Accounting – Oil and Gas Production

Fall 2017 start: applications open on Oct. 19, 2016.

  •  Eight-month certificate
  •  Fall start

Program description

Oil and Gas Production Accounting teaches the basics of petroleum production accounting and how they relate to the petroleum industry. Oil and gas production accountants are responsible for compiling, managing and reporting financial and production data for the oil and gas industry. Production accountants are specialists in their field and must have a sound knowledge of petroleum products in addition to an understanding of the industry's financial practices and government regulations. This program was developed and certified by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Production Accounting (CAPPA).

This program is offered full-time on campus via an intensive, full-time 35-week elite program accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.

Your career

Graduates find work as production, operations, revenue or joint venture accountants in the petroleum industry.

Student success

A course in financial accounting or previous financial accounting experience is highly recommended if taking the production accounting courses part-time or through distance education.