Gas and LNG > Natural Gas & LNG Sales Agreements

About this Training Course

Natural Gas has become the ‘fuel-of-choice’ in many energy markets due to its availability of supply and transportation via pipeline or liquefaction as LNG. A series of contracts links each stage of the Gas industry from field production to the ultimate delivery point. An understanding of the provisions in these contracts is essential to those who intend to create a career in this industry.

This 3 full-day course addresses the various transactional and legal issues along the value chain for natural Gas and LNG, including production, processing, delivery and storage. Particular attention is given to current trends in pricing mechanisms, cost reduction strategies, revisions to supply and transportation contracts.

This course is specifically designed for professionals involved in Gas and LNG supply. Participation in the course offers a unique opportunity to consider options for the supply and purchase of Gas and LNG as alternative sources of energy and how to optimise its value.

After the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Analyse the commercial, operational and legal provisions in Gas and LNG supply contracts.
  • Evaluate whether to use long-term supply or monthly delivery contracts.
  • Create optimal value for Supplier and Purchaser in the sale and delivery of Gas and LNG.
  • Apply strategies for and minimise the risks associated with Gas and LNG contracts.
  • Resolve disputes between Suppliers and Purchasers.

This course will benefit professionals involved in managing the supply and purchase of natural gas including:

  • Procurement staff
  • Marketers
  • Lawyers
  • Analysts
  • Corporate Development personnel
  • Governmental Relations executives
  • Officials in state petroleum companies and Ministries of Energy and Finance
  • Intermediate

Your expert course leader previously served as General Counsel for a petroleum and mineral appraisal and consulting firm based in Colorado. He supports clients in business transactions and finance, particularly in the energy industry, and helps clients navigate international business opportunities. He provides consulting services to foreign government entities working in the petroleum and power sectors. He also supports domestic clients with mineral rights and business law matters. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Wyoming and the State of Colorado, as well as the Federal District of Wyoming.

His previous engagement includes:

Petroleum Regulator Organizational Strategy and Management in Bosnia  – Legal and regulatory specialist responsible for providing organizational strategy and management advisory assistance to government entities responsible for petroleum management and regulation, reviewing bid round documents, concession agreements and legislation affective petroleum management, and providing other legal, regulatory and policy support to the government. 2019-2020.

Onshore/Offshore Petroleum Regulatory Development in Romania – International legal and regulatory specialist responsible for reviewing petroleum data management and technical oversight practices, providing input on fiscal analysis and terms, development of offshore regulatory framework, and providing technical trainings on leading practices in petroleum legal, regulatory, fiscal, and policy issues.

International Petroleum Contracts and Legal Analysis in Albania – International oil and Gas specialist role providing legal and policy advice to Albania’s petroleum regulator, designed and presented a two-day course on production sharing contracts, supported capacity building initiatives and improved petroleum policy development in Albania, supported legal and regulatory aspects of the petroleum tender and bidding process. 2018-2020.

Natural Gas Legal and Regulatory Development in Honduras – Natural Gas legal expert responsible for supporting Honduras’national electrical utility with natural Gas and LNG legal, regulatory and policy advice, reviewed natural Gas legal and regulatory frameworks from surrounding jurisdictions and prepared a report and presentation to discuss specific challenges related to natural Gas development and utilization in Honduras.

Shale Gas Legal and Regulatory Analysis in Western Cape Province, South Africa – Legal and regulatory specialist responsible for reviewing provincial and municipal approaches to shale Gas regulation for a proposed onshore shale Gas project in the Karoo Basin, worked on behalf of provincial government to improve government collaboration and coordination for large scale industrial development and assisted with development of municipal-level regulatory practices.

Gas-to-Power Generation Policy Development in Nigeria – Natural Gas legal and regulatory specialist responsible for reviewing Gas-to-power market arrangements, government natural Gas policies and governance/financial structures to identify areas for improvement to national meet power generation goals. 2017-2018 Client: U.S. Department of State – Energy Governance and Capacity Initiative.

Sri Lanka Petroleum Legal and Regulatory Support – Legal and regulatory expert charged with reviewing and developing key areas of national petroleum regulatory policy, review of contracts and building capacity within the Ministry of Petroleum Resources Development and Petroleum Resources Development Secretariat.

To further optimise your learning experience from our courses, we also offer individualized “One to One” coaching support for 2 hours post training. We can help improve your competence in your chosen area of interest, based on your learning needs and available hours. This is a great opportunity to improve your capability and confidence in a particular area of expertise. It will be delivered over a secure video conference call by one of our senior trainers. They will work with you to create a tailor-made coaching program that will help you achieve your goals faster.
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