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ONLINE: E&P Technical Service Contract (CON908)

  • To be announced for 2023


Operators and main contractors are contracting/sub-contracting a wide range of their activities. The Service Contract is the tool for controlling the efficiency of the Contractor.

This course allows all stakeholders involved (company, contractors, sub-contractors) to better understand the contractual relationship, their rights and obligations, and gives a detailed review of the contract and its main features.
The course focuses on the service contracts put in place for supporting a drilling campaign: rig contract, drilling services contract, logistic support contracts, and covers all specificities of the various contracts.

Course Structure: 4 modules of 4 hours each, delivered over 4 days
Each day will consist of 2 x 2-hour modules including a 30 min. break in between.

Course Level: Skill
Duration: 4 days
Instructor: Paul Adrian

Designed for you, if you are...

  • Contract engineer, contract administrator or any other actor involved in the relationship between the company and the contractors of a service contract
  • Driller or logistician interested in the contractual aspects of your operational activity (the "owner" of these service contracts)

How we build your confidence

  • Live instructor-led training
  • This course will give you a strong theoretical background through a solid and meticulous documentation, which you will be able to use in your working position as a reference
  • The course will also make extensive use of case studies and exercises

The benefits from attending

By the end of the course you will feel confident in your understanding of:

  • A drilling campaign Contractual Strategy
  • The full 'Call For Tender' process and its various forms
  • The Technical Service Contract itself and its main clauses in terms of performance of the contract, financial conditions, liabilities, insurances and legal clauses


The Contractual Strategy
  • Compliance - Ethics: Definition - Compliance Process - Individual Ethics
  • Legal Framework: The PSA / JOA / OPCO - Influence of the Patrimonial Agreement on the definition of a Contractual Strategy
  • Local Content: How the local content requirements are integrated and managed in the Contracts
  • Definition of the Contractual Strategy: Contract & Procurement scheme for a Drilling Campaign - Contract types - Management of Interfaces

Call for Tender
  • Prequalification: Prequalification detailed process - Example
  • Competitive CFT: Rules & Framework - Preparation & Guidelines - CFT document preparation
  • Other types of CFT: Design competition - Single Source - Open Book Tender
  • Bid Analysis and Contractor Selection

Bids Analysis and Contractor Selection
  • Technical Evaluation and Clarifications: Bids opening philosophies - Technical evaluation description - Example of technical evaluation matrix
  • Commercial Evaluation and Clarifications: Commercial evaluation description - Commercial clarifications, evaluation and report
  • Bid Comparison and Final Recommendation: Final Bid comparison - RTA - Approval Process
  • Typical Contract Conditions

Typical Contract Conditions
  • General: Status of the Parties - Assignment - Sub-Contractor
  • Performance of the Contract: Work Time Schedule and Progress Control - The Certificates - Guarantees & Warranties - Change Orders & Claims
  • Financial Conditions: Price structure - Price revision - Price perimeter - Invoicing conditions - Payment terms - Liquidated Damages
  • Liabilities and Insurances: Various Liability principles - Insurances - Limitation of Liability
  • Legal Clauses: Suspension - Termination - Force Majeure - Applicable Laws - Governing Law - Claims - Settlement of Disputes - Liens - Compliance with Laws




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