Unexpected Killers of Your International Energy Deal


An unexpected crisis can kill an international energy project. Some crises are predictable, such as a breach of contract by a critical vendor. It is common sense to plan for these "predictable" crises. But recent experience shows that traditional pre-planning makes certain assumptions that are often wrong and can be fatal to an international energy deal...

These issues can be fatal or extremely expensive. The purpose of this article is to identify the misplaced assumptions parties often make when negotiating the terms of a deal and to offer an outline of solutions.

Excerpted from Oil & Gas Financial Journal, October 2010. To read the full article, click here.

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