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Requirement for a nuclear site licenceA nuclear site licence (licence) is required under the Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (NuIA 1965) to use any...
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What is the ‘supplier of last resort’?When the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) revokes a supply licence (usually because of insolvency),...
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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SubcontractingThis Practice Note examines the following legal and practical matters in relation to entering into a subcontract or when granting...
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Energy and Brexit—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorWhat is Euratom?The Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (‘the Euratom Treaty’)...
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Offshore Oil and Gas Directive 2013/30/EU—snapshotTitleDirective 2013/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 on safety of...
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Decommissioning—International Law and UK Government PolicyThe UK’s policy on decommissioning, and its execution, is overseen by the Department of...
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Produced in partnership with Isla Stewart of Matheson 11th Aug
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Decommissioning—planning for decommissioningOffshore oil and gas decommissioning programmes are, by their very nature, complex documents. Not only do...
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Produced in partnership with Isla Stewart of Matheson 11th Aug
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Decommissioning—decommissioning relief deedThe Decommissioning Relief Deed (DRD) is a contract between the UK government and a 'Qualifying Company'...
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Produced in partnership with Isla Stewart of Matheson 11th Aug
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Decommissioning—legislative backgroundThe Petroleum Act 1998 (PA 1998) provides the Secretary of State (SoS) with the power to grant licences to...
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Produced in partnership with Isla Stewart of Matheson 11th Aug
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‘Conventional’ Oil and Gas—An IntroductionLicensing and RegulationRegulatory BodiesThe former Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) (now the...
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11th Aug
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Decommissioning DisputesScopeThe UK’s decommissioning regime covers both offshore oil and gas installations and offshore submarine oil and gas...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Holland of Squire Patton Boggs 11th Aug
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Decommissioning Relief DeedDecommissioning Relief DeedThe Decommissioning Relief Deed (DRD) is a contract between the UK Government and a ‘Qualifying...
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The Energy White Paper—an overviewIntroduction to the Energy White PaperOn 14 December 2020, the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial...
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Produced in partnership with Michelle Davies, Jean Pascal Boutin and Simon Davies of Eversheds Sutherland 6th Aug
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Decommissioning—types of decommissioning contractsOil and gas decommissioning is usually undertaken by the designated operator of the licence (for an...
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31st Jul
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Force majeure and frustration in offshore oil and gas drilling, decommissioning and service contracts in response to a significant market disruptionIn...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Holland and Michael Davar of Squire Patton Boggs 30th Jul
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Knock-for-knock indemnities: risk allocation in offshore oil and gas contractsWhat are knock-for-knock indemnities?A knock-for-knock clause is a...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Neuberger of Bracewell LLP and Robert Meade of Bracewell LLP 30th Jul
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Decommissioning—decommissioning security agreementDecommissioning security agreementsOil and gas companies are expected to return the seabed to its...
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Produced in partnership with Isla Stewart of Matheson 30th Jul

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