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EPC Contracting Issues in the Oil & Gas Industry

Date: 2 November 2015

On Monday, November 2, 2015, K&L Gates and Marsh hosted over 100 industry representatives for a complimentary one-day seminar which covered EPC contracting issues relevant to companies in the oil and gas industry. During the seminar our panelists discussed important topics from both a legal and risk management perspective. The seminar closed with a roundtable discussion featuring leaders in the oil and gas industry.

Seminar presentations included:

  • Common contractual and legal issues arising under EPC contracts for onshore and offshore oil & gas projects, including force majeure, performance-related issues, indemnity insurance provisions, regimes, change orders, and termination
    Jason L. Richey, Beth W. Petronio, and Randel R. Young, K&L Gates

  • Successfully resolving disputes under EPC contracts, including international arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution and associated insurance coverage
    Richard F. Paciaroni and Matthew Smith, K&L Gates and John R. Cunningham, Marsh

  • A Shifting Paradigm: Evaluating Emerging Global Risks for Mega Oil and Gas Projects
    Robert Peterson, Oliver Wyman, Oil & Energy

  • EPC contracting issues specific to the LNG industry
    Matthew Smith and Steven C. Sparling, K&L Gates and John R. Cunningham, Marsh

  • Modular construction: Insurance challenges
    Ali Rizvi, Paul Nicholson, and Kevin Sparks, Marsh and Jackie Celender, K&L Gates 

  • Industry Roundtable Review
    Richard Pettigrew, ExxonMobil Development Company
    Manny Walters, Phillips 66 Company
    Shane Willoughby, CB&I
    Stephen Sanford, Fluor
    Barbara Thompson, Aker Solutions
    Moderated by John F. Sullivan III, K&L Gates

To view a copy of the presentation materials, please click here.

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