Fundamentals of Oil & Gas Accounting, 5th Edition

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An excellent training manual and professional reference, Fundamentals of Oil & Gas Accounting, 5th Edition, is packed with examples, diagrams, and appendices. The scope of this text is simply unmatched. The book has been completely updated to reflect the current issues facing oil and gas producers operating in both U.S. and international locations.

Inside you'll find:

  • A new chapter on asset retirement obligations and asset impairment
  • An added section on project analysis and investment decision making
  • Updated coverage of asset exchanges and fair value reporting requirements
  • Thorough discussion of oil and gas pricing and marketing arrangements
  • Updated examples and homework problems



  • A profile of upstream oil and gas operations
  • Introduction to oil and gas accounting
  • Nondrilling exploration costs - successful efforts
  • Acquisition Costs of unproved property - successful efforts
  • Drilling and development costs - successful efforts
  • Proved property cost disposition - successful efforts
  • Full cost accounting
  • Accounting for production activities
  • Accounting for asset retirement obligations and asset impairment
  • Accounting for revenue from oil and gas sales
  • Basic oil and gas tax Accounting
  • Joint interest accounting
  • Conveyances
  • Oil and gas disclosures
  • Accounting for international petroleum operations
  • Analysis of oil and gas companies' financial statements
  • Appendices
  • Index

784 Pages/Hardcover/6 x 9 inches/August 2008
ISBN10 1-59370-137-3

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Charlotte Wright | Rebecca Gallun
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