Oil & Gas Portfolio Optimization and Management

O&G Portfolio Optimization and Management

Oil & Gas Portfolio Optimization and Management

19 – 21 May 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Official event website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/energy-utilities/og-portfolio-optimization-and-management-kl/

Overview

Current industry challenges revolve around companies spending time, effort and resource on long driven planning cycles. Major oil and gas companies with large and diverse portfolios spend a large portion of their time collecting and processing data.

  • By attending this workshop, participants would gain practical insights on how to “make advanced portfolio planning and optimization decisions” using industry best practices?
  • Participants can also gain knowledge on how to manage data efficiently and take informed decisions by applying advanced “Portfolio Optimization” techniques like Genetic Algorithms and Linear Programming techniques.
  • The workshop will also help companies gain insights from a Palantir developed, novel portfolio optimisation process that combines advanced optimisation methods with a corporate objective filtering.

Programme

For full agenda, please email us your detailed contact information to enquiry@neo-edge.com

This course will be an interactive workshop. It will reaffirm a variety of petroleum economic principles including key metrics, fiscal systems, risk analysis and investment analysis. We will emphasize the impacts of various fiscal regimes on investment decisions. Upon analyzing the different fiscal regimes, we will then evaluate the exploration economics and the practical approaches to optimize your assets.

Practical applications and conceptual understanding of various models and processes in portfolio management and optimization will be discussed. The course objective is to make participants confident in the application of portfolio tools and processes and how these can sensibly be incorporated in their organizations. The instructor-led course will utilize interactive examples and discuss industry best-practices.

 

Key Course Modules

Topic 1: Valuation of Upstream Assets

  • Module 1: Project Economics, Key Metrics and Analytical Tools
  • Module 2: Overview Upstream Fiscal Regimes
  • Module 3: S.E. Asia Fiscal Regimes Analysis
  • Module 4: Economic Modeling and Asset Valuation
  • Module 5: Probability and Uncertainty
  • Module 6: Exploration Economics

Topic 2: Portfolio Optimization and Management

  • Module 1: Importance of Portfolio Optimization
  • Module 2: Corporate Planning for Portfolio Analysis
  • Module 3: Role of Decision Analysis in Portfolio Management
  • Module 4: Risk Modelling
  • Module 5: Portfolio Modelling
  • Module 6: Exploration Portfolio
  • Module 7: Portfolio Management Tools
  • Module 8: Portfolio Optimization
  • Module 9: Practical Portfolio Management Techniques
  • Module 10: Creating Portfolio Insights

Attendee Profile

The course is a must attend for O&G professionals who are looking for in-depth insight into O&G economics and portfolio management/optimization. Professionals directly involved in the strategic decision making, economic evaluation, M&A and investment will find this course particularly valuable.

Job Title includes but not limited to:

  • CFO/Investment Directors
  • Corporate Planning Directors/Managers
  • Petroleum Economic Managers/Economists
  • Business Planning Managers/Specialists
  • Commercial Directors/Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • E&P Managers

 

Trainer Profile

Robert Minson

Mr. Robert Minson
Principal Consultant and Manager
Australian Operations, Palantir Solutions

Robert heads up Palantir’s Australian and New Zealand operations where he is a Principal Consultant. Robert is a Certified Engineer with over 10 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas Industry spanning the construction, midstream and upstream sectors. Before joining Palantir he worked as a Petroleum Economist and Development Engineer for an Operator with assets in the UK North Sea, Norway, Egypt, Algeria and Russia. Since joining Palantir, Robert has worked as a consultant for clients such as GdF Suez, Wintershall, Afren, Svenska, Vitol and Woodside providing advisory, project management and training services relating to Petroleum Economics, Corporate Business & Strategic Planning and Portfolio Management.

He has a B.E. (Hons) in Mechatronic Engineering from the University of Adelaide, Australia and Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering from the Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany and is a member of The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and The Association of German Engineers (VDI).

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RAJ

Mr. Raj Sen
Principal Consultant and Director
Operations Asia Pacific, Palantir Solutions

Raj heads up the Palantir Asia Pacific operations where he is a Principal Consultant. With 18 years of diverse oil and gas industry experience, Raj has a proven track record of consulting on successful projects at over 25 E&P companies across 15 countries around the world. He has been consulting in IOCs and NOCs, most recently Santos, Mubadala, Talisman, Hess and Chevron.

He has extensive knowledge of portfolio management as well as fiscal modelling and has a particular interest in decision and risk analysis. As an energetic trainer Raj has developed and delivered training courses in petroleum economics, decision tree analysis and petroleum optimization to over 1000 petroleum professionals across the globe.

He has consulted in more than 15 countries and presented papers. He has a B.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada and MBA for Mt. Eliza Business School, Melbourne, Australia.

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Hotel Information

The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur

No.5, Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Please quote “Oil and Gas Portfolio Management and Optimization”by Neoedge to enjoy Corporate Rate for your stay.

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4th Annual Global Gas & LNG Summit 2014

Global Gas & LNG Summit Series

4th Annual Global Gas & LNG Summit 2014
Main Conference 13 – 14 May 2014
Pre-conference Workshop 12 May 2014
Post-conference Workshop 15 May 2014
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

– Diversifying dynamics of LNG demand & supply trade and economics of development –

Official Event Website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/energy-utilities/4th-annual-global-gas-lng-summit-2014/

Overview

GGLNG2014 (The 4th Annual Global Gas & LNG Summit 2014) will be hosted in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago from the 12nd to 15th May 2014. Neoedge is proud to announce the succession of the last 3 years of Global Gas & LNG Summit in the United Arab Emirates and Trinidad & Tobago. This year brings you the second phase of the Trinidad & Tobago LNG Series focusing on the dynamics of trade, spot markets, KPIs for LNG operations, economics and technologies of LNG facilities, regulation and nationalism trends, gas/LNG for electricity generation, monetizing stranded gas through small to mid scale LNG, contracts and gas pricing. Our decision to re-host Trinidad and Tobago came after much demand to acquire a platform to identify the growth and dynamic of changes that are currently ongoing in the region.

The summit will feature key gas & LNG experts from the Americas and global arena – sharing expert insights and analysis of best practices for LNG construction, regulatory movements, economics of LNG, investments in a growing market, manpower education as well as curbing risk involved for these developments.

