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Leading oil & mining experts converge to discuss the future of the industry


The renowned Centre for Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy celebrated its 30th anniversary by playing host to some of the oil & mining industry’s leading experts from around the world on Thursday 14 June.

The prestigious attendees discussed key issues for the oil & mining industries such as prices, the challenges of climate change and the resourcing of energy worldwide.

In attendance were the existing director of the centre, which is part of the University of Dundee, Philip Andrews-Speed, and three previous directors; Professor Dick Bentham, Professor Thomas Wälde and the eminent Professor Terence Daintith, co-author of the UK oil & gas law key text Daintith & Willoughby. All contributed to the lively debates in the hot topics currently affecting the industry.

The conference, hosted by CMS Cameron McKenna, attracted leaders from organisations such as OPEC, Shell, ExxonMobil and Rio Tinto amongst others, all of whom are alumni of the centre.

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