Gas & LNG Contract, Pricing and Dispute Resolution, Singapore

Overview

This 3-day Gas and LNG Contract, Pricing and Dispute Resolution Masterclass will provide delegates a strategic understanding and skills to draft Gas and LNG Contracts. Delegates will be equipped with the knowledge of the different types of agreements involved and its respective terms and clauses.

In addition, delegates will have the opportunity to learn how dispute is addressed in Gas and LNG commercial contracts. Delegates will also identify different approaches to prevent, manage and de-escalate disputes and its possible prevention techniques.

This Masterclass does not only address the key clauses found in gas and LNG contracts but also allows delegates the opportunity to identify common mistakes to be avoided when drafting Gas and LNG contracts.

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • IDENTIFY various Gas and LNG Agreements involved.
  • ESTABLISH the Gas and LNG pricing formula and structures.
  • MASTER the detailed construction of the LNG Sales and Purchase Agreement and its clauses.
  • ABILITY to negotiate of LNG Sales and Purchase Agreements in a multi-cultural environment.
  • UNDERSTAND the different approaches to prevent, avoid, control, manage and de-escalate disputes.
  • MINIMISE the risk involved in Gas and LNG Contracts.
Who will attend
  • Asset managers
  • Auditors
  • Consultants, Advisers
  • Contract Negotiators / Commercial Managers
  • E&P professionals and managers
  • Financial Controllers
  • Financiers
  • Gas sales and marketing executives
  • Government Officials and Regulators
  • New entrants to the sector
  • Operation Managers
  • Project Contract Negotiators / Commercial Managers
  • Project Owners / Sponsors
  • Senior Engineering and Project Managers
  • Services Sector providers
  • Strategists, planners and analysts
  • Traders
Trainer

Armed with 43 years of experience, Expert Trainer specialises in strategic, commercial and transportation aspects of oil and gas and has a detailed understanding of regulatory and institutional arrangements, with emphasis on mid and downstream aspects (transportation and processing) and distribution/ supply.

Since becoming a consultant in 1993, Expert Trainer has advised a number of European, US, Asian and Australian oil and gas companies, gas and LNG sellers and buyers, utilities and banks on commercial and contractual aspects of oil and gas projects. He has been involved in many projects and high-level plans related to oil, gas, LPG and LNG storage and transmission and sales.

Expert Trainer has also advised a number of governments (UK, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Vietnam, Côte d’Ivoire, Czech Republic, China, Bulgaria, Croatia, Ecuador, India, Thailand, South Africa, Kenya, Romania, Serbia, Mozambique, UNMIK in Kosovo, Rwanda and North and South Sudan, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria, Djibouti) on oil, gas, downstream oil and LPG, industry structure, development policy, concession terms, energy export options, contractual matters and financial claims.

Expert Trainer was involved in Ministerial level investigations of complex international disputes on construction projects. In 2011, he was part of investigation team with Ministry of Department of Public Enterprise in South Africa on the major cost increases and delays on the 23 billion Rand oil pipeline and terminal system. He also acted as sole joint expert for the ICC on a construction dispute concerning the Greek pipeline system with over 100 heads of claim. Expert Trainer was also a High Court expert on capacity planning on the UK gas network and participated as Subject Matter Expert on various aspects of litigation support.

Case Studies

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Gas Sales Negotiation Exercise

  • Participants will be divided into teams and practise the negotiation of the principal terms of a large gas agreement.
  • The exercise will give practical insight into gas pricing, take or pay, make-up and carry forward, duration and termination conditions, long term force majeure, creditworthiness and payment guarantees, shortfall provisions, quality tolerance and off-spec gas, issues surrounding future gas terms etc. as well as the negotiating process itself.

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Case Study 1

  • LNG and Gas in UAE and Mozambique

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Case Study 2

  • The Singapore LNG Terminal: The Aggregator Role and Terminal Use Agreements
Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Venue to be confirmed.