What you can expect from the Global Gas & LNG Summit 2014:

  • Stand alone case presentations by top notch speakers from various emerging and established gas & LNG players in the Americas and the global arena
  • Interactive Panel Discussions of key themes
  • Open Questions & Answer with delegates
  • Pre and Post Conference Workshops on May 12 & 15
  • Networking platform for Regional and International Gas & LNG Players
  • Exhibition area
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Lucky Draw at the end of Main Conference
  • Awards for Best Speaker, Best Delegate & Chairperson

Programme

The following key themes on Gas & LNG will be addressed in-depth with Case Studies:

  • US shale revolution and it’s affects on Trinidad & Tobago – how spot markets diversifies exports to Asia, South America and Europe and its effects on commercial pricing
  • Role of Trinidad & Tobago in global gas & LNG market – observing demand and supply trade movements
  • KPIs for LNG facility operations in Trinidad & Tobago and the global arena
  • Regulation and nationalism trends and ways forward for LNG developments
  • Government’s role in encouraging sustainable investments and financing of new opportunities/projects – what are the LNG projects financing challenges ahead
  • Creating economies of scale for large capacity LNG facility – an International Oil Corporation’s perspective
  • Studying the economics of Small to Mid Scale LNG plants to meet local and regional energy requirements
  • Capitalizing, commercializing and monetizing stranded gas and flare gas for a sustainable economic growth
  • Project economics and risk management for local and international LNG supply chain
  • Power generation economics, technologies, regulations and policies as well as the future of gas to power generation
  • Powering fleets/ships using LNG and its benefits – environment implications, cost and regulations – defining the difference with other fossil fuels
  • Developing Floating Storage and Regasification Vessel – converting power generation from high-cost, high-emissions imported oil to cost-effective, cleaner burning natural gas
  • Identifying new transport and infrastructure solutions to the global gas & LNG demands
  • Diversifying countries energy fuel mix with LNG – keeping environment in mind and creation of jobs
  • Financing structures and experiences on structuring deals on gas and LNG projects – a case study
  • Examining legal and commercial issues surrounding investment of gas & LNG projects
  • Feasibility studies for the selection of suitable technologies for new terminals/expansions
  • Examining patterns of oil pricing and its effects to global gas & LNG pricing today – is it possible to forecast gas and LNG pricing in the coming years?
  • Environmental impact assessment for onshore and offshore gas exploration – Life-cycle greenhouse gas analysis of LNG and implementation of gas flaring level policies for producers globally
  • Securing long-term LNG supply contracts for a sustainable gas for power generation and closing the gap between energy needs and supply as well as its decision making process
  • Analysis of key indications of energy generation, fuel and price
  • Unconventional gas vs conventional gas

Pre-Conference Workshop on 12May 2014

To be advised

Post-Conference Workshop / Site Tour on 15 May 2014

To be advised

For the full agenda, please email us your detail contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.com. Please indicate subject title “4th Annual Global Gas & LNG Summit 2014″.

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Why Attend

Learn from expert practitioners and high profile delegates in the global gas & LNG market today!

NEOEDGE is proud to announce its 4TH ANNUAL GLOBAL GAS & LNG SUMMIT 2014 on the 13rd and 14th May 2014 in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago. This summit is an impactful series of 3RD ANNUAL GLOBAL GAS & LNG SUMMIT held in Port of Spain in 2013. We will be exploring in-depth insights of major domestic and international markets addressing the best strategies, approaches, techniques, innovations as well as the current and future market of gas & LNG in the recent economic, social, environmental and political conditions. This summit will also serve as a platform for all national, international and independent companies to network and share business ideas and experiences.

Recognizing such emerging business potentials and pressing challenges, the Global Gas & LNG Summit 2014, carefully researched and organized by Neoedge in Singapore, will provide all international and local companies an in-time and efficient platform of learning, networking and partnership building for your corporate advantage in the increasingly vibrant and fierce market.

For more details on delegate fees, event brochure, sponsorship and speaking slot, kindly send us an email to rueburn@neo-edge.com or call us directly at +65 6557 9230. Please indicate subject title “4th Annual Global Gas & LNG Summit 2014″. 

Past Testimonials

“Neoedge has provided the opportunity for sharing oil and gas and LNG knowledge in a global context”

– Commercial Analyst, Atlantic Trinidad & Tobago

“Excellent Work”

– Strategic Business Development Executive, Lennox Offshore Services Limited, Trinidad & Tobago

“A value added summit on a value added topic”

– Managing Director, Utilities Aruba

“The summit was very organized and the ambience was excellent”

– Engineering Professional, PDVSA INTEVEP, Venezuala

“The LNG Master Class provides brilliant insight on the LNG technology and commercial chain”

– Gas Regulation Advisor, NERSA, South Africa

“I attended two courses organized by Neoedge and both were worth attending as the contents, presentations and arrangements were remarkable

– Senior General Manager, Sui Southern Gas Company, Pakistan

“LNG eye opener. Indeed it was interesting and worth participating”

– Gas Trader, Borkir International, Nigeria

“This course optimally provided me knowledge of LNG operations and management that will help me to understand the background of party I will negotiate with when purchasing LNG”

– Senior Manager, Indonesia State Electricity Company

“I have attended events organized by Neoedge which have been quite educative especially the workshops. The trainers were very competent and knowledgeable”

– Senior General Manager, Sui Southern Gas Company, Pakistan

“A wonderful conference with carefully selected speakers. It was an amazing 2 days.”
– Petroleum Engineer, NNPC NAPIMS, Nigeria

“Very interesting and worldwide experience.”
– Commercial Manager, OLT Offshore LNG Toscana, Italy

“They were excellent!”
– Director Coal Gas Policy, Department of Energy South Africa

“A good and comprehensive conference which allow participants to interact with the trainer and fellow participants.”
– Project Development Manager, Genser Power, Ghana

“My attending this conference has greatly enriched my understanding of the dynamics of Gas and LNG in the global economics. It is very rewarding.”
– Technical Advisor, NNPC-NAPIMS, Nigeria

“Neoedge has been wonderful in providing key knowledge and skills to the natural gas and LNG industries.”
– Anonymous

“This was excellent participatory summit. I would recommend it to all those involved in LNG.”
– GM Regulation, ECB

“The company was prepared to consider pricing options that made it possible to attend and is most appreciated.”
– Manager, Banzi Geotechnics

“This is my first encounter with Neoedge and they have been wonderful with their organizational skills & hospitality”
– NNPC

“You are a client oriented business system.”
– DM Reservoir Management

“The workshop was great and highly informative”
– GM, ECB

“This exposes Neoedge as an experience company in organizing beneficial workshops / seminars & courses for the oil & gas industry.”
– GM Materials, NAPIMS

“The Africa Gas & LNG was well package with good industry facilitators. Very educational for Africa Gas & LNG operation and government policy formulation.”
– Chief Project Engineer, NNPC/NAPIMS

“It has been a knowledge filled conference and it was worth while to attend.”
– Engineer, iGas

“In-depth materials and relevant issues addressed on gas & power business in Africa.”
– DM Plant Monitoring & Maintenance, NAPIMS

“This programme is well organized and very relevant to the operations of NNPC/NAPIMS. Please contact management for further participation.”
– Chief Project Engineer, NNPC/NAPIMS

“Great conference and much information. Quality of speakers provided were very good.”
– Compliance & Dispute Analyst, NERSA

Sponsorship

The 4th Annual Global Gas & LNG Summit 2014 is a high profile conference designed for government officials, global and local directors and senior executives, professionals, thought leaders and innovators from the gas & LNG sector to convene for business discussions, sharing experiences, exchanging ideas and establishing new relationships. Sponsors are provided with an opportunity to capitalize on this global event to send their message across their target audience, to reinforce brand visibility and thought leadership and demonstrate expert solutions.

We can assist your objectives with our sponsorship and exhibition packages which can be tailored to suit your marketing and business strategies.

For more details on delegate fees, event brochure, sponsorship and speaking slot, kindly send us an email to rueburn@neo-edge.com or call us directly at +65 6557 9230. Please indicate subject title “4th Annual Global Gas & LNG Summit 2014″. 

