Oil & Gas Contracts: Structuring Indemnification and Additional Insured Provisions
Navigating Anti-Indemnity Statutes and Negotiating Risk Allocation
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for drafting indemnification and additional insured provisions in oil and gas contracts. The panel will examine the interplay with anti-indemnity statutes and choice of law provisions, as well as offer best practices for allocating risk.
- Drafting indemnification provisions
- Key terms
- Impact of anti-indemnity statutes
- Interplay with choice of law provisions
- Additional insured provisions
- Interplay with indemnification and anti-indemnity statutes
- Additional insured endorsement
- Impact of In re Deepwater Horizon
- Best practices for allocating risk in oil & gas contracts
The panel will review these and other important issues:
- What are the key terms to address in the indemnification provision?
- What impact do anti-indemnity statutes have and what steps can counsel take to avoid unenforceable indemnification provisions?
- What approaches should counsel use to protect a client’s interests when negotiating an indemnification provision?
John H. Denton
Senior Vice President
Mr. Denton is a Senior Vice President at Marsh Risk Consulting. Prior to joining Marsh, Mr. Denton was in the private... | Read More
Mr. Denton is a Senior Vice President at Marsh Risk Consulting. Prior to joining Marsh, Mr. Denton was in the private practice of law as an associate and partner for 15 years where he specialized in the defense of and coverage for mass torts and complex liabilities. He is currently the Excess Casualty Claims Leader and Counsel to Excess Casualty practice at Marsh. He is the author of several major insurance publications and a frequent lecturer on insurance coverage issues.Close
Harold J. Flanagan
Mr. Flanagan’s practice includes both contracts and litigation in the areas of oil and gas... | Read More
Mr. Flanagan’s practice includes both contracts and litigation in the areas of oil and gas production, insurance coverage/recovery, construction, admiralty, casualty, and commercial matters. His insurance law practice covers transactional matters and litigation in the contexts of oil and gas production, maritime operations, construction, casualty, and products liability. He has extensive experience in contract drafting for oil and gas producers.Close
C. Brannon Robertson
Fernelius Alvarez Simon
Mr. Robertson's practice covers a wide range of matters, including business disputes, energy and natural... | Read More
Mr. Robertson's practice covers a wide range of matters, including business disputes, energy and natural resource issues, construction, maritime, personal injury, environmental torts, toxic torts, and product liability. He has litigated matters in federal and state courts across the United States.Close
Marcus R. Tucker
Mr. Tucker's practice includes the defense and investigation of claims resulting from oilfield and maritime... | Read More
Mr. Tucker's practice includes the defense and investigation of claims resulting from oilfield and maritime casualties, construction defects, personal injury and transportation related accidents and special investigation matters. He litigates and provides advice on contractual indemnity and insurance coverage issues on behalf of both corporate clients and insurance companies.Close