Overview - NSELP


20070321-WEBSITEA key component of the programme involves spending two weeks in each of the four universities.
For each of these two-week intensive teaching modules, we have cherry-picked the best expertise and specialist knowledge from each particular university.

The majority of the teaching days last from 9 am to 4 pm and participants are expected to write a short paper during this teaching period. This paper will be presented and discussed on the last day of the module. On top of that, all modules feature one or more site visits. Examples of the first round include an oil platform under construction, an offshore wind farm and an underground gas storage facility. These site visits are designed to broaden the view of participants and relate legal theory to practice. They provide an opportunity to gain a new perspective and increased insight into the energy sector.

The programme overview can be found below. It is important to mention that the duration of the module, however, is longer than two weeks. The time for engagement includes preparation (reading of materials made available on the online platform CourseSites), the teaching period itself, and writing an elaborating papers during and after the teaching period. Once the four teaching modules are completed, you will have months to write and submit a your master’s thesis.The programme will be concluded by a symposium where students present their final thesis.

Information on the Timeline and Assessment Method as well as on the Details of each Teaching Module is also available on this website.

 Electricity and Gas: Liberalising and Regulating the MarketGroningen-[Converted]

  • Liberalising the Energy Market: Impact of Competition Law
  • Legal Design of Networkbound Energy Markets
  • Network Regulation – Third Party Access
  • Flexibility Services in the Gas Sector
  • Institutional and Organisational Aspects
  • Cross-border Energy Trade
  • Power Pools and Energy Exchanges
  • Consumer Protection and Security of Supply

Field Trip: TBC 
Visit: TBC 
Dates: 27 September – 10 October 2020
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OsloUpstream Oil and Gas: Public and Contractual Law Aspects

  • Legal Basis
  • Production Sharing Agreements (PSA)
  • Licensing
  • Decommissioning
  • Joint Operating Agreements
  • Contracts: General Issues
  • Contracts: Specific Issues
  • Contractual Techniques

Field Trip: TBC
Visit: TBC
Date: 1 February – 12 February 2021
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Energy Investments, Trade and Security

  • Energy Trade
  • Investment Protection
  • Disputes Settlement and Arbitration
  • Security of Supply – Principles and Programmes
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Environmental Safety and Downstream Safety
  • Upstream Health and Safety

Field Trip: TBC
Visit: TBC
Date: 21 June – 2 July 2021
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Green Energy, Climate and Sustainable Development

  • International Climate Change Law
  • EU Climate Change Law
  • Implementation of CO2 Emission Commitments
  • Green Energy – Regulatory Instruments
  • Renewables
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Comparative Approaches to Offshore Wind Farms
  • Comparative Discussion of Domestic Approaches to Carbon Capture and Storage
  • Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

Field Trip: TBC
Visit: TBC
Date: 17 October – 30 October 2021
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