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Scott Gaille : Courses and Seminars

Energy Law Seminar
LAWS 45302
The Energy Law Seminar exposes students to current issues facing energy industry practitioners. Topics covered during the first half of the seminar include United States shale developments, international energy projects, the natural resources curse, energy finance challenges, and energy litigation/arbitration trends. The second half of the seminar consists of a West Africa simulation, in which student teams bid on real petroleum licenses in West Africa, engage in a multilateral negotiation with other teams to acquire and divest license interests, and then drill wells by rolling dice to determine which of the 50 petroleum prospects are discoveries. The seminar will require not only in-class participation, but also negotiation sessions between class meetings.
Spring 2015
Scott Gaille