Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) Contracts

Asia’s economic progress has led to active and dynamic development in its Construction & Infrastructure, Oil & Gas, Mining, Energy, Power Plants, and Utility industries. Thus, large projects are initiated and carried out. As a result, EPCs and FIDIC Standards contracts are increasingly being adopted as the framework of choice in many of these large-scale projects as they offer mutually beneficial opportunities to both project developers and contractors, due to their complex nature and high costs, EPC project management comes with its own challenges and risks.

The intensive 5-day Virtual instructor-led training (VILT) is designed to lead delegates to overcome the challenges in the management and implementation of EPC contracts, such as alignment of practices between Project Owners/Leaders and EPC contractors. it aims to understand risks & claims management to ensure effective negotiation and management of EPC contracts from the pre-contract phase, project execution, and handover to the client. It also covers interactive discussions on practical cases and case studies, giving participants the salient knowledge necessary to manage and negotiate EPC contracts.

Participants will also benefit from a wealth of knowledge, lessons learned and experience of the expert trainer to better understand the nature of the EPC contract and the effective negotiation of its legal clauses, the effective development of contract strategies and procurement, how to overcome common challenges faced by Project Owners and EPC contractors, the management of risks present in EPC projects and how to improve the relationship between Project Owners and EPC contractors, in order to enable delegates to learn how to better negotiate EPC contracts and complete the project within an appropriate framework.

Top Learning Objectives

  • Understand the EPC contracts essentials from the pre-contractual phase to
    the execution and completion of the project
  • Analyze the profile of EPC projects according to the perspectives of the Project Owner, Financing, technology, and a macro-vision of the Work environment
  • Overcome common challenges (contractual, legal, financial and management,
    etc.) faced by Project Owners and EPC contractors, to ensure proper execution and completion of projects
  • Awareness of FIDIC standards contracts and how to apply them
  • Effectively avoid and ultimately manage complaints and disputes
  • Administer contracts efficiently by integrating the appropriate management tools.
  • Learn risk management and mitigation mechanisms
  • Capitalize on the experience of major international EPC contractors through
    case studies and discussions

Who Should Attend?

All levels of managers, supervisors, employees, business improvement professionals in service sectors who are seeking to develop skills to re-engineer key business processed to deliver organizational efficiencies while improving the experience of their customers. Job titles include:

  • Engineering
  • Contract & Procurement
  • Project Development and Execution
  • Construction & Commissioning
  • Planning & Cost Control
  • Operation
  • Project Engineering
  • Risks Management
  • Legal
  • Commercial
  • Finance

Trainer's Background

  • Has more than 40 years of experience in Oil & Gas, LNG, Power Generation. Mines and Industrial Processes
  • Extensive international experience in the preparation, negotiation, and management of EPC contracts for both Owners and EPC Contractors sides
  • Master Project Development & Execution, Contract Management and Strategic Planning; having worked in different facets of the activity: Feasibility Study, FEED / EPC Contractor, Operator / Project Owner, Project Manager, Well Services, Engineering firms & consultants
  • Involvement in EPC conferences in Oil & Gas, Mining and other Industries; having also
    conducted workshops in project and construction management, risk management, contractual strategies development as well as niche market projects related to Operational Excellence
  • Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company Ltd
  • Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
  • Chevron
  • Coastal Petrochemical
  • Conocco Phillips Indonesia
  • Grand Travaux Petroliers
  • Pearl Oil Indonesia
  • Government of Quebec
  • Shell Global Solution
  • Songa Off shore
  • Tecsult (Now AECOM)
  • Tripatra Indonesia

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“An excellent communicator. Resilient, Persistent and methodological in his approach of delivering a workshop. He has a profound insight into a wide variety of contract and project delivery issues such as risks and handover interface.”

– Plant Manager, Hanas LNG (China)