Cash Calls in Oil & Gas Venture Operations

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Cash Calls in Oil & Gas Venture Operations

Identify, Explore, Evaluate and Analyze Cash Calls in the Joint Venture Business

Cash Calls in Oil & Gas Venture Operations

Scheduled Dates


20 - 24 May 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
29 Jul - 02 Aug 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
23 - 27 Sep 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT


23 - 27 Sep 2024 Online $3,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

In oil and gas projects, many of the international and national oil & gas companies are collaborating in Joint Ventures (JV). The purpose of a JV is to develop and produce oil and/or gas in an economically viable manner. It also assists oil and gas companies to mitigate the risk existed in different stages of life cycle of a field.

Billions of dollars are invested every year in the upstream projects. This huge amount of investments will be done mainly in accordance with the terms and conditions of a joint operating agreements (JOA), which imposes an obligation on all participants to contribute funds to shared activities. Fundamentally, a JV agreement requires all participants to pay their share of expenses (operating or capital) upon a cash call by the operator; however, should any of the investors fail to pay its share. Such a failure will normally constitute a “Default” under the terms and conditions of the JOA.

This PetroKnowledge training course has been designed to explain the basics of cash calling in JV contracts with practical accounting procedures and reporting; types of cash; fundamentals and workflows for cash calling in joint venture contracts; outstanding cash calls and repayment options; impact of cash default on joint venture operations and profitability. The PetroKnowledge training course also highlights critical issues relating to implementing oil and gas joint venture budgeting and auditing processes. Both the structural aspects of cash calling as well as real-world case studies will be discussed to illustrate the field application of the concepts in the training course.

What are the Goals?

This is a unique PetroKnowledge training course with the professional techniques that enables delegates from all financial and commercial disciplines to effectively understand the Cash Calling activities through the oil and gas joint venture. outstanding cash calls and repayment options, impact of cash default on the project viability, and disputes – are included. 

The training course will also cover contract types, and it also outlines critical issues involved in making oil and gas joint venture successful and the accounting, budgeting and auditing practices involved

By the end of this PetroKnowledge advanced level training course:

  • Delegates will be able to understand all the types of JV agreement in Oil & Gas industry
  • Delegates will be able to understand the issues to negotiate and agree a JVCC Arrangement
  • Delegates will be able to select the most appropriate forms of JVCC
  • Delegates will learn, and how to administer it during the asset’s production phase.
  • This advanced course will also equip attendees with the necessary knowledge to play a role in the JVCC Arrangement environment in an efficient and effective manner

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge training course is designed for:

  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Business/investment analysts
  • Assets managers
  • Operation managers
  • Cost controllers
  • Accounting executive/managers
  • Financial reporting managers
  • Oil and gas operators, joint venture operators
  • Joint venture non-operators
  • Joint venture accountants
  • Government regulators

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge training course will utilize a variety of proven techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This course is highly interactive involving delegates in the discussion, analysis of case studies and exercises. Where appropriate, these will include real issues brought to the training by delegates.

Organisational Impact

The training course is of direct relevance to the Oil & Gas sector and as a result the organizations will benefit greatly from their employee’s participation. The organization will gain from employees with:

  • Understanding the nature of joint venture business structure and how to effectively perform the risks and benefits analysis in JV
  • Identifying the processes in oil and gas joint venture accounting, budgeting, reporting and auditing.
  • Exploring cash call types, Accounting and funding for oil and gas joint venture operations
  • Analyzing cash calling and evaluation its impact in joint venture business
  • Solving problems associated with cash calls in Oil & Gas join venture operations

Personal Impact

The training course will of personal benefit to delegates by providing you with a:

  • Better understanding of the context and importance of the work you do
  • Improved knowledge and skills to improve your effectiveness
  • An ability to evaluate, analyse and recommend action
  • Increased self-confidence and motivation at work
  • Greater job satisfaction in providing quality support to management
  • Greater ability to supervise, develop and motivate colleagues

Daily Agenda

Day One: Overview of Joint Ventures in Oil & Gas industry
  • Overview of O&G industry today
  • Types of joint venture and how to get into them
  • Oil and gas joint venture principles
  • Accounting for a joint venture
  • Relationships with host governments
  • Contrast of key drivers between IOCs and NOCs
Day Two: Financing Fundamental of Oil & Gas Joint Ventures
  • Negotiating and formation of joint ventures
  • Key accounting and financing provisions
  • Joint venture funding, cash management, and billing requirements
  • Techniques to effectively balance of cost, risk and reward
  • The effects of recent oil price and regulatory trends impacting joint ventures
Day Three: Cash Calls in Oil & Gas Industry
  • Overview of cash call types in oil and gas joint venture operations
  • Financing petroleum by Cash Calls
  • Joint venture budgeting & operating principles
  • Cost concepts, Allocations, Costing by product and Activity based Costing in joint venture operations
  • Process of cash call funding, account reconciliation and reporting
  • Outstanding cash calls (deficit) and repayment options
Day Four: Requirements of Cash Calls in Oil and Gas Joint Venture
  • Responsibilities of oil/gas of joint venture partners
  • Managing Cash Call Statement
  • Accounting for deficit cash calls
  • Impact of cash default on operations and profitability
  • Difference between a cash call & a Cutback
Day Five: Cash Call Practice & Improvement  
  • Cash Call Practice
  • Cash Call Problems
  • Refusal to pay a Cash Call
  • Improvement to Cash Call Process


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

In Association With

GLOMACS Training

Our collaboration with GLOMACS aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

Oxford Management Centre

Our collaboration with Oxford Management Centre aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
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  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
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  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

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