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Oil & Gas Contract Management

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CM07 Oil & Gas Contract Management Dubai - UAE, 20190210 10 - 14 Feb 2019 $3,750 Register
CM07 Oil & Gas Contract Management Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia, 20190923 23 - 27 Sep 2019 $4,200 Register
CM07 Oil & Gas Contract Management Paris - France, 20191028 28 Oct - 01 Nov 2019 $4,750 Register
CM07 Oil & Gas Contract Management Abu Dhabi - UAE, 20191117 17 - 21 Nov 2019 $3,750 Register


The continued accelerated pace of change in the oil and industry and high levels of investment combine to make it one of the world’s most challenging and complex sectors in which to understand and manage contracts. A good scrutiny and overall analysis of oil & gas contracts to remove ambiguities and risky clauses can make the vital difference to bottom line success or failure of an organisation.

This Oil & Gas Contract Management training course will provide the participants with a solid foundation for understanding and assessing the key commercial risks in different types and forms of contract used in the oil and gas sector. The training course will help in enhancing the participants’ knowledge of the diverse range of oil and gas contracts, and raise their awareness of best practices in managing the supply chain process. This training course will also enable a broad range of disciplines to appreciate and understand the complexities of the oil & industry, and how best to manage risk


  • In-depth overview of all phases of Oil & Gas contracting
  • Key principles and requirements of professional purchasing
  • Best practice in supply chain management
  • Commercial risk management issues
  • Evaluate the most appropriate way to dispute resolution
  • Negotiation tools and techniques


  • Acquire management and negotiation techniques
  • Identify, assess and manage key contractual risks
  • Manage force majeure and liability clauses
  • Analyse key provisions in international oil and gas contracts
  • Describe best practice in supply chain management
  • Learn international dispute resolution in the oil and gas business
  • Perform negotiations more confidently


  • Contract administrators, negotiators and engineers
  • Business development officers
  • Business planners
  • Supplier relations professionals
  • Procurement professionals
  • Engineering, operational and maintenance personnel
  • Commercial, financial and insurance professionals
  • Project and general management team members


Participants on the Oil & Gas Contracts Management training course will gain greater knowledge with the use of individual and group exercises aimed at helping participants learn all key contract management activities. The course also features the use of a number of case studies, presentations and plenary discussions. Active participation to share delegates’ own experiences will be encouraged.

Pre & Post course assessments will be used to measure the effectiveness of this training.


DAY 1 – Types of Oil and Gas Contracts

  • KeyTopics:
    • Principles of Oil & Gas Contracts
    • Exclusivity, Mutual Interest and Confidentiality
    • Concessions/Licenses
    • Leases and Rentals
    • Services and Works Agreements
    • Multi-Party Contracts

DAY2 – Managing the Supply Chain Process

  • KeyTopics:
    • Overview of Procurement Best Practice
    • Identifying and managing risk in Supply Chain
    • Developing the Scope of Work
    • Qualifying Suppliers
    • Managing the Supply Chain
    • Contract Award and Execution
    • Bribery and Corruption

DAY 3 – Key Contractual Issues and Their Management

  • KeyTopics:
    • Performance and Penalties
    • Liabilities and Indemnities
    • Pricing and Payment
    • Force Majeure
    • Termination
    • Local Content Requirements

DAY 4 - Managing Contractor Performance

  • KeyTopics:
    • Identifying and Managing Supplier Risk
    • Service Level Agreements
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Changing the Scope of Work
    • Limiting and Excluding Liability
    • Use of Bonds, Guarantees and Warranties

DAY 5 – Dispute Management in the Petroleum Industry

  • KeyTopics:
    • Damages and Other Remedies
    • Negotiation, Compromise, Settlement
    • Alternative Third Party Dispute Resolution
    • Litigation or Arbitration?
    • Enforcement Measures
    • Open Forum – Questions and Final Review

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