Journal of World Energy Law & Business

The JWELB, published by Oxford University Press, is the official publication of AIPN. It provides high-quality articles that combine academic excellence with professional relevance and benefits from the expertise of a Board of internationally respected academics, lawyers and other energy professionals. All members receive free online access and receive a generous discount on print subscriptions.

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Research Papers

AIPN’s annual Research Paper program offers a substantial grant to selected qualified authors for preparation of practical, thoroughly researched papers on topics directly relevant to international petroleum negotiations. and an important tool to staying up-to-date on current issues affecting the industry.

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AIPN Approves 2020 Offshore Drilling Contract

The Board of Directors of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) is pleased to announce the publication of its 2020 Model International Offshore Drilling Contract. The 2020 AIPN Model International Offshore Drilling Contract is intended to work in most offshore areas and countries around the world. It is intended to be a fairly balanced … Continue reading “AIPN Approves 2020 Offshore Drilling Contract”

Submit Proposals for AIPN’s 2020 Research Paper by March 24

Click here for the 2020-2021 Request for Proposal information. Click here for a complete list of AIPN Research Papers. AIPN is now soliciting proposals for a new Research Paper and proposals must be submitted by March 24. The topic may be selected by the proposed author and should be a subject of interest to the … Continue reading “Submit Proposals for AIPN’s 2020 Research Paper by March 24”

AIPN Approves 2020 Unitization & Unit Operating Agreement

The AIPN Board of Directors is pleased to announce the publication of its 2020 Model International Unitization and Unit Operating Agreement (UUOA). The 2020 Model is an update to AIPN’s 2006 Unitization and Unit Operating Agreement. The second edition provides an updated template for unitizing two blocks under two separate contracts from the same host … Continue reading “AIPN Approves 2020 Unitization & Unit Operating Agreement”

Advisor Newsletter

Published quarterly, AIPN’s Advisor newsletter keeps members apprised of association initiatives, upcoming events, as well as important industry insights such as updates on country laws and government contract terms. Special interest articles are featured as well. The Advisor is a members-only resource.

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