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International Oil & Gas Law, Contracts, and Negotiations, PARTS 1 and 2

To register for both weeks (Parts 1 & 2) at a discount, click the Registration link above.

To register for Part 1 only, click here.

To register for Part 2 only, click here.

Part 1 - From Concept to Discovery: September 25-29, 2017

  • Risks of International Investments
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Ethics and Anti-Bribery Compliance
  • Bidding Agreements
  • AMI Agreements
  • Granting Instruments
  • Stabilization Issues
  • Joint Operating Agreements
  • JOA Accounting Procedures
  • Participation (Farmout) Agreements
  • Unitization Issues
  • Crude Oil Lifting Agreements
  • International Dispute Resolution


Part 2 - From Discovery to Decommissioning: October 2-6, 2017

  • International Project Development Risks
  • Sanctions
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Seismic Contracts, Data Use & Exchange Agreements
  • Unconventional Resources Development
  • Crude Oil Marketing
  • International Drilling and Service Contracts
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Business Ethics
  • Decommissioning Issues
  • Stock Purchase Agreements
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • Natural Gas Sales Agreements
  • Natural Gas Pipeline Transportation
  • Natural Gas Balancing
  • LNG Project Development


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Continuing Education Credit

Each course consists of approximately 29.25 hours of continuing education, including up to 120 minutes of ethics in Part 1 and up to 75 minutes of ethics in Part 2, depending upon your jurisdiction.  CLE and other credits are available.

Earlybird Discount

Cutoff date for discounted registration fees: July 10, 2017

Course Materials

Participants may pick up their program materials on Monday, September 25, and on Monday, October 2, starting at 8:15am at the course regis­tration desk at the Doubletree Hotel Downtown, 400 Dallas Street, Houston, Texas 77002, USA. Sessions will meet at this hotel daily.