FIDIC – Conditions of Contract for EPC-Turnkey NY 01/03/09 PM. GENERAL CONDITIONS. GUIDANCE. 18 Apr After 18 Years, FIDIC Updates EPC Contract. Forms. When owners and contractors begin discussions on the form of EPC contract they propose. Documents Similar To FIDIC (Silver Book) – EPC Contract – Fidic Red Book. Uploaded by. umairshafiq FIDIC Silver Book. Uploaded by.

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FIDIC very much appreciates the time and effort devoted by all the above persons. However, it is likely that Employers and lenders will be resistant to these changes given the fact that contractors have set a precedent in recent years by accepting the previous risk allocation.

EPC/Turnkey Contract 2nd Ed ( Silver Book) | International Federation of Consulting Engineers

Essential items of information which are particular to each individual contract are to be included in the Particular Conditions Part A — Contract Data. The Red Book. The introduction of the Golden Rules is an intriguing foray by FIDIC into seeking to promote certain behaviours and risk allocation between the parties — in that sense, it has commendable goals.

Second Stage Update Task Group: This Second Edition of the FIDIC Silver Book maintains the principles of risk sharing established in the edition, while seeking to build on the substantial experience gained from its use over the past 18 years.

The FIDIC Silver Book – Impact for Project Financed EPC contracts – a detailed analysis

Notes on the Preparation of Special Provisions Watermarked Contracts and Agreements Collection English only electronic version. Shopping basket Your shopping basket is empty.

Is it a Building Project where the Employer wishes to have his building s constructed on a Fixed-Price Turnkey Basis generally complete with all furniture, fittings and equipment? If this is what is wanted – choose the Conditions of Contract for Construction for Building and Engineering Works Designed by the Employer The Construction Contractwhich effectively updates and supercedes the existing Red Book from If drafters wish to amend the provisions found in the General Conditions, the place for doing this is in the Particular Conditions Part B — Special Provisions, as mentioned above, and not by making changes in the General Conditions as published.


EPC/Turnkey Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Silver Book)

Accordingly FIDIC has not only updated the standard forms but has expanded the range, and has – in September – published a suite of four new Standard Forms of Contract which are suitable for the great majority of construction and plant installation projects around the world. It is recognisable to the vast majority of the international contracting community, and has thus gained a foothold as a useful template on which to base an EPC contract.

For the purposes of this article, our comments relate to the use of the Silver Book in that context, rather than applying more generally to all uses of the Silver Book, although a number of our comments will also apply to other geographies and sectors, and where construction is being financed other than by limited recourse debt.

The Silver Book represents a turnkey, fixed price, lump sum arrangement, whereby the contractor assumes the majority of key construction risks. Acknowledgement of all reviewers above does not mean that such persons or organisations approve the wording of all clauses. Group Extras More pec Product code:. The difference in risk allocation between the FIDIC suite of contracts has been reflected in the market contravt differential pricing even taking into account the differences in scope for which the different Books were designednamely, a contractor bidding under a Red Book risk profile is likely to offer a lower price than for a Silver Book risk profile.

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General Conditions; Part 2: Our team and biographies News Focus Newsletter. This is in addition to more general requirement from many lenders and their contrsct committees to have extremely robust conditions of contract that insulate their borrowers from cost and delay risks to the maximum extent possible.

This has to be balanced against the low likelihood of them being adopted by parties to contracts where the Contractor is being paid to assume all relevant risks and obligations under amended Conditions of Contract, and where such parties are used to doing so under forms of ffidic Silver Book that have often been heavily negotiated.


Drafts were reviewed by many persons and organisations, including those listed below. This article does not attempt to list out all the changes made in the Second Edition but instead focuses on the key changes to the Silver Book that are likely to be relevant for those using it as the basis for their EPC contracts in the project finance context.

The contractor assumes the majority of risk on key matters such as design, specifications, time, price, site contrat and certain unforeseen risks. These should be included in Part B — Special Provisions.

Which FIDIC Contract should I use? | International Federation of Consulting Engineers

FIDIC has long been renowned for its standard forms of contract for use between employers and contractors on international construction projects, in particular:. Notes on the Preparation of Tender Documents The charts are illustrative, however, and must not be taken spc consideration in the interpretation of the Conditions of Contract.

Special Advisers to the Contracts Committee provided invaluable and continued support in the various drafting and revision stages: Relatively small value, short construction time or involving simple or repetitive work. General Conditions; Guidance for the Preparation of particular conditions and Annexes: Even then, although the Silver Book contrach used as the basis of the construction arrangements, more often than not, the standard clauses end up being heavily amended.

Then the Employer wishes the Contractor to take total responsibility for the design and construction of the infrastructure facility. Watermarked Compilation of all Collections English electronic version.

In addition it is recognised that many Employers, especially governmental agencies, may require special conditions of contract, or particular procedures, which differ from those included in the General Conditions.