PETROLEUM ECONOMIC EVALUATION & PROJECT INVESTMENT DECISION MAKING

  • July 20, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course Length:   5 Days        Course Dates:   July 20 – 24, 2020         Course Venue:    Calgary, Alberta, Canada

 

Course Description:

This course covers the fundamental principles of economics and engineering related to petroleum reservoirs. This course will review the concepts of petroleum reserves, the time value of money and their applications for evaluating investment situations. These techniques can be used to systematically qualify the relative economic merits of investment opportunities. A number of analytical, empirical and numerical methods for estimating volumetric performances of petroleum reservoirs under uncertainties will be discussed. Field case studies will be provided to illustrate the field application of the petroleum economic evaluations and project investment decision making concepts, methods, processes and practices

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for project engineers, geoscientists, reservoir engineers, production engineers, petroleum engineers, planning and development analysts, business planner, senior/ executive managers

 What You Will Gain:

  • Knowledge of tools and processes for evaluating projects and prioritizing investments decisions
  • How to help a project developer evaluate the economic impact of his project, which accelerate ability to procure financing for the project
  • How to help several investment groups determine economics of new asset and value of existing assets, This help to evaluate projects and execute projects faster
  • Understand field planning optimization. Understand risks and rewards to make better decisions on key projects pertaining to portfolios and resources
  • Preparation of project expenditure proposals that can win management approval

Course Outline:

  • Overview of petroleum reserves definition and classifications.
  • Reservoir performance forecasting methods – decline curve analysis and material balance approach – deterministic and probabilistic methods
  • Concepts of economic evaluation. Risk and Uncertainties in Economic Evaluation. Economic indicators and profitability. Risk analysis. PSC analysis and fiscal system
  • Basics of decision analysis. Different classes of decision problems. Investment proposal ranking methods. Investment decisions
  • Decision under uncertainty. Decision under risk. Multiple-objective problems
  • Field Case Studies

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