Corporate Training Programme
A five day certificated course on how to draft gas supply agreements.
This course is suitable for anyone wishing to learn about the details of drafting GSAs and PPAs. The course has two stages (the first week can be taken as a standalone course):
- Week One: laying the foundation, the details of GSA and PPA agreements
- Week Two: the practice, learning and practicing negotiation skills
This interactive course will analyse how best to negotiate successful GSAs and PPAs from a commercial perspective and provides a solid understanding of the key concepts and issues. An understanding of how GSAs are constructed and how they relate to PPAs has become crucially important.
After completing this course, delegates will have a solid introductory understanding of constructing GSAs and PPAs and how they feed into each other. They will understand the fundamentals of:
- How to structure a GSA and PPA
- How to determine the gas supply and gas price
- How to successfully negotiate
Who will benefit?
Company executives, government and parastatal officials involved in preparing, negotiating or implementing Gas Supply Agreements or Power Purchase Agreements, with the regulation or commercial management of energy enterprises, or negotiating energy contracts of any type.
No previous experience is needed.
- Overview of National Energy Markets
National domestic gas markets; National petroleum and gas legislation
- Legal and Regulatory Framework and Contract Design
Legal Framework; Regulatory framework; Contract design (general principles, contractual frameworks, Take or Pay)
- Structure of Gas Supply and Power Purchase Agreements
Sector structures and agreements (Gas Supply Agreements; Power Purchase Agreements, Sales agreements, transportation agreements, take or pay agreements, structure of long term contracts); Standard terms and conditions; Dispute resolution and renegotiating contracts
- Fundamentals of Pricing and Tariff Design
Gas cost; Transportation cost; Building blocks of tariff design; Gas supply requirements
- Fundamentals of Negotiation Theory and Practice
Negotiation process; Art and science of persuasion; Preparation; Understanding the interests of all parties; Creating common ground; Team composition
- Power Project Financing
Financial instruments; Risks and risk management; Insurance; Legal issues; Project coordination; Syndication processes
Read the Terms and Conditions before booking.