Industry Insights
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Engineering, Procurement, Construction Contract Management

Engineering, Procurement and Construction Masterclass
Overview

A three-day masterclass that will give delegates a thorough understanding of the nature of EPC contracting and the kinds of projects which normally require this approach. There will be an examination of how to analyse and apportion construction risks and the opportunity to gain a knowledge of the key provisions used in EPC contracts for the management of risk.

Using case studies, delegates will learn some of the main practical steps in successful contract negotiation and administration. Attendees will also become familiar with strategies for mitigating/avoiding the effects of construction disputes.

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • UNDERSTAND how to select the optimal form of contract for any given project.
  • RECOGNISE the necessary steps in administering an EPC contract to achieve completion on time and within budget.
  • BECOME FAMILIAR with the forms of contract which provide the fairest and most bankable balance of risk: a summary of the main features of the FIDIC 2017 edition silver book.
  • ABILITY to deal with cost overruns, claims and delays in a timely and collaborative manner.
  • IDENTIFY design risk, design obligations and other key provisions in EPC contracts. Gaining a familiarity with anticipated negotiating positions of owners and contractors.
  • MASTER how to allocate risk using a risk register and putting in place a contractual structure which effectively regulates the relationships between the parties.
  • IDENTIFY the essentials of EPC contracting and the most beneficial applications of this approach.
  • EXPERIENCE the use of mediation, dispute adjudication boards and other methods of minimising claims and disputes.
Who will attend
  • Project Managers.
  • Project Engineers.
  • Quantity Surveyors.
  • Commercial Managers and Directors.
  • General Counsel .

And other Professionals active in process engineering, water treatment, waste management, power generation, oil and gas, petrochemicals and other industries involving the operation of industrial plant.

 

 

 

 

Trainer

Armed with over 30 years of experience in construction law, Expert Trainer is an experienced legal consultant advising on projects and resolving disputes in the UK and internationally. His advisory work has included assisting governments and government entities, local authorities, lenders, consortia and concession companies, developers, engineers and contractors.

He has extensive knowledge of the principal sectors engaged with the construction industry, and a close understanding of the forms of contracts (and related legal materials) it uses, their structure and how they function in allocating risk.

Expert Trainer represents clients on construction industry disputes and in commercial transactions where construction is the major element. He has advised all the main sections of the industry on a very wide portfolio of cases. They have included resolving a complex mediation with several participants, an adjudication for a joint venture employer, negotiating a complex multi party EPC contract for an LNG terminal in India and politically sensitive contract documents for an iconic civic building in Hong Kong.

Case Studies

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Case Study 1

LNG fired Power Generation Scheme (1).

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Case Study 2

LNG fired Power Generation Scheme with multiple contracts (2).

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Case Study 3

Case study on DABs.

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Class Exercise

Practical exercise in compiling a risk register.

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Class Exercise

Practical example of assembling tender invitation documents.

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Hotel venue to be confirmed. 

Industry Insights
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Managing Risks in Construction Contracts

Managing Risks in Construction Contracts
Overview

Construction is generally a risky business. Construction projects have a history of contractual disputes and conflicts, which is mainly due to the complex nature of construction work and complicated commercial arrangements involved.

This masterclass will provide participants with the tools and skills to effectively identify, assess, mitigate and manage risks in construction contracts. Participants will come away with deeper understanding of major risk provisions in construction contracts, and be better equipped for contract negotiation and  implementation, and avoidance of potential conflicts and disputes. Participants will be afforded “hands on” opportunity to work on case scenarios, analyse as well as discuss findings.

 

What you will learn from this workshop:

  • DEVELOP a broad understanding and appreciation of the major risks and issues in construction contracts
  • IDENTIFY risks and assess magnitude and implications of various risks
  • LEARN what are appropriate risk mitigation and management measures
  • MASTER how to avoid conflicts and disputes
Who will attend
  • Developers
  • Contractors and Builders
  • Equipment suppliers
  • Project managers
  • Procurement professionals
  • Quantity surveyors
  • Contract managers
  • Facilities managers
  • Engineers
  • Lawyers
  • Architects
  • Tax advisors
  • Accountants
  • Other construction industry professionals
Trainer

Course Trainer has more than 25 years of experience in energy, infrastructure and resources projects in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, particularly China, India, Southeast Asia and Australia.

