training specialists to the upstream oil and gas industry
 
 

Upstream Oil and Gas Development Lifecycle Costing

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Course overview

This course provides an overview the lifecycle of oil and gas projects including the stages of development from rank exploration to production and the associated costs involved at each stage of the development. We will explore the information available at each stage and the impact the accuracy of the cost estimates. We will explore how the investment profile is developed and how costs are built with information that may be incomplete or non-existent for the use in exploration economics which allows decisions to be made as to whether to explore a potential prospect and development economics which allows decisions to be made as to whether to progress through the stages of a development up to and including Final Investment Decision (FID).

An emphasis on the nomenclature and terminology will be clearly defined to demystify the industry.

The course is designed for

  • Professionals who need to understand the costs involved in upstream oil and gas developments
  • Personnel involved in field development planning
  • E&P management
  • Technical support staff
  • Technical staff who want to expand their understanding of the industry

Course outline

Cost Estimate Components

Exploration and appraisal
Drillex
Capex – Facilities
Opex – Production
Abex
Project & Owner's costs
Contingency
Operator's Reserve

Field Development Planning

Field development plan
Lifecycle costing
Scheduling
Investment profiles

Economics

Exploration Economics
Development Economics

Industry Software

Discussion on industry standard software

 

The oil and gas Industry

Overview of the oil and gas industry
Onshore
Offshore
Unconventionals

Project lifecycle

What is the lifecycle
Project stages
Exploration
Appraisal
Development
Production
Abandonment

Cost Estimating

Estimating methodology overview
Cost fluctuations and forecasting
Types of estimating
Cost estimate levels
Cost accuracy

 


 

Location Start Date End Date Cost Trainer Book
Kuala Lumpur 7 Aug 2017 11 Aug 2017 £2,950 Geof Boyd 
London 29 Aug 2017 1 Sep 2017 £2,950 Geof Boyd 
Bahrain 4 Sep 2017 8 Sep 2017 £2,950 Geof Boyd 
Atyrau 20 Nov 2017 24 Nov 2017 £2,950 Geof Boyd 
London 18 Dec 2017 21 Dec 2017 £2,950 Geof Boyd 

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Essential course by means of best practice through project lifecycle.
Leslie Tan, EPOMS/Malaysia




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