2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

FINA 70620 Energy Corporate Finance

1.5 credit hours. Prerequisites: ACCT 60010 and either FINA 60013 or both FINA 60010 and 70010; or student must have ACCL-MBA, ACCP-MBA or ACCE-MBA degree plan. This course focuses on corporate finance issues affecting the energy industry. The material covered includes a review of macroeconomic view of energy supply, demand price and government policy for all forms of primary energy: oil, gas, coal, nuclear, hydroelectric, wind and other renewables. Capital structures are analyzed in the E&P, oil service, mid-stream and power sectors. Emphasis is placed on reserve based accounting and borrowing base determination in the oil and gas sector. Other topics covered include energy startups, IPO's, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.