Protection of the marine environment from offshore oil and gas activities

Nengye Liu

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This chapter examines the current international and regional legal regime for the protection of marine environment from offshore oil and gas activities, including the regimes relating to (prevention, reduction and control of operational and accidental pollution as well as liability and compensation regimes. In particular, the chapter focuses on recent legal developments at the regional level (the Northeast Atlantic, the Arctic and the European Union) since the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch handbook on international marine environmental law
EditorsRosemary Rayfuse
Place of PublicationCheltenham, UK
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781781004777
ISBN (Print)9781781004760
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameResearch handbooks in environmental law
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing


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