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Events Calendar

February 19, 2019

Course: Gas Allocations: Using the declining balance method (Advanced) February 2019
Gas Allocations: Using the declining balance method (Advanced)
Event Starts: February 19, 2019
Time: Registration & Breakfast 8:00 am; Course 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Associations Plus Suite 600, 900 6th Ave SW

Advanced Gas Allocations: Using the declining balance method
Format: 1 day

Note: If you have taken the Product Analysis & Audit Course you can register directly into the Advanced Product Allocations course and do not need to complete the intermediate level course.

This course will cover:

  • Configuration – schematic metering diagrams, AER SMD requirements, what constitutes a gas gathering system, production accounting system configuration
  • Example of a declining balance allocation including the following concepts: effluent proration battery, measurement by difference, C7+ gas equivalent factors, gas lift, return fuel, C3 recovery efficiency factor, sulphur allocation, plant fuel allocation, two plant stream
  • Allocation checks
  • Allocation audit findings
  • Allocations today and in the future

Instructor: Kevin Boyce
For the past 18 years Kevin Boyce worked as a production measurement audit for Encana Corporation.  Prior that that he worked at Chevron Canada Resources for 9 years as a production accountant, joint venture analyst, financial analyst and internal auditor.  He has an Certified Internal Auditor designation, a Certification in Control Self-Assessment and an MBA.  He is  an active member of the Industry Measurement Group (IMG) and is currently the industry liaison for the IMG and heads two subcommittees on changes to the AER/OGC regulations.  He has instructed for PASC, CSHM, & PJVA.

Fee:
$500 +GST Members
$575 +GST Non-members

Note: You require a laptop for this course.

Location: Associations Plus, Suite 600, 900 6th Ave SW
Includes a full breakfast from 8:00 am - 8:30am & Lunch

February 28, 2019

PASC Luncheon: February 28, 2019
Earn one hour of verifiable CPD Credits
Event Starts: February 28, 2019
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: Calgary Petroleum Club (319 5th Avenue SW)

Beyond Bitcoin: Blockchain Technology for Joint Ventures

Blockchain has emerged in the last couple of years as a potentially disruptive technology that could have significant impacts on the energy industry. One area ripe for disruption involves joint ventures.  Join us for a special luncheon where we will cover the basics of blockchain, how it could be implemented into a joint venture and how these changes will affect you and your organization.

Presented By

Integrity Technology Solutions

Integrity Technology Solutions (ITS) is a Calgary based company with extensive Joint Venture experience and technical partnerships that allow us help guide and develop Joint Venture blockchain platforms and smart contracts.  We provide industry leading education, consulting and implementation for blockchain and emerging technologies. 

Members: $35.00 +GST
Nonmembers: $55.00 +GST
Lunch will be provided with a non-alcoholic beverage, and dessert.

March 14, 2019

Insights 2019
Earn up to four hours of verifiable CPLD credits
Event Starts: March 14, 2019
Time: 7:00 a.m - 12:00 noon
Location: Calgary Petroleum Club (319 - 5 Avenue SW)

 

Early Bird Rates until February 15, 2019
PASC Members: $200.00 +GST
Nonmembers: $250.00 +GST
Tables (for 8): $1600.00 + GST
 
Regular Rates February 16, 2019 through March 12, 2019
PASC Members: $250.00 + GST
Nonmembers: $300.00 + GST
Corporate Tables (for 8): $2,000.00 + GST
 
Breakfast will be provided.
 

May 15, 2019

Course: Vendor Audit May 2019
Vendor Audit 1/2 Day Course
Event Starts: May 15, 2019
Time: Registration & Breakfast @ 7:30 am; Course 8:00 am to 12:00 noon
Location: PASC office c/o Associations Plus #600, 900 - 6 Avenue SW

Vendor Audit
Format: ½ day (4 hours)

In this course you will learn the following:

1. Overview of the vendor / compliance audit activity
2. Risks in third party relationships
3. Benefits of audit
    a. Costs savings
    b. Processes improvement
    c. Risks mitigation
    d. Relationships building
4. Audit process
    a. Identification criterion
    b. Planning considerations
    c. Execution approach
    e. Reporting and follow up
5. Key areas of focus
    a. Contract Types
    b. Contract risks and risk assessment
    c. Audit approach
6. Typical overcharges and their root cause
7. Wrap up and summary of lessons learnt

Instructors:
Salman Yasin
Salman Yasin has over 19 years of experience in the Operational, Financial, and Compliance audits of all business segments that include Upstream, Downstream and Capital Projects of Oil and Gas industry.

Currently Mr. Yasin is working for Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. as a Supervisor Vendor, Audit and responsible to identify, plan, execute, facilitate and manage vendor audits in all business areas of the company.  Previously, he worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Ernst Young LLP, and Enbridge Gas Distribution Ltd. at different positions."

Fee:

$300 +GST Members
$350 +GST Non-members

Location: PASC Office 600, 900 6 Avenue SW, Calgary 
Includes a continental breakfast from 7:30 am - 8:00 am

Closed Meetings