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Financial Modeling Oil And Gas

Financial Modeling in Oil And Gas

Oil and gas financial modeling is the practice of building a Net Asset Value (NAV) model for an energy project or asset. The task is to forecast cash flow for each of a company’s major projects to estimate the value of an exploration and production (E&P) segment, which is referred to as the “upstream” category of oil and gas businesses.

Finance professionals who wish to pursue careers in the oil and gas industry need to gain solid knowledge on how to develop, review, and analyze financial models. Certification is highly beneficial for finance professionals in the energy sector, as well as analysts and associates in investment banks.

The training usually covers topics such as financial statement modeling, sensitivity analysis, valuation, funding mechanics, M&A modeling, as well as operational and investment metrics.

 

Financial Modeling in Oil and Gas

Additional Questions and Answers

CFI is the official global provider of financial modeling and valuation analyst FMVA Designation. CFI’s mission is to help anyone become a world-class financial analyst and has a wide range of resources to help you along the way.

In order to become a great financial analyst, below are some additional questions and answers for you to explore further:

  • What is are the types of financial models?
  • What is sensitivity analysis?
  • What is bookkeeping?
  • What are the most common valuation methods?

Example Excel Model

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To learn How to Build an Excel Model step-by-step, click on the image below.

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