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Local Content and Sustainable Development in Global Energy Markets

Part of Treaty Implementation for Sustainable Development

Damilola S. Olawuyi, Chilenye Nwapi, Mandy Meng Fang, Susan L. Karamanian, Alexander Ezenagu, Chidiebere Eze-Ajoku, Hanri Mostert, Meyer van den Berg, George K. Ndi Jesse Salah Ovadia, Ayobami J. Olaniyan, James O. Kirwa, Melba K. Wasunna, Tina Soliman Hunter, Catherin Banet, Marcelo Neuman, Amir Lebdioui, Eduardo G. Pereira, Rafael Baptista Baleroni, Fernanda Delgado, Jose Vicente Duncan de Miranda, Aaron Koenck, Pedro Henrique Neves, Zachary Sturman, Timothy Meyer, Alastair R. Lucas, David K. Laidlaw, Ibironke T. Odumosu-Ayanu, Oyeniyi Abe, Ada Ordor
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  • Publication planned for: February 2021
  • availability: Not yet published - available from February 2021
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108495370

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  • Local Content and Sustainable Development in Global Energy Markets analyses the topical and contentious issue of the critical intersections between local content requirements (LCRs) and the implementation of sustainable development treaties in global energy markets including Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, South America, Australasia and the Middle East While LCRs generally aim to boost domestic value creation and economic growth, inappropriately designed LCRs could produce negative social, human rights and environmental outcomes, and a misalignment of a country's fiscal policies and global sustainable development goals. These unintended outcomes may ultimately serve as disincentive to foreign participation in a country's energy market. This book outlines the guiding principles of a sustainable and rights-based approach – focusing on transparency, accountability, gender justice and other human rights issues – to the design, application and implementation of LCRs in global energy markets to avoid misalignments.

    • Unpacks the relationship among local content, sustainable development, distributive justice, gender justice, social license to operate and corporate social responsibility in energy markets
    • Provides a complete survey that covers Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, South America, Australasia and the Middle East
    • Provides recommendations on the guiding principles of a sustainable and rights-based approach to the design, application and implementation of LCRs in global energy markets
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    • Publication planned for: February 2021
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108495370
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
    • availability: Not yet published - available from February 2021
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Introductory Context and Principles:
    1. Local Content and the Sustainable Development Nexus Damilola S. Olawuyi
    2. Defining the 'Local' in Local Content Requirements in the Oil and Gas Sector Chilenye Nwapi
    3. Local Content Measures and the WTO Regime: Addressing Contentions and Trade-Offs Mandy Meng Fang
    4. Local Content Requirements in Extractive Industries: A Human Rights Analysis Susan L. Karamanian
    5. Upgrade of Local Suppliers in the Global Production Network: The Success or Otherwise of Local Content Regimes Alexander Ezenagu and Chidiebere Eze-Ajoku
    Part II. Case Studies:
    6. Expressing Local Content through Black Economic Empowerment in the South African Petroleum Industry Hanri Mostert and Meyer van den Berg
    7. Local Content Frameworks for Petroleum Industry Operations in the CEMAC Region: An Evaluation of their Functionality, Sustainability and Normative Underpinnings George K. Ndi
    8. Local Content, AngolanizaçaÞo, and Sustainable Development in Angola Jesse Salah Ovadia
    9. Local Content and the Sustainable Development of Oil and Gas Resources in Nigeria Damilola S. Olawuyi and Ayobami J. Olaniyan
    10. Local Content Requirements and Treaty Implementation in Kenya's Petroleum Sector James O. Kirwa and Melba K. Wasunna
    11. Sustainability and Local Content Requirements in Australian Oil and Gas Development: Has the Ship of Opportunity Sailed? Tina Soliman Hunter
    12. Local Content for Sustainable Development in Middle East and North Africa: Current Legal Approaches and Future Directions Damilola S. Olawuyi
    13. Local Content and Sustainable Development in Norway Catherin Banet
    14. Local Content and Sustainable Development in Argentina Marcelo Neuman
    15. The Latin American Experience in Designing Local Content Policies in the Oil and Gas Sectors: Strengths, Limitations and Future Perspectives Amir Lebdioui
    16. Local Content and Sustainable Development in Brazil Eduardo G. Pereira, Rafael Baptista Baleroni, Fernanda Delgado, Jose Vicente Duncan de Miranda, Aaron Koenck, and Pedro Henrique Neves
    17. Industrial Policy and Local Content Rules in US Energy Policy Zachary Sturman and Timothy Meyer
    18. Oil and Gas Sector Local Content Decision Processes: Canadian Indigenous Participation Alastair R. Lucas and David K. Laidlaw
    Part III. Lessons Learned and Future Directions:
    19. Local Content, Community Content, and Sustainable Development in the Oil and Gas Industry: Perspectives from Legislation, Policy, and Community Development Agreements Ibironke T. Odumosu-Ayanu
    20. Local Content Requirements and Social Inclusion in Global Energy Markets: Towards Business and Human Rights Content Oyeniyi Abe and Ada Ordor
    21. Advancing Sustainable Development in Local Content Initiatives: Summary for Policy Makers Damilola S. Olawuyi
    Index.

  • Editor

    Damilola S. Olawuyi, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha
    Damilola S. Olawuyi is an associate professor of petroleum, energy and environmental law at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) College of Law, Doha, Qatar. He is also Chancellor's Fellow and Director of the Institute for Oil, Gas, Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (OGEES Institute), Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria. He is an Independent Expert of the Working Group on Extractive Industries, Environment, and Human Rights Violations in Africa formed by the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights.

    Contributors

    Damilola S. Olawuyi, Chilenye Nwapi, Mandy Meng Fang, Susan L. Karamanian, Alexander Ezenagu, Chidiebere Eze-Ajoku, Hanri Mostert, Meyer van den Berg, George K. Ndi Jesse Salah Ovadia, Ayobami J. Olaniyan, James O. Kirwa, Melba K. Wasunna, Tina Soliman Hunter, Catherin Banet, Marcelo Neuman, Amir Lebdioui, Eduardo G. Pereira, Rafael Baptista Baleroni, Fernanda Delgado, Jose Vicente Duncan de Miranda, Aaron Koenck, Pedro Henrique Neves, Zachary Sturman, Timothy Meyer, Alastair R. Lucas, David K. Laidlaw, Ibironke T. Odumosu-Ayanu, Oyeniyi Abe, Ada Ordor

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