Oil and Gas – Business Environment and Finance

2021 Course Information:

Online 20 hours Flexi-date£2,500.00
In-House Agreed with client FlexiblePOA
London 10 days 12-Jul£5,250.00
London 10 days 06-Sep£5,250.00

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    Who should attend?

    • Senior managers within the Oil & Gas sector or those identified via organisational talent management for fast track to a senior role
    • Public sector officials with responsibility for the state management of Oil & Gas resources
    • Engineers and Project Managers who are looking to develop leading edge practice for both themselves and their organisation



    • Present the main feature of the global Oil & Gas business environment
    • Speculate on emerging trends and opportunities
    • Apply knowledge of macro-economic factors both regionally and globally that shape the industry
    • Use knowledge of the key financial management systems
    • Describefinancial instruments and their impacts
    • Manage: Market risk, Credit risk and Liquidity risk
    • Undertake effective financial modelling and scenario planning


    Global Market Forces

    • The influence of OPEC
    • The US Position
    • Asean influence
    • Africa influence

    Global Threats and Opportunities

    • Overview of global reserves and Peak Oil concept
    • Alternative technologies – threat or opportunity
    • Emerging territories and cost of access
    • Environmental aspects

    The Cohesive Producer

    • Aligning strategy with the global picture
    • Input and cost management
    • Output and pricing management
    • Corporate Social Responsibility and Communication

    Strategic Relationships

    • Production agreements
    • Joint venture partnering
    • Regional Government
    • Global upstream and downstream models

    Industry Governance

    • Developing and enhancing governance policies
    • Combating economic crime and corruption
    • The impacts of the “Dodd Frank” Act
    • Global best practice and case studies

    Key Financial Management Systems

    • Effective Budget preparation and management
    • Cash flow management and forecasting
    • Interpreting key financial statements
    • Key financial ratios and Analysis

    Effective Treasury Management

    • Overview of global treasury models
    • Structuring effective return, income and defensive portfolios
    • The roles and impacts of financial instruments
    • Effectively managing geographic and asset risk

    Effective Risk Management

    • The key concepts and elements of risk management
    • Managing Market Risk
    • Managing Credit Risk
    • Managing Liquidity Risk

    Practical Financial Modelling

    • Key principles within Financial Modelling
    • Constructing key financial models
    • Linkage of models and sub-models
    • Scenario Planning Applications