Reforming Energy Law at a National Level

Raphael J Heffron

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    This short chapter provides a brief introduction to the key steps of how to reform energy law. Initially, there is a need to understand energy law and its origin and its relationship with other disciplines through the energy life-cycle. Then the article details the drivers of energy law, four recent positive developments, and finally the seven principles of energy law. Finally, there is a discussion on legal certainty and how it is developed through the application of the energy law principles and the recent new initiatives. As legal certainty will provide the platform for long-term change in energy sector through ensuring there is investment.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Energy and Mining Law (ICEML 2018)
    EditorsJohn Southalan, Raphael Heffron, Rachmad Safa’at, Nyoman Nurjaya, Indah Dwi Qurbani
    PublisherAtlantis Press
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Electronic)9789462525764
    ISBN (Print)9789462525757
    Publication statusPublished - Sept 2018
    Event2018 International Conference on Energy and Mining Law (ICEML 2018) - Jakarta, Indonesia
    Duration: 18 Sept 201819 Sept 2018

    Publication series

    NameAdvances in Economics, Business and Management Research
    PublisherAtlantis Press
    ISSN (Electronic)2352-5428


    Conference2018 International Conference on Energy and Mining Law (ICEML 2018)


    • energy law
    • energy life-cycle
    • evolution of energy law
    • drivers of energy law;
    • principles of energy law


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