7th Annual Contract Management Conference

Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce our media partnership with the 7th Annual Contract Management Conference, to be held on 31 January-3 February at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Dubai, UAE. In this respect, we have the pleasure of sending you a letter from the conference team.

Dear Oxford Business Group subscribers,

The 7th Annual Contracts Management Conference offers new constructive discussions on contract management in a downturn, exploring tactics for cutting contracting costs, strategies for successful negotiations and creating a well-established contracting strategy for 2010. All of these will be covered in depth by our carefully selected speaker panel consisting of representatives from some of the world’s most respected organisations.

Speakers include:

- Mark Osa Igiehon, Senior Legal Counsel, Exploration And Production, Shell International - Satender Sharma, Director, Commercial, Petrofac International Limited – E&C - Saleh A Hassoubah, Contracts, Purchasing And Warehouse Manager, Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery CO. - Raed Al Saadouni, Corporate Legal Counsel, Arabian Cement Company - Anneliese Reinhold, Senior Vice-President – Legal, du - Ellis Baker, Partner, Head of Construction and Engineering, London, White & Case, UAE

As for the topics of discussion, this year we chose only those topics that you recommended. The four-day conference will feature brand new powerful conversations on some of the most important topics facing the oil and gas contracting industry today, including:

- Execution of Contracts: Getting it Right - Engaging The Parties And Creating Successful Contractual Relationships - Dealing Effectively With Cancelling Or Postponing A Contract - Achieving The Best Results In Dispute Resolutions - Successful Strategies To Manage Project Risks During Times Of Downturn

Plus! Contracts 2010 will also feature two brand new CONTRACT clinics to help you take your contracting to the next level:

● Mastering Service Level Agreements

● Adding Value To Construction Contracts With Effective Contract Management

Both workshops are led by Paul Carter Hemlin, Managing Director of UK’s Contract Management Direct.

As a valued prospect of Oxford Business Group we wanted you to benefit from the opportunities offered during this event and we have arranged for you to be entitled to an exclusive 15% discount off the delegate fee, allowing you to save up to $1278! This offer is only available until 25 January so take advantage of your discount today!

Secure your place today to ensure you successfully negotiate and create contracting strategies for 2010 by simply quoting VIPCODE A1068OBG when you visit www.iirme.com/contract.

Alternatively, you can contact Andrew Watts on +971 4 3352483 or email him at a.watts@iirme.com.

Kind Regards,

Oxford Business Group & IIR Middle East