He advises governments and sponsors on strategic, procurement, legal, commercial and risk issues relating to public-private partnership (PPP) projects and on the development, acquisition, financing, construction and operation of energy, infrastructure and resources projects.

His transactional experience, particularly acquisitions and project financing, includes deal structuring, due diligence, and drafting and negotiation of development, acquisition, fuel supply and power purchase agreements, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts and operation and maintenance (O&M) contracts, as well as financing and security documentation. He has also been heavily involved in and has helped shaped development of the PPP projects market in Singapore.

Case Studies

Risks identification and mitigation/management

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements. 

Venue

Workshop venue to be confirmed.

Industry Insights
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Gas & LNG Contract, Pricing and Dispute Resolution, Malaysia

Gas and LNG Contracts_Malaysia
Overview

This 3-day Gas and LNG Contract, Pricing and Dispute Resolution Masterclass will provide delegates a strategic understanding and skills to draft Gas and LNG Contracts. Delegates will be equipped with the knowledge of the different types of agreements involved and its respective terms and clauses.

In addition, delegates will have the opportunity to learn how dispute is addressed in Gas and LNG commercial contracts. Delegates will also identify different approaches to prevent, manage and de-escalate disputes and its possible prevention techniques.

This Masterclass does not only address the key clauses found in gas and LNG contracts but also allows delegates the opportunity to identify common mistakes to be avoided when drafting Gas and LNG contracts.

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • IDENTIFY various Gas and LNG Agreements involved.
  • ESTABLISH the Gas and LNG pricing formula and structures.
  • MASTER the detailed construction of the LNG Sales and Purchase Agreement and its clauses.
  • ABILITY to negotiate of LNG Sales and Purchase Agreements in a multi-cultural environment.
  • UNDERSTAND the different approaches to prevent, avoid, control, manage and de-escalate disputes.
  • MINIMISE the risk involved in Gas and LNG Contracts.
Who will attend
  • Asset managers
  • Auditors
  • Consultants, Advisers
  • Contract Negotiators / Commercial Managers
  • E&P professionals and managers
  • Financial Controllers
  • Financiers
  • Gas sales and marketing executives
  • Government Officials and Regulators
  • New entrants to the sector
  • Operation Managers
  • Project Contract Negotiators / Commercial Managers
  • Project Owners / Sponsors
  • Senior Engineering and Project Managers
  • Services Sector providers
  • Strategists, planners and analysts
  • Traders
Trainer

Armed with 43 years of experience, Expert Trainer specialises in strategic, commercial and transportation aspects of oil and gas and has a detailed understanding of regulatory and institutional arrangements, with emphasis on mid and downstream aspects (transportation and processing) and distribution/ supply.

Since becoming a consultant in 1993, Expert Trainer has advised a number of European, US, Asian and Australian oil and gas companies, gas and LNG sellers and buyers, utilities and banks on commercial and contractual aspects of oil and gas projects. He has been involved in many projects and high-level plans related to oil, gas, LPG and LNG storage and transmission and sales.

Expert Trainer has also advised a number of governments (UK, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Vietnam, Côte d’Ivoire, Czech Republic, China, Bulgaria, Croatia, Ecuador, India, Thailand, South Africa, Kenya, Romania, Serbia, Mozambique, UNMIK in Kosovo, Rwanda and North and South Sudan, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria, Djibouti) on oil, gas, downstream oil and LPG, industry structure, development policy, concession terms, energy export options, contractual matters and financial claims.

