In his article for the November Edition of Petroleum Review, Patrick Clarke discusses how arbitration may be the way forward to resolve China Sea disputes. Developing the substantial hydrocarbon resources contained in the waters of the East and South China Sea can be legally challenging due to the multitude of sovereignty disputes over the waters.
The article examines the risks involved in operations in such disputed areas and offers some consideration to the lack of resolution stemming from the recent sovereignty dispute in the PCA brought by the Philippines.
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This article was first published in November Edition 2016 Petroleum Review.