IFRS for Energy companies
The adoption speed and challenges on the subject of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are on with frequent communications from many sources. As the volume increases, you may find yourself exploring the impact of IFRS and triggering events that would compel you to understand IFRS more quickly.
IFRS is inevitable and will be the final destination for most companies around the world. Some companies will perceive benefits in embarking immediately but others may adopt a more measured approach. Still, some may choose to closely examine the road map before they take any steps. Most energy companies have significant international operations, multiple regulatory and capital market considerations, complex organizational structures and global competitors who may already be reporting under IFRS. Energy companies in these circumstances may discover compelling reasons to understand, take advantage of IFRS and also ensure full compliance.
Like any significant business decision, determining the timing and pace of an IFRS conversion requires an understanding of the potential costs and benefits. Regardless of your ultimate conversion plan, it is crucial to make an informed decision based on a thorough analysis.
Our trainers have specialist knowledge and first-hand experience of implementing the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (USGAAP), Risk management strategies, Management practices, Compliance matters such as Basel regulations, Solvency II, Anti Money Laundering regulations and number of other evolving regulatory matters. This ensures an engaging and stimulating learning experience for professionals and senior executives, helping to ensure knowledge is retained.
They understand the accounting and regulatory requirements, risk environment, industry issues and challenges, risk management strategies, financial reporting & disclosure requirements, and compliance environment. They impart their knowledge using real-life industry examples, simple and user-friendly presentation of important concepts/approaches and case studies.
Instructor for this Programme
Exploration and development costs:
- Accounting for exploration and evaluation activities (IFRS 6)
- Full cost practices
- Successful effort
- non-drilling exploration costs
- drilling exploration costs
- production, depreciation, depletion and amortization Dismantlement, restoration and abandonment (‘asset retirement obligations’)
- Accounting for development and production activities
- Analysis of Exploration and Production Activities
Revenue Recognition (IFRS 15)
- Revenue measurement and recognition
- Recognition and valuation of reserves
- Accounting issues arising from Production Sharing Agreements
- Calculation of period end inventory;
- Valuation approach
- Examples and case studies
Property, plant, and equipment
- Certain full cost practices may not be appropriate under IFRS
- Impairment methodology
- Reversal of impairment
Oil & Natural gas reserves
- IFRS follows a different approach
- Depletion accounting
Leases (IFRS 16)
- Impairment Environmental accounting and disclosures
- Disclosure requirements relating to oil and gas producing activities
- Proved oil and gas reserve quantities
- Costs incurred for property acquisition;
- exploration & development activities
Assessment of future net cash flows
- Specific accounting principles
- Changes in accounting policies and valuation
- Transition to IFRS
- Changes in estimates
Notes to the Financial Statements
- Critical accounting issues and estimation uncertainty
- Estimation of reserves and future cash flows
- Identified risks
- Capital management
- Events post reporting period
- Presentation of financial statements (IAS 1)
- Statement of cash flows (IAS 7)
- Policies, changes in accounting estimates and errors (IAS 8)
- Events after the reporting period (IAS 10)
- Operating segments (IFRS 8)
- Interim financial reporting (IAS 34)
- Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets (IAS 37)
Financial Instruments ( IFRS 9)
- Recognition and Measurement
- Impairment and Hedging
Business Combinations and Consolidated Financial Statements
- Business combinations (IFRS 3)
- Consolidated/ separate purpose financial statements (IFRS 10 and IFRS 11)
- Disclosures (IFRS 12)
- Examples and practical issues
- Case studies
Why you must attend?
Why you must attend?
With more and more countries adopting the IFRS as their accounting standards (almost over 125 countries) and also due to regular revisions and replacement of existing standards & principles, you must continue to develop your conceptual and practical understanding of IFRSs. If you intend to use IFRS for the first time then you must have the required knowledge and skills to implement the IFRSs, be able to understand how this transition affects company’s reporting, and what it means going forward. If you have already implemented IFRS even then you need to make sure that you continue to invest your time in learning and keep your self-updated with further changes to the IFRSs.
We have designed this course to give you all the required knowledge, skills and experience to deal with these challenges. We have one of the best and most experienced faculties’ world, with over 15 years of IFRS implementation experience in the European region.
This is an instructor led course for professionals (beginners to expert level) who want to gain a complete and in-depth understanding of IFRSs in a class room environment. This IFRS course has been designed to be highly interactive and practical to provide exhaustive learning of conceptual and practical issues for those who are looking to sharpen their skills and knowledge in IFRS. Shasat has developed this high quality learning programme to help users develop their knowledge and application of the IFRS principles and concepts. Our Class sizes are limited (Maximum 10 participants per class) to preserve maximum interactivity and to enhance the fulfilment of learning outcomes. Some of the key features of our training courses are:
- Expert IFRS instructors with field experience;
- Distinct scenarios, examples and case studies to explain concepts and methodologies;
- A firm grounding for developing skills and competencies essential for financial reporting
- Access to IFRS templates, tools, models and resources
- Opportunities to discover new career path in IFRS/US GAAP
What would you gain from this course?
This training course has been designed to be specific to professionals in the energy/utility sector, therefore, it covers industry specific accounting requirements and challenges;
Greater understanding of presentation and disclosure requirements for the oil and gas entities;
Accounting for extractive activities is complex, therefore, this course would cover variety of accounting policy choices available for entities;
Companies need to account for transactions in the exploration and evaluation phase, therefore, our experienced instructor would share their in-depth experience in this area;
The training will provide specific guidance for certain transactions and arrangements presents the sector with a challenge to produce useful financial statements through effective presentation and disclosure.
Unfortunately, differences in accounting policies and their application make comparability more difficult and increases complexity. However, this training course will provide industry data and variety of practices adopted by Oil and Gas companies;
- Impact of IFRS 15, IFRS 16 and other newly introduced accounting standards and various other amendments;
Discuss the latest developments and emerging accounting issues
- Real life case scenarios
- User friendly slide deck which summarises the concept, methodology and principles in a simplest possible manner;
- Interactive sessions with real life case studies;
- Concepts and methodologies are explained using examples and distinct scenarios;
- Group exercises to illustrate accounting principles;
- Discussion on GAAP differences, industry issues and diversity in practices
- Additional course material and hand outs to all the attendees
- Participants are encouraged to ask questions.
Who should attend?
All delegates will receive an evaluation questionnaire upon completion of the course. The feedback from these questionnaires allows Shasat to conduct trend analysis and continuously improve the quality of its learning solutions
Venue & other info
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