 

Global Gas & LNG Summit Series

 

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Practical Geostatistics and Mineral Resource Estimation Master Class, Ghana, 7-11 April 2014

MRE 2014

Practical Geostatistics and Mineral Resource Estimation Master Class
7th – 11th April 2014,
Accra, Ghana

Mineral Resources and their subsequent conversion to Ore Reserves are of key importance to mining companies. Their reliable estimation is critical to both the confidence in a feasibility study, and also to the day-to-day operation of a mine. Any company expecting to make sound investment or operational decisions must base the resource estimation on both relevant and reliable information.

Responding to our past delegates feedback and request of extending our Master Class, we are happy to bring you a 5 days Master Class in Geostatistics and Mineral Resource Estimation instead of the normal 4 days. We hope that this will add value to our delegates and enable them to solve the practical issues that they face in the field of geostatistics/mineral resource estimation.

This 5-day course will consist of two parts:-

Part 1 – Practical Geostatistics Workshop (2 days)

The first 2 days of the course will cover the practical aspect of Geostatistics. It will bring the delegates to in-depth understanding of the mysteries of ordinary kriging and its variants. This is a classroom course and includes manual exercises to reinforce understanding of the techniques. This composed of lectures augmented by practical PC/laptop-based exercises covering many different applications.

Case studies ranging from coal through base metals and iron ore to precious metals such as gold and platinum will be covered. All case studies are drawn from Dr Clark’s extensive worldwide experience.

Participants are advised to bring a laptop.

Part 2 – Mineral Resource Estimation Master Class (3 days)

Participants in this Master Class are expected to be conversant with Geostatisticals procedures or at least completed Practical Geostatistics Workshop.

Participants are invited to contribute discussion and ideas from their own practical experiences and to bring their own data for preliminary analysis during and after the workshop.

The workshop is aimed at professionals who are interested in discussing the real world application of resource estimation techniques.

Using little or no mathematics, we will discuss case studies involving interpretation of everyday questions, such as:

  • Is my data homogeneous enough for geostatistical mapping?
  • Do I have trends in my data and (if so) what kind?
  • How do I interpret semi-variograms which deviate from the ideal shapes?
  • What Kriging method should I use (if any)?
  • Should I be using Kriging results at all?

Presentations will explain the underlying assumptions of resource estimation, the techniques currently used in the real world, the advantages and limitations of such techniques and the decision processes which underlie a successful resource or reserve estimation.

Participants are advised to bring a laptop.

Programme

For full agenda, event brochure and registration details; please email us your detail contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.com . Please indicate subject title “Practical Geostatistics & Mineral Resource Estimation”.

This course is specially structured into 2 part and 10 sessions

Part 1: Practical Geostatistics Workshop (2 days)

Fundamentals

  • The basic assumptions of spatial estimation methods
  • Inverse Distance interpolation methods
  • Classical statistics: the Normal distribution

Statistical Methods

  • The lognormal distribution
  • Confidence levels
  • Standard errors
  • Grade/tonnage curves
  • Construction and interpretation of semi-variograms
  • Identification of trends
  • Multi-component models
  • Confirmation of basic assumptions
  • Outliers

Geostatistical Methods

  • The experimental semi-variogram
  • Modelling semi-variograms
  • Trends
  • Anisotropy
  • Geological features
  • Variations on kriging
  • Lognormal methods
  • Indicator methods
  • Non-linear geostatistics
  • Regression problems (conditional bias)
  • Simulation

Case Studies and discussions on your own data (BYO)

Part 2: Mineral Resources Estimation Master Class (3 days)

In Part 2 of this course we will be YOUR own data. This will be a BYO session preliminary study of real data sets and open discussion guided by participants’ interests and previous Q&A sessions.

Based on participants’ interests we can go in-depth to the following topics:

  1. Basic assumptions and requirements for mineral resource estimation
  2. Data validation, top-cuts and capping
  3. Construction, interpretation and modelling of semi-variograms
  4. Model validation and reconciliation with geological knowledge
  5. Geostatistical resource estimation, 3D and block modelling and Kriging
  6. Other Kriging techniques, such as MIK and Lognormal Kriging
  7. Discussion covering the advantages/limitations of different estimation methods
  8. Reserve estimation and possible classification definitions
  9. Geostatistical Simulations and Risk Assessment
  10.  Grade control
  11. Drill hole spacing analysis
  12. Dynamic Anisotropy estimation

Case Studies and BYO topics:

  • construction and interpretation of semi-variograms
  • identification of trends
  • confirmation of basic assumptions
  • outliers
  • choice of appropriate kriging techniques
  • practical applications of kriging
  • discussion of case studies from course participants
  • general discussion of case studies
  • simulation techniques

Attendee Profile

The course is carefully researched and designed for:

  • Geologists (Exploration, Production, Resource)
  • Mining Engineer / Engineering Manager
  • Mine Evaluator / Evaluation Manager
  • Mine Planners / Planning Manager
  • Mine Surveyors / Survey Manager
  • MRM Practitioners
  • Anyone with interest in the evaluation of mineral resources and reserves

What people said about us

These are what some of our delegates said about this course:

Some practical exercises were nicely put by the resource person based on her long term experience – Excellent! – Chief Geologist Evaluation, AngloGold Ashanti

The course was interesting and touches on important areas of resource estimation. The facilitator is good at answering questions. – Geologist, Goldfields Ghana

I testify on the excellent organization and provision of a world class expert in the domain we just learnt. Great time with very experienced trainer but duration was short. – SMFG –Societe Des Mines de fer de Guinee

The workshop is well organized and timing was very appropriate. Meeting authority in resource estimation like our trainer is a great privileged! – Regional Resource Manager, Kalsaka Mining

Summarizing decades worth of experience into 4 days may seem impossible but somehow the facilitator does this and still has time to make it a fund experience. – Project Geologist, Aureus Mining Ireland

 

Trainer Profile

The trainer is a professional Mining Engineer who specialized in the technical evaluation of mineral resources and reserves at all stages in the life of a mine. She has taught, researched and consulted in the field of geostatistics for over 40 years and have wealthy experience in practical application of computer-based design and evaluation methods.

Possibly best known as the author of the introductory text “Practical Geostatistics” (1979), she now co-author of a more complete textbook “Practical Geostatistic” (2000).

With proven communication skills honed by training non-specialists, she has conducted numerous short courses on a regular basis to companies and educational institutions in four continents. She lectured for 11 years at the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London, at the University of Witswatersrand in Johannesburg for 9 years and was visiting professor at Camborne School of Mines for 2 years. She joined Xstract Mining Consultant in July 2011 within Xstract’s Perth office, and also maintain her position as associated educator at Geostokos (Ecosse) Limited, an international consultancy company based in Central Scotland. Her recent consultancy assignments range from the evaluation of tantalite deposits in Mozambique to the study of protected sea-birds in the UK.

The trainer received her Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of London, M.Sc. in Biometrics from the University of Reading, B.Sc. in Pure and Applied Mathematics from StrathclydeUniversity and Diploma in Educational Broadcasting from the University of York. In addition to formal qualifications, she regularly attends relevant conferences to learn new methods, theory and applications. She also attends seminars and meetings of the various professional societies of which she have memberships.

