Stansbury Dur

Stansbury Dur

Attorney at Law

Houston
Texas
Licensed in
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Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
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About
Served 19 years as In-house legal counsel for Qatar Petroleum (QP) in Doha, Qatar. Board secretary for 3 QP affiliates. Retired in June 2016.

Began law career with Shell USA in 1977. Structured, drafted & negotiated upstream international contracts for 20 years before joining Qatar Petroleum in 1997.

Born in Washington DC and raised in US Foreign Service. Attended high school in Japan, college in Louisiana and graduated from the University of Notre Dame. Served as a naval officer aboard destroyers. Freelanced in Paris for 2 years and returned to Louisiana for law school.
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"Structure, draft, negotiate and finalize award of contracts. Startup and operation of international petroleum related ventures. Mohammed Saleh Abdulla Al Sada, minister of energy and industry of Qatar and the chairman of Qatar Petroleum."

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"Stan Dur is a very experienced and qualified international attorney. Bryant Daniels"

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Work History

Qatar Petroleum (Qatar Chemical Company)

Legal Manager

Jun 2007 - May 2016

• Assigned to Q-Chem, a company majority owned by Qatar Petroleum
• Board Secretary for 5 companies; draft all board resolutions
• Participate in Board meetings, executive committees and tender committees
• Review or draft major contracts and contracts signed by the General Manager
• Coordinate and manage outside legal

Jun 2007 - May 2016

Qatar Petroleum

Associate General Counsel

May 2001 - Jun 2007

• Section head of legal department (QP operated projects)
• Board Secretary for Q-Chem companies.
• Draft, participate or lead negotiations for design, consulting services and construction contracts for QP owned projects and joint venture projects
• Draft and negotiate major project agreements – term sheets, heads of agreement, joint venture agreements and ancillary agreements

May 2001 - Jun 2007

Qatar Petroleum

Senior Counsel

Dec 1996 - Mar 2001

Structure, draft, negotiate and finalize petroleum related upstream and downstream major project agreements, including GTL, petrochemical, refinery and production sharing contracts

Dec 1996 - Mar 2001

Triton Energy Corporation

Director of International Acquisitions

Feb 1985 - Sep 1996

- Upstream E&P company – chief international negotiator (report to Executive VP Operations)
- Structure, draft and negotiate host government contracts and joint ventures worldwide, including Malaysia-Thailand Joint Development Area, France, Nepal, Gabon, Colombia, Argentina, China and Indonesia

Feb 1985 - Sep 1996

Nominingue Resources, Inc

Founder

Jun 1982 - Feb 1985

Developed and drafted concept to identify, evaluate and promote petroleum exploration rights. Obtained startup capital. Evaluated and promoted opportunities in Malaysia, Peru and Abu Dhabi.

Jun 1982 - Feb 1985

Union Texas Petroleum

Director of International Acquisitions

Jun 1979 - May 1982

Negotiate farmins, farmouts, joint bids and award of concessions and production sharing contracts in Portugal, Tunisia, Guinea, Cote D'Ivoire, Angola and Abu Dhabi.

Jun 1979 - May 1982

Shell Oil Company

Attorney

Jun 1977 - May 1979

Natural Resources Attorney for federal strip mining regulations and E&P operations in Cameroon and Tunisia.

Jun 1977 - May 1979

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