logo 2-4 July 2018, Singapore 1-3 October 2018, London

Global Oil & Gas Fiscal Systems Course

Wood Mackenzie tools and analysis to optimise fiscal competitiveness and investment

2-4 July 2018

1-3 October 2018

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Global Oil & Gas Fiscal Systems Training Course

Join the CWC School for Energy and Wood Mackenzie at the Global Oil & Gas Fiscal System Training Course to assess how different fiscal terms impact investment decisions through a comprehensive, hands-on, practical course for government and oil and gas industry executives.

This is your opportunity to get Wood Mackenzie tools and analysis to optimise fiscal competitiveness and investment. 

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Course Outline:

  • Fully interactive, combining short lectures, Q&A sessions and exercises using Excel spreadsheets
  • Wood Mackenzie’s databases and products will be accessible to consider case studies relevant to topics under discussion
  • Delegates will work together in small teams and will be assisted throughout by the course leader and Wood Mackenzie’s petroleum economists
  • Day 1 will provide a refresher of petroleum economics and investment decision-making practices, then an introduction to the different types of fiscal systems
  • Day 2 will focus on specific fiscal terms: what they do, when they are applied and what impact they have on oil and gas investment decisions
  • Course content addresses issues and skills relevant to professionals working with or negotiating upstream petroleum contracts

Course Leader: Graham Kellas, Wood Mackenzie

Graham has over 30 years experience as a petroleum economist, specialising in the analysis of global fiscal systems. He has advised several governments on petroleum fiscal policy, most recently Colombia, Ireland, Newfoundland & Labrador (Canada) and South Africa. 

He has advised numerous companies on fiscal matters, including assistance to oil industry associations during debates with governments on appropriate terms (e.g. Alaska, Australia, Nigeria and UK).

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Skills Gained

  • Benchmarking global fiscal systems: concessions, PSCs, JVs, service contracts and investment incentives
  • Wood Mackenzie modelling tools that enable fiscal systems comparison and evaluation
  • Advanced economic assessment of factors impacting fiscal systems
  • Enhanced fiscal analysis competencies by practising with models
  • Optimised decision-making skills with tools and information gathered by Wood Mackezie global team of 200+ analysts


This is your only opportunity to learn from Wood Mac on a public fiscal training course


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Fiscal terms are a key part of the successful running of activities for potential investors, governments and companies. Fiscal terms impact on project economics in different ways.

By attending the course you will have access to Wood Mackenzie’s Global Economic Model (GEM). The Global Economic Model (GEM) is the leading tool for upstream asset and portfolio valuations. It’s fully auditable so you can create bespoke valuations based on your own numbers and assumptions:

  • 40+ years of research and development
  • 500+ global analyst data
  • Superior level of analysis
  • 240+ countries
  • 6,000+ tax markers (e.g. specific contract terms)
  • 5,450+ commercial upstream assets
  • 880+ technical upstream assets
  • 2,000+ companies

To find out how you can benefit from Wood Mackenzie tools and analysis to optimise fiscal competitiveness and investment, please contact Patricia Borges on Fiscal@thecwcgroup.com or +44 20 7978 0044

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