Energy & Mining events & webcasts

Upcoming webcasts

Technology trends in land management: Geographic Information Systems - August 27, 2014
In the unconventional environment, land departments are challenged to manage an ever-growing number of leases and an expanding volume of data within their land systems while keeping pace with accelerated development plans, increased acquisition and divestiture activities, and changing reporting requirements. Concurrently, land organizations are experiencing knowledge loss due to the crew change from an aging workforce of seasoned professionals to the next generation who are struggling to adapt. Both factors are driving the use of increasingly sophisticated technology within and functions. The extensive capabilities of Geographic Information Systems provide a unique way to approach traditional land management activities and a wide variety of other business processes in order to bridge gaps and increase performance.
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Archived webcasts

  • Transforming your Security Posture with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework - August 13, 2014
    Join for a discussion of how you can leverage the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to objectively assess your current as well as target security states provided the recent Havex malware attacks on the energy sector in order to drive communication with business leadership to convey strengths, weaknesses, and strategic goals.

  • Transaction Trends in Oil and Gas - July 31, 2014
    Our July webcast highlights key trends in US and inbound Oil and Gas M&A during the first half of the year.

  • Driving operational efficiency through integrated well lifecycle management – June 11, 2014
    This webcast discusses how the alignment of processes, technology, and behaviors can bridge the gap to provide transparency and efficiency to the management of the well life cycle.

  • The future of HRIS: How not to lose your head in the “clouds” – May 7, 2014
    This webcast reviews the three primary human resources technologies that have emerged within the cloud workspace, including discussion on what each offers, how to best prepare employees for such a technology change, and how to make it a part of a holistic cloud plan so executives can manage risk as well as opportunity.

  • Knowledge management and improved operational excellence – April 2, 2014
    In this webcast PwC and Oracle discuss possible solutions to some of the major challenges affecting the oil and gas industry and the role of knowledge management in building solutions, as well as the new and developing techniques that may driver greater user adoption and assure the ultimate success of a knowledge management program.

  • SASB Energy and mining update – March 12, 2014
    This webcast provides an overview of the SASB, an understanding of the Sustainability Accounting Standards for the energy and mining industry, and a discussion of what the standards mean for individual companies.

  • A focus on value creation: The year that was in oil and gas deals – February 13, 2014
    This webcast focuses on key themes found in the PwC quarterly M&A analysis along with insights on deals done in the past year and what the deal market for 2014 may hold.

  • Materials management in the oil and gas sector – January 29, 2014
    This webcast discusses the issues clients are currently facing within materials management, including balancing inventory investment with project and production requirements, identifying and remediating problems with excess project materials, and addressing the end to end materials management process.

  • The final tangible property repair regulations: Challenges and opportunities with the recent guidance – December 11, 2013
    In this webcast, PwC and PowerPlan provide an overview of the tangible property regulations including the safe harbor guidance, provide leading practices for implementing the regulations as well as specific review revenue procedures and safe harbor calculations, and highlight how to automate compliance, maximize value and support internal and external audit needs.

  • Lease accounting: Key issues affecting the energy industry – October 23, 2013
    This webcast discusses the FASB and IASB recently-published proposal on lease accounting and their impact on the energy industry, specifically focusing on whether drilling contracts are leases, how the proposal interacts with existing guidance on proportional consolidation and oil and gas accounting, and the impact on transportation and storage agreements.

  • Managing double taxation: Leading practices for the oil and gas industry – August 28, 2013
    This webcast discusses strategies and approaches for charging intragroup management fees, leading practices for managing double taxation risk in both treaty and non-treaty countries, and opportunities and challenges around avoiding double taxation specific to the energy industry.

  • Controlling your master data through data governance excellence – June 19, 2013
    On this webcast PwC reviews challenges and business impacts of poor data quality, implementation of an effective master data management strategy, and critical success factors for managing master data efficiently and effectively through data governance.

  • Land management: From acquisition to management – accelerating the integration of land data – April 3, 2013
    This webcast provides an industry outlook on how the current land grab is impacting land departments, leading practices for managing land information efficiently and effectively, and considerations for using land data to generate insight and intelligence.

  • Ecosys Breakfast Seminar Series:
    Connecting the Front and Back Office - Maximizing Capital Productivity
    – August 14
    In this seminar, two industry powerhouses – PricewaterhouseCoopers and EcoSys – join forces to show how they deliver ground-breaking processes enabled by the leading enterprise controls platform, EcoSys EPC.
    Omni Houston Hotel at Westside 13210 Katy Fwy Houston, TX

  • PwC Petroleum Academy – September 15-18, 2014
    PwC is proud to offer industry professionals the foundational training that the Firm has offered to its personnel for years.  Petroleum Academy provides attendees with a foundational education in the energy industry and a better understanding of the industry-specific accounting treatments. For more information please contact: usenergymarketing@us.pwc.com
    Houston, TX

  • SAP Best Practices for Oil & Gas Conference – September 16-19, 2014
    Houston, TX

  • Energy Board Symposium – September 18, 2014
    PwC invites energy board members to discuss issues facing the industry and discuss how companies are meeting the challenges of change.
    Houston, TX

  • Energy Information Security Leaders Network dinner – September 18, 2014
    Houston, TX

  • Land Roundtable – October 2014
    Houston, TX