Contract Management Training Program Based on TEFCEL model

For the first time in the oil and gas industry , TEFCEL training program will be offered under the scheme of the “Comprehensive Management of Oil and Gas Industry Contracts via TEFCEL Model” in a calloboartion between “Dadgoo International Law Firm (DILF)”, an official representative of UK TEFCEL Company in Iran and the “Institute for International Energy Studies (IIES)”, affiliated to the Ministry of Petroleum. These Courses, recognized by the UK TEFCEL Company, will be delivered by Dr. S. N Ebrahimi and will be jointly certified by DILF and IIES. These Courses will be provided in three levels of “A”, “B”, and “C” taking into account the general understanding of the “Comprehensive Management of Oil and Gas Contracts via TEFCEL Model” to the most detailed, specific and complicated issues that are prevailing in the contemporary oil and gas industry.

TEFCEL Traininig

TEFCEL Traininig

Registration Requirement

  • Minimum three years related work experiences
  • Hold a bachelor degree
  • Sufficient knowledge of English for academic purpose

Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

  • Managers/CEO/Directors
  • Industry Lawyers
  • Technical Experts
  • Finance Experts
  • Commercial Experts
  • Contractual Men
  • Project Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Insurance Experts
  • Professional working people in the industry
  •  Contract administrator,
  • Contract manager
  • Engineer and maintenance personnel  and operational manager
  • Tendering and purchasing, procurement and project personnel
  • Financial, risk, claim and audit manager
  • Petroleum engineering, law and project managing students

Key Benefits of Attending This Course

Key Benefits of Attending This Course

This workshop will go through a variety of instructional mentioned including lecture by an experienced practitioner and consultant, cases/ exercise, discussion covering current practices and their relationship with TEFCEL model and the implementation of those concepts. Therefore, this training program will greatly benefit, firstly,  project manager in expending their expertise in petroleum contract development and management Secondly, it will allow the general management team to operate more effectively by properly identifying and managing the risks. Furthermore, this training can be quite educational for those who are involved in the planning, evaluation, preparation and management of tenders, specifications, awards and petroleum contracts that cover all the three main sections in industry; upstream, midstream, downstream and who are in organizations whose leadership want high levels of competency in those involved in these activities. These Course will briefly provide the following benefits of:

  • Obtaining contract knowledge and transparency
  • Learning how to establish a win-win situation on both sides of the agreement
  • Learning how to establish a balance between cooperation and keep the competitive edge
  • Recognize the risks involved in the industry projects and as may be contributed from these considerations and challenges in O&G contracts
  • Acquainting with the best ways and means to improve the lines of communication between TEFCEL management teams of the project and contract
  • Learning how to manage the contract risks via contractual mechanisms, e.g. JMC, management coordination, approval system, audit, etc)
  • Learning how to establish the balancing power between risks and rewards in O&G contracts.

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

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

  • Due to the increase of technical uncertainties, market instability, change of regulations, O&G industry projects and contracts are potentially running to the higher risks. If those particular risks embedded in the O&G contracts, are not properly managed, then they may affect your performance, incomes and revenues.
  • Thus O&G contract risks should be identified upfront before its nature is 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.
  • This workshop shall certainly upgrade your knowledge and promote your vision to look at the contract’s terms and conditions in the O&G contracts widely and compressively. It revives the strategic view of the most complicated issues of the O&G 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 O&G 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 then such concept has become the predominate lectures and presentations of Dr Ebrahimi in various seminars, conferences, academic forums and workshops throughout the world.
  • TEFCEL is a comprehensive framework which takes into the consideration the different aspects of O&G contracts from different perspectives.
  • TEFCEL model is based on comprehensive, integrated, and life-cycle plan in order to manage the 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 O&G contracts in nine important areas:
    • Technical
    • Technological
    • Economic
    • Fiscal
    • Financial
    • Contractual
    • Commercial
    • Environmental
    • Legal

TEFCEL workshop outlines (GENERAL):  will be provided based on each occasion separately as per the below topics of the TEFCEL Courses:

  1. “Negotiation Skills of Lifecycles of Oil and Gas Contracts” (5-6 August 2015)
  2. “Design and Drafting of Upstream Oil and Gas Contracts” (19-20 August 2015)
  3. “Design and Drafting of Downstream Oil and Gas Contracts”; (2-3 September 2015)
  4. “Design and Drafting of Project Financing and Investment in Oil and Gas Industry”; (16-17 September 2015)
  5. “Identification, Assessment and Management of Risks in Oil and Gas Contracts”; (30-31 September 2015)
  6. “Design and Drafting of Claim Management and Dispute Resolution Methods in Oil and Gas Industry”; (14-15 October 2015)