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SPE Evaluation of Canadian Oil & Gas Properties for Technical Professionals

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

Course Details

  • Category : Reserves Evaluations
  • Length : 5 days
  • Primary Instructor:
    Cameron Six
  • SPE Member Price: $2,600
  • Non-Member Price: $2,850


Developed by Sproule and offered in partnership with the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), this complete 5-day course presents the foundational components and techniques of evaluating global oil and gas properties. For the fall of 2020 this course will be taught virtually.  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. This course is worth 4.0 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) through SPE Canada.

Designed for

This course is focused on the technical aspects of reserves determination and is designed for engineers, geoscientists, land professionals and technologists interested in understanding the process and results of evaluating oil and gas properties.

**This course is provided in partnership with the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and is open to members and non-members. You will be redirected to the SPE website to register. Note that course delivery will be in person in 2022 but will continue with virtual delivery if necessary.



The material covered in the course is very practical, and includes many tips and insights in evaluating wells, groups of wells, properties and companies. Topics include:

  • Petroleum geology and geophysics
  • Estimating reserves and production
  • Probabilistic methods
  • Interests and royalties
  • Capital and operating costs
  • Time value of money
  • Profitability indices
  • Income taxes
  • Oil, gas and product prices
  • Resource and reserves definitions
  • Use of evaluations

Course Instructors

  • Cameron SixP.Eng.

    Senior Petroleum Engineer

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Available Course Dates

Start DateEnd DateLead InstructorLocationPriceRegistration
November 21, 2022November 25, 2022 Cameron SixCalgary, AB SPE Member $2,600 CAD
Non-Member $2,850 CAD
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