Upstream Auditing CertificationGIP/ADVUA

Who should attend?

  • This course is designed to master the framework, principles, objectives, methodology, roll-out and follow-up of various upstream audits: petroleum contract auditing, JOA auditing as well as petroleum aspects of internal auditing.
Audience :
  • This course is intended for managers from the Oil & Gas public (NOCs, ministries, regulation authorities…) and private sectors who deal with different types of petroleum auditing missions (petroleum contract auditing, JOA auditing, petroleum aspects of internal auditing) from the preparation phase to the roll-out and follow-up phases.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • CONTRACTUAL & ACCOUNTING FRAMEWORK OF E&P OPERATIONS

      • Petroleum contracts fundamentals.
      • Accounting principles of upstream operations.
  • UPSTREAM AUDITING CONTEXT

      • Typology: petroleum contracts auditing - JOAs auditing - Petroleum aspects of internal auditing.
      • Auditor qualifications and professional conduct rules.
      • Auditing norms.
      • Tools and techniques.
  • UPSTREAM COST AUDITING (recoverable or shared)

      • Cost items analysis.
      • Cost accounting exercises.
  • SPECIFICITIES OF PETROLEUM CONTRACT AUDITING

  • SPECIFICITIES OF JOA AUDITING

      • Internal control and budgetary procedures.
  • AUDIT MANAGEMENT

      • Preparation, roll-out and follow-up.
  • GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SECURITY

  • JURY

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the Upstream Auditing Certification, participants will be able to:
  • identify the risk-zones and key factors to audit,
  • take part in an audit, following specifications and schedules,
  • write recommendations and exceptions,
  • propose recommendations for strategic and/or organizational choices.

Ways & Means

  • Modules are delivered by upstream auditing professionals. The evaluation process includes a mock case preparation, roll-out and follow-up of an audit.

Certification

  • An international recognition of your competencies.
  • A Advanced Certificate is delivered.
  • An expertise confirmed in Upstream Auditing .
  • Ready-to-use skills.