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From contract risk management, to international boundary disputes, through production sharing agreements and mitigating the risk of international sanctions, the oil and gas industry is a complex legal and regulatory environment to operate in. Oil and gas law is a particularly complicated by regulations - oil regulations, gas regulations, natural gas regulations. This industry resource centre is the place to find best practice from the leading lawyers and practitioners in this field.

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Contributor: Tom Fox, FCPA
Posted: 03/24/2017
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The LRN Corporation’s 2016 Ethics and Compliance Program Effectiveness Report. One of the key findings of the Report was that if there was greater employee trust, the values of ethics and compliance could be more effectively embedded within an organization or operationalized as mandated by the Department of Justice’s Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs. Full Content »
Contributor: Tom Fox, FCPA
Posted: 03/24/2017
Tom Fox
In this article, legal and compliance expert Tom Fox, dissects the recent Superbowl as examples for the compliance practitioner to consider in your oil and gas compliance program. Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016
Learning is a cultural act and it implies crossing many barriers (cultural, generational, hierarchical and sometimes geographical). In the oil and gas industry, ensuring sustainable learning and capability development is particularly challenging today after the recruiting peaks of 2004/2008, the high turnover subsequently experienced by many player Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016
Unfortunately, major cost overruns and delays are common in Oil & Energy projects. How can this be avoided? Better management of contractual information is the answer.Information can exist both structured and unstructured, formal and informal, and marshalling these efficiently will guarantee a successful formula for all Oil & Energy compani Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016
Extending the life of your ageing infrastructure is a common goal for all owner-operators. However, many challenges exist to making this goal a reality. From budget restrictions to manpower concerns, successfully implementing a program you can trust, using industry accepted practices for extending the life of mature assets, is rarely as easy as it seems on paper. Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016
It’s increasingly difficult for operators in the oil and gas business to find the right people with the right skills and experience in their local market, but this is a pain which is more acute for oil and gas because the industry is so global and it is dealing with this challenge in so many different local markets. This means you have to depend o Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016
Innovative Pipeline Technology & Value Focused Solutions from PipestreamInterested in hosting your own Webinar or Report on Oil & Gas IQ? Download Our Sponsorship Pack Now LEARN MORE: The Top 10 Oil & Gas Companies in the World 50 Oil & Gas People You NEED To Follow On TwitterOil & Gas Industry: An IntroductionOil and Gas Produc Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016
Creating a conducive contracting climate and culture for creative contractingEnsuring both parties engage their innovative and creativity juicesDestroying the barriers and changing the paradigms that prevent innovative contractingExploring some specific examples and lessons in the post-Macondo era--|--EventPDF--||--Interested in hosting your own We Full Content »
Contributor: Sumit Dutta
Posted: 01/28/2016
#OGIP16: Highlights from Oil & Gas IP Summit 2016
The Oil & Gas IQ team were in London this week for the 2016 Oil and Gas Intellectual Property Summit. The event brought together IP experts and leaders to discuss best practice for IP Portfolio Management and Innovation. Here are some of the highlights from Twitter. Full Content »
Posted: 11/26/2015
[ANALYSIS] How The Shell Plan For Patent Mapping & IP Monetisation Can Help Your Company
The current oil price downturn has put pressure on companies, both big and small, to retrench and take stock of their assets. As well as their physical holdings, organisations are weighing up the value of their intellectual property (IP). In this interview, we speak with a top patent lawyer at Shell International about how his company is tracking, marshalling and monetising the IP assets that it controls for maximum advantage in these tough times. Full Content »
Posted: 11/23/2015
[INFOGRAPHIC] The Tip Of The Spear: Intellectual Property Driving Oil & Gas
In one of the largest surveys of its kind, Oil & Gas IQ has reached out to intellectual property (IP) professionals across the world to canvas their opinion on some of the crux issues of the day and how they think the IP journey will evolve in the coming year. Full Content »
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