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Registration is Now Open for the 2014 IRMI Energy Risk and Insurance Conference

Release Date: Nov 4, 2013

Dallas, TX, November 5, 2013—International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI®), is now accepting registrations for the IRMI Energy Risk and Insurance Conference on March 4–6, 2014, in Houston, Texas.

The conference is designed for insurance buyers, risk managers, agents, brokers, underwriters, adjusters, attorneys, and others who must understand, mitigate, or insure the complex exposures of oil and gas exploration, production, and servicing. Risk managers and insurance buyers receive a 50 percent discount.

The Conference agenda includes the following workshops:

• Oil and Gas Exploration and Production: A Primer
• The Underwriter’s-Eye View of the Energy Industry
• Fracking Risks in Perspective
• Deepwater Horizon—Indemnity and Insurance Lessons Learned
• Improving Risk Management and Insurance Placements Using Analytics
• OEE Issues and Answers
• Cyber Liability and Reputation Management in the Energy Industry
• Deepwater Horizon—Practical Application of Lessons Learned
• Knowing the Secret Handshake: Getting the Most from the Markets and Underwriters
• Risk Allocation in Master Service Agreements and Drilling Contracts
• Risk Management Best Practices for Emerging Risks
• An Economist’s-Eye View of the Energy Industry
• Avoiding the Pitfalls of Onshore Drilling Contract Forms
• Insurance Impact of Energy Industry Tech Advancements
• Gradual Pollution: Insuring the Overall Risk
• Indemnity, Additional Insureds, and the BP Oil Spill
• Best-in-Class Contractor Management
• Protect What You Produce: A Discussion of Management Liability
• Maritime Exposures and Insurance
• Answering the Care, Custody, or Control Conundrum
• An Energy CEO’s-Eye View of the Energy Industry

These workshops will be presented by nationally known risk management, insurance brokerage, underwriting, or legal experts who have spent years working in this specialized field. They will focus on giving you practical strategies and tactics you can use to make certain your organization or your clients have implemented best practice risk management tactics for and are properly insured against related oil and gas industry risks.

“Oil and gas is a risky business,” said IRMI President and CEO Jack P. Gibson, CPCU, CRIS, ARM, “with specialized and very complex insurance needs. Our goal is to provide a forum for the industry risk and insurance thought leaders to come together to exchange best practice ideas and network with each other.”

To register, please visit, or call (800) 827–4242.

About International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI) International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), is a Dallas-based research and publishing organization focusing on insurance and risk management. IRMI reference services, conferences, and webinars give insurance buyers, risk managers, agents, brokers, adjusters, coverage lawyers, and underwriters knowledge to deal effectively with complex and rapidly changing insurance and risk management issues and problems. For more information, visit, or write to International Risk Management Institute, Inc., 12222 Merit Drive, Suite 1600, Dallas, TX 75251-2266.

Liah Wiedenfeld
(800) 827–4242