International Oil and Gas Contracts in Lagos

The 3 day International Oil & Gas Contracts course is a practical and interactive training programme that gives managers – in law firms and in oil companies – a thorough knowledge of how to prepare contracts in the various different markets of the global oil industry.

27th – 29th November 2017

It will help Nigeria’s local oil companies compete internationally, ensuring they understand the key issues in oil and gas contracts and enabling them to add value for their organisation and their own career development.

Download the course brochure here.

WBC has delivered many courses in Lagos, and in cities around the world.  Our courses attract a range of attendees, representing companies such as ExxonMobil, Chevron, Afren, Seplat, Perenco, Oriental, GT Bank, Standard Chartered, Sterling Bank, Mansard Insurance and many others.

One of the most exuberant cities in Africa, as well as being a major centre for the continent’s oil industry, Lagos has a thriving commercial centre, fascinating historical sites and markets. The training venue will be a 5 star business hotel on the conveniently located Victoria Island.

After attending this course, you will

  • Learn how to use industry negotiation documents to best advantage
  • Understand the key issues to be addressed in standard oil and gas contracts
  • Know the legal and practical nuances of so called “boiler plate” provisions
  • Identify the best dispute resolution mechanisms for all contracts
  • Have an intuitive understanding of the different types of commercial contracts, how they fit together and their commercial drivers
  • Recognise the relative positions, roles and obligations of all parties, whether government,
    national oil company or international oil company
  • Have increased confidence and credibility in negotiations, arbitration and dispute resolution

Course Content

The course is a practical and interactive program, with lots of exercises and case studies. As much as possible, we will customize it to the needs and interests of participants.

  • The role of contracts
    in the oil & gas sectors
  • Legal and administrative framework for oil & gas operations
  • Key issues in oil & gas negotiation
  • Key issues in upstream oil & gas contracts
  • Key issues in wholesale product supply
  • Framework for downstream operations
  • Key issues in downstream product supply agreements
  • Understanding the role of related oil & gas contracts
  • Generic issues
  • Oil & Gas Contracts with government and stateowned enterprises
  • Dispute Resolution
  • International arbitration
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Who should attend?

5 Day MBA in Oil & Gas - Lagos - March 2015

Delegates working – Lagos – Sept 2014

Attendees of the International Oil and Gas Contracts course are drawn from Legal Practices, NOCs, IOCs, and professional services firms that serve the petroleum business, as well as in-house lawyers, and private practice lawyers engaged in oil and gas law, commercial managers, project managers and government officials whose roles involve contracts and negotiations.

Feedback from Delegates (first run of course in Lagos)

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Book Now: International Contracts in Oil & Gas 2017

Price Qty
Lagos 27th - 29th November 2017 $2,990 (USD)  

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