Partial list of Consultancies and Projects in Africa

  • Ad hoc advice on mineral sands applications, for Shell Minerals, South Africa
  • Advice on sampling at Richards Bay Minerals, South Africa
  • American Mineral Fields Int. Ltd., supervision of feasibility study — valuation and geology
  • Assessment of AlexanderBay Diamond Mine, South Africa
  • Audit of resources, tantalite deposit, Mozambique
  • Evaluation of mining resources, Hartebeestfontein Mine, South Africa
  • Fergusson Stewart, Johannesburg, evaluation of Joel Mine.
  • Freda-Rebecca Mine, Zimbabwe for Cluff Minerals (and later Ashanti GoldFields)
  • General Mining Union Corporation, Johannesburg
  • Ghanaian Australian Goldfields, geostatistical modelling and advice on valuation
  • Hartley Platinum, BHP Zimbabwe, peer review.
  • Investigation of problems with Mine Call Factor for Libanon Mine, South Africa
  • ISCOR Mining, audit of valuation for deposit in Zaire
  • Johannesburg Consolidated Investment Limited, Johannesburg
  • Lonrho Zimbabwe, advice on evaluation of small gold deposits
  • MIMCO, South Africa, evaluation of gold mine.
  • MineNet South Africa, evaluation of resources and reserves at Skorpion project, Namibia
  • Mineral resource and reserve valuation for Skorpion Zinc project in Namibia
  • Palabora Mine, underground development, RTZ Management Services, Johannesburg.
  • Potgietersrus Platinum, JCI, benchmark evaluation.
  • Public statement of remaining reserves at the Droogebult Mine, South Africa
  • Resource evaluation studies for Lonrho Platinum, South Africa.
  • Short training for Nigerian Geological survey
  • Small scale consultation, Anglogold Ashanti Goldfields
  • Study of sampling methods and calibrations for Namco Diamond Mining, Cape Town
  • Tenke Fungurume project, Congo audit of computerised database
  • Vaal Reefs Exploration & Mining Co. Ltd., audit of annual reserve statement
  • Valuation advice for the Ayanfuri Project, Ghana for Cluff Minerals.

For full agenda, event brochure and registration details; please email us your detail contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.com . Please indicate subject title “Practical Geostatistics & Mineral Resource Estimation”.

Contracts Risk Management and Negotiation Skills for the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry, Johannesburg, 27-30 January 2014

Contracts Risk Management

CONTRACTS RISK MANAGEMENT AND NEGOTIATION SKILLS FOR THE OIL & GAS INDUSTRY
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
27-30 FEBRUARY 2014

Key Points/Questions that will be addressed by Attending the Workshop

  • Due to the increase of technical uncertainties, market instability, change of regulations, industry projects and contracts are potentially running to the higher risks. If those particular risks embedded in industry contracts, are not properly managed, then they may affect your performance, incomes and revenues
  • Thus risks should be identified upfront before its nature changed to the peril. Preventing and managing risks from the outset will certainly eliminate or at least decrease the possibility of compensating losses and damages which would be resulted if such risks had not been managed
  • The course includes plenty of interactive exercises, and questions and answers and deal with case studies from across the World and discussions
  • This workshop shall certainly upgrade your knowledge and promote your vision to look at the contract’s terms and conditions in industry contracts widely and compressively. It revives the strategic view of the most complicated issues of the industry contracts
  • In this workshop, you are free to challenge the instructor and ask whatever questions that you may have in order to find proper solutions and answers for your day to day management and administration of industry contracts
  • TEFCEL is a comprehensive model to manage the industry contract particularly the most complicated ones
  • TEFCEL first introduced by Dr S N Ebrahimi in a workshop held in London in 2005 and since the such concept has become the predominate lectures and presentations of Dr Ebrahimi in various seminars, conferences, academic forums and workshops throughout the world
  • The TEFCEL stands for Technical, Economic, Financial, Commercial, Contractual, Environmental and Legal aspects of each industry contracts
  • TEFCEL is a comprehensive framework which takes into consideration the different aspects of contracts from different perspectives
  • TEFCEL model is based on comprehensive, integrated and life-cycle plan in order to manage multiple aspects of the Contracts particularly in a sophisticated and complicated industries such as O & G contracts
  • TEFCEL has a systematic approach and helps us to gain a better knowledge and understanding of contracts in seven important areas:
    • Technical
    • Economic
    • Financial
    • Contractual
    • Commercial
    • Environmental
    • Legal

Programme

To access the full agenda, please send your detailed contact information to enquiry@neo-edge.com

This course is specially structured in 4 days:

WORKSHOP OUTLINE (4 DAYS)

DAY 1: TEFCEL Risks of Contracts in Oil & Gas Industry

DAY 2: Contract Risks Identification and Risk Analysis

DAY 3: How to Manage TEFCEL Risks in Oil & Gas Industry?

DAY 4: Powerful Negotiation Strategies for Oil and Gas

**Q&A Discussion between delegates and the trainer throughout 4 days workshop


lecturing the following subjects:

  • Oil and Gas Laws and Contracts,
  • TEFCEL Strategic Management of Industry Contracts,
  • Contract Risk Recognition and Management,
  • Private International Law,
  • General Jurisprudence of Law,
  • International Commercial Arbitration,
  • International Trade Law,
  • Competition Trade law,
  • Law for Professional Project Managers.

Attendee Profile

Who Should Attend

  • Managers/CEOs/Directors
  • Industry Lawyers
  • Technical Experts
  • Finance Experts
  • Commercial Experts
  • Contractual Men
  • Project Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Insurance Experts
  • Professional working people in the industry

     Types of Organizations

  • Government Bodies
  • National Oil Corporation
  • International Oil Corporation
  • Service Oil Corporation
  • Independent Exploration & Production Companies
  • Consultant firms
  • Logistic, Transportation & Infrastructure Companies
  • Technology/Engineering/Equipment firms/suppliers
  • Investment banks / Investors / financiers / VC / Funds
  • Insurance / Risk management companies

Why Attend

Overview and Why You Should Attend

  • This course will help attendees to learn on how to plan, prepare and manage difficult negotiation in Oil and Gas contracts while taking into account TEFCEL elements (i.e. Technical, Economic, Financial, Commercial, Contractual, Environmental and Legal). The program recognize the vital steps in a negotiation and the principles and procedures of negotiation with HGs/NOCs/IOCs/OSCs
  • Encountering more and more with multidisciplinary issues and intersectionary aspects
  • Necessity to tackle the grey area of practices
  • Necessity to understand, to plan and to manage potential risks in operating contracts and sub-contracts in difficult industries e.g. O & G
  • To manage uncertainties and complexities in today’s economic climate
  • To learn how effectively to manage the contracts, thus, to add and secure values
  • To take preventive measures against contractual allegations, claims and disputes ensure sustainability in the current climates
  • To manage the dynamic changes experienced nowadays in the relationship between different players in the industry such as companies, clients, investors and contractors
  • To properly manage varieties of cooperate formula such as JV, PPP. PA. JOA, Alliances and Consortium
  • To effectively negotiate, conclude and execute different models of contracts such as EC, EP, EPC, BOT, GC, MC, PSC, TSA, PSAC, concession and service contracts
  • To manage not only the project but also a duty of care and great considerations should also be granted to the concerned contract(s)
  • Nowadays, the contract management become as prominently important as the project management
  • However, this unruly horse of contract cannot be administered or controlled on a partial basis or timely manner without having a proper vision and mission for its lifecycle and chain of activities
  • There is a need to consider strategic and tactical issues of industry contracts
  • There is a need to have long term A-Z comprehensive contract management plan

