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Falconbury

Joint Ventures & Other Collaboration Agreements for the Oil & Gas Industry

Essential skills for legal and commercial professionals in the oil and gas industry to develop long lasting and profitable joint ventures

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  • Format: Bespoke training
  • CPD: 12 hours for your records (depending on your requirements)
  • Certificate of completion

Course overview

It is key to the success of all oil and gas companies to form powerful alliances that address the unique challenges they face in areas of mutual interest. Well-structured and effective joint ventures lead to commercial success and new opportunities. To achieve this success you need to ensure you have the correct agreement in place.

This unique seminar from Falconbury, the experts in commercial contracts professional development, has been designed to follow on from the highly popular Drafting and Negotiating Oil and Gas Industry Contracts to focus on the key considerations of a successful joint venture agreement. Attend this programme to ensure you are up-to-date on the legal and commercial aspects of joint venture agreements that lead to successful collaborations.

Who is this programme for?

  • In-house lawyers
  • Procurement managers
  • Contract managers
  • Contract analysts
  • Contract engineers representing international petroleum companies
  • Contractors and subcontractors to the petroleum industries together with host governments.

This programme is also essential for companies who have expressed an interest in participating in a joint ventures and need the insight and knowledge to ensure their success.

Programme at a glance...

Day 1

  • Why venture jointly and why is it so important to the oil and gas industry
  • Joint Operating Agreements – Overview and key provisions
  • PRACTICAL WORKSHOP SESSION: Part 1- Drafting the agreements creating the JV relationship
  • Host government contracts as joint ventures
  • Managing risk

Day 2

  • PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Negotiating and drafting the main commercial provisions of the joint operating agreement
  • Tax issues in oil & gas acquisitions and joint ventures
  • The development of technology and other IP aspects of international joint ventures
  • PRACTICAL WORKSHOP- Anti-trust issues
  • Handling exits and disputes between the JV parties

Bob Palmer

Bob Palmer, senior partner in the oil & gas team, CMS Cameron McKenna, has specialised in advising companies in the oil and gas industry for over 25 years. In 1989 he joined Shell and worked in London, Brunei and Australia. He became a partner in CMS Cameron McKenna in 1997 and advises oil and gas companies and service companies in many parts of the world. He advises public and private companies, as well as national oil companies. Much of his work is M&A and joint ventures and other commercial contracts, as well as advising on projects and development contracts.

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Ned Swan

Dr Ned Swan is Partner at Elborne Mitchell LLP and International General Counsel at IX Power Ltd, and a leading international expert and advisor on energy policy, law and regulation. He has been adviser to the European Commission, Council of European Energy Regulators, national governments, energy markets, energy traders, and major energy firms. He has been a partner at three major international law firms, where he advised on all aspects of the energy business including contracts, joint ventures, concessions, production, refining, purchasing, shipping, trading, environmental issues and litigation. Ned is also a visiting professor at the Faculty of Law at University College London where he originated, and taught the LLM (Master’s degree) course in Regulation of Financial Markets. He is admitted to the New York and US Federal Courts, and is a member of the Energy Institute, and the UCL Energy Institute. The Legal 500 has praised… ‘Ned Swan’s impressive energy related work.’

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We don't have any currently scheduled dates for this course but we can customise it to your requirements and deliver it on an in-house basis for any number of your staff or colleagues.

See below or contact us to discuss yor requirements.

Reviews of IPI's Joint Ventures & Other Collaboration Agreements for the Oil & Gas Industry training course


Multi dimensional experts and colleagues make it a real learning environment

Nov 26 2015

Shafan Hassan
Dy Chief Commercial, MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas Co B.V.

Nov 26 2015

Good presentations, some of them could have been more active with more participation of the audience

Carlos Covarrubias
Legal Adviser, BG Bolivia Corporation

Nov 26 2015

Excellent

Sandeep Chouhan
Manager (Mktg-JV), GAIL (India) Limited

Nov 27 2014

The course content was very good and showed all specific of JVs

Gulsat Kamesheva
Senior Legal Advisor, Maersk Oil Kazakhstan GmbH

Jun 19 2014

Good specs but would need more interesting topics

Olivier Allio
Mechanical Engineer, Single Buoy Moorings INC

Jun 19 2014

Comprehensive course with relevant content and material

Rawan Ziadah
Legal advisor, Consolidated Contractors Company

Nov 27 2014

Good speakers and not too long Powerpoint. Could have been more interaction between participants.

