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School of Energy & Corporate Leadership
10103 Fondren Road, Suite 321
Houston, TX 77096, USA

NOV. 24 -28, 2015
Marriott Westchase, Houston, USA

HOUSTON, TX PETROLEUM & GAS CAPACITY ENANCEMENT PROGRAM

Covering:

  • International Joint Venture and Partnership in the Oil & Gas Industry

  • Petroleum Contracts in Oil & Gas Sectors

  • Managing Risk & Decision Making in the Oil & Gas Industry

REGISTER FOR BOTH COURSES (COMBO) FOR $4,000 - INCLUDING 1 DAY CLASS @ THURGOOD MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL, TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY, HOUSTON

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 “SECOL”.

Fundamentals of International Gas Joint Ventures and Partnerships

Including Comparative Study of its Contracts & Fiscal Terms

 

Marriott Westchase, Houston, USA

November 24-25, 2015

9.00 am – 5.00 pm Daily

 

Course Fee (excluding accommodation):US $2,500   

 

Package Includes: 1 Day Class at Thurgood Marshall Law School ( Texas Southern University, Houston on November 28, 2015).              

Certificate will be awarded by the Law School and also a field trip to NASA Space Mission Center  (National Aeronautics & Space Administration) is a unique tourist center in USA.

 

Course Overview:

The seminar is designed for people wishing to gain a profound understanding of gas industry most pressing issues as well as enumerate the importance of joint venture partnership. It aims at sharpening of participants thinking of different types of agreements in the energy mix markets, enumerate rights and obligations of the contractors (including EPC contracts) and issues with drafting JV and Gas license funding structures including exit strategies among others.

 

Business Objectives:

This training shares the approaches and tools used by professionals for the legal and commercial/business development teams in the gas industry to develop long lasting and profitable joint venture agreements. It explores and explains the routines and tactics, which have proven to be successful in high value and complex gas JV negotiations .

 

Who should attend

The program will benefit  middle and senior-level managers from all companies in the energy sector, banks, administrations, international organisations and research institutions.

 

Course outline:

  • Introduction/ Global trends in the oil and gas industry

  • Review of contracts and project  lifecycles in gas operations

  • Classification of petroleum contracts (concession, petroleum sharing contracts, revenue sharing contracts, service contracts, risk , non –risk, partnership, etc.

  • Petroleum contract comparison – production, direct income for state, reserve estimation, tax advantages and pit falls

  • The role of joint ventures in oil and gas industry

  • Why nations and companies enter into joint ventures

  • Industry trends and changes that impact joint ventures

  • Strategies for partnering and partnering models

  • Alliances, partnerships, and joint ventures

  • Incorporated and unincorporated joint ventures, Chain joint ventures

  • Unitization and Unit Operating Agreement

  • Contracting in the Upstream & Downstream Sectors – Transportation, Shipping, Storage

  • Oil Contracts

  • Gas Contracts

  • Sales Agreements: Gas Sales Agreements & LNG SPAs

  • Contracts Pricing of Gas

  • Crude Oil Sales Agreements

  • Joint venture operating principles and performance management

  • Setting up joint ventures, essential agreements, issues, negotiations

  • Managing joint ventures and funding

  • Joint venture operations – successes and failures

  • Examples of successful and failed joint ventures and lessons learned from them

  • Cultural differences , conflict resolution

  • Petroleum laws, local content policy and various government regulations

  • Upstream, downstream and environment regulations and impact on the industry

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Sarbanes Oxley, Clean Air Act, Extractive Transparency.

  • Force Majeure and Dispute Settlements

  • Dispute Resolution in Oil and Gas

  • Adjudication o f Oil & Gas Disputes

  • International Arbitration

  • Arbitration

  • Mediation

 

 

Risk Management & Decision Making in the Oil & Gas Industry

 

Marriott Westchase, Houston, USA

November 26-27, 2015

9.00 am – 5.00 pm Daily

 

Course Fee (excluding accommodation):US $2,500   

 

Package Includes: 1 Day Class at Thurgood Marshall Law School ( Texas Southern University, Houston on November 28, 2015).              

Certificate will be awarded by the Law School and also a field trip to NASA Space Mission Center  (National Aeronautics & Space Administration) is a unique tourist center in USA

 

 

Course Overview:

Managing risks and taking decisions are vital functions of management. The survival, productivity and profitability of an organization depend on how well managers were able to manage risk and make sound decisions. Companies in oil and gas industry/allied sectors are faced with vagaries of risks depending on the nature of their operations. However, risk management and decision making are not inseparable in management especially in high performance organizations. Companies at any given time are faced with various risks be it natural, man - made or operational. This course is designed first to give participants comprehensive knowledge of risk management and decision making in the E & P processes of the oil industry. Participants are expected to understand what risk means, evaluate risk, apply risk, manage risk and make decisions.

 

 

 

Who should attend

The program will benefit  middle and senior-level managers from all companies in the energy sector, banks, administrations, international organisations and research institutions.

 

Course Outline:

 Introduction to the oil and gas industry

·  Global trends and future of the oil and gas industry

·  Understanding risk, evaluate risk and manage risk

·  Hazard Identification & Evaluation (HAZID, HAZOP)

  • Quantitative risk analysis ( man – made, natural hazard)

·  Understand project phases in exploration and production

·  Defining and understanding risk in the oil and gas industry

·  Legal Service Contract Risk

·  The impact of geopolitics on exploration, production and

· trading of oil and gas  Security threat

·  Hazards and risk analysis·  Identify risks and develop risk mitigation strategies

·  Corporation and Financial risk

·  Human capital risk, Project risk

·  Catastrophic evacuation modeling and planning

·  Operations management and decision making

·  Application of decision making and risk analysis

·  Decision Making Tree

·  Information concepts, sensitivity analysis

·  Monte Carlo Simulations in E & P  

  • Finance and investment analysis

·  Evaluating E & P investments & Risk

 

 

School of Energy & Corporate Leadership (SECOL) is a global organization  that uses award winning experts in  providing training in the areas of energy, oil, gas, petrochemicals, regulations, law, leadership, organizational development , management, finance and economics. We believe strongly in the philosophy that humans are the greatest assets of any country or organization, and therefore should be nurtured with continuous quality training to enhance productivity, efficiency, effectiveness, reliability and competitiveness. SECOL will continue to create dynamic environment for capacity building, ensuring high performance, strategic agility, and leadership that would help organizations attain their goals and enable nations optimize socio- economic growth.