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Oil & Gas Project Finance Training Course


19 - 21 October 2020

Virtual Classroom

Taught by a respected project finance and international oil and gas expert, the training starts with an industry overview and teaching/group work on qualitative and quantitative risk analysis. This is designed to
ensure that all participants have a good working understanding of the:

  • Basic structure of the international petroleum industry
  • Qualitative risk “template” applied by lenders – what risks are “bankable”
  • Different risk/reward objectives of sponsors and lenders
  • Ratios and other tools used to determine loan values and balance equity and debt

You will then progress to a study of the project financing challenges in the separate branches of the industry, in particular:

  • Upstream field development – single assets and borrowing bases
  • Refineries s
  • Oil and gas transportation pipelines and gas gathering systems
  • Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) liquefaction and regasification
    petrochemical plants
  • Gas-to-liquids
  • Gas storage

Download the Oil & Gas Project Finance course brochure

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We have been delivering online training for many years and know how to ensure the interaction is the same as if you were in a classroom.

The trainer will share his screen to allow you to follow the training session, which will be very practical. Our trainer will include polls, group work, exercises, discussions and breaks.

The course will be 50% pre-recorded, on-demand material that can be accessed at the delegates preferred time. 50% will be delivered ‘live’ with the trainer – timings of this will be flexible in order to best meet the requirements of the demographics of the delegates.

You will be able to ask questions, give feedback and participate in the practical sessions. Class sizes will be capped to ensure every delegate will be guaranteed quality time with the trainer.

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Dates: 19-21 October 2020
Venue:Virtual Classroom

Online course fee: £2399 + VAT where applicable
London course fee: £2999 + VAT @ 20% = £3598.80

Ian Cogswell has over 25 years’ experience in the banking industry and has spent over 20 years working in Project Finance, specialising in the oil & gas sector since 2002. His experience covers both Lending and Financial Advisory, most notably to the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas sectors. Clients have included the major Integrated Oil Companies; National Oil Companies; independent developers; and contractors.

Ian started his Project Finance career at Lloyds Bank, where he was primarily involved with analysing the bankability of infrastructure Projects being developed under the UK government’s Private Finance Initiative (“PFI”). Since moving to the Japanese bank, Mizuho (formerly the Industrial Bank of Japan) he has principally focused on the oil & gas sector, moving to Natixis in 2006 as the Global Head of Natural Resources Project Finance. He has led a number of high-profile mandates for blue-chip clients globally.

Since 2008, he has been a visiting lecturer in Project Finance for both the Master of Engineering – Economics & Management; and the Masters in Project Finance at the École des Ponts ParisTech and the University of Paris at Nanterre. He is regularly sought as an expert speaker at conferences covering Project Finance and the oil & gas sector and has delivered both in-house and public training courses as well as expert workshops covering all aspects of Project Finance and the Oil & Gas value chain.

Much better than other courses. The real life examples and years of banking experience are key to making this courses a success. Very good mixture of financing and technical knowledge. This course is fundamental for someone working in the project financing sector

Dana Vogt, 

Vice President, ING

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