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Editorial Team

General Editor

Peter Roberts

Managing Partner, Andrews Kurth, London, UK

Founding Editor

Professor Thomas Wälde

Professor Thomas Wälde sadly passed away in October 2008. An obituary is available to read online here.

Commissioning Editor

Sarah Harris

Freelance Commissioning Editor, Oxford, UK

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair

Tim Martin

International Counsel, Blakes LLP, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Vice Chair

Daniel Johnston

President, Daniel Johnston & Co., Inc., Hancock, New Hampshire, USA

Executive Committee Members

Owen Anderson

Eugene Kuntz Professor in Oil, Gas & Natural Resources College of Law, University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma, USA

Philip Andrews-Speed

Principal Fellow, Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore

John Bowman

Partner, King & Spalding, Houston, Texas, USA

John Gault
President, John Gault SA, Geneva, Switzerland
Professor Marilda Rosado de Sa Ribeiro

Law School of Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

EDITORIAL BOARD

Adedolapo Akinrele

Partner, F.O. Akinrele & Co, Lagos, Nigeria

Dr Saud Al-Ammari
Chair, Gulf Region, Blakes LLP, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Dr Anas Al-Hajji

Chief Economist, NGP Energy Capital Management, LLC, Irving, Texas, USA

Mike Arruda

Partner, Jones Day, Hong Kong

Professor Nigel Bankes

University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Christine Batruch

Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, Lundin Petroleum, Geneva, Switzerland

Dr Andrei V. Belyi

Associate Professor at the Centre for EU Russia Studies (CEURUS), University of Tartu, Estonia; Visiting Lecturer at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), University of Dundee, UK

Bill Buck

General Counsel-Upstream Companies, ExxonMobil Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA

Professor Peter Cameron

Director, CEPMLP, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland

Alan Crain

Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Baker Hughes Incorporated, Houston, Texas, USA

Elisabeth Eljuri
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, Caracas, Venezuela
Paul Griffin

Partner, Allen & Overy LLP, Hong Kong

Mohamed Hamel

Senior Advisor, OPEC, Vienna, Austria

Mark Kantor

Independent Arbitrator, Washington, DC, USA

Karen Mills

Consultant, KarimSyah, Jakarta, Indonesia

Norman Nadorff

Senior International Counsel, BP, Luanda, Angola

Toufic Nassif

President, T P NASSIF & ASSOCIATES LLC, Cypress, Texas, USA

Professor J-C Pielow

Managing Director, Institute for Mining & Energy Law, Bochum, Germany

Peter Rees

Barrister, Thirty Nine Essex Street Chambers, London

Dr Pierce Riemer

Director General, World Petroleum Congress, London, UK

Barry Russell

President and CEO, IPAA, Washington, DC, USA

Professor Kim Talus

Professor of European Law, University of Eastern Finland, Helsinki, Finland

Philip Weems

Partner, King & Spalding, Houston, Texas, USA

Professor Xiaojie Xu

President, BOODC International Ltd., Beijing, China