration with The Law School, will focus on the themes of Energy Regulation, Transition and Innovation.

It is now 30 years since the Piper Alpha disaster and subsequent regulatory regimes and practices across the world have evolved from prescription to a goal setting approach. In particular, the rapid development of new and innovative technology required the adaptation of modern regulatory approaches.

Currently, the UK’s energy and oil and gas sectors have undergone significant transitional change due to external and internal factors. Both industry and government are facing both challenges and opportunities to adapt to current conditions.

Various experts and speakers from industry, government, regulator, and academia will gather to discuss topics with a connection between law, regulation, transition and innovation in the energy and oil and gas sectors.

Speakers Include:

  • Audrey Banner, Head of Decommissioning Policy, and Financial Governance, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
  • Judith Aldersey – Williams, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP 
  • Dr John Morgan, Senior Principal, Det Norsk Veritas Germanischer Lloyd (DNV GL)
  • Jake Molloy, Regional Organiser, National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT)
  • Sumeet Pabby, Specialist Inspector (Fire, Explosion & Risk Assessment), Energy Division, Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
  • Prof De Leeuw, Director, Oil and Gas Institute (OGI, RGU)
  • Steve Rae & Prof Rhona Flin, Professor Industrial Psychology, Aberdeen Business School, (ABS, RGU)
  • Duncan Stephen & Prof Phil Hazard, School of Engineering, RGU
  • Dr Leon Moller, Course leader, LLM/MSc Oil and Gas Law, Law School, RGU

Register to attend the EOG Law Conference 2018

Download the Law Conference programme:

Energy and Oil and Gas Law Conference 2018 (PDF 2MB)

Energy Research Colloquium

As part of the EOG Law Conference 2018, an Energy Research Colloquium will be held on Tuesday 1 May.

Find out more about the Energy Research Colloquium

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the event please contact Alison Orellana