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Certificate in International Oil and Gas Contract Law

Understand the contractual and legal regulations governing operations at each phase of the oil and gas contract law, from discovery to sale - training course by tutored distance learning

Starts: 13th October 2020

Develop your legal knowledge of the oil & gas sector

Detailed knowledge of the key legal frameworks that underpin the industry is valuable for oil and gas professionals across all parts of the organisation.

Executives and practitioners at every level should have an understanding of the laws applicable to contractual agreements at each stage of the business, from discovery to sale.

When: 13 October 2020
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 weeks

Ideal for:

  • Commercial managers
  • Engineers and technicians
  • Legal professionals in the oil and gas sector
  • Contract managers and analysts
  • Insurance and risk managers
  • Government advisors, policy makers, economists and regulators

    Course Modules | Courses Fees | About Online Learning


  • Introduction to Contract Law and Background to the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Contracting in the Upstream Sector: Ownership and Licensing
  • Contracting in the Upstream Sector: Production Sharing Agreements and Unitisation
  • Agreements Between Co-Ventures, Suppliers and Contractors
  • Contracting in the Downstream Sector: Sales and Transportation of Oil and Gas
  • Dispute Resolution in Oil and Gas Contracts

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.

This is very informative and interesting course. All modules are well-structured, they are easy to read and to understand. Special thanks for useful links, it is precious for newcomer to the industry.

Student 2015

Course Director

The Course director has previously worked as Director of the Energy and Sustainability Law Center at Qatar University, and has lectured for the law schools at Jersey, Liverpool, Greenwich and Hull. His research focuses on oil & gas contractual framework and has also published on the dispute resolution of oil and gas contracts, including Oil and Gas Law in the UK (Bloomsbury), and is currently working on edition 2 which is expected to publish at the end of the year.

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