Expert Trainer was involved in Ministerial level investigations of complex international disputes on construction projects. In 2011, he was part of investigation team with Ministry of Department of Public Enterprise in South Africa on the major cost increases and delays on the 23 billion Rand oil pipeline and terminal system. He also acted as sole joint expert for the ICC on a construction dispute concerning the Greek pipeline system with over 100 heads of claim. Expert Trainer was also a High Court expert on capacity planning on the UK gas network and participated as Subject Matter Expert on various aspects of litigation support.

Case Studies

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Gas Sales Negotiation Exercise

  • Participants will be divided into teams and practise the negotiation of the principal terms of a large gas agreement.
  • The exercise will give practical insight into gas pricing, take or pay, make-up and carry forward, duration and termination conditions, long term force majeure, creditworthiness and payment guarantees, shortfall provisions, quality tolerance and off-spec gas, issues surrounding future gas terms etc. as well as the negotiating process itself.

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Case Study 1

  • LNG and Gas in UAE and Mozambique

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Case Study 2

  • The Singapore LNG Terminal: The Aggregator Role and Terminal Use Agreements
Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Venue to be confirmed.

Industry Insights
Brochure Download


Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) Contract Management

Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contract Management
Overview

A three-day masterclass that will give delegates a thorough understanding of the nature of EPC contracting and the kinds of projects which normally require this approach. There will be an examination of how to analyse and apportion construction risks and the opportunity to gain a knowledge of the key provisions used in EPC contracts for the management of risk.

Using case studies, delegates will learn some of the main practical steps in successful contract negotiation and administration. Attendees will also become familiar with strategies for mitigating/avoiding the effects of construction disputes.

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • UNDERSTAND how to select the optimal form of contract for any given project.
  • RECOGNISE the necessary steps in administering an EPC contract to achieve completion on time and within budget.
  • BECOME FAMILIAR with the forms of contract which provide the fairest and most bankable balance of risk: a summary of the main features of the FIDIC 2017 edition silver book.
  • ABILITY to deal with cost overruns, claims and delays in a timely and collaborative manner.
  • IDENTIFY design risk, design obligations and other key provisions in EPC contracts. Gaining a familiarity with anticipated negotiating positions of owners and contractors.
  • MASTER how to allocate risk using a risk register and putting in place a contractual structure which effectively regulates the relationships between the parties.
  • IDENTIFY the essentials of EPC contracting and the most beneficial applications of this approach.
  • EXPERIENCE the use of mediation, dispute adjudication boards and other methods of minimising claims and disputes.
Who will attend
  • Project Managers.
  • Project Engineers.
  • Quantity Surveyors.
  • Commercial Managers and Directors.
  • General Counsel .

And other Professionals active in process engineering, water treatment, waste management, power generation, oil and gas, petrochemicals and other industries involving the operation of industrial plant.

 

 

 

 

Trainer

Armed with over 30 years of experience in construction law, Expert Trainer is an experienced legal consultant advising on projects and resolving disputes in the UK and internationally. His advisory work has included assisting governments and government entities, local authorities, lenders, consortia and concession companies, developers, engineers and contractors.

He has extensive knowledge of the principal sectors engaged with the construction industry, and a close understanding of the forms of contracts (and related legal materials) it uses, their structure and how they function in allocating risk.

Expert Trainer represents clients on construction industry disputes and in commercial transactions where construction is the major element. He has advised all the main sections of the industry on a very wide portfolio of cases. They have included resolving a complex mediation with several participants, an adjudication for a joint venture employer, negotiating a complex multi party EPC contract for an LNG terminal in India and politically sensitive contract documents for an iconic civic building in Hong Kong.

Case Studies

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Case Study 1

LNG fired Power Generation Scheme (1).

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Case Study 2

LNG fired Power Generation Scheme with multiple contracts (2).

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Case Study 3

Case study on DABs.

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Class Exercise

Practical exercise in compiling a risk register.

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Class Exercise

Practical example of assembling tender invitation documents.

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Hotel venue to be confirmed. 

Industry Insights
Brochure Download