Oil & Gas Accounting, Costing & Modeling - Level 1, 2 , 3 & Advance

Financial Modelling in the Oil & Gas Industry

 Financial Management Skills, Financial Modelling and Forecasting


This Financial Modelling in the Oil & Gas Industry training course is designed to enhance participants’ understanding of advanced use of Excel. The global competitive environment affects firms across all sectors including Oil & Gas companies. The ability to use Excel to its fullest is the minimum requirement to remain competitive in the current environment. This training course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of using Excel in financial modelling. Upon completion the delegates will have the skills to use Excel efficiently, understanding how to deal with several important issues related to financial modelling, performance measurements and setting targets using sophisticated techniques. The delegates will have the knowledge to explain and propose various methods relevant in enhancing company performance.

In addition, working in the upstream or downstream and the career progression is being restricted by outdated knowledge of modelling techniques, measuring performance, and limitations. This training targets areas of weakness, so that participants will be able to build up their confidence in financial modelling and moving their career forward.

This training course will highlight:

  • Applications of Excel from the basics to the most advanced use of Excel
  • A real-world approach to the discipline
  • Numerous examples based around the oil and gas industry
  • A dual approach that develops not only modelling skills but also financial management skills
  • In-depth analysis of the performance using statistical techniques


By the end of this Financial Modelling in the Oil & Gas Industry training course, the participants will be able to:

  • Improve the quality of the quantitative analysis of corporate presentations
  • Apply financial modelling in the oil and gas industry
  • Effectively assess the appropriate discount rate
  • Use various models of investment appraisal techniques
  • Use business statistics to enhance operations and target setting for the organization

Organizational Impact

The organisation will benefit the following upon participating this Financial Modelling in the Oil & Gas Industry training course is profound:

  • Providing opportunities to develop high-level financial management techniques
  • Appropriate application of the financial modelling to the Oil and Gas industry
  • Updating their quantitative techniques to enable them to make a better-informed decision
  • Transforming Excel skills to advanced knowledge of Excel for financial modelling
  • Enhancing the ability to apply business statistics
  • Effective data analysis to improve day-to-day operation activities

Personal Impact

The impact of this training course to the participants are manifold and includes:

  • Advanced ability in financial modelling using Excel
  • Gain larger skills set when contributing to corporate decisions
  • Ability to question important decisions formed using financial modelling
  • Ability to use statistics in the operation and performance measurements
  • Setting consistent targets using statistical analysis
  • A clear understanding of performance measurements

Who Should Attend?

This Financial Modelling in the Oil & Gas Industry training course is a suitable wide range of professionals but will significantly benefit:

  • Decision Makers and Performance Monitoring Specialists
  • Budgeting and Financial Modelling Specialists
  • Accountant and Analysts
  • Financial Analysis Specialists
  • Junior Managers in Data Analyst


Each of the sessions will involve formal lectures, demonstration of modelling techniques, and the opportunity for practical application. Practical examples, and the use of mini cases will assist participants to understand the practical applications of the techniques used and prepare them to use these skills in their workplace.

Course Syllabus

 Day One: Introduction to the Excel Environment with Oil and Gas

  • A Quick-start Tutorial for Excel
  • Describing Data Sets Using Statistics
  • Representing Data sets Graphically
  • Understanding the Concept of Normal Distribution and practical application
  • Trend Analysis Using Excel
  • Time Series Analysis

Day Two: Financial Analysis

  • Analysis of Equity Returns of Oil and Gas Industry and Companies
  • Examining the Relationship between Energy Products
  • Differences between Data Sets and their
  • Application of Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)

Day Three: Investment Appraisal Using Excel

  • Use of Scenario Analysis and Stress Testing
  • Predicting Financial Distress
  • Introduction to Financial Statements
  • Ratio Analysis Applied to the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Financial Modelling
  • Cash Flow Forecasts Using Excel