Managing Upstream Oil and Gas Assets

Date Format Fees  
06 Feb - 09 Feb, 2024 Classroom ₦350,000 Register
18 Jun - 21 Jun, 2024 Classroom ₦350,000 Register
02 Oct - 04 Oct, 2024 Classroom ₦350,000 Register
06 Feb - 09 Feb, 2024 Classroom ₦350,000 Register

Event Details

This Managing Upstream Oil and Gas Assets course is designed to give participants comprehensive understanding of the challenges of creating and generating real value from oil and gas assets in the upstream sector of the supply chain.



Value Concept and Definitions

- Definitions of value in the upstream oil industry

- The importance of maintaining margins

- Price forecasting, scenario planning and their impact on value

- Cost; capital and operating – fixed and variable

- Incorporating risk analysis into forward planning


Threats to Value Generation

- Price volatility

- Exploration risk and mitigation

- Exploration cost elements and control

- Synergistic value and enhancement


Establishing best value development options

- Planning and option choices

- Best Value contractual relationships

- Pitfalls – the dangers of ‘fast track’, ‘gold-plating’


Optimising Value in the Production Phase

- Review of oil, gas and reservoir properties

- The sales contract

- Fixed and variable operating costs

- The field decline curve

- Predicting reservoir performance

- Maintaining value by additional drilling

- Surface plant optimization

- Tariff and Transportation cost elements

- Importance of HSE Issues


Putting it all together

- The Human element and organizational behavior

- Summarising the value creation mindset

- Group discussion with delegates



Accountants, Auditors, Asset Managers, Directors, Lawyers, Engineers and others who perform related functions in Oil and Gas.



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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