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Evaluation of Oil & Gas Properties for Financial & Legal Professionals

This complete 5-day course is designed for financial and legal professionals in oil & gas and introduces the foundational components and techniques of evaluating global oil and gas properties.

Course Details

  • Category : Reserves Evaluations
  • Length : 5 days
  • Primary Instructor:
    Hayley Silberg
  • Price: $2,889


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, a field trip to learn about oil and gas technology, and a scenario-based learning experience in which students work in teams and compete for points as they analyze the story of a historic and factual business takeover.

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.


This course includes practical insights for evaluating wells, groups of wells, properties and companies. Topics include:

  • 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 and Canadian hot plays
  • Uses of evaluations
  • Financial case studies
  • Class evaluations case study

Course Instructors

  • Hayley SilbergP.Geo., E.I.T.

    Geoscientist and Manager, Sproule Training

  • Cameron SixP.Eng.


  • Matthew O’BlenesP.Eng.

    Senior Petroleum Engineer

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Available Course Dates

Start Date End Date Lead Instructor Location Price (CDN) Registration
September 21, 2020 September 25, 2020 Hayley Silberg Calgary, AB $3,099 Register Now >

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