NAESB Gas Contracts 101

CPE: Recommended 8 hours
CLE: 7 – Participatory
Program Level: Basic to Intermediate
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Prerequisites: None. No advance preparation needed.
Instructional Delivery Method: Group Live
Cost: $898
Schedule:  8am – 4pm. Lunch is provided at 12pm.

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    Brief: Section by section review and discussion of the 2002 and new 2006 NAESB Base contract and 2003 NAESB Credit Support Addendum.  There is also a discussion of the key supplemental provisions added to most NAESBs. At each step, there is a comparison to the ISDA and EEI forms.  The course concludes with a NAESB negotiation exercise.  Also includes complete coverage of the “Lessons from Lehman” and the “safe harbor” in bankruptcy for trading contracts!  Plus-complete coverage of netting, including triangular netting.

    * Energy Seminars, Inc. is neither affiliated nor associated with the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB®).

    1. Introduction
    2. Overview of Gas Trading (1.0 Hours)
      1. Segments of Wholesale Energy Markets
      2. Energy Contracts
      3. Participants in Energy Wholesale Markets
      4. Energy Futures Contracts
      5. Electronically Traded Gas Contracts
      6. Pricing Points and Indexes
      7. Forward Gas Sale
      8. OTC Gas Swap
      9. OTC Gas Option
    3. Bankruptcy and Dodd-Frank Reform (.5)
      1. Safe Harbor: Exception to the Stay Provisions
      2. Broader Netting Provisions
      3. Dodd-Frank Financial Reform
      4. Dodd-Frank NAESB Questions
    4. 2002/2006 NAESB Base Contract (2.0)
      1. North American Energy Standards Board
      2. Which NAESB Base Contract: 2002 Or 2006?
      3. NAESB Base Contract
      4. Dissecting the NAESB
      5. Section 1: Purpose and Procedures
      6. Section 2: Definitions
      7. 2006 Added Definitions
      8. Section 3: Performance Obligation
      9. Section 4: Transportation, Nominations, and Imbalances
      10. Section 5: Quality and Measurement
      11. Section 6: Taxes
      12. Section 7:  Billing, Payment, and Audit
      13. Section 8: Title, Warranty and Indemnity
      14. Section 9:  Notices
      15. Section 10:  Financial Responsibility/Assurances
      16. Section 11:  Force Majeure
      17. Section 12:  Term
      18. Section 13: Limitations
      19. Section 14:  Miscellaneous
      20. Supplement to the Base Contract
      21. Canadian Addendum
      22. NAESB Strengths and Weaknesses
      23. NAESB Credit and Term Matrix
    5. 2003 NAESB Credit Support Add. (1.0)
      1. NAESB CSA
    6. Comparison of NAESB to ISDA, EEI and WSPP (1.0)
      1. Comparing the Forms
      2. Grading the Forms (1-10 with 1 Being Low And 10 High)
      3. What Is Not In NAESB Form?
      1. Ethics (.5)
      2. ABA Model Rules
      3. Sarbanes-Oxley for Attorneys
      4. Ethical Issues for Energy Trading
      5. Ethical Issues Discussion Items
    7. NAESB Shootout Negotiation (1.5)
      1. Negotiation Strategy
      2. NAESB Shootout: The Counterparties
      3. Terms of Engagement


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    Great resource for those who want to learn more about oil and gas.


    Very informative and provides more in-depth information on the industry and the process


    I liked the workshop very much.  I gained even more information from it then I had expected.  Instructor was excellent.

    This is a must for anyone in the gas industry.  I wish I had taken it 3 years ago.  Very comprehensive information


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