Contracts Risk Management

 

 

Local Content Development in the Oil & Gas Industry, Dubai, 17-20 February 2014

Local Content DevelopmentOfficial event website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/energy-utilities/local-content-dubai-2014/

Overview

Key Questions That Will Be Answered by Attending This Workshop

  • How to generate local content infrastructure, agenda and targets
  • Who should have the authority to implement, measure and monitor local content policies and compliance and what are IOC’s undertakings on local content?
  • What measures are taken and mechanisms used to meet local content requirements
  • How to conduct due diligence in monitoring and implementing local content targets performance and realisation of local content should be translated
  • What are the opportunities driving forces, issues, obstacles in nationalising host countries workforce
  • How to overcome the challenges of localisation of workforce and suppliers to satisfy local content requirements and maximize the commercial success of projects
  • How to successfully implement Local Content programs in every stage of the project and integrate Local Content into business plans
  • What best local content strategy should be used to win projects from the host government and NOCs
  • How to transform local content to cost effectiveness, operational efficiency and self sufficiency
  • How to ensure future development and local commitment in areas of operation through long term partnerships with stakeholders and local suppliers and competitiveness throughout the supply chain

Programme

To access the full agenda, please send your detailed contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.com

This course is specially structured in 6 themes:

  • Theme 1:        Understanding Local Content
  • Theme 2:         Managing Risk, Discovering Challenges, & Maximizing the Utilization of Local Content
  • Theme 3:         Objectives, Strategies, Challenges & Implementation of Local Content
  • Theme 4:         Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Vs Local Content
  • Theme 5:        Roles of IOCs, NOCs, HG and its Relationships
  • Theme 6:         Applications of Specific Models in Local Content Development

**Q&A Discussion between delegates and Dr. Ebrahimi throughout 4 days workshop

About Your Expert Trainer & Practitioner

Dr S N Ebrahimi (LLB 1990, Iran; LLM 1994, UK; and Ph.D. 1998, UK, is the Associate Professor of International Law and Ex- Member of the Board, Legal & Contractual Director of PEDEC and a chief negotiator of international contracts, particularly oil and gas contracts and has been acting for National Iranian Oil Companies (N.I.O.C) for more than a decade.

He is an outstanding negotiator in international oil & gas contracts; Attorney at Law and Legal Advisor on International Contractors and Claims particularly Oil and Gas; member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK; Legal Advisor to Bureau of International and Legal Services (B.I.L.S) dealing with Iran-US Tribunal claims (1992-1999), the Hague-Tehran; Member of “British Institution on International Law”, UK; Member of International Bar Association, UK; Member of “International Family Law Institution”, the Hague, Netherlands;

He is also Associate Professor of International law in Tehran, lecturing the following subjects:

  • Oil and Gas Laws and Contracts,
  • TEFCEL Strategic Management of Industry Contracts,
  • Contract Risk Recognition and Management,
  • Private International Law,
  • General Jurisprudence of Law,
  • International Commercial Arbitration,
  • International Trade Law,
  • Competition Trade law,
  • Law for Professional Project Managers.

He has written books in Farsi (Private International Law (Introduction, Nationality, Domicile, Status of Aliens and Refuges, Extradition and Foreign Investment in Iran) and English (Mandatory Rules and Other Party Autonomy Limitations in International Contractual Obligations, with Particular Reference to the Rome Convention, 1980) and so many articles in international contractual obligations; private international law; international commercial arbitration; Iran’s oil Buy-Back Contracts; Insurance in developing oil and gas industry; product liability and consumer protection.

He has delivered many lectures/presentations inside and outside the country and in international forum as well as so many workshops in general industry and particularly oil, gas and LNG industries.

For so many years he has been a member of the Board of Petroleum Engineering and Development Company, Director of Legal and Contractual Affairs, Petroleum Engineering and Development Company and Member of the Commission for the Transactions/Call for Tenders, PEDEC/NIOC.

He has also been a member of the Joint Management Committees of so many oil and gas mega projects such as S&N Project with Shell; Sirry E&A Project with TOTAL; Balal Project with ELF Petroleum Iran (TOTAL) and Bow Valley Energy Ltd of Canada; Dorood Project with TOTAL and ELF of France; Salman Project with PETROIRAN & NICO; F&E Project with PETROIRAN & NICO; South Azadegan Project with INPEX and JAPEX of Japan.

He has worked with major oil and gas companies in Asia, just to name a few CNPC, SINOPEC, CNOOC, CNODC in China; Petronas Carigali, Petropars, SKS, Genting Oil and Gas in Malaysia; JAPEX, INPEX in Japan; ONGC Videsh, Oil India Limited, Larsen & Tourbo Limited in India; Petrovietnam, PVFC in Vietnam.

In his oil and gas contractual negotiation skills, he was involved in the project preparation and negotiations of so many mega oil and gas fields with more than 30 major oil and gas companies.

Who Should Attend

All those involved in the Local Content Development & Implementation in the Oil & Gas Industry:

  • Managers/CEO/Directors
  • Industry Lawyers, Legal experts/Directors
  • Technical Experts/Directors
  • Finance Experts/Directors
  • Commercial Experts
  • Contract Drafters/Experts/Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Insurance Experts
  • External Affairs Experts/Directors
  • Sustainability Managers
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Managers
  • Procurement Experts/Directors
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Human Resource Managers/Directors
  • Business Analyst/Experts

     Types of Organizations

  • Government Bodies
  • National Oil Corporation
  • International Oil Corporation
  • Service Oil Corporation
  • Independent Exploration & Production Companies
  • Consultant firms
  • Logistic, Transportation & Infrastructure Companies
  • Technology/Engineering/Equipment firms/suppliers
  • Investment banks / Investors / financiers / VC / Funds
  • Insurance / Risk management companies

Why You Should Attend this Master Class

  • Local Content is gaining ground in developing nations to boost local economy and promote social and economic development while global trends in local content continue to flourish in the Middle East, Asia Pacific and African and Latin America
  • Socio-economic impact of contemporary oil and gas prices and projects should be well analysed by National Oil Corporations (NOCs) as International Oil Corporations (IOCs) invest in their countries
  • There is a huge demand in higher local content in terms of engineering, procurement, construction, consultancies, technical support and services, and management
  • NOCs are moving to internationalise their market by establishing Joint Ventures (JVs) or Partnership agreement with IOCs
  • IOCs’ training and localization program elevate their projects profile and contribute to the commercial success of projects
  • Local Content is gaining ground in developing nations to boost local economy and promote social and economic development while global trends in local content continue to flourish in the Middle East, Asia Pacific and African and Latin America
  • There is content overload in northern countries while there is nothing to declare on the south
  • Local content is not only seen as a concern to the host states but also to foreign investors and developing countries worldwide
  • Shortages in Oil and Gas Exporting countries create a huge demand for local content
  • The Local Content Workshop will break down and analyse the issues from different angles and provide delegates the opportunity to interact and express their viewpoints and learn from their peers
  • Dr. Ebrahimi’s goal for this workshop is to deliver solutions to Local Content Development in your respective countries and organisations

Testimonials of Past Workshops Conducted by Dr. Ebrahimi

“Dr. Ebrahimi is brilliant! He has put together his academic skills, professional experiences in presenting the topics” – Legal Advisor, Ministry of Oil & Gas Oman

