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JV Certificate Program

Once again, this September, PJVA will offer its Joint Venture Certificate of Achievement program. This lecture-based program is both written and delivered by well-respected and experienced Joint Venture professionals. The courses have been tailored to the Western Canadian Joint Venture industry and practices.

Materials for each course will be available the week prior to the classroom start date for "Reading Week", so students have the opportunity to pre-read and become familiar with the modules prior to the first classroom session.

PJVA strongly recommends this course to all oil & gas industry personnel who have any interest in, exposure to, or involvement with Joint Ventures agreements. PJVA is confident that this offering will provide its graduates with the critical foundational knowledge required to begin taking on, or expanding on a current Joint Venture role.

Location – Virtually via Zoom (until further notice)

Joint Venture Administration Certificate

Course Name Schedule Pricing
Joint Venture Agreements
(25 hours)
This course provides you with an opportunity to learn about Petroleum Joint Venture Agreements and expand your oil and gas knowledge base. You will learn how to negotiate and advance Joint Ventures, the business of which is documented in a number of agreements. This course will provide you with an advanced understanding of fees, facilities, and movement of production through them. Most importantly, you will achieve a firm understanding of agreements required to capture the business arrangements such as Construction, Ownership and Operation (CO&O), Unit Agreements, Unit Operating Agreements and a variety of Service Agreements. Sign up today!
Reading Week Aug 30
Classes run Sept. 7 – Oct 7
Tuesdays, Thursdays
4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Members $545 +gst
Non-members $575 +gst
Joint Venture Administration
(25 hours)
This course is a valuable starting-point for those students new to the Joint Venture Business and those currently in the business. The learner will gain an understanding of Joint Venture administration by reviewing Petroleum Joint Venture Agreements, the rights and responsibilities within them, industry best practices, oilfield terminology and industry administrative procedures. Includes nine sections of material and exercises; including, agreement drafting and revision, Operator vs. Non-Operator positions; legal and contractual concerns, effects of operating without an agreement, fee negotiations, production facilities and schematics, and, changes in ownership and working interests. Sign up today!
Reading Week Oct 18
Classes run Oct. 26 – Nov 25
Tuesdays, Thursdays
4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Members $545 +gst
Non-members $575 +gst

Joint Venture Analyst Certificate

Course Name Schedule Pricing
Joint Venture Analyst Level 1
(25 hours)
This course considers the analytical side of the relationship of oil and gas joint ventures. In addition to learning the skills it takes to become an analyst, you will evolve the main functions of a Joint Venture Analyst's workflow and job environment as it relates to the various terms within the agreement and the complexities that drive the governing and secondary joint ventures. Sign up today!
Reading Week Dec 13
Classes run Jan 11 – Feb 10, 2022
Tuesdays, Thursdays
Times: 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Members $545 +gst
Non-members $575 +gst
Joint Venture Analyst Level 2
(25 hours)
This course takes on more complex joint venture initiatives and reviews the business drivers behind negotiating joint venture agreements, the economics of the joint venture, the purpose of understanding production flow and measurement from wellhead to sales. You will leave this course with solid knowledge of agreement terms which give way to tactical negotiation and joint venture management. Sign up today!
Reading Week Feb 14
Classes run Feb 22 - Mar 24, 2022
Tuesdays, Thursdays
Times: 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Members $545 +gst
Non-members $575 +gst
Introduction to Facilities
For the non-engineer, you will learn a broad range of engineering techniques and concepts that affect field development, facilities and operations which, ultimately, roll up to the joint venture team to manage under an agreement. This course is also an in depth look at various Gas Facilities and Oil Facilities; each section comprises Reservoir, Gathering and Processing, Transportation and Marketing of products. Most of all, you will learn to understand your engineers and apply that understanding to the JV arrangements. Sign up today!
Reading Week Mar 28
Classes start:
Apr 5 (days TBC)
Times: 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Exam - Apr 26, 2022
Time: 4:30 pm
Members $545 +gst
Non-members $575 +gst

There will be exams during the courses, therefore those taking the full JV Certificate Program will require an 80% passing grade. If you do not pass the course, you have one retake opportunity for a $100 fee.

Did you know?

PJVA offers the same course materials in an online version, through our eStudies platform. These courses are always available to take at your own pace and include similar exams as the classroom program. PLEASE NOTE, however, that the eStudies (online) courses do NOT qualify for the full Administration or Analyst Certificates. You will receive a certificate of completion which you access and print out after passing the online exam. Registration for these courses is available through the PJVA website, www.pjva.ca

For questions about the program, please contact the PJVA Academic Director:
Randy Tomilson.

Register Today!