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An Interactive 5-Day Training Course

Joint Venture and Other Collaboration Agreement for the Oil & Gas Industry

Working in Partnership, Joint Venture and Production Sharing Contract

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08-12 May 2023



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Course Introduction

A Product Sharing Contract (PSC) is used in key oil and gas producing countries, each of these have different approaches and levels of complexity. These complex agreements include a number of clauses that have particular legal interpretation and accompanying fiscal formulas. Therefore, it is crucial to have the correct understanding of the terms in order to calculate the formulas correctly and ensure a smooth agreement implementation.

During this training, delegates will acquire a clear understanding of the fundamentals of PSCs, along with Joint Operating Agreements (JOAs)  negotiation techniques and strategies that work in international and multicultural settings. Delegates will also master how to effectively negotiate in concert with counsel and how to get the terms negotiated incorporated into an enforceable agreement.

The five-day training course is specifically designed for professionals involved nationally and internationally in the oil and gas industry, it offers a unique opportunity to rapidly increase your understanding of the legal issues involved in PSCs and JOAs to in various international scenarios and to improve your techniques and skills in drafting a variety of related contracts.



At the end of this Oxford Management Centre training course, you will:

  • Understand the evolution of the PSCs, JOAs and Service Agreements
  • Learn the negotiation techniques and the role of the counsel
  • Differentiate the comparisons of model PSCs in various countries
  • Identify and Analyse the key provisions to make PSC work
  • Know the PSCs arrangements within the host government contract's framework
  • Avoid commonly occurring causes of disputes and to gain knowledge of International Dispute Resolution Framework and Institutions: how to negotiate arbitration clauses
  • Understand the common problems and pitfalls in negotiating PSC contracts

Who should attend?

This Oxford Management Centre training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Contracts Managers and Administrators in the Oil and Gas sector looking to improve their drafting and negotiation skills with particular emphasis on the risk assessment clauses
  • Legal practitioners looking to increase their Oil and Gas Contracts Law knowledge and how to avoid common contractual pitfalls
  • Geologists and engineers who seek practical understanding of the legal aspect surrounding contracts
  • Academics /Students looking for increase or specialise in the area of Oil and Gas Law
  • Insurance and Risk Managers looking to reduce the legal and contract risks for their companies
  • Government Departments, Policy Makers and Regulators

Course outline

This training course will discuss the evolution of the PSCs, Service Agreements and Concessionary Systems, Joint Operation Agreements (JOAs), Comparisons of model PSCs in various countries, Negotiation Techniques and the Role of Counsel, and Explanation and Analysis of Key Provisions to make the PSC work.

To request for the full course outline, you may send email: info@oxford-management.com or call: +971 4 5896164


Oxford Management Centre Certificate will be provided to delegates who successfully completed the training course.


All Training Courses delivered by Oxford Management by default are eligible for CPE Credit.

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GLOMACS Training & Consultancy
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