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  • Six Clauses Every Oil & Gas Professional Should Know
    The legal world governs everything that we do as an industry, yet even seasoned legal professionals fall foul of elemental mistakes in contract knowledge. In this piece, we list six contracting terms of which everyone working in the oil and gas sector should have at least a partial understanding.

    Penalty Clauses In Anglo-Saxon law, the primary redress for a breach of contract is the imposition of damages to compensate the innocent party for losses suffered as a consequence of that breach.
  • Ten Things Every Energy Lawyer Should Take Into Account Ten Things Every Energy Lawyer Should Take Into Account
    In this piece, resident legal columnist Olufola Wusu takes a look at 10 things that the contemporary energy lawyer should bear in mind in the 21st century oil and gas business.
  • CONTRACT DRAFTING: 84% OF Lawyers Still think Macondo Is A FactorCONTRACT DRAFTING: 84% OF Lawyers Still think Macondo Is A Factor

    As oil and gas companies the world over are reaping the whirlwind and living the boom times, so are the companies that broker the deals and seal the mergers – law firms.

    Although the money has kept on rolling in, the contracting landscape has not been all plain sailing as our latest industry survey shows.

  • In Review: The Second Month of the BP Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill TrialIn Review: The Second Month of the BP Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill Trial

    The oil and gas industry was rocked to its very core when the Deepwater Horizon explosion claimed the lives of 11 personnel and flooded the Gulf of Mexico with 4.9 million barrels of oil in 2010. Now, finally, plaintiffs and defendants have met in New Orleans in a landmark trial with billions of dollars and the industry’s integrity on the line.

    Regular columnist Derek Park has been reporting live from the trial exclusively for Oil and Gas IQ. In this new eBook download, we collate the second month of trial proceedings in this concise 15 page breakdown.

  • In Review: The first month of the BP Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill TrialIn Review: The first month of the BP Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill Trial

    Regular Oil and Gas IQ columnist Derek Park has been reporting live from the BP trial exclusively for Oil and Gas IQ and will be following the trial until its conclusion in his weekly report.

    In this new eBook you can download Derek Park’s concise 12 page breakdown of the first four weeks of litigation in the BP trial.

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  • Energy Law In Review: Big Bucks and Black GoldEnergy Law In Review: Big Bucks and Black Gold
    Business is booming in the oil and gas industry, which means it is also booming for the lawmakers and dealbrokers that make transactions happen. In this infographic, find out who the biggest law firms in the oil and gas business are, and the startling amounts of money that makes the legal world go round.

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  • How Can Better Contracting Add 10% To Your Bottom Line?How Can Better Contracting Add 10% To Your Bottom Line?

    In this podcast interview, Oil & Gas iQ speaks with Jim Bergman, VP of Training at the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM), about the finer points of advanced contract risk management in the world today.

    Effective contract risk management represents one of the biggest challenges faced by legal counsels, contract managers and supply chain specialists in the oil and gas industry. Getting your contracting right could mean savings of tens of millions of dollars in the long run. In the course of this interview, Jim touches on:

    • Why the legal field is still talking about the Deepwater Horizon tragedy several years after the fact
    • How multiparty contracting has changed since 2010
    • The emergence of “collaborative contracting” and what exactly this means for the contemporary oil and gas business sphere
    • The tangible benefits of attending Contract Drafting and Risk Management Training for Oil & Gas for your processes and your pocket

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  • Risk & Reward Are You Doing Enough To Prevent A Compliance Failure

    This whitepaper examines some of the factors that contribute to the risks of corruption in the oil and gas sector and what a conscientious organisation can do to mitigate the risks.

  • Extraction Blues- Fighting Corruption In Oil & Gas
    Sustainable competitiveness for scarce resources is a fact of life for players in the extractive industry today. Download this White Paper and learn how to implement an effective competition law compliance programme including:
    • Cost versus benefits
    • Rewarding compliance
    • Identifying the key components of a strategic antitrust compliance programme
    • Practical steps to an effective antitrust compliance programme
    • Establishing the appropriate controls
  • How Do You Change a Corrupt Corporate Culture
    Columnist Tom Fox takes the example of how Siemens managed to defeat their corrupt corporate culture as an archetype of progress for others to follow.

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