Oil & Gas Project Finance

IFF - International Faculty of Finance
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Professional Training
3 days
2,999 GBP excl. VAT
London, Online courses

Course description

Oil & Gas Project Finance - 3 day training course in London - with IFF Energy

This intensive 3-day programme in Oil & Gas Finance offers delegates the opportunity to insight and practical skills in this dynamic industry. A synthesis of formal seminars and collaborative exercises will provide delegates with a solid understanding of qualitative and quantitative risk analysis in oil & gas as well as the following:

  • The mechanics of upstream oil and gas financing
  • Understanding the complexities of refinery finance
  • Oil and gas transmission and distribution lending
  • LNG project finance strategies
  • Petchem and gas-to-liquids financing

Suitability - Who should attend?

This intensive training programme is ideally suited to professionals wishing to gain better understanding of financing within the oil & gas industry as well as practical tools and techniques for dealing with quantitative and qualitative risk.

Training Course Content

This 3-day Oil & Gas Project Finance training course is designed to cover the following key areas:

Industry Overview/Qualitative & Quantitative Risk Analysis:

  • Structure of the international petroleum industry
  • Different risk/reward objectives of sponsors and lenders
  • Structural & pricing drivers in oil & gas lending
  • Quantitative risk analysis

Understanding Upstream Oil & Gas Financing:

  • Reservoirs & reserves – a technical grounding
  • Field development finance in the early days of the north sea
  • Growth of the independent sector
  • Emergence of the borrowing base as the tool of choice
  • European and North American borrowing bases
  • Structural features of the European borrowing base, especially
  • The “War Stories” in north sea single-field finance – examination of the deals that failed
  • Recent trends in north sea finance

Getting to Grips with Refinery Finance:

  • Refinery operations – from topping refineries to complex crackers
  • Greenfield or expansion financing?
  • Cash flow volatility – the key risk for lenders
  • Operational mitigation of volatility risk
  • Debt structuring to mitigate lender risk
  • Refinery market analysis for lenders
  • “Where has it gone wrong?” – a somewhat chequered history

Oil & Gas Transmission & Distribution Lending:

  • Trunk pipelines and distribution networks – very different animals
  • Oil and gas transmission pipelines – high fixed cost/multi-partner undertakings
  • Gas storage & distribution finance

Liquefied Natural Gas Finance:

  • The growth of the LNG debt market
  • LNG liquefaction finance
  • LNG regas finance
  • LNG ship finance
  • Recent trends

Other Downstream Finance – Petchem and Gas-to-Liquids:

  • The Petchem “flowchart” – from gas/naphtha-based feedstocks to end-products
  • The Middle-Eastern petrochemical wave – adding value to domestic gas resources
  • Gas-to-Liquids – financing clean diesel projects


The cost of this Oil & Gas Project Finance training course is £2,399 + VAT per delegate.

In House Training

IFF is the global leader in the provision of tailored in-company courses that are designed to bring about significant increases in personal and organisational performance. By creating training programmes that are aligned to the specific needs of your business, we are able to provide results and ROI’s that are way above what can be achieved via conventional training programmes.

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International Faculty of Finance - IFF Finance & IFE Energy - Specialist Training Courses

As one of the world's leading specialist financial training organisations, The International Faculty of Finance, provides participants in the global financial markets with intensive technical training programmes designed to help them succeed on the global stage.  Established in 1991 we...

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Maple House 149, Tottenham Court Road
W1T 7AD London

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Average rating 5

Based on 20 reviews.

Ozkan Yilmaz
Excellent, the trainer has the ability to make everything so clear. Go to this course!
Oliver Hoetzel
Very competent course speaker. Very helpful for basic understanding of both sectoral knowlegde and financing structures/issues.
Alessandro Gerbando
One of the best ive attended by far. The trainer is a Legend! Very useful training, flawlessly delivered by a natural born teacher. Best lecturer ive ever had. Steve is the wikipedia of Project Finance
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