Emily Knibbs
Jv Administrator, Single Buoy Moorings Bureau D'Etudes SAM

Jun 20 2013

Very interesting, sometimes too theoretical.

Julien BLONDEEL
AFMED Business Development & Commercial Manager , SERIMAX SAS

UK

  • AMEC Plc
  • Bibby Offshore
  • BP
  • Capricorn Energy Ltd
  • Chevron
  • CIECO Exploration & Production (UK) Ltd
  • ConocoPhillips (UK) Limited
  • ConocoPhillips UK Ltd
  • Endeavour Energy UK Ltd
  • Eni UK Limited
  • ERA Technology Limited
  • Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd
  • LXL LLP
  • M-I SWACO Oilfield Services
  • Maclay Murray & Spens LLP
  • n/a
  • OMV AG
  • Pioneer Natural Resources UK
  • Premier Oil UK
  • RWE Dea UK Holdings Ltd
  • Saipem Ltd
  • Shell Kashagan Project Team
  • Star Energy Group Ltd
  • Total E & P UK
  • Vinson & Elkins
  • Xerxes Consulting Limited

Switzerland

  • Addax Petroleum Services Ltd
  • Litasco SA
  • SBM INC
  • Single Buoy Moorings Bureau D'Etudes SAM
  • Single Buoy Moorings INC
  • Trina Solar
  • Valora Management AG
  • Vitol SA

Nigeria

  • Matrix Legal
  • Mobil Producing Nigeria Unltd
  • NNPC
  • OMEL Energy Nigeria Ltd
  • Oriental Energy Resources Ltd
  • The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd
  • Vfm Consulting CoLtd

Netherlands

  • EBN
  • Energie Beheer Nederland
  • Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland SE
  • NV Nederlande Gasunie
  • Seaway Heavy Lifting Engineering BV
  • VAN OORD

Norway

  • Kongsberg Gruppen ASA
  • Odfjell Drilling
  • PGS Exploration UK Ltd
  • STATOIL Norway

Croatia

  • CROSCO INTERGRATED DRILLING & WELL SVS LTD
  • CROSCO, Integrated Drilling & Well Services Co., Ltd
  • INA Industija Nafte dd

Germany

  • BASF SE
  • RWE Dea AG
  • Wintershall Holding GmbH

Italy

  • Adriatic LNG
  • Eni S.p.A.
  • Rosetti Marino spa

Russia

  • Gazprom EP International
  • JSC Gazprom neft
  • Statoil ASA Russia

Brazil

  • Petrobras
  • Petroleo Brasileiro SA - PETROBRAS

Indonesia

  • Pertamina
  • PT Pertamina Drilling Services Indonesia

Iraq

  • Gazprom Neft Middle East B.V.
  • Oryx Petroleum

Japan

  • Arabian Oil Company Ltd
  • Baker & McKenzie

Kazakhstan

  • Caspian Training Group LLP
  • Maersk Oil Kazakhstan GmbH

Oman

  • PTTEP Oman Company Ltd
  • Sahar Askalan Legal

Angola

  • MG Lawyers

Australia

  • Oil Search Ltd

Austria

  • OMV Aktiengesellschaft

Bolivia

  • BG Bolivia Corporation

Chad

  • SHT/Chad National Oil Company

Cyprus

  • Frigstad Offshore Services (Cyprus) Ltd

Denmark

  • Maersk Olie og Gas AS

Egypt

  • BP Egypt

Finland

  • Thermal Production and Power Solutions

France

  • SERIMAX SAS

Gabon

  • Addax Petroleum NZE (NIF 793 011 K)

Ghana

  • ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT

Greece

  • Consolidated Contractors Company

Hungary

  • MOL Hungarian Oil& Gas Plc

India

  • GAIL (India) Limited

Iran

  • Iranian Offshore & Engineering Construction

Libya

  • Wintershall Libya - Libyan Branch of Wintershall A G

Pakistan

  • MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas Co B.V.

Poland

  • Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo Spólka Akcyjna

Qatar

  • Maersk Oil Qatar AS

Romania

  • OMV

Spain

  • Repsol SA

Suriname

  • State Oil Company Suriname NV

Sweden

  • Fortum Generation AB

Trinidad And Tobago

  • KENSON GROUP OF COMPANIES

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