Evaluation of Oil & Gas Properties For Financial and Legal Professionals

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Evaluation of Oil & Gas Properties For Financial and Legal Professionals

Learn how to read & understand property evaluations as well as the terminology used in the public disclosure of oil and gas producers.

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Sproule Suite 900, 140-4 Avenue SW 140 4th Avenue SW, Suite 900 Calgary, AB T2P 3N3 Canada

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  • 4 days 8 hours
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This complete 5-day course presents the foundational components and techniques of evaluating global oil and gas properties. By the end of this course, participants will fully understand the evaluation process, where to source the appropriate data, how to evaluate an oil and gas property, how to interpret evaluations done by others and, ultimately, how to make sound investment decisions. The course lecture material is supported by a number of workshop exercises.

Course length:

5 days

Designed for:

This course has a financial focus related to the use of evaluations and is designed for accountants, legal professionals, business development, investment analysts interested in understanding the process and results of evaluating oil and gas properties.

Primary Instructor:

Cameron Six

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to petroleum geology
  • Drilling, completions, and production overview
  • Definition of reserves and resources
  • Capital and operating costs
  • Estimating reserves
  • Profitability indices
  • Income tax
  • Oil, gas and product prices
  • Interests and royalties
  • Type curve overview
  • Canadian oil sands
  • Uses of evaluations

Group Discounts

Group discounts are available to groups of 3 or more people from the same company. Please contact Jennifer Smith for more information (jennifer.smith@sproule.com).

Cancellation Policy

Any registration cancellation requests must be made on or before September 27, 2023, and will be subject to a $250 processing fee. 

We reserve the right to cancel the course if minimum registrations levels are not met. As such,  please purchase refundable/transferable airfare if you are flying in for this course. Decisions regarding cancellation will occur several weeks before the start date, and registrants will be notified and refunded if the course does not run.

Course Contacts:

For further information about the course contents and registration information, please contact the course administrator, Jennifer Smith (jennifer.smith@sproule.com).