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Welcome to the Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Network.

Group Mission/Vision: Provide its members with insights to new trends and emerging practices in the fields of contracting, commercial and relationship management in the oil and gas sector. This Network was started by the members of IACCM in the industry to talk about issues particular to them.

The Petrochemical, Oil and Gas Network is a global group of contracts and commercial practitioners from companies in the Petrochemical, Oil and Gas industries. The Network will create and share knowledge, within legal and ethical boundaries. The group will provide help to solve problems raised by its members related to the activites associated with commercial and contract management in the Petrochemical, Oil and Gas industries. This will be done by sharing ideas, discussing challenges, exploring new directions and, where appropriate, initiating research or inviting experts to present on key topics in the oil and gas sector related to contract, commercial and relationship management. Since this is a highly regulated industry, please be mindful of that when making postings.

The Network will:

  1. Build a vibrant network of contracts and commercial practitioners in the Petrochemical, Oil and Gas industries.
  2. Offer networking events whenever possible to our community.
  3. Provide standards and best practices for use by our community.
  4. Provide Ask the Expert Calls.
  5. Review available training and provide quality IACCM training in the Petrochemical, Oil and Gas industries
  6. Provide Subject Matter Experts and a “body of knowledge” for our community.
  7. Provide breakout forums at IACCM conferences for Petrochemical, Oil and Gas industry subjects.
Network Updates

Commercial innovation Workshop - IACCM Americas Conference 2019

New approaches, new ideas, and new types of relationships and commitments play ever-more central roles in business survival. Technology often drives innovation, but success mostly depends on the human side of the equation: on commercial innovation. At its simplest, innovation can be defined as 'something different that has impact.' It can be strategic or operational, and it can be incremental or transformational. But to succeed, it must have impact. This workshop will help you: • Investigate the commercial innovation going on in the business community; • Discover how to move innovation projects from idea to impact; and • Meet like-minded professionals-people who are innovating or looking to innovate.


Regional panel discussion: doing business in the Americas - IACCM Americas Conference 2019

Contract and commercial management has traditionally had a very different profile in some countries of Latin America. This panel will offer deeper insights from global companies doing business in Latin America, as well as Latin American companies doing business in the USA. As the influences of a global economy increase how is the picture changing? Moderated by: Pablo Cilotta, Senior Director Southern Europe, South & Central America and Africa, IACCM Hildegard Tuch, Global IT Contract Manager, Mexico Leandro Doca, Vice President, Contract & Commercial Management, Capgemini, Brazil Patricio Guido Garcia, Contract Management Alignment Lead, Global Legal Network, Accenture Argentina


Consortium close-out checklist

Can anyone assist with a close-out checklist that include items to be considered specific to close-out of a consortium type relationship between companies?


Cloud Contracting

I am interested in perspectives on various issues and contracting approaches for the use of cloud services, particularly from niche providers who may, in-turn, actually have their applications hosted on a third-party provider like Microsoft, Amazon, Rackspace, etc. I'm looking for perspectives on the entire gambit of issues, including - protection measures used for data at-rest and in-transit; protection of video and images; right of return of all data upon request of customer; obligations of the supplier to delete data when no longer needed (either during the course of performing the services or upon termination of the services and return of the data to the customer); background checks on employees who may have access to the data; monitoring of access by all supplier personnel; business terms like fluctuations in the use of the service (bandwidth, storage space, processing capabilities); right to move the data to different locations in the same country; right to move data to a different country for processing and/or storage; obligations to notify in the case of suspected or actual breach/compromise of data.


Feed comeptition to EPC Award

Our Company is looking to pilot the use of a feed design then execute competition for an oil and gas project in the middle east. We will select 2/3 companies to execute a paid feed where at end they will provide their technical proposal and lump sum price to execute the project all the way to handover (turnkey) . The current approach is all capital projects are executed via EPC lump sum sourced against a company provided feed with all risk passed to the EPC contractor (in theory!). The proposition were testing is whether a a more market led approach rather than a prescriptive company led approach will generate more value. We have engaged our key suppliers in the CCG region and they are supportive of the concept which they claim has been very successful with other clients. I would be interested to hear from any members who have used this strategy before particularly 1) Competency/behaviors required of the client team 2) Tender and evaluation structure and principles thanks for any support you can provide


Design One Build Many

Hello folks - anybody have any good articles/literature on the practice of "design one, build many" ? Thanks Jim

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