EPC contracts

EPC contracts guidance:

The issue of which party is responsible for design and how this risk is apportioned is central to all construction contracts. EPC contracts resemble design and build...

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EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contracts are frequently drafted to be turnkey agreements—the contractor builds the works and all the employer has to do...

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EPC contracts are normally set up so that the contractor accepts much of the risk inherent in the project. The employer simply wants the project to be delivered on time...

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The concept of 'handover' under an EPC contract is of fundamental importance. It determines when the main obligations and duties of the EPC contractor come to an end and...

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This Practice Note provides specific guidance on exclusions and limits of liability relevant to engineer, procure and construct (EPC) contracts. It should be read...

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There are three main procurement routes used in UK energy projects: • engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract procurement • split EPC contract...

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This Practice Note looks at the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey Projects 1999, commonly known as the Silver Book 1999. FIDIC published a new edition of the...

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Comparison with traditional building or engineering contract The label 'EPC' contract (or 'turnkey' contract) is not a term of art. It is easier perhaps to start by...

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