RMAG February Short Course



 Limited day of registration will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Day of member price - $200   |   Day of non-member price - $250

Valuing Upstream Oil & Gas Properties


   Edwin Moritz

  February 8, 2018

  8:30am-4:00pm with lunch provided

Check in starts at 8:00am.

  The Denver Place - Atrium Conference Room (999 Eighteenth Street, Denver, Colorado 80202)

  Member Price - $175

Non-Member Price - $225

Student/Unemployed Price - $50 (SOLD OUT) (Registrations at this price are limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis to full-time students and current RMAG members. To register, please download the registration form found at the bottom of this page and turn it into the RMAG office with a copy of your student id.)

 Online registration closes on Tuesday, February 6th.

Day-of Event registrations are now available. You may register for this event at the door for an additional $25.00 ($200 for members, $250 for non-members). Payment for day of event registrations must be received at the door. Cash, credit cards or check accepted. Course materials will be available as a PDF Download. You will receive notification when available before the start of the course. Day of event registrants will be given a link to download the PDF. Please bring a device to download the PDF.

Refunds for the February Short Course are only available until January 25, 2018.
Refunds for all RMAG technical and social events, except luncheons, are only available up to two weeks before the event date. If you are unable to attend, your registration for all RMAG events are transferable. RMAG members may transfer their registration to another RMAG member, and non-members can transfer their registrations to whomever they wish. Should an RMAG member wish to transfer their registration to a non-member, the non-member would need to pay the balance between the member and non-member price.

Day-of-event registrations are non-transferable, and non-refundable.



Course is a short primer that provides a practical understanding of appraisal methods and techniques applied by the market for acquisition of oil and gas interests. The course includes a discussion of standard appraisal concepts, value patterns in the market, commodity price analysis and consideration of risks.  Course includes a practical case history.

Attendees are introduced to methods that are commonly used by market participants to value upstream oil and gas properties. The course includes an overview of upstream oil and gas activities and the range of possible oil and gas rights, such as royalties and working interests.  The cost approach, comparable sales and income methods of valuation are presented.  Various methods for adjusting value based on risk are covered.  Course participants will increase their understanding of how market participants value upstream oil and gas property rights.

 About the Speaker

Mr. Edwin Moritz is the President of Gustavson Associates and a geologist by degree.  He is a Certified Minerals Appraiser through the International Institute of Minerals Appraisers, a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and registered as a professional geologist in Wyoming. 

Mr. Moritz has extensive experience in evaluation and appraisal of oil and gas assets used in acquisition and divestiture, tax basis, public filings and dispute resolution.  

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