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Oil and Gas Law Dissertation Topics

  • Reverberations of oil and natural gas on the financial and economic markets.

    Aim:

    To determine how the oil and natural gas affect the financial and economic markets in the contemporary era.

    Objectives:

    1. To identify the relationship between oil and natural gas on the economy
    2. To explore the effects of oil and natural gas on the inflation
    3. To determine ways through which oil and natural gas can strengthen the economic and financial market of the UK

  • Oil price shocks and their impact on the emerging markets

    Aim:

    To understand how the oil price shock affects the emerging markets of the UK.

    Objectives:

    1. To explore what are oil price shocks in the current era
    2. To determine the relationship between oil price shocks and the emerging markets
    3. To identify the laws regarding the regulation of oil prices in the UK to ensure minimal impact on the emerging markets of the UK

  • The role of oil and gas companies in protecting the health of communities living around an oil reserve.

    Aim:

    To investigate the role of oil and gas companies in protecting the health of communities living around an oil reserve.

    Objectives:

    1. To explore the oil and gas companies in protecting the health of communities living around an oil reserve.
    2. To analyse the effectiveness of oil and gas companies in protecting the health of communities living around an oil reserve.
    3. To offer strategies that could enhance the role of oil and gas companies in protecting the health of communities living around an oil reserve.

  • The effectiveness of existing operating agreements and dispute resolution tactics for oil and gas companies , a case study of the Niger Delta.

    Aim:

    To examine the effectiveness of existing operating agreements and dispute resolution tactics for oil and gas companies , a case study of the Niger Delta.

    Objectives:

    1. To explore the existing operating agreements and dispute resolution tactics for oil and gas companies , a case study of the Niger Delta.
    2. To analyse the effectiveness of existing operating agreements and dispute resolution tactics for oil and gas companies.
    3. To offer strategies to enhance the effectiveness of existing operating agreements and dispute resolution tactics for oil and gas companies

  • An empirical analysis of the contribution of oil and gas sector in economic growth

    Aim:

    To analyse the contribution of oil and gas sector in economic growth

    Objectives:

    1. To examine how oil and gas industry increases GDP or national output of the country
    2. To analyse the effect of oil and gas sector on increasing trade and net exports of the country
    3. To inspect the FDI effects of the oil and gas sector in the economy

  • Environmental Impacts of the Deep-Water Oil and Gas Industry

    Aim:

    To address the environmental Impacts of the Deep-Water Oil and Gas Industry.

    Objectives:

    1. To analyse the impacts of deep-water oil and gas industry on the marine environment
    2. To examine the protective measures that can be taken to minimise the impacts of deep-water oil and gas sector

    To recommend strategies for controlling the effects of deep-water oil and gas sector

  • Waste management techniques- A case study of United Kingdom oil and gas sector.

    Aim:

    To examine the novel waste management techniques- A case study of United Kingdom oil and gas sector.

    Objectives:

    1. To identify the challenges facing the oil and gas sector in achieving sustainable management of all the waste from production.
    2. To determine different forms of E and P waste being generated and reduce harmful E and P waste by using technology.
    3. To focus on the policies made by the government regarding hazardous waste from the oil and gas industry.

  • Managing environmental risk in the oil and gas industry's offshore activities.

    Aim:

    This study will describe the implementation and the use of environmental risk management and different strategies for offshore gas operations.

    Objectives:

    1. To focus on the environmental strategy to eliminate the risk of contamination in order to protect marine life.
    2. To address the necessity for risk assessment in all elements, including health, safety, and the environment, to establish a balanced set of priorities and protective measures.
    3. To focus on the physical barriers and developing and implementing a systematic methodology to understand and cope with high-risk areas.

  • Oil and gas production contribute to global warming

    Aim:

    To study how oil and gas production contributes to global warming.

    Objectives:

    1. To study the impact of gas and oil production on global warming.
    2. To identify the laws that are used by the gas production companies to avoid global warming.
    3. To discuss the harmful impact of global warming on societies.

  • The laws governing oil spillage

    Aim:

    To study the laws governing oil spillage in water bodies and the protection of marine life.

    Objectives:

    1. To identify the need for the laws governing oil spillage in water bodies.
    2. To discuss the impact of oil spillage in water and its effect on marine life.
    3. To highlight ways by which oil spillage in water can be prevented.

  • environmental health and safety standards in the oil and gas industry in the UK.

    Aim:

    The aim of this study is to analyse the extent of compliance is to environmental health and safety standards in the oil and gas industry in the UK.

    Objectives:

    1. To examine and identify the environmental health and safety impacts caused by oil and gas exploration and production sector in the UK.
    2. To analyse the extent of compliance with national policy, international and regional legal framework that provides for environmental health and safety standards during the oil and gas exploration and production industry in the UK.
    3. To propose mechanisms for improving environmental health and safety law compliance in the UK.

