Finance And Accounting Courses

Finance & Accounting for the Oil & Gas Industry

Course Details

  • code FA10355_242084

  • 25 - 29 Jun 2023

  • 4500

Navigating the Challenges of the Oil and Gas Industry: Strategies for Sustainable Growth

In today’s competitive Oil and Gas industry, with volatile oil prices, demand and supply uncertainties, the need to reduce operating costs, whilst maintaining quality and safety, improving returns for investors and company stakeholders, what strategies should companies adopt to ensure sustainable growth?


Target Audience for This Finance & Accounting for the Oil & Gas Industry Training Course ?

  • Key Personnel in the Oil and Gas Industry

  • Accountants & Finance Professionals responsible for financial accounting, treasury, budget preparation, and management reporting

  • Process and Non-technical professionals who require a more in-depth understanding of strategic issues facing the Oil & Gas sector now and in the future

  • Managers involved in making CAPEX decisions

  • Bankers and Professionals who work in Energy Lending.


Targeted Industries For The Finance & Accounting for the Oil & Gas Industry Training Course 

  • Oil and Gas Industries.


Learning Impact & Outcomes Of The Finance & Accounting for the Oil & Gas Industry Training Course 

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • 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.

  • Advice on methods to eliminate or reduce financial risks facing Oil & Gas companies.

  • Manage new projects/initiatives effectively, meeting Strategic Aims & Objectives.


Training Methodology

Training is undertaken through lectures assisted by audio & visual presentations. Trainee participation is ensured through assignments. Case studies also will be discussed to help the audience with the training content.  Trainees are also encouraged to share their workplace experiences. Real life experience are discussed in details by the trainer to enhance learning by experiences.


Course Agenda:


Day 1: 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 Volatility: Demand, Energy Prices, Exchange Rates, Interest Rates.

  • Resources & Reserves and the need for Research & Development.

  • Financial Issues Impacting on Strategic Development and Growth.


Day 2: Advanced Strategic Decisions

  • Strategic Planning and Decision Making in a Volatile Market Analytical Tools to Aid Strategic Planning and Decision Making Diversifying Income Streams.

  • Balancing Upstream, Midstream & Downstream.

  • Growth Strategies: Exploration, Diversification, Vertical & Horizontal Integration.

  • Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Production Sharing Agreements & Strategic Alliances.


Day 3: 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 4: 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 5: Project Management to Meet Strategic Aims & Objectives

  • Estimating Activity Duration & Costs using Statistical and Probability Estimates Critical Path and Manpower Planning.

  • Earned Value Analysis.

  • Budgetary Control and Variance Analysis.

  • Implementing & Managing Change, Suspension or Shut Downs.

Finance And Accounting Courses
Finance & Accounting for the Oil & Gas Industry (FA10355_242084)

FA10355_242084    25 - 29 Jun 2023    4500 


Course Details

ID Coures: FA10355_242084

The Date: 25 - 29 Jun 2023

The Fess : 4500