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Conventions regulating environmental impact of the offshore oil and gas development and protecting the marine environment

At present, over 70 international conventions and agreements are directly concerned with protecting the marine environment. However, none of them is specially devoted to regulating offshore oil and gas development exclusively. In practice, these problems are solved either at the national level or within the framework of international conventions. The latter include:
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Global Conventions on Protection of Marine Environment

  • Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter (London Convention 1972), London, 1972

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  • International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL 73/78), London, 1973 and 1978

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  • Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal (Basel Convention), Basel, 1989

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    Description from The Yearbook of International Co-operation on Environment and Development: click here

  • International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage 1969 (1969 CLC), Brussels, 1969, 1976, and 1984

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  • International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage 1971 (1971 Fund Convention), Brussels, 1971

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  • Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea (HNS), London, 1996

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    Description from The Yearbook of International Co-operation on Environment and Development: click here

  • International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response, and Co-operation (OPRC), London, 1990

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  • International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualities (Intervention Convention), Brussels, 1969

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  • United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), Montego Bay, 1982

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