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Center for Executive and Professional Development

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Oil and Gas Accounting Conference

Save the Date, November 15, 2019.

National Award Winning Program: The OSU Accounting and Financial Reporting Conference and the Oil and Gas Conference won the 2019 National Distinguished Program from the Association for Continuing Higher Education

15th Annual Oil & Gas Accounting Conference

Friday, November 15, 2019

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center

Featuring national and regional experts in accounting addressing current issues.

These conferences bring together nationally recognized experts, standard setters, FASB, PCAOB and SEC officials, corporate financial executives, CPAs, and academics to discuss current issues in accounting. The topics discussed are relevant to corporate financial officers, executives in financial institutions, owner/managers of companies, CPAs, financial analysts, attorneys and others interested in SEC, FASB, financial reporting and oil and gas accounting issues.

Earn 4 CPE credits by attending the 15th annual Oil and Gas Accounting Conference and 8 CPE credits including 2 hours of ethics by attending the 19th Annual Accounting and Financial Reporting Conference.

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For more information:

405-744-5208

cepd@okstate.edu

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Paycom 

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Deloitte

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Waterfield Energy Logo

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8:00 a.m. - Welcome

Conference Moderator: Dan Gilliam, Retired, Phillips 66, Tulsa, OK

8:10 a.m. - SEC Staff Perspective in Accounting and Reporting Matters

This session will discuss current oil and gas financial reporting issues along with insights to interpreting U.S. GAAP and managing financial reporting risk that companies face from the perspective of one of the Associate Chief Accountants in the Office of the Chief Accountant. The Office of the Chief Accountant is the primary adviser to the Commissioners of the SEC on all accounting matters and has oversight of the FASB and PCAOB and interprets the application of GAAP for the U.S. markets.

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

9:00 a.m. - Indirect Tax Automation: The future is now!

This session will discuss the growing importance of indirect taxes in the broader tax and regulatory environment and the practical considerations to be weighed when contemplating automation alternatives. It will also explore what is possible in indirect tax automation given the tools available today.

Holly Hamby, Managing Director, Tax Management Consulting, Deloitte, Houston, TX

9:50 a.m. - Break

10:10 a.m. - The Preeminent Role of Energy in the Global Economic War

America has a secret weapon in the global economic war already underway—our domestic oil and gas industry. Integral to the success of that weapon is modern oil and gas accounting. This sets us apart from many of the risks and failures of other economies. Kevin Freeman will share, from an economic warfare perspective, why your work is critical to America’s future.

Kevin Freeman, CFA, Host of “Economic War Room with Kevin Freeman” on The
Blaze TV, Irving, TX

11:00 a.m. - Midstream Financing in Today’s Markets

Identifying and developing growth opportunities is the life blood of any public company, but funding growth projects can be difficult when capital markets turn bearish in your industry. In addition, project financing and economics in Midstream are getting more complicated in a post ASC 842 world. This session will explain how one public Midstream company is seeking to manage growth during difficult and volatile markets.

Robert Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, SemGroup, Tulsa, OK

11:50 a.m. - Question and Answer Session

Jonathan Duersch, Associate Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C.
Holly Hamby, Managing Director, Tax Management Consulting, Deloitte, Houston, TX
Robert Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, SemGroup, Tulsa, OK

12:10 p.m. - Adjourn

SEC Staff Perspective in Accounting and Reporting Matters

  • Provides updates on current oil and gas financial reporting issues
  • Learn insights on interpreting U.S. GAAP

Indirect Tax Automation: The Future is Now!

  • Learn the possibilities of indirect tax automation with the current tools available
  • Discuss the practical considerations to be weighed when contemplating automation alternatives

The Preeminent Role of Energy in the Global Economic War

  • Discuss modern oil and gas accounting and its importance

Midstream Financing in Today’s Markets

  • Learn how one midstream company is managing growth during difficult and volatile markets
  • Price: $195 per person, if also attending the Accounting and Financial Reporting Conference
    $215 per person, if only attending the Oil and Gas Accounting Conference
    (fee includes refreshments and electronic materials)
  • Conference Materials: If you would prefer a hard copy of conference materials in a binder, there is an additional fee of $10.
  • Program knowledge level: This conference is for all professionals involved in accounting and financial reporting.
  • Prerequisites/Advance Preparation: Handouts for the presentations will be provided prior to the conference. No advance preparation is required and there are no prerequisites required to attend this conference.
  • Complaint resolution policy: If you should have any concerns regarding this conference, please contact the Center for Executive and Professional Development at 405-744-5208.
  • Instructional Delivery Method: Experts share their knowledge with participants through live presentation and question and answer sessions.

Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center

Jonathan Duersch

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

Robert Fitzgerald

Robert Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, SemGroup, Tulsa, OK

Holly Hamby

Holly Hamby, Managing Director, Tax Management Consulting, Deloitte, Houston, TX

Kevin Freeman

Kevin Freeman, CFA, Host of “Economic War Room with Kevin Freeman” on The Blaze TV, Irving, TX

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. A refund is available given notification no later than 11 days prior to the conference. If you are transferring your registration to a colleague, please contact the OSU Center for Executive and Professional Development at 405-744-5208 or cepd@okstate.edu.

For additional information or to sponsor:

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