“The workshop provides every participant the comprehensive and indepth knowledge of the A-Z in Oil & Gas industry. The workshop was an Encyclopaedia of knowledge” – Head Legal & Public Affairs, Platform Petroleum Limited, Nigeria

“It is a well organized company with very good experts with higher knowledge in this industry. Particularly Professor Ebrahimi is indescribably in fact a professor.” – Economist, National Petroleum Institute, Mozambique

 “It has been a paradigm shift from silo mentality ways of managing contracts to an inclusive all encompassing method” – Business Development Manager, PetroSA, South Africa

 “Good job, I must say!” – Authority Secretary & Head of Legal Division, Rural Electrification Authority, Kenya

 “The course provides an excellent opportunity to learn about the intricacies of the Oil & Gas Industry. Countries with ongoing Oil & Gas exploration programmes need to create TEFCEL teams which should undergo this type of training in order to have the required skills to establish a beneficial and well managed Oil & Gas Industry” – Under Secretary, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Namibia

 “Dr. Ebrahimi’s vast experience enables him to explain concepts and different approaches with practical examples. I found that very valuable” – Principal Legal Advisor, Sasol Gas, South Africa

“Dr. Ebrahimi has vast experience and is very good in Oil & Gas Industry. I wish we could have him in our GSPA Negotiation” – Economist, Tanzania Electric Supply Co. Ltd, Tanzania

 “Neoedge has led to the success of knowing that TEFCEL is the best criteria for forming a negotiation team to attend negotiation(s)” – Senior Statistician, President’s Office, Planning Commission, Tanzania

“The workshop is very good and relevant to NNPC/NAPIMS organization. It needs to be continued”  – Chief Project Engineer, NNPC/NAPIMS

“This was excellent participating summit. I would recommend it to all those involved in LNG” – General Manager Regulation, ECB

 “The workshop is in-depth with relevant issues of our time being addressed” – Manager Plant Monitoring & Maintenance, An African National Oil Company

 “This is to testify that Neoedge offers and coordinate oil & gas industry resource programmes that add knowledgeable value to your professional life” – Manager Mechanical Facilities, NNPC/ NAPIMS

 “Neoedge has been wonderful in providing key knowledge and skills to the natural gas and LNG industry”– Anonymous

 “This is my first encounter with Neoedge and they have been wonderful with their organizational skills and hospitality” – General Manager, NNPC/ NAPIMS

Local Content Development for the Oil & Gas Industry

Planning, Budgeting and Rolling Forecasts Master Class

Rolling ForecastOfficial event site:  http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/energy-utilities/local-content-dubai-2014/

Overview

Economist magazine reports that 80% of companies in the UK are unhappy with their planning and budgeting systems. Managers say that planning takes too long and costs too much. They say that annual budgeting doesn’t work in today’s rapidly changing world. And in some organisations, key parts of the management system aren’t linked together: strategy, budgeting, forecasting, performance measurement, management reporting, incentive compensation and corporate governance, all take place in separate parts of the business.

For organizations operating in a world of continuous change, traditional budgeting has become out of date. Today, managers are turning to rolling forecasts to inspire and lead their organisations to superior performance.

Rolling forecasts offer greater visibility into future operating performance. Unlike budgets, they reflect the fact that operations don’t switch off at year-end. Making good business projections isn’t as hard as it sounds. Implemented correctly, rolling forecasting can be the single most valuable tool to identifying where changes need to be made in order to maximize profitability and minimize losses. Well-established forecasting techniques can take some of the guesswork out of operational decision making and put the focus back on optimizing profitability, rather than putting out fires.

This high value practical workshop will:

  •  Illustrate the principles of business planning and rolling forecasts with examples and case studies drawn from a variety of industries
  • Identify the process for implementing rolling forecasts in your business
  • Equip you with the best practice techniques for designing an integrated business planning and rolling forecast process
  • Highlight how management can use rolling forecast Information to improve existing performance analysis processes

Programme

For full agenda, please email us your detailed contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.com

The following key themes will be addressed in depth with Real Examples and Case Studies:

  • Strategic Planning Essentials
  • External Analysis
  • Internal Analysis
  • Developing Strategy in your organizations
  • Implementing Strategy Successfully in the Fast Changing World
  • Forecasting Models
  • Data Warehouses and Strategic Sales Analysis
  • Designing Rolling Forecast Process
  • Why Change from Traditional Budgeting to Rolling Forecast?
  • Motivating the change to Rolling Forecast
  • Working with Rolling Forecasts in Management Meetings
  • The Board Wants a Target
  • Organizations and Systems
  • Use the Right Techniques
  • Performance Measurement, Scorecards and Dashboards
  • World Class Reporting
  • The impact of Rolling Forecast on People

Attendee Profile

Rolling Forecasts and Budgeting Master Class is designed for all general managers, department heads and financial specialists who want to be familiar with leading edge planning, budgeting and forecasting techniques in today’s difficult business environment. They include, but are not limited to:

  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Managing Directors
  • General Managers
  • Managers
  • Financial Accountants & Controllers
  • Management Accountants
  • Finance Directors & Managers
  • Business Analysts & Managers
  • Forecasting Analysts
  • Budgeting Directors and Managers

Trainer Profile

The trainer is well recognised as a leading world class expert in the areas of business strategy, financial management, budgeting, forecasting and reporting. He has presented his workshop on Rolling Forecasts for many years in London UK and run programs in Dubai, Kuwait and Bahrain.

He is a visiting lecturer and program director at the Graduate School of Business at the University of the Witwatersrand, a top Africa business school. He has also run courses for the ManchesterBusinessSchool and HenleyManagementCollege in UK, and four other business schools in Africa. He previously lectured for many years on the Continuing Professional Education programme of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants in South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Malawi, and was a keynote speaker at the International Congress of Accountants in Africa in 2008.

The trainer has authored four books ‘How business strategy works in practice” (2005), “Make your budget work” (2007),

“Managing with rolling forecasts” (2008) and “Strategy in action.”(2009). His book on rolling forecasts is used by organisations in the USA, the UK, Mexico, Holland, Dubai, Hong Kong, Indonesia and South Africa.

He has presented workshops on management planning and control systems for companies in many industries including energy, retailing, financial services and mining. Leading organisations he has worked with in the last two years include Anglo American, British Petroleum, Engen Petroleum, ESKOM, Foschini, Imperial Transport Group, First National Bank, Sanlam, Nedbank, Santam,Telkom, Nampaak, Woolworths – and public sector bodies including the South African Revenue Service, the Namibian Port Authority and the Reserve Bank of Botswana.

 

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Oil & Gas Portfolio Optimization and Management

Oil & Gas Portfolio Optimization

Official event site: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/energy-utilities/og-portfolio-optimization-and-management/

Overview

Current industry challenges revolve around companies spending time, effort and resource on long driven planning cycles. Major oil and gas companies with large and diverse portfolios spend a large portion of their time collecting and processing data.

  • By attending this workshop, participants would gain practical insights on how to “make advanced portfolio planning and optimization decisions” using industry best practices?
  • Participants can also gain knowledge on how to manage data efficiently and take informed decisions by applying advanced “Portfolio Optimization” techniques like Genetic Algorithms and Linear Programming techniques.
  • The workshop will also help companies gain insights from a Palantir developed, novel portfolio optimisation process that combines advanced optimisation methods with a corporate objective filtering.

