3 Day Masterclass in Petroleum Project Economics | Terrapinn Training

Dubai, 26-28 Jul 2017

3 day Masterclass

Petroleum Economics



This 3 Day MBA in Petroleum/Project Economics is an entry-level course designed to bridge gaps in your knowledge and give you a true business advantage. It covers everything you need to know about the economics of the petroleum industry, getting you up to speed in just three days.

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Gain in-depth knowledge of project economics analysis and decision-making

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Learn how to incorporate financing and government fiscal terms into the analysis

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Analyse the pitfalls that can trip up the inexperienced


Over the course of the three days, you will identify the criteria used in project economics decision-making; e.g., rate of return, NCF, IRR, Discounted payback period, NPV (based on different cash-flow assumptions), PI, EMV, as well as the objectives of different investors and producers in the context of the various decision-making criteria. The course also emphasizes on the appropriate use of Excel in developing cash-flow models and calculates profitability indicators.

Throughout the course, learning is continually reinforced through the presentation of specifically designed examples and exercises, and through case studies where all calculations are first illustrated and explained, and then modeled to produce the necessary economics and fiscal decision-making indicators.


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In just 3 days you will:

  • Look at typical profitability indicators in the industry and how to use these correctly
  • Discover how to make intelligent, well informed investment decisions
  • Understand how to analyse risk and handle uncertainty in capital investments
  • Look at typical oil and gas company objectives and activities, as well as understanding supply and demand in the industry
  • Discover the different types of inflation and the various risk factors in the industry
  • Avoid the mistakes made by many experienced analysts

Meet your instructor

Mian Asif teaching Petroleum Economics for Terrapinn Training

Mr Mian Asif has 30 years of diversified experience in petroleum engineering, project economics and decision analysis. He has been involved in reservoir engineering, reserves evaluation, field development plans and project economics – evaluating multi-billion dollar oil and gas field development, LNG, GTL, Aluminum smelter, refinery, petrochemical, power and production sharing projects

Organisations that will benefit:

  • Oil & Gas companies
  • Government & Regulatory Bodies: Policy Advisors
  • Banks & Investors
  • Petroleum Economists
  • Law Firms
  • Stock Traders
  • Suppliers
  • Royalty Administrators
  • Tax Advisors & Business Analysts
  • Land Administrators

Who will attend:

  • Government officials
  • Country managers & external affairs
  • C Level Executives
  • Tax advisers & fiscal issues planners
  • Legal counsels and negotiators
  • Executive strategy & planning managers
  • Bankers and stock traders
  • Lawyers
  • Economists, business analysts & business development personnel
  • Engineers and earth scientists

Course Agenda

  • Big Picture
  • Speed Networking
  • Oil & Gas Company Objectives
  • Demand & Supply
  • Inflation & Risk
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • The Time Value of Money
  • Problems & Solutions
  • Debt Cash-Flows
  • Before-Tax (BTAX) Cash-Flow Model
  • CAPEX Breakdown
  • OPEX Breakdown
  • Sample Before Tax (BRAX) Cash-Flow Model
  • After-Tax (ATAX) Cash-Flow Model
  • Crude Oil Price
  • Multiple Choice Problems
  • Profitability indicators
  • Investment Selection Decision Making
  • Risk Analysis in Capital Investments
  • Multiple Choice Problems
  • Glossary of Financial Terms
  • Use of Excel Financial Functions in Petroleum/Project Economics

For further information please call: +44 (0)207 092 1045

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Call +44 (0)20 7092 1045 (United Kingdom)
or +65 6322 2333 (Asia Pacific)
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