Masterclass -  Advanced Strategies in Oil and Gas Finance and Accounting

Masterclass - Advanced Strategies in Oil and Gas Finance and Accounting


Choose from the following table the course date which you would like to attend the course on :

Sart
End
Fees
Venue
Length
11-Mar-2018
15-Mar-2018
4700$
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
One Week
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25-Mar-2018
29-Mar-2018
5700$
London (UK)
One Week
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22-Apr-2018
26-Apr-2018
7500$
Istanbul (Turkey)
One Week
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29-Apr-2018
3-May-2018
4700$
Dubai (UAE)
One Week
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22-Apr-2018
26-Apr-2018
6950$
Paris (France)
One Week
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27-May-2018
31-May-2018
4700$
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
One Week
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6-May-2018
10-May-2018
5700$
London (UK)
One Week
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10-Jun-2018
14-Jun-2018
7500$
Istanbul (Turkey)
One Week
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17-Jun-2018
21-Jun-2018
4700$
Dubai (UAE)
One Week
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10-Jun-2018
14-Jun-2018
6950$
Paris (France)
One Week
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15-Jul-2018
19-Jul-2018
4700$
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
One Week
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8-Jul-2018
12-Jul-2018
5700$
London (UK)
One Week
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5-Aug-2018
9-Aug-2018
7500$
Istanbul (Turkey)
One Week
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26-Aug-2018
30-Aug-2018
4700$
Dubai (UAE)
One Week
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5-Aug-2018
9-Aug-2018
6950$
Paris (France)
One Week
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2-Sep-2018
6-Sep-2018
4700$
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
One Week
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2-Sep-2018
6-Sep-2018
5700$
London (UK)
One Week
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21-Oct-2018
25-Oct-2018
7500$
Istanbul (Turkey)
One Week
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7-Oct-2018
11-Oct-2018
4700$
Dubai (UAE)
One Week
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21-Oct-2018
25-Oct-2018
6950$
Paris (France)
One Week
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4-Nov-2018
8-Nov-2018
4700$
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
One Week
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25-Nov-2018
29-Nov-2018
5700$
London (UK)
One Week
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16-Dec-2018
20-Dec-2018
7500$
Istanbul (Turkey)
One Week
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23-Dec-2018
27-Dec-2018
4700$
Dubai (UAE)
One Week
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16-Dec-2018
20-Dec-2018
6950$
Paris (France)
One Week
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13-Jan-2019
17-Jan-2019
4700$
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
One Week
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6-Jan-2019
10-Jan-2019
5700$
London (UK)
One Week
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24-Feb-2019
28-Feb-2019
7500$
Istanbul (Turkey)
One Week
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3-Feb-2019
7-Feb-2019
4700$
Dubai (UAE)
One Week
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24-Feb-2019
28-Feb-2019
6950$
Paris (France)
One Week
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Intorduction

In today’s competitive oil and gas industry, with strong pressure to meet increased market demands while lowering operating costs and improving return for investors and company stakeholders, what strategies should companies adopt to ensure sustainable growth?

Given the substantial capital costs and long lead times from exploration to sale, implementing and managing strategies in Oil & Gas finance and accounting are critical success factors. This course therefore focuses on the essential skills and techniques required to enable you to make appropriate strategic decisions to maximize profit, reduce costs and financial risks.

This course will feature:

  • Relevance and importance of finance to the success of your business
  • Sources and types of finance that are most relevant to your business
  • Meaning and importance of corporate governance to the effective financial management of your business
  • Techniques available to determine the most profitable and worthwhile investments for your business
  • Effective ways to control the financial risks of your business

Objectives

This course will feature:

  • Identify & evaluate the challenges facing the Oil & Gas sector now & in the future.
  • Use skills & techniques to assist with key strategic decisions facing their company.
  • Recommend appropriate financing decisions & make capital investment decisions.
  • Evaluate the performance of leading Oil & Gas companies to identify areas of best practice.
  • Advise on methods to eliminate or reduce financial risks facing Oil & Gas companies.

Content

Day One

Strategic Issues facing the Oil & Gas sector

  • The Nature of the Oil & Gas sector
  • Current & Future challenges within the sector – a question of Supply & Demand
  • Resources & Reserves
  • Financial Issues
  • Volatility: Demand, Energy prices, Exchange Rates, Interest Rates

Day Two

Advanced Strategic Decisions

  • Strategic Planning
  • Analytical Tools to Aid Strategic Planning
  • Balancing Upstream, Midstream & Downstream
  • Growth Strategies: Exploration, Diversification, Vertical & Horizontal Integration
  • Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Production Sharing Agreements & Strategic Alliances

Day Three

Financing Strategies in the Oil & Gas Sector

  • Sources of Finance – the Optimum Capital Structure and the Cost of Capital
  • Capital Investment Appraisal: NPV, IRR, Modified IRR, Payback
  • Financial Forecasting and Analysis in Excel
  • Managing Uncertainty of Production, Prices, Capital Costs & Construction Delays
  • Modelling Energy Prices in Capital Budgeting

Day Four

Financial Risk Management Strategies

  • Developing and Implementing a Risk Management Strategy
  • Risk Analysis of Oil and Gas projects using Excel
  • Sensitivity Analysis, Sensitivity Charts & Scenario Analysis, Monte Carlo Simulation
  • Hedging Energy Prices; Interest Rates & Foreign Exchange Rates using Financial Derivatives
  • Accounting for Hedging Under IFRS

Day Five

Financial Analysis of Oil & Gas Companies

  • Analysing the Performance of International Oil & Gas Companies 
  • Analysing and Interpreting ‘Energy Specific’ Ratios
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) relevant for Oil & Gas Companies
  • Determining the proper classification of oil and gas costs: Capitalise, Expense, Exploration costs, Development costs, Production costs
  • Analysing the impact of different accounting methods on financial statements

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