  • The role of oil and gas companies in the energy transition

    Aim:

    To examine the role of oil and gas companies in the energy transition.

    Objectives:

    1. To examine the role of oil and gas companies in the energy transition
    2. To determine the impact of oil and gas companies’ practice in the energy transition
    3. To recommend how energy transition can be improved effectively by oil and gas companies

  • Legal development and implementation of international legal mechanisms for energy security

    Aim:

    To analyse the recent legal development and implementation of international legal mechanisms for energy security at a regional level, in the light of the EU market.

    Objectives:

    1. To assess how the EU legal framework design and promote resilience so the energy system is best able to withstand disruptions
    2. To examine the shortcomings, if any, of the law with regard its capacity to regulate the EU energy market
    3. To determine how the law regulate uses of energy in order to guarantee long-term supply and efficiency
    4. To analyse if the current EU legal instruments satisfactory to regulate, promote and foresee diversification of energy sources?

  • Alternative to Oil and Gas: Review of Economic Benefits and Potential of Wind Power in the UK

    Aim:

    This study focuses on using wind energy as an alternative to thermal power sources as the main source of power generation in the UK.

    Objectives:

    1. To determine the alternative source of power generation preferable in the UK
    2. To compare the effectiveness of wind source with non-RE sources
    3. To assess if the UK can completely rely on wind energy as one of the leading sources of power generation

  • The implication for climate change and peak fossil fuel of the continuation of the current trend in wind and solar energy production

    Aim:

    To determine the implication for climate change and peak fossil fuel of the continuation

    of the current trend in wind and solar energy production.

    Objectives:

    1. To analyse the likely timing of the onset of e global warming and peak fossil fuel risks at civilisation-disrupting level
    2. The determine the potential timing of the development of future wind and solar power production.
    3. To present and assess the intersection of these two trends to give a quantitative estimate of the possible timing of the transition and its adequacy to meet the risk.

  • A comprehensive multi-criteria model to rank electric energy production technologies

    Aim:

    The purpose of the study was to develop a comprehensive multi-criteria model to rank electric energy production technologies

    Objectives:

    1. To determine the criteria to be used to evaluate energy alternatives
    2. To evaluate the effectiveness of renewable sources over nonrenewable sources of energy
    3. To examine which renewable energy sources are preferred over others and should be offered incentives.

  • Environmental innovation and its impact on economic and environmental performance: Evidence from Chinese-owned firms in the UK.

    Aim:

    To analyse the impact of environmental innovation on the economic and environmental performance of Chinese owned firms in the UK

    Objectives:

    1. To establish a theoretical model combining TPB (Theory of Planned Behavior) with theories of global environmental management and environmental innovation.
    2. To analyse the determinants of environmental innovation intention.
    3. To evaluate the effects of environmental innovation behaviour on economic performance and environmental performance in different provinces and of different corporate ownership.

  • A Study of Sustainability in the Oil and Gas Supply Chain

    Aim:

    To investigate the impacts of sustainability implementation on corporate competitiveness of oil and gas supply chain in the UK.

    Objectives:

    1. To identify the most important drivers and inhibitors of sustainability in the UK oil and gas industry
    2. To assess the types of sustainability strategies implemented in the UK oil and gas industry.
    3. To examine the impacts of sustainability on the competitiveness of organisations across the UK oil and gas supply chain
    4. To develop a conceptual framework of sustainability implementation on organisations supply chains with link to competitive advantages.

  • Corporate investment behavior of firms in the oil and gas sector during periods of divided government; a case of US.

    Aim:

    To examine the corporate investment behavior of firms in the oil and gas sector during periods of divided government; a case of US.

    Objectives:

    1. To examine whether the economic risk caused by gridlock during periods of divided government influences profitability and valuation of firms that operate in the oil and gas sector.
    2. Too consider whether the effect of political control on the long-term calculations involved in investment decisions differs from the effect on profitability
    3. To investigate investment behavior during periods when one party controls both the executive (i.e. White House) and the legislative (i.e. the House and the Senate) branches of government
    4. To determine how variations in political ideologies and the interaction of these ideologies influence investment in this sector.

  • The Influence of Power and Politics in oil and gas industry

    Aim:

    To study determine the Influence of Power and Politics in oil and gas industry; a case study of America, Oil, and War in the Middle East

    Objectives:

    1. To examine the meaning of politics and power
    2. To set out and discuss the key events in the oil and gas War in the Middle East
    3. To analyse how politics and power influence the oil and gas War in the Middle East
    4. To illustrate how politics and power are inextricably linked with oil sector