Dispute Resolution in the Upstream ActivityEAM/DR

Who should attend?

  • To provide participants with a specific understanding of how disputes arising from contracts interpretation are resolved.
Audience :
  • Exploration and Production professionals, legal personnel entering the E&P scene, service companies managers and government employees.

Level : Advanced

Course Content


      • Importance of contractual provisions related to settlement of disputes.
      • Different modes of settlement of disputes.
      • International arbitration.
      • The main institutions of arbitration and their role.
      • Examples of disputes between States and International Oil Companies.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • identify potential conflict zones within E&P contracts,
  • get familiar with the specificities of dispute resolutions in the case of contract interpretation conflicting views,
  • identify main ways of settlement.

Ways & Means

  • Examples of contracts disputes and settlements.