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Oil and Gas Trading: A Practical Guide

25 July 2016

This important new guide focuses on the day-to-day realities of trading in the sector, examining the way in which the oil and gas market operates in practice, taking note of real-life situations that can arise.

Featured chapters are written by a range of expert professionals who have hands-on experience of working in the oil and gas market and who can therefore describe to readers the issues to watch out for.

HFW Partner Paul Aston authored the two chapters ‘Main features of contracts for the sale of crude oil and refined products including LPG’ and ‘Bills of lading’, abstracts of which are available to download here:

Chapter 1: Main features of contracts…

Chapter 2: Bills of lading

Other key issues covered by the book include:

  • The Formation and conclusion of international oil and gas trading contracts
  • Delivery and nominations
  • Carriage
  • Quality and quantity determination
  • Practical aspects of quantity and quality determination in relation to shortage and contamination claims
  • Trade finance
  • Oil cargo insurance
  • Hedging and derivatives
  • Damages
  • Joint selling and competition law
  • Sanctions

Oil and Gas Trading: A Practical Guide is published by Globe Law and Business. To order a copy of the book, please click here.

John Court
Global Director of Information Technology