Shale: a guide to tailoring legislation, SPAs, farm-in agreements and JOAs in developing basins
This paper aims to provide governments, developers and investors with: an understanding of current regulatory and contractual practice in the UK and elsewhere; and a perspective on: (a) regulatory changes; and (b) contractual arrangements needed, to facilitate new unconventional developments in unconventional basins.
This paper is structured so as to analyse the UK experience before applying it, and other lessons learned globally, as follows:
• UK — the story so far; and UK — next steps.
• Unconventional developments — characteristics;
• Licence / concession issues (including a UK case study);
• Sale and purchase/farm-in issues; and
• Joint operating agreements…
Click on the link below to read the rest of the Dentons briefing.
News from Dentons
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from Dentons
Re:Sound’s Tariff 8 is already the subject of an application for judicial review and has been the impetus for a public debate about the appropriateness of licence fees.
A Montreal-based artist is suing the producer and broadcaster of 30 Vies — on the basis that footage of a graffiti tag in the opening credits constitutes copyright infringement.
Analysis from The Lawyer
The continent’s boom in natural resources and renewable energy is sparking an infrastructure drive
Shearman & Sterling is making its presence felt in the City, squaring up to magic circle firms and looking to muscle in on key relationships. Private equity house Bridgepoint is one outfit that has had its head turned by the US firm.