Many years ago Les took my father, brother and me to a Manx farm to introduce us to the farmer and ask if we could shoot wild ducks on his dub (the Manx word for a pond). . . .Read More
Chris Thorpe is a respected independent lawyer in the upstream oil and gas industry, and a established lecturer and author. Chris has a LLB in law from Magdalene College, Cambridge and trained as a barrister in London. He worked for eight years' as an in-house lawyer for BP and Marathon. Since 1991, Chris has run his own upstream legal practice, CPT Limited, which has acted for many upstream clients. He has extensive experience of international upstream transactions, principally in the North Sea, the FSU, Africa and the Middle East. Chris has spoken at many UK and International Conferences and Seminars, both public and in-house. His most popular current lecture is Fundamental of Upstream Petroleum Agreements, a two-day course with accompanying book.
CPT Limited specialise in the drafting and negotiation of international petroleum agreements. Our clients include governments, NOCs, IOCs, and contractors of various sizes. With over thirty years experience advising on petroleum agreements across the globe we bring unique insight to the practical and commercial realities of the upstream.