Learn about the contract matrix in the international oil and gas industry, from authorisation to decommissioning
An indispensable education in the contracts used in the global production of petroleum.
The regulations and practices governing petroleum production are becoming ever more difficult to define and apply as methods of E&P, locations and geopolitical uncertainties change.
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The lifecycle of a petroleum field involves many phases and activities, from authorisation and exploration to production and decommissioning. At each stage, multiple parties co-operate, sharing stakes and responsibilities. This intricate interplay of collaboration across diverse activities requires a complex contractual framework.
Also available for dedicated in-company delivery by distance learning or instructor led workshops
Starting with the contracts involved in seeking and gaining authorisation, the syllabus progresses through the field project lifecycle to examine joint operating agreements and contracts used in the exploration and appraisal phase. Agreements relating to the production and sale of oil are explained, as are the contracts governing the abandonment and decommissioning of a field at the end of its life.
The six clearly-written modules will benefit not only lawyers but also all professionals working in or supporting the oil and gas industry in any capacity where a solid grasp of the agreements which govern every activity and relationship are a vital necessity. This will lead to a deeper appreciation of the commercial implications of contracts, helping to strengthen negotiation strategies and enhance career prospects.
Distance learning combines the flexibility of downloadable study materials with expert tutorial support and online peer interaction. For an industry that spans the globe, the Fundamentals of Oil & Gas Agreements provides an indispensable guide, delivering the knowledge you need to decipher and apply petroleum contracts with confidence, wherever you are in the world.
Fundamentals of Oil & Gas Agreements prospectus can be downloaded here.