Oil and Gas Accounting Conference

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12th Oil and Gas Accounting Conference
November 17, 2016
DoubleTree by Hilton—Downtown, Tulsa, Oklahoma

11th Annual Oil & Gas Accounting Conference

Thursday, November 19, 2015
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
DoubleTree by Hilton—Downtown, Tulsa, OK

Fee:

(Fee includes refreshments)
$185 per person
$165 per person, if also attending the Accounting and Financial Reporting Conference

Cancellation Policy:

If a participant would like to cancel her/his registration less than 10 days prior to the conference, you are welcome to send a substitute. All guarantees have been submitted to the hotel, so refunds are not attainable. If you are transferring your registration to a colleague, please contact the OSU Center for Executive and Professional Development at 1-866-678-3933 or cepd@okstate.edu.

If registering as an OSU Accounting Student, please email Krysta Gilbert at cepd@okstate.edu

2015 Conference Sponsorship and Exhibit Booth opportunities are available.

Sponsorship Information


2015 Agenda

Oil & Gas Accounting Conference – Thursday, November 19, 2015
1:00 p.m. Welcome

Robert Cornell, Ph.D., Head and Wilton T. Anderson Chair, Associate Professor of Accounting, School of Accounting, Oklahoma State University
Charlotte J. Wright, Ph.D., Regents Professor and Anadarko Petroleum Chair, School of Accounting, Oklahoma State University

1:10 p.m. Corporate Fraud

This session will address the topic of fraud and how corporate principles and behaviors can negatively impact the manner in which employees, officers, directors and independent accountants act and perform their jobs.

Wes Colwell, Managing Director, WG Consulting, Houston, TX

1:50 p.m. Energizing America: Facts for Addressing Energy Policy

This session will review 40 years of failed policies, positive policies, and the new challenges the oil and gas industry faces going forward. This session will provide information on the current oil and gas market, how it got there, what may happen in the future, and what policies should and should not be adopted in regard to the oil and gas industry.

John Felmy, Chief Economist, American Petroleum Institute, Washington, D.C.

2:30 p.m. Break
2:50 p.m. Current SEC Reporting Issues

This session will cover current accounting and regulatory topics that face the oil and gas industry. These issues will include oil and gas financial reporting topics, FASB oversight topics, current regulatory issues, and international convergence issues.

Jonathan Duersch, Associate Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C.

3:30 p.m. Impacts of the New Revenue Standard to Oil and Gas Producing Entities

The FASB’s new standard entitled Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606) will be effective for calendar year-end public companies beginning with their March 31, 2018 interim financial statements. This session will provide an overview of how adopting the new revenue recognition standard will impact the financial statements of oil and gas producing entities.

Kenneth Miller, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Florham Park, NJ

4:10 p.m. Moderated Discussion/Questions and Answers

Moderator:
Samantha Primm, Analyst, ConocoPhillips, Bartlesville, OK
Panelists:
Wes Colwell, Managing Director, WG Consulting, Houston, TX
Jonathan Duersch, Associate Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C.
John Felmy, Chief Economist, American Petroleum Institute, Washington, D.C.
Kenneth Miller, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Florham Park, NJ

4:50 p.m. Summary & Wrap Up
5 p.m. Happy Hour Reception presented by Opportune


2015 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Opportune

Opportune

Consulting, Tax, and Outsourcing: As a leader in international energy consulting, Opportune specializes in assisting clients across the energy industry, including focuses in areas such as upstream, midstream, downstream, power, commodities trading and oil field services.

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Gold Sponsor

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BKD

BKD, a national CPA and advisory firm, helps clients realize their goals by offering a wide variety of services all around the globe, including accounting, audit and assurance, tax, risk management, technology, corporate finance, forensic and valuation services, and wealth management. With their dedicated professionals, BKD provides insight and ideas of multiple disciplines to provide solutions in several industries.

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ConocoPhillips

Known around the world for exploring for, producing, transporting, and marketing crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas, and bitumen, ConocoPhillips plays a foundational role in enabling global economic development and human progress.

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Deloitte

Deloitte

Consisting of thousands of independent firms, Deloitte collaborates to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax, and related services to their clients.

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EY

With a commitment to delivering noteworthy service to their clientele, EY focuses on four main areas: assurance, tax, advisory, and transactions. EY is filled with highly qualified professionals that help clients to succeed in their goals.

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OSU Foundation

The Oklahoma State University Foundation is a private fundraising organization that unify donor and university passions and goals in order to achieve excellence. The OSU Foundation uses the donors’ monetary gifts to provide OSU students with the most advanced educational opportunities available.

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Phillips 66

Phillips 66 is a growing international energy manufacturing and logistics company that provides a variety of exceptional businesses with focuses in midstream, chemicals, refining, marketing, and other specialties. Phillips 66 is a leader in changing energy landscape opportunities for the future.

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WG Consulting

WG Consulting is a full service consulting firm with notable professionals that have valuable knowledge in operational and regulatory risks. WG Consulting utilizes world-class methods to create value-creating solutions based on each client’s operating needs.

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Sponsorship Informtaion


For additional information or to sponsor:

Krysta Gilbert, Program Coordinator,Center for Executive and Professional Development
Oklahoma State University, 215 Business Building
Stillwater, OK 74078-4011 USA
Toll free: 866-678-3933
Telephone: 405-744-5208
cepd@okstate.edu