Short Course on

International Oil & Gas Law, Contracts, and Negotiations - PARTS 1 and 2

  • Houston, Texas
  • Sept. 23 - Oct. 4, 2019

Part 1 - From Concept to Discovery: September 23-27, 2019

  • Risks of International Investments
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • Bidding Agreements
  • AMI Agreements
  • Granting Instruments
  • Stabilization Issues
  • Joint Operating Agreements
  • JOA Accounting Procedures
  • Participation (Farmout) Agreements
  • Unitization Issues
  • Ethics and Anti-Bribery Compliance
  • Crude Oil Lifting Agreements


Part 2 - From Discovery to Decommissioning: September 30 - October 4, 2019

  • International Project Development Risks
  • Sanctions
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Seismic Contracts, Data Use & Exchange Agreements
  • Unconventional Resources Development
  • Crude Oil Marketing
  • International Drilling and Service Contracts
  • Decommissioning Issues
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Business Ethics
  • Sale and Purchase Agreements
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • Natural Gas Sales Agreements
  • Natural Gas Pipeline Transportation
  • Natural Gas Balancing
  • LNG Project Development

These courses are limited to 100 participants each week.

The course registration desk will open at 8:15 am on Monday, September 23 at the Westin Galleria Hotel, 5060 W. Alabama, Houston, Texas 77056, USA. Sessions will meet at this hotel daily.

Continuing Education Credit

Each course consists of approximately 29.5 hours of continuing education, including up to 90 minutes of ethics in Part 1 and up to 75 minutes of ethics in Part 2, depending upon your jurisdiction. You must let us know, at least 45 days in advance of the conference, the states or organizations for which you will need credit (see registration form). Credit hours for states will vary and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules. Foundation conferences are typically accredited by all mandatory CLE states and Canadian provinces, and various professional organizations. Attorneys from certain states may be required to pay an additional fee. The Foundation is a State Bar of California MCLE-approved provider.

Earlybird Discount

Cutoff date for discounted registration fees: July 31, 2019

Conference Co-Sponsors

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

Association of International Petroleum Negotiators

Institute for Energy Law