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Energy Asset Management

Open for Fall 2022

Credential: Diploma Delivery: Part Time Classroom or Online

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All courses in this program will be delivered online (OA, OS, OR) for the Fall 2021 semester.
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Want to be a mover and a shaker in the oil and gas industry? As a student in the Energy Asset Management program, you’ll study the business side of the energy industry and learn to handle contracts, leases, regulatory obligations, and accounting tasks. You’ll leave SAIT with the skills you need to confidently enter the high-demand field of energy asset management.

Develop in-demand skills for the business side of the energy sector. Advance your knowledge in administration of the regulatory, financial, and contractual compliance workflow pertaining to energy industry assets.

The online Energy Asset Management (EAM) trains students in the business side of the oil and gas industry. Students learn all functions within the industry (including an appreciation for the technical side of the business) and will graduate with relevant skill in the administration of the regulatory, financial, and contractual compliance workflow pertaining to energy industry assets.

Industry Support

This program was created with the support of the Centre for Energy Asset Management Studies (CEAMS), an organization established to influence and promote Asset Management skills development within the energy sector.


After successfully completing this program, graduates will receive a SAIT diploma in Energy Asset Management.

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Career Opportunities

Graduates can pursue job opportunities within the petroleum industry in areas such as: 

  • mineral land 
  • land contracts 
  • surface land 
  • joint ventures 
  • operations accounting 

Related employment opportunities in: 

  • energy 
  • government 
  • field operations 

Cost Per Course*

1.5 credit course: $451.65
3.0 credit course: $903.30

1.5 credit course (International): $814.80
3.0 credit course (International): $1,629.60

*Tuition, fees, books and supply costs are subject to change

Full Costs

Tuition and Financial Aid


You will be offered admission to this program through direct entry if you meet the admission requirements and space is available.

Admission Requirements

When can you apply?

Applications are accepted until the program start date but are subject to change.

  • Applications for fall 2022 open on Oct. 6, 2021.
Classes begin  Year start date
Fall 2021 Sept. 7, 2021
Fall 2022 Sept. 6, 2022

How to apply

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Learn about the story of JD Watt, SAIT's Energy Asset Management diploma program graduate, his career transition from hockey to energy industry, and how the program has helped him to pursue his passion.

Admission Requirements

Admission and Selection

Applications are accepted until the program start date but are subject to change.

  • Fall 2022 start: applications are open Oct. 6, 2021.

Admission Requirements

Completion of the following courses or equivalents:

  • At least 60% in Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30, or 75% in Math 30-2 or Applied Math 30,
  • At least 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 75% in English Language Arts 30-2.
  • All applicants must demonstrate  English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

SAIT accepts  high school course equivalents for admission. If you don't meet the requirements, consider  Academic Upgrading.

SAIT evaluates international documents for admissions. After you've applied, consider our  international document assessment service if your education is from outside of Canada. 

Direct Entry: Four Step Process

Step 1:  Read the program information to see the qualities needed for student success.

Step 2:  Ensure that you meet all of the admission requirements listed above.

Step 3:  Apply to Energy Asset Management - part-time and  submit your transcripts and/or anticipated final grades.

  • Admission will be extended on a first-qualified, first-offered basis until the program is full.

Step 4: Find out how to monitor your application status  after you apply.

Communication during selection

Email is the primary source of communication during the selection process. Ensure your personal email account is managed appropriately to receive our emails, files and communications.


Program outline

Looking for course descriptions and requisites? Visit the course catalogue

COMM-256 Professional Communication and Presentation Skills  3.0
BLAW-205 EAM - Business Law 3.0
ACCT-352 Energy Accounting 3.0
EAMG-250 EAM Pre Acquisition & Acquisition 3.0
EAMG-210 Overview of EAM and Energy Industry 3.0
COMM-266 Professional Communication Skills II 3.0
EAMG-255 EAM Drilling & Completion 3.0
EAMG-220 Energy Agreements 3.0
EAMG-230 Operations Accounting 3.0
DATA-240 EAM Software Application 3.0
ECON-302 Economics 3.0
EAMG-300 EAM Maintenance 3.0
EAMG-306 EAM Production Facilities 3.0
EAMG-350 EAM Production 3.0
PROJ-399 EAM Project Management 3.0
MNGT-250 Organizational Behaviour 3.0
FNCE-360 Financial Decision Making  3.0
EAMG-301 Capstone Project 3.0
EAMG-355 EAM Abandonment and Relinquishment 3.0
MKTG-301 Oil & Gas Marketing 3.0
Total 60 Credits

