Mr Uzoma Victor Correia

Contracts Manager BW Offshore

 Originally from TOTAL Angola Affiliate, Uzoma Correia started his career as contract engineer followed by a category manager, before moving to TOTAL Headquarters in Paris where he worked as Project Contract Engineer providing assistance to TOTAL’s mega projects. Finally he moved to the Kaombo Project, where he has been occupying the role of FPSO Contracts Leader since 2014.

Congress Day 2 - Thursday, 3rd September 2020

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

11:30 AM ROUNDTABLE D: Resolving FPSO Contract Disputes and Conflicts Successfully Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused many contracting problems during the construction and installation phase of a FPSO project. It is important for project stakeholders to manage their contracts effectively to maintain good relationships across the value chain despite any project conflicts that may arise due to this global pandemic.

Pre-Congress Workshops - Tuesday, 1st September 2020

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

9:00 AM Workshop A:COVID-19 Implication: Critical Contract Management Tips to Resolve Contract Disputes and Remove Conflicts

As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, it is having a major negative effect on international business and disrupting numerous global supply chains, including the FPSO industry. Countless contracts are being disrupted by factory shutdowns in the areas most affected by COVID-19. In recent weeks, thousands of force majeure were issued however, COVID-19 will not give rise to a valid force majeure defense under every contract and in every circumstance, as different contracts and governing laws stipulate different requirements for different situations. Companies are therefore need to proactively manage the related risks and carefully assess which party must ultimately bear the financial losses and conflicts caused by COVID-19.

Key Learning Objectives include:

  • Managing legal risk when confronted with immediate supply chain problems to create a more robust supply framework for the future
  • Analysing the risk allocation under each contract separately to develop the best risk management strategy and to best avoid project conflicts with other stakeholders
  • Managing contract disputes proactively to resolve them efficiently with measures to minimize COVID-19 problems in the future

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Uzoma.

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