Programme

For full agenda, please email us your detailed contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.com

This course will be an interactive workshop. It will reaffirm a variety of petroleum economic principles including key metrics, fiscal systems, risk analysis and investment analysis. We will emphasize the impacts of various fiscal regimes on investment decisions. Upon analyzing the different fiscal regimes, we will then evaluate the exploration economics and the practical approaches to optimize your assets.

Practical applications and conceptual understanding of various models and processes in portfolio management and optimization will be discussed. The course objective is to make participants confident in the application of portfolio tools and processes and how these can sensibly be incorporated in their organizations. The instructor-led course will utilize interactive examples and discuss industry best-practices.

Key Course Modules

Topic 1: Valuation of Upstream Assets

Module 1: Project Economics, Key Metrics and Analytical Tools
Module 2: Overview Upstream Fiscal Regimes
Module 3: S.E. Asia Fiscal Regimes Analysis
Module 4: Economic Modeling and Asset Valuation
Module 5: Probability and Uncertainty
Module 6: Exploration Economics

Topic 2: Portfolio Optimization and Management

Module 1: Importance of Portfolio Optimization
Module 2: Corporate Planning for Portfolio Analysis
Module 3: Role of Decision Analysis in Portfolio Management
Module 4: Risk Modelling
Module 5: Portfolio Modelling
Module 6: Exploration Portfolio
Module 7: Portfolio Management Tools
Module 8: Portfolio Optimization
Module 9: Practical Portfolio Management Techniques
Module 10: Creating Portfolio Insights

Attendee Profile

The course is a must attend for O&G professionals who are looking for in-depth insight into O&G economics and portfolio management/optimization. Professionals directly involved in the strategic decision making, economic evaluation, M&A and investment will find this course particularly valuable.

Job Title includes but not limited to:

  • CFO/Investment Directors
  • Corporate Planning Directors/Managers
  • Petroleum Economic Managers/Economists
  • Business Planning Managers/Specialists
  • Commercial Directors/Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • E&P Managers

Trainer Profile

The trainer is heading up the Asia operation of a well known consulting company where he is a Principal Consultant. With around 20 years of diverse oil and gas industry experience, he has a proven track record of consulting on successful projects at over 25 E&P companies across 15 countries around the world. He has been consulting both IOCs and NOCs such as Santos, Mubadala, Talisman, Hess, Chevron, Ithaca Energy, Dana Petroleum, BG Group, Shell, etc.

He has extensive knowledge of portfolio management as well as fiscal modelling and has a particular interest in decision and risk analysis. As an energetic trainer he has developed and delivered training courses in petroleum economics, decision tree analysis and petroleum optimization to over 1000 petroleum professionals across the globe.

He has consulted and presented papers in more than 30 countries. He has a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago.

Hotel details:

The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur
No.5, Jalan Conlay, 50450Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Please quote “Oil and Gas Portfolio Management and Optimization” by Neoedge to enjoy Corporate Rate for your stay.

Negotiating Successful Gas & LNG Contracts Master Class (GasNego 2013)

Banner - Gas Negotiation Negotiating Successful Gas & LNG Contracts Master Class
JM Apart Hotel
Warsaw, Poland
28th to 31st October 2013

An advanced course for the Oil & Gas Industry on the detail of the contractual arrangements and risk management in gas and LNG sales

Official event website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/energy-utilities/negotiating-successful-gas-lng-contracts-master-class/

Effective training in today’s global gas and LNG market has become an essential need for relevant executives in both the public and private sectors. The worldwide market in Pipeline Gas and LNG has grown rapidly as result of demand and deregulation, bringing tremendous business opportunities and challenges for all stakeholders including government entities, producers, sellers, transporters and buyers etc. High contract value, complicated commercial terms, volatile prices, cultural differences and many other unpredicted risks have made contract negotiating, dispute resolution and risk management more and more challenging.

In response to such industry dynamics, this advanced course provides practical and detailed training, in workshop format, and provides effective guidance in the critical considerations and conditions for successfully concluding Gas and LNG Sales Agreements. The course will enable participants to gain an insight into the way in which Buyers and Sellers view and negotiate Gas and LNG Sales Agreements, and will give participants a detailed understanding of the terms that are important in these transactions.

The course goes on to examine the inherent risks in a Gas or LNG Project, and how these risks are addressed within the Gas and LNG Sales Agreement. Risk assessment is a complex issue, and this course examines it from a commercial perspective, looking at the project structure and identifying how the commercial terms deal with risk in a satisfactory manner.

Based upon a composite of recent contracts, a case study approach highlights all the issues addressed in such contracts, and examines the various alternative means of handling them. It encourages a participative workshop approach and is highlighted by a detailed examination of 1) the terms of recently concluded gas and LNG Sales contracts; and 2) the Risk Matrix of an entire project showing the balance and interaction between its various elements.

Don’t miss! Call us TODAY to reserve your seats!

Key Course Benefits

ABOUT 95% OF THE PAST DELEGATES RATED THIS COURSE IN OVERALL AS EITHER “EXCELLENT” OR “VERY GOOD”.

This premier training course has been successfully held since 1994. Presented by a leading firm in Gas and LNG transactions, the course is immensely popular and well attended. It has grown to be held in Singapore, Dubai, Johannesburg, Perth and Trinidad, and altogether is training in excess of 180 executives in the industry every year. Companies that have participated in the previous rounds of this course include virtually all of the major oil and gas companies.

Testimonials

“Well organized and structured workshop.” –Medco Energy Indonesia

“Excellent training workshop on LNG contracts. Very useful and up-to-date.” –Cairn India Ltd

“Useful, professional and focused training course! I appreciated and enjoyed a lot.” –ENI

“This workshop covers a wide range of topics in an orderly, professional and comprehensive manner, and hence very helpful.” –DANAGAS

“The training have answered and touched all areas of concerns in LNG and gas industry. I have gathered all I need to know in this Master Class” – Manager, PGN Indonesia

 “Workshop was excellent!” –BP Migas, Indonesia

“Excellent course and organization!” –OMV Gas & Power

“Excellent Course!” –National Petroleum Company Papua New Guinea

“Thank you for improving the knowledge of people in the complex interplay of demand and supply of global gas trade” –Brass LNG Ltd, Nigeria

“I would recommend this workshop to anyone involved in the gas & LNG industry” –CMH Mozambique

“Neoedge always provides me with something to take home. The quality of presenters are excellent and the Neoedge friendly staff makes their events always a worthwhile experience” –Sasol South Africa

“The tremendous knowledge and experience of the trainer was remarkable. It was a great experience to have been able to learn about pricing and price review in the gas industry from such an expert” –Associate Professional, Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs, Trinidad & Tobago

“I found the course extremely interesting and able to grasp complex issues, even though exposed only recently with this areas of study”  –National Gas Company of Trinidad & Tobago

“Excellent course. Content was extremely relevant and of sufficient depth. Extremely well organized and a very knowledgeable instructor willing to share his knowledge” –Atlantic Trinidad & Tobago

For full agenda, please email us your detail contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.com. Please indicate subject title “Negotiating Successful Gas & LNG Contracts”.

