Construction Contracts

In this superb new volume, Edward Whitticks has charted the course for anyone working with contracts and dispute control in oil and gas, one of the most volatile industries in the world. His practical, straightforward approach will move you step by step through the process of contractual negotiations, bids and closeouts. For anyone working in the oil and gas industry today, finding your way through the maze of contract management seems more cutthroat and challenging than ever before. In Construction Contracts, Edward Whitticks dispels the myth that “there has to be a winner and a loser” in contractual management and dispute control. As a desktop companion for project managers and engineers, contract administrators, cost scheduling engineers and others engaged in the field of refinery, pipeline and petrochemical construction, this book covers the entire contract process.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-799973-9

Table of Contents


1 Client Policy and Practice

2 The Bid Package

3 Bid Preparation

4 Evaluation

5 Procedures

6 Contracts Management

7 Claims

8 Payments and Contract Closeout

9 Workshop Exercises

10 Manuals and Models

Glossary of Terms