Accounting for Downstream Oil & Gas under IFRS

Description

The complexities of accounting for oil and gas downstream companies require an ability to properly interpret and comply with the accounting requirements that are applicable to this industry’s unique issues. This three-day course focuses on these issues and provides an understanding of a series of major IFRS accounting principles and standards that are particularly germane to the downstream oil and gas business; shows how to apply these accounting rules; discusses financial reporting requirements for the economic events that occur from the purchase of oil and gas at the lease to the ultimate sale of the product to the end-user.

The three days intensive IFRS executive course covers both practical application of the most recent accounting pronouncements. In addition all sessions will include applicable case studies relevant to the topic.

This course takes you through accounting transactions involved in:

  • Purchase of the lease
  • Transportation
  • Processing
  • Refining
  • Storage
  • Terminal transactions
  • End user sales

In this course, you will learn:

  • How to understand and apply a series of major financial accounting principles and standards that are particularly associated with the Oil and Gas refining, marketing and transportation.
  • In-depth technical training on significant IFRS accounting treatments applicable to the industry
  • The measurement and valuation of the product, including quantities held in storage
  • The internal control points to ensure the company is accounting for all of the end product
  • Recent IFRS developments, and interact with industry peers and discuss lessons learned

Course Benefits

  • Understand the basic physical flow of the oil and gas from the lease to the end user
  • Define the economic events that occur along from the lease to the end user
  • Master the accounting transactions associated with refining, marketing and transportation
  • Understand measurement and valuation of the product, including quantities held in storage
  • Recognize the need for internal control points to ensure the company is accounting for all of the end product
  • Master the disclosure requirements

Agenda

  • Long Lived Assets and Impairment
  • Revenue recognition including the new IFRS revenue standard (IFRS 15)
  • Inventories valuation issues including tax conformity rules
  • Financial Instruments, derivatives, hedging and investments including the new rules for financial instruments
  • Consolidation, associates and joint ventures
  • Business Combinations
  • Joint Ventures accounting
  • Income Tax
  • Contingent assets and liabilities
  • Employee benefits and share based payments
  • Lease accounting

Dates

TBA

Instructor

Ahmed Badawy