Pipelines and cables - the offshore transportation of oil, gas and renewable energy

Ruven Clemens Fleming Geb. Zeuschner

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Assesses the UK, EU and international law regimes applicable to the offshore transport of oil and gas and the conveyance of electricity generated from offshore renewable energy installations, including: (1) law of the sea issues; (2) EU competition law issues; (3) the UK consenting rules for pipelines and electricity cables; (4) the environmental protection regulations; (5) the leasing rules under the Crown Estate Act 1961; and (6) the work of Marine Scotland in regulating marine licensing. Discusses contractual and network access matters relating to offshore energy transportation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)311-326
Number of pages16
JournalInternational Energy Law Review
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2011


  • competition law
  • EU law
  • electricity transmission
  • environmental protection
  • law of the sea
  • licensing authorities
  • marine licences
  • offshore installations
  • oil and gas law
  • pipelines
  • renewable energy installations
  • Scotland


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