Who Should Attend

All those involved in gas/LNG production, purchase, transportation and sales, including

  • Government Officials
  • Negotiators
  • Project Owners
  • Project Managers
  • Project Engineers/Planning Engineers
  • Operation Managers
  • Contract/Agreements Managers/Specialists
  • Finance Controllers/Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • E&P Professionals/Managers
  • Geologist
  • Corporate & Administration Professionals
  • Buyers, Sellers & Distributors
  • Traders
  • Investors
  • Lawyers /Advisors
  • Auditors

 For full agenda, please email us your detail contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.comPlease indicate subject title “Negotiating Successful Gas & LNG Contracts”.

 

Local Content Development in the Oil & Gas Industry

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LOCAL CONTENT DEVELOPMENT IN THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

THE ROYALE CHULAN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA

24 – 27 SEPTEMBER 2013

 Official Website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/energy-utilities/local-content-development-in-the-oil-gas-industry/local-content-development-in-the-oil-and-gas-industry/

Key Questions That Will Be Answered by Attending This Workshop

  • How to generate local content infrastructure, agenda and targets
  • Who should have the authority to implement, measure and monitor local content policies and compliance and what are IOC’s undertakings on local content?
  • What measures are taken and mechanisms used to meet local content requirements
  • How to conduct due diligence in monitoring and implementing local content targets performance and realisation of local content should be translated
  • What are the opportunities driving forces, issues, obstacles in nationalising host countries workforce
  • How to overcome the challenges of localisation of workforce and suppliers to satisfy local content requirements and maximize the commercial success of projects
  • How to successfully implement Local Content programs in every stage of the project and integrate Local Content into business plans
  • What best local content strategy should be used to win projects from the host government and NOCs
  • How to transform local content to cost effectiveness, operational efficiency and self sufficiency
  • How to ensure future development and local commitment in areas of operation through long term partnerships with stakeholders and local suppliers and competitiveness throughout the supply chain

To access the full agenda, please send your detailed contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.com

This course is specially structured in 6 themes:

  • Theme 1:         Understanding Local Content
  • Theme 2:         Managing Risk, Discovering Challenges, & Maximizing the Utilization of Local Content
  • Theme 3:         Objectives, Strategies, Challenges & Implementation of Local Content
  • Theme 4:         Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Vs Local Content
  • Theme 5:         Roles of IOCs, NOCs, HG and its Relationships
  • Theme 6:         Applications of Specific Models in Local Content Development

Who Should Attend

All those involved in the Local Content Development & Implementation in the Oil & Gas Industry:

  • Managers/CEO/Directors
  • Industry Lawyers, Legal experts/Directors
  • Technical Experts/Directors
  • Finance Experts/Directors
  • Commercial Experts
  • Contract Drafters/Experts/Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Insurance Experts
  • External Affairs Experts/Directors
  • Sustainability Managers
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Managers
  • Procurement Experts/Directors
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Human Resource Managers/Directors
  • Business Analyst/Experts

     Types of Organizations

  • Government Bodies
  • National Oil Corporation
  • International Oil Corporation
  • Service Oil Corporation
  • Independent Exploration & Production Companies
  • Consultant firms
  • Logistic, Transportation & Infrastructure Companies
  • Technology/Engineering/Equipment firms/suppliers
  • Investment banks / Investors / financiers / VC / Funds
  • Insurance / Risk management companies

Why You Should Attend this Master Class

  • Local Content is gaining ground in developing nations to boost local economy and promote social and economic development while global trends in local content continue to flourish in the Middle East, Asia Pacific and African and Latin America
  • Socio-economic impact of contemporary oil and gas prices and projects should be well analysed by National Oil Corporations (NOCs) as International Oil Corporations (IOCs) invest in their countries
  • There is a huge demand in higher local content in terms of engineering, procurement, construction, consultancies, technical support and services, and management
  • NOCs are moving to internationalise their market by establishing Joint Ventures (JVs) or Partnership agreement with IOCs
  • IOCs’ training and localization program elevate their projects profile and contribute to the commercial success of projects
  • Local Content is gaining ground in developing nations to boost local economy and promote social and economic development while global trends in local content continue to flourish in the Middle East, Asia Pacific and African and Latin America
  • There is content overload in northern countries while there is nothing to declare on the south
  • Local content is not only seen as a concern to the host states but also to foreign investors and developing countries worldwide
  • Shortages in Oil and Gas Exporting countries create a huge demand for local content
  • The Local Content Workshop will break down and analyse the issues from different angles and provide delegates the opportunity to interact and express their viewpoints and learn from their peers
  • The trainer’s goal for this workshop is to deliver solutions to Local Content Development in your respective countries and organisations

To access the full agenda, please send your detailed contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.com

 

Shutdown, Turnaround and Outage Management for Petroleum, Gas, and Chemical Industries

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Shutdown, Turnaround and Outage Management for Petroleum, Gas, and Chemical Industries

-Cost effective planning and step-by-step execution

The Royale Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

24-27 September2013

Official Website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/energy-utilities/shutdown-turnaround-and-outage-management-for-petroleum-gas-and-chemical-industries/

Planned STOs are required for plants or distribution facilities to carry out their scheduled preventative, regulatory or engineering work. The purpose of STOs is to maintain the equipment reliability, improve safety and ensure efficient operation while also assuring critical regulatory requirements are achieved. A STO activity is a very important function that has a direct impact on profitability of a plant’s production and maintenance costs which result from the expenditure of manpower, equipment and materials. Proper work preparation and scheduling can result in a significant “ROI”. The ROI is a direct result of savings associated with manpower costs, minimization of STO and efficient controls. Quality STO management can minimize the possibility of accidents, rework, equipment failure, and reduce the impact on manpower safety, equipment and operation safety. A focus on excellent STO planning and execution is therefore crucial for the safety, throughput and cost effectiveness of all asset intensive organisations.

From this workshop, you will be exposed to detail steps and strategic techniques necessary to improve your STO management with effective completion in Oil, Gas and Chemical industries. You will also have the opportunity to participate in table top exercises, scenario discussions and networking amongst other industrial experts.

For full agenda, please email us your detail contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.com. Please indicate subject title “STO Management“.

Topics covered include:

  •  Introduction of Shutdowns, Turnarounds and Outages (STO)
  • Work Scope and Budget Optimization
  • Establish the Shutdown, Turnaround and Outage Organization
  • Establishing Key Performance Indicators (KPI’S) and Targets
  • Develop Stakeholder Strategies to Achieve Established KPI’s and Targets
  • Work Package Preparation
  • Isolating – LOTO and Tag Systems
  • Using Dynamic Schedule Management to Manage Changing Conditions
  • Conducting a Readiness Assessment to Determine ‘Go for Launch’
  • Work Execution Performance Management
  • Developing Key Performance Reports / Project Controls
  • Establish an Effective Commissioning Strategy and Plan for Quality Start-up
  • Develop an Effective Closure Report and Learned Opportunities Review

Cost Effective Planning and Step-by-Step Execution

Upon completion of this advanced workshop, you should be able to:

  • Clearly define work scope and responsibilities for all personnel involved in each stage throughout the STOs
  • Gain a better appreciation for how to improve your plant reliability and equipment availability with an effective STO strategy
  • Decrease the possibility of liability by improving plant safety
  • Appreciate how to select work through a prioritization system to better control future maintenance costs
  • Thoroughly understand the management of equipment life cycle through effective STOs

For full agenda, please email us your detail contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.comPlease indicate subject title “STO Management“.