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Students must attain a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 or better in each semester and pass the necessary prerequisite courses to progress through the program. To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete course requirements within the prescribed timelines.

Transfer options

The opportunity to advance your education through transfer to, within or from SAIT is available with the following universities and colleges:

  • Athabasca University
  • Mount Royal University
  • Robert Gordon University, UK
  • University of Lethbridge
  • University of Wyoming

To learn more, visit Transfer Options


The following costs are based on a single 1.5 or 3.0 credit course. Additional fees including health and dental are assessed based on the course delivery and the number of courses taken at a time. 

2021/22 Domestic cost per credit

Course Credits Course cost
1.5 $451.65
3.0 $903.30

2021/22 International cost per credit

Course Credits Course cost
1.5 $814.80
3.0 $1,629.60


The following fees are based on a two-semester full course load structure. Fees for part-time programs will be assessed based on the number of courses taken within a semester.

Campus athletic and recreation Fee: $183.20
Universal transit pass (UPass): N/A
Student support fee: $150
Student technology fee: $150

SAIT Students' Association (SAITSA) fee: $287.77

Books and supplies*

  • Books and supplies are approximately $1,000 - $1,500 per full-time year.
  • For an estimate of the costs associated with purchasing a device that meets the hardware and software requirements, see our computers and laptops page.

Find out about tuition and financial aid.

* Tuition, fees, books and supply costs are subject to change

Next steps for incoming students

Have you been accepted to this program? Here's what you'll need for your first day of classes.

Fall 2021


Your program orientation will take place Aug. 30 online and Sept. 2 on campus (optional). Check your schedule in mySAIT for the time and location details.

Learn more about your orientation.

We are expecting to meet you at student orientation. Important program information is discussed to ensure you are prepared to begin classes that begin on day one. Orientation is a mandatory part of your learning experience to ensure student success.

How to register for classes

You'll follow an adjustable block registration process to enrol in your classes. Learn how to register on our registration and schedules page.

Computers and laptops

This is a bring your own device program with a standard hardware and software requirement. See the specific requirements on our computers and laptops page

Required personal protective equipment (PPE)

The industry-approved PPE you'll need will be discussed during your first few days of classes. 

Preparation courses

To support your success, two short courses are available to you to help prepare you for the academic year: 

PERS 050: Student Rights and Responsibilities

This course is designed to introduce you to student rights and responsibilities at SAIT. You will learn about SAIT's rich and diverse community, become familiar with guidelines and procedures that create a safe, respectful learning experience for you, and gain practical tips for how you can engage in the SAIT community in a positive and responsible way. PRES-050 must be completed within 30 days from the start of the semester.

PREP 100: The SAIT Experience

Get tips and insider information on time management, exam preparation, effective notetaking and more through this free, online short course for new students. Plus, learn about discussion boards, online communication and submitting assignments online. Course completion is recommended by the end of your first semester.

Part-time students may register by emailing academic.coaching@sait.ca.

Required textbooks

Find your booklist on the SAIT Bookstore's website. The booklist will be available closer to the program start date.

Can’t find your program or course? The bookstore didn't receive a textbook list. Contact your program directly to determine if they’re still refining course details or if you're in luck, no textbook purchase required this term.


Email: MacPhail.students@sait.ca

Academic chair

Uwe Brandt, Academic Chair
Email: Uwe.Brandt@sait.ca

Important dates and deadlines

Find important dates applicable to all students, including your transcript and tuition payment deadlines on our Important Dates page.

Important Dates

Next steps for all students

Here's what else you'll need to do to get ready!

Next steps for accepted students

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