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Training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Oil & Gas for students in Chicago, IL


Total 62 training courses and degree programs available.

Standard Measure of Oil and Gas Workshop

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: OCCC Corporate Learning
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This one day workshop program provides hands-on examples for calculating the SMOG (Standard Measure of Oil & Gas) disclosures required by FAS # 69 and SEC regulations. Alternative calculations are shown where there are multiple ways to make these calculations.

Upon Completion of this Program, Participants will be able to:
Calculate and report Non-Value Disclosures as required by FAS 69
Calculate SMOG values for a property or field
Analyze why SMOG values change from year to year due to new discoveries, changes in estimated reserves and commodity prices and discount accretion.
Use financial disclosure to calculate finding costs and income from exploration efforts
Key Topics:
FAS 69 Review
SMOG calculation and reporting
SMOG value change analysis
Financial disclosure requirements
Finding cost calculation
Exploration cost versus revenue analysis

Revenue Accounting

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: OCCC Corporate Learning
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This two day class focuses on accounting for oil and gas revenue in today’s changing environment demands a thorough understanding of the many complex issues involving oil and gas production volumetrics, allocations, valuations and sales. Maximizing cash flow, while determining the correct handling of the revenue, is also essential to every company. It is imperative that your revenue personnel understand the many different facets of oil and gas revenues and their accounting and disbursement to industry partners, royalty owners and working interest owners

Reserves and Decline Curves for Economic Analysis

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: OCCC Corporate Learning
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This program focuses on Reserve Estimation, the Operational and Financial Principles of Decline Curves, and the effects of Reserves and Production Declines on the Value of Wells, Projects and Companies and the effect on SFAS 143 and SFAS 69.

Objectives:
To gain a working knowledge of Decline Curves, how they are calculated, what they mean and how they are projected forward
To understand Reserves estimation principles and procedures, reasons and limitations and how they affect company value
To understand how reserves and decline curves contribute to the economic analysis of a project, well, field and company
To review how reserves effect SFAS 143 and SFAS 69 disclosures

Oil and Gas Reserves

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: OCCC Corporate Learning

This program focuses on reserve estimation, the operation, and the financial principles of decline curves, and the effects of reserves and production declines on the value of wells, projects, and companies as well as the effect on SFAS 143 and SFAS 69.

Law for Non-Landmen

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: OCCC Corporate Learning

What are the practices and laws of real and personal property and how do they affect us in the oil and gas business? Upstream oil and gas begins with obtaining the right to extract valuable minerals from the ground. Whether from the point of view of the royalty owner or the working interest owner, a thorough understanding of the rules, practices and laws is critical to the difference between making and losing money.

Introduction to Upstream Oil and Gas

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: OCCC Corporate Learning
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This one day overview course is designed for those energy industry employees who would benefit from learning about current issues in oil and gas, industry terminology, how money flows through an Upstream company, how the different parts of an Upstream company interact with each other, with other companies and with outside investors, how oil and natural gas differ in their business treatment, how international oil and gas concerns differ from their US counterparts and other issues affecting today’s exploration and production.

GAS PLANT ACCOUNTING

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: OCCC Corporate Learning

Gas Plant ownership can be complex and each gas plant, while having some similarities, has its one peculiar characteristic. This program will cover the basics and also gives participants a chance to discuss those oddities with the instructor.

Production Decline Curve Analysis

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: Petroskills
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YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO

How to use the fundamental exponential, hyperbolic and harmonic decline curve equations

How reservoir properties and drive mechanisms influence decline curve shape

Why forecasting transient production can lead to severe overestimates of remaining reserves

How to constrain a transient forecast to avoid overestimating reserves

Techniques to forecast production in displacement projects such as water floods

How to make better forecasts in “difficult�situations such as layered or compartmented reservoirs, wells with downtime, or the effect of workovers

How to account for changing facility conditions and constraints in your forecasts

The problem with forecasting production from groups of wells

How to eliminate mistakes commonly found in decline curve forecasts

How to incorporate uncertainty ranges in your forecasts

What production decline type-curves are and how they can be used to make production forecasts



ABOUT THE COURSE

Decline curve analysis has been called the most commonly used and misused technique for forecasting future production and remaining res... [Read More]

Personnel Supervision in the Petroleum Industry

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: Petroskills
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Why would any company expend hundreds of thousands of dollars to seek, recruit, and hire the best employees then leave their development and performance to "lucky chance" through ineffective supervision/management? Unfortunately that "chance" occurs every time an employee is promoted to a supervisory/managerial position without training in the techniques and practices of effective supervision/management.

How can we "assume" that because one is an excellent engineer, geologist, geo-physicist, etc. he/she will somehow automatically just "know" how to supervise and manage personnel? A supervisor, regardless of technical expertise, can make an error setting off an uncontrolled and disastrous chain reaction unless he/she has command of principles and practices leading to employee effectiveness, productivity, and teamwork.

The first-line and mid-level supervisor has more direct effect on employees and the productivity of a work group than any other single entity in the organization. This course increases the confidence and productivity of supervisors who may be scientific or technical specialists, but have minimal training ... [Read More]

Oil and Gas Teams: How to Make Them Work

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: Petroskills
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YOU WILL LEARN

Techniques to maximize the effectiveness of intact and newly-formed team (asset management teams, drilling teams, production teams, planning teams, exploration teams, and others)

Practical methods to transform geologists, engineers, geophysicists, landmen, and other professionals into an effective, motivated, and creative team dedicated to finding or developing hydrocarbons

Methods to focus the team’s output on its products, producing oil and gas, developing new prospects or solving technical problems

Skills necessary to effectively function in a team environment

How to define roles and responsibilities of the teams and to define their relationship to management

Means to foster an entrepreneurial spirit while maintaining adequate organizational controls How to measure team effectiveness

Stages in the life of a team and how to advance to the next How to create a motivational environment within a flat organization

How to develop an environment that draws on the cooperative power of all employees to find and develop hydrocarbons

How to recognize, utilize, and reward each team member?s ... [Read More]

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