Energy Installations in the Marine Environment

18 Pages Posted: 20 Apr 2015

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Maria Gavouneli

National & Kapodistrian University of Athens

Date Written: January 15, 2015

Abstract

The Law of the Sea Convention includes provisions for at least three categories of energy installations: offshore platforms used for oil and gas exploration and exploitation; offshore platforms used for the generation of energy from renewable sources; pipelines. The regulatory framework for each one of those covers each stage of their deployment: coastal State jurisdiction; placement; operation and responsibility and liability for nay damage caused by their presence in the marine environment. Yet, one finds a wide variety of rules applicable, some of them of long provenance, others newly-minted; some of them specific to the task, others offering simply the general parameters of a regulation. As energy operations at sea expand, the multitude of applicable rules adds to the challenges we face for the future.

Keywords: Law of the Sea, Law of the Sea Convention, environment, jurisdiction, energy

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

Gavouneli, Maria, Energy Installations in the Marine Environment (January 15, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2596133 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2596133

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