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Petroleum Project Economics and Risk Management

MDT International, In Aberdeen (+4 locations)
Length
5 days
Price
1,990 - 2,750 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
20 May, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Course delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Length
5 days
Price
1,990 - 2,750 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
20 May, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Course delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
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Course description

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Petroleum project economics and risk management - 5 day Training Course (also available live Online)

This Petroleum project economics and risk management course is a highly interactive training solution that introduces delegates to a structured approach in project investment appraisal, with a specific focus on the oil and gas industry.

The course covers a number of topics in the project appraisal and evaluation area of the petroleum industry, including:

  • applying economic and risk management tools in oil and gas project proposals
  • calculating the financial viability of risk-affected expenditure proposal projects
  • evaluating the ranking of different projects
  • preparing convincing project proposals that will win approval from management, partners and the government
  • improving outcomes at both the project and business level

The course employs a large number of case studies, industry-specific scenarios and practical exercises in order to provide delegates with realistic situations within which to apply the skills learned.

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 2 start dates

20 May, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

3 June, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London
  • English

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Petroleum project economics and risk management course is designed for delegates with little or no experience in project investment appraisal.

The figures who have attended recent editions of this course include:

  • Explorationists and petroleum/reservoir engineers
  • Asset managers, project managers and facilities engineers
  • Information systems managers and project leaders
  • Management accountants, finance and contracts specialists
  • Government and advisory executives
  • Service/supplier company personnel

Pre-requisites
In order to complete the practical exercises, attendees should bring their own laptop ensuring that they have Microsoft Excel pre-installed. Prior knowledge of spreadsheets is required.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Participants on this course are eligible for 35 hours of CPD accreditation on completion. 

Training Course Content

Basic concepts

  • Identifying project cash flows and sources of information

How to calculate project benefits and interpret the answer

  • Project payback
  • Net Present Value (NPV)
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR) and the cost of capital
  • Profitability Index (PI)
  • Strengths and limitations of each method

Project ranking - how to choose the best alternative

How to optimise expenditure

How to deal with inflation and with exchange rates

Taking account of taxation

Accounting measures versus economic measures

  • Understanding other financial criteria for decision making
  • Balancing short term versus long term business objectives

Dealing with risk and uncertainty

  • How to identify and quantify project risks and uncertainties
  • Sensitivity analysis
  • How to draw and interpret spider and tornado diagrams
  • Calculation of maximum exposure as a risk measure
  • Decision trees and the calculation of Expected Monetary Value (EMV)

Economics, risk and decisions - decision points are risk points

  • Decision points for oil fields and gas fields
  • Risk and probability definitions and concepts
  • Risk identification, measurement and management
  • Forecasting as risk management
  • Assumptions, sensitivities and risk premiums

Exploration and appraisal decisions, uncertainty, risk and exposure

Monte Carlo simulation

Economic models and spreadsheet design
 
Development decisions

  • Workscope definition and options
  • Decommissioning economics and risks
  • Cost estimating and contingencies
  • Financing options
  • Construction contracts

Further development decisions and economic cut-off

Preparing convincing project proposals

Post-project appraisal

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Course delivery details

Our online courses are delivered live via Microsoft Teams and consist of two x 2-hour sessions per day.

Why choose MDT International

Over 90% of participants say our training met or exceeded their expectations

MDT have worked with 500+ organisations worldwide

Our trainers have 25+ years of experience in the O&G Industry

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Reviews

Average rating 4.7

Based on 33 reviews.
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5/5
Lawrence
16 Jun 2023
Excellent

Course content excellent. Delivery excellent. Concept simple with examples.

5/5
Jarallah
16 Jun 2023
Good overview

This course gives me an overview how the projects economics are calculated. Additionally, how to deal with associated risks.

5/5
Nga
21 Apr 2023
Feel confident

I feel confident talking about asset economics and risk management compared to before the course. The course has helped to consolidate my understanding and knowledge of oil & ga...

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Expenses

Course Fee: £2750.00 (+ VAT for attending UK courses). Fees include your attendance at the relevant training course/s and the provision of a comprehensive training course manual, course completion certificate, plus lunch and refreshments during the training day. Fees do not include accommodation and living costs.

Online Course Fee: £1990 (+ VAT for UK based participants).  Fees include attendance and provision of a comprehensive training course manual plus course completion certificate. Live online training via MS Teams.

MDT International can also provide this course on an in-house course basis, to discuss please submit enquiry. 

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