DATES:    OCTOBER 17 - 28, 2016

TUITION: $4,500 USD

OVERVIEW

The program is designed to equip participants with the necessary skills to promote the responsible development of the extractive industries sector in resource-rich developing countries and to encourage a rich dialogue about best practices from around the globe. The training emphasizes the interdisciplinary nature of resource-based development. By working through real case studies and with practitioners and experts in the field, participants will be able to apply analytical tools and frameworks to the unique context of the extractive industries in their country.

 

FUNDAMENTALS

  • Global Energy Sector Overview
  • Petroleum industry fundamentals and structure
  • Goals and objectives of a host government, NOC, and IOCs
  • Host country‚Äôs regulatory framework and fiscal regime
  • Negotiation framework, strategy, and tools
  • Identifying stakeholders - domestic and Foreign: Interests, Risks, and Accountabilities
  • Domestic, Regional, and competitive Political Impact of extractives

 

REGULATORY CONSIDERATIONS

  • Revenue Policies and Management
  • Environmental Protections and Regulations
  • Transparency and Account Audits

 

UPSTREAM

  • Strategic policy issues
  • Upstream fiscal systems and taxation
  • Upstream contracts and key terms

 

MIDSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM PETROLEUM

  • Strategic policy issues
  • Downstream contracts (sales, storage, transportation)
  • Pipelines and refineries

 

NATURAL GAS

 

  • Special considerations for the upstream development of natural gas reserves
  • The natural gas value chain
  • Geopolitics of natural gas
  • Gas pricing and subsidy programs
  • Natural gas agreements and contracts

 

POWER SECTOR

  • Sector fundamentals and structure
  • Independent Power Project requirements
  • Project funding issues and alternatives
  • Power sector contracts and terms
  • Trends and developments; case studies

 

SPECIAL ENERGY SECTOR CONSIDERATIONS AND TRENDS

  • Financing of energy projects
  • Contract and revenue transparency
  • Anti-corruption, compliance, and ethics
  • Environmental concerns and responsibilities
  • Corporate social responsibility programs
  • Dispute resolution
  • Energy corridors and regional cooperation
  • Local and Indigenous Rights and Impact