UT Dallas 2022 Undergraduate Catalog

MECO3340 - Energy Law and Contracts

MECO 3340 Energy Law and Contracts (3 semester credit hours) This course provides an introductory overview of current topics in energy law and policy. Topics include the study of essential agreements used in the energy industry, such as (i) international petroleum upstream government contracts, (ii) agreements and leases to explore for, develop and produce crude oil, natural gas, wind, and solar, (iii) joint operating agreements where more than one party owns rights to develop a particular area, and (iv) transportation agreement. Studies also cover regulation of various energy resources and electric utilities, energy security, energy trade, and environment, as well as the evolving relationship between policy and markets. (Same as ENGY 3340) (3-0) R