Business Valuation Resources, LLC

Valuing Oil & Gas Properties

Date: Thursday, October 4, 2012
10:00am-11:15am PT / 1:00pm-2:15pm ET
Format: A BVR Webinar

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Featuring (click image for more information):

Richard J. Miller
Richard J. Miller & Associates, Inc.

Why You Should Attend

Oil and gas production in North America has been growing for rapidly over the past decade, helped, in part, by improved technologies for exploration and extraction. While long ranging debates regarding environmental impacts have been a concern for regulators, it is clear that this rapid growth in oil and gas production is likely to continue, creating a ripple effect in both the economic and regulatory environments in which oil and gas companies operate.

On October 4, BVR welcomes expert appraiser, and oil and gas expert, Richard Miller for a look at the valuation challenges posed by current and projected changes in this, one of the fastest growing segments of the North American economy. Given this growth, valuation opportunities are likely to increase for appraisers in the oil and gas sector. Join Miller to learn where the perils and pitfalls lie, and how best to reach a defensible conclusion of value.


  • Value of Producing Properties
  • What are Oil and Gas Rights?
  • Types of Rights
    • Working Interest – Lessee of oil and gas rights
    • Royalty Interest – Lessor of oil and gas rights
    • Working Interest – 100% of Costs
  • Appraisal to Value
    • Cost Approach
    • Comparable Sales (Market) Approach
    • Income approach – The only really usable method
    • Product Prices at date of Evaluation
    • Adjustments to Prices/Sales Volumes
    • Project using NYMEX trend
    • Operating Costs
    • Taxes
    • Discount Rates

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to define oil and gas rights
  • Learn which factors determine key value drivers of these properties
  • Understand how property rights function in the marketplace
  • Learn how to apply traditional valuation approaches to oil & gas properties
  • Learn where common appraisal mistakes occur and how to void these costly errors

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CPE Information

Prerequisites: Knowledge of Business Valuation
Program Level: Advanced
Preparation Required: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
Recommended CPE: 1.5 Credit Hours (Specialized Knowledge & Applications)

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