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National oil companies and resource nationalism: a challenge for a petroleum resource-rich state. (2020)
Thesis
AZUBIKE, V.C. 2020. National oil companies and resource nationalism: a challenge for a petroleum resource-rich state. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1357841

Debates on the relevance of national oil companies (NOCs) as a means for a state to adequately manage their petroleum resources have been put forward by some critics. Some critics argue that the traditional national oil company model is antiquated. A... Read More about National oil companies and resource nationalism: a challenge for a petroleum resource-rich state..

Harnessing the regulatory framework for compliance with environmental regulations in the hydrocarbon sector in Nigeria. (2020)
Thesis
BASSEY, D.E. 2020. Harnessing the regulatory framework for compliance with environmental regulations in the hydrocarbon sector in Nigeria. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Over the past five decades, Nigeria has witnessed immense ecological disaster arising from unsustainable environmental exploitation of its natural resource. Evidence can be seen from the oil and gas sector. Oil and gas activities in the Niger Delta r... Read More about Harnessing the regulatory framework for compliance with environmental regulations in the hydrocarbon sector in Nigeria..

An investigation into the oil and gas contractual and legal relationship between the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Iraq Federal Government (IFG). (2020)
Thesis
KADIRGOLAM, B. 2020. An investigation into the oil and gas contractual and legal relationship between the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Iraq Federal Government (IFG). Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) production-sharing contracts (PSCs) with international oil companies (IOCs) have dominated the relationship crises between the KRG and the Iraqi Federal Government (IFG) for the last fifteen years. During thi... Read More about An investigation into the oil and gas contractual and legal relationship between the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Iraq Federal Government (IFG)..

Decommissioning the UKCS: increasing flexibility of approach through proportionate regulation and evidence based practice. (2018)
Thesis
BROOKS, R. 2018. Decommissioning the UKCS: increasing flexibility of approach through proportionate regulation and evidence based practice. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1677784

The purpose of this research is to investigate how industry and government can strategically align to improve efficiency and gain environmental benefit from the challenge of decommissioning redundant offshore oil and gas infrastructure, through an al... Read More about Decommissioning the UKCS: increasing flexibility of approach through proportionate regulation and evidence based practice..