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Legal Aspects Of Onshore & Offshore Oil & Gas Industries (Re-run No. 3)


 Approved and Accredited by Professional Engineers Board for 16 PDUs 


Date Scheduled

6th & 7th August 2012 (Monday & Tuesday)


8.30 am - 6.00 pm


Bayview Hotel
30 Bencoolen Street

Registration Fee

$680 per pax (inclusive of lunch & tea-breaks, course materials & certificate of attendance; GST not applicable)

Early Bird Registration (Register and pay
before 30th July 2012)

$580 per pax (inclusive of lunch & tea-breaks, course materials & certificate of attendance; GST not applicable)


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1. To provide participants with a general knowledge of laws relating to the onshore & offshore oil & gas industries as well as legal issues relating to the design, construction, commissioning and operation of onshore & offshore oil & gas industries.


2. To enable participants to acquire and apply their knowledge of contract, negligence, environmental, occupational safety & health and cross-border laws to their practice or their work in the onshore & offshore oil & gas industries or related fields


3. To enable participants to understand, acquire and appreciate their duties, responsibilities and liabilities as managers, consultants, engineers, professionals and executives in the oil & gas or related industries and apply their knowledge of relevant aspects of laws in discharging their duties & responsibilities as well as managing and alleviating possible liabilities.




For Whom

PEs, Consultants, Engineers, Technical Professionals, Contractors, Employers, Business Owners, Directors, General Managers, Senior Managers, Project Managers, Corporate Officers and Management & Executive Staff of Government Departments, Corporations and Businesses


**Note: For all disciplines of engineering


Course outline:

A brief introduction to laws of countries under the common law and civil law systems

A working knowledge of contract laws including a study of onshore & offshore oil & gas contracts

Negotiating onshore & offshore oil & gas design & construction contracts

The Law of  Negligence & Negligent Misstatement in the oil & gas industries onshore & offshore

Aspects of Occupational Safety & Health laws affecting the oil & gas industries 

Environmental legal issues and its impact on the onshore & offshore oil & gas industries

Legal issues in de-commissioning onshore & offshore oil & gas platforms & facilities

An overview of insurance law relating to the oil & gas industries

Duties & Liabilities of Managers, Consultants, Engineers & Other Technical Professionals in the Engineering Building Construction Industries

Possible legal liabilities in the onshore & offshore oil & gas industries

Alleviation of legal liabilities suggestions & a checklist

A study of cross-border laws affecting offshore oil & gas industries


CV of Lee Kwok Weng

Lee Kwok Weng, B.Eng. (Mech.)(S'pore), M.Sc.(Ind.Eng)(NUS), DipBA(NUS),
Grad. Dip Mktg.(MIS), LLB(Hons)(Bucks), LLM(Lond), Barrister-at-Law, Advocate & Solicitor, 
Supreme Court of Singapore, Accredited Arbitrator & Mediator, MMIS, Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Singapore, 
Hon. Legal Advisor, IES & SISO, is currently in private practice.
Mr. Lee is a very experienced lecturer and trainer and a much sought after speaker. He conducts teaching & 
training for various corporations, organizations and tertiary institutions as well as provide in-house courses for 
many businesses. Mr. Lee has been for many years an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Faculty of Business 
Administration, National University of Singapore, teaching in the MBA programme and has also been lecturing 
part-time at the Nanyang Technological University.
Mr. Lee brings with him considerable engineering, industrial project and facilities management experience, having 
worked for many years as a project manager in McDermott Inc, a leading multi-national engineering and 
construction corporation serving the marine, oil and gas industries onshore and offshore.