PwC's Energy practice invites you to join us for a webcast to discuss State and local tax updates for oil & gas on February 11, 2015 at 1pm CST.
With the recent fluctuations in oil prices, the various state and local taxing jurisdictions that have previously prospered as a result of increased revenue bases are now facing possible sharp reductions to those bases. As a result, they will undoubtedly be looking for ways to fill the expected gaps in revenue, and the industry must be prepared for what's to come. On this webcast, we plan to discuss a number of the latest trends and hot topics in state and local tax affecting the oil and gas industry, including recent legislative and regulatory changes, cases and policy decisions, and recent thought leadership.
Join PwC for a webcast on February 11 at 1pm CST to learn more about the current environment of state taxes and technicall issues we're seeing across the energy value chain.
2014 was a significant year for US deal activity in the oil and gas sector. The US oil and gas deals market experienced unprecedented growth resulting in total deal value increasing by 133% relative to the preceding four year average with 2014 total deal value reaching $322 billion. Additionally, 2014 was an active year in the US capital markets for oil and gas companies. However after an active deals year, recent oil and gas price declines have reintroduced volatility to the oil and gas sector at levels not seen since the financial crisis. The question now is what does this mean for 2015 M&A activity?
Energy executive webcast series: Protecting license to operate - January 28, 2015
PwC's Energy practice invites you to join us for a webcast to discuss Protecting license to operate on January 28, 2015 at 1pm CST Energy companies are under constant pressure to adapt not only to market demands, but environmental tensions, regulatory constraints and stakeholder needs. Across the global landscape, stakeholders are more vocal and challenging, and their interactions with business attracting significant attention. CEOs need to keep their company’s reputation intact and to secure their license to operate. So how can they engage more effectively with their stakeholders and meet shareholder demands? How can they identify and address the issues and risks that cause concern now, and in the future?
Energy Executive Webcast Series: New Congress, New Year: US Tax Legislative Update - January 14, 2015
PwC's Energy practice invites you to join us for a webcast on January 14, 2015 at 1pm CST titled New Congress, New Year: US Tax Legislative Update. There's a new dynamic in Washington as a result of the November elections. The new Republican controlled Congress has changed the political playing field in DC. While we still have a politically divided government, we no longer have a divided Legislative Branch. The Executive Branch remains under Democrat control with its continuing power to issue regulations and executive orders. Over the next two years, we will see a continuing conflict to see who will set the agenda on both taxes and energy. In Congress, we have not only a large number of new Members but also new people in critical leadership positions. All of this change means new possibilities and new challenges.
SEC Comment Letter trends in the energy sector - December 10, 2014
PwC's Energy practice invites you to join us for a webcast on December 10, 2014 at 1pm CST to discuss SEC Comment Letter trends in the energy sector. SEC reporting requirements are on top of mind for many preparers as we approach the close of another calendar year. This webcast will provide you with information to help your accounting and reporting teams prepare for the financial reporting season ahead, including understanding those key areas where the SEC is focusing its attention. We will provide you with insights and analysis of recent SEC comment letter trends specific to the energy sector, and also cover some important tips on how to make interactions with the SEC staff productive and efficient.
Energy Executive Webcast Series: Fit for $50 oil: Is your company in shape? - November 19, 2014
PwC's Energy practice invites you to join us for our upcoming webcast, Fit for $50 oil: Is your company in shape? on November 19, 2014 at 1pm CST. The discussion will explore the dynamic levers impacting the current price of oil, and introduce PwC's "stress test" that evaluates financial, operational, commercial, portfolio, and talent factors to reveal the indicators that signal the ability of a company to withstand a period of sustained low prices.
Energy executive webcast series: Energy Tax Legislative Updates - November 5, 2014
PwC's Energy practice invites you to join us for a webcast to discuss Energy Tax Legislative Updates on November 5, 2014 at 1pm CST. With a mid-term election on November 4, the short-term focus is on electoral issues, but the past eleven months have seen significant tax debates that will resonate as early as a lame-duck legislative session in December and into 2015. The near term holds decisions over tax extender packages, including the Senate's two-year approach and whether any of the House's attempts to make permanent policy can prevail. Webcast panelists will consider the current environment inside the beltway, as well as a comparison of the key aspects of the proposed tax reform proposals on tax rates, depreciation, research activity, and other issues affecting the energy industry.
Transaction Trends in Oil and Gas: Recent trends and the impacts of the Affordable Care Act on M&A - October 30, 2014
PwC's Oil and Gas Deals practice invites you to join us for the third in our Transaction Trends in Oil and Gas webcast series on October 30. Our October webcast will highlight key trends in US and inbound Oil and Gas M&A during the last quarter. Unprecedented changes under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have an impact on all stakeholders in the healthcare system, including employers as benefit plan sponsors.
Energy executive webcast series: Improving profitability through data-driven decisions - October 8, 2014
PwC's Energy practice invites you to join us for a discussion on how companies can leverage existing financial and operational data to understand detailed levels of market, asset, customer and product economics and transaction level profitability. Learn how this can help build strategic and operational capabilities, including new business processes, technologies, decision support models and performance management to deliver and sustain a step change in profitability and financial performance.
BEPS: Global alignment vs national interest? - September 22-23, 2014
Please join us for a global webcast event to discuss the OECD's Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting, and what lies ahead for tax policy makers, business and the broader community.
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.
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.
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.
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.