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Petroleum Joint Venture Extension Certificates

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Joint Venture Administrator | Joint Venture Analyst

Petroleum Joint Venture Administrator Extension Certificate

PETROLEUM JOINT VENTURE ADMINISTRATOR
*CoursePrerequisiteSemesterHours
Petroleum Industry: An Integrated ApproachNo145
Joint Venture Agreements Yes235
Joint Venture AdministrationYes335
Joint Venture Analyst, Level 1Yes335
*You may choose to complete courses at your own pace. The chart above outlines the quickest way to finish all required courses and the recommended order you should take them in. Please note: Not all courses are offered every semester.
Fall schedule and registration available in June. Winter schedule and registration available in November. Spring/Summer schedule and registration available in March.

Petroleum Joint Venture AssociationJoint venture professionals ensure that a company’s contractual obligations are met and act as a liaison between the land, accounting, engineering, marketing and legal departments of petroleum companies.

Please note: Some courses in this program have required prerequisites. Without successful completion of the required prerequisite on your transcript you will be dropped from the course without a refund.

Created in partnership with the Petroleum Joint Venture Association (PJVA)* these specialized programs are designed to give you the skills needed in this rapidly expanding profession. 

Scholarships and Bursaries
Several scholarships and bursaries are available.

Requirements
Canadian high school diploma or equivalent or mature student status with at least two years of business experience. Students must have internet access.

Program Notes
CAPPA Level 1 - Introduction to the Oil Patch will be recognized as a course equivalency for The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach.

For more information, and/or to access your course materials please click here

The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach will be offered in class in the Fall and Winter semesters; however classes that are specific to our Joint Venture certificates will only be offered in class in the Winter and Spring semesters. If you wish to complete this certificate in the classroom, you are encouraged to begin your studies in the Fall. (Schedule and registration available in June.)

Joint Venture online classes will be offered in all semesters.

Earning Your PJVA Administrator Extension Certificate
Complete all 4 courses (150 hours) with a grade of 70% (60% in The Petroleum Industry: an Integrated Approach),or higher in each course. The certificate must be completed within 5 years. Successful completion of each course is based on exam results, assignments and presentations.

Challenge Exam
Available to those with industry experience. Materials are optional and available at the BookStore. Passing grade 60% or higher. Challenge exam may only be taken once.  

Career Outlook
The Petroleum Joint Venture Administrator Extension Certificate is ideal if you are already working in joint venture or other disciplines within the oil and gas industry or if you are looking for an opportunity to enter the oil and gas industry. 

What's the Difference between a Joint Venture Administrator and a Joint Venture Analyst?

Petroleum Joint Venture Association article: Understanding Joint Ventures

Joint Venture Administrator

  • Basic understanding of Joint Venture concepts including: fee structures, terminology, and PJVA Model Agreements including: Service Agreements, Construction Ownership and Operation Agreements and Unit Agreements.
  • Provide assistance in making technical recommendations in response to Joint Venture proposals, demonstrates skills in basic economics, negotiating, business policies and corporate procedures.

Joint Venture Analyst

  • Understand and follow established Joint Venture procedures and guidelines and build knowledge in agreement terminology, agreement maintenance and compliance within Joint Venture agreements and how these concepts relate to exhibit revisions, agreement amendments and Mail Ballots.
  • Understand the basics of production flow and how it relates to service agreements.
  • Ability to demonstrate skills in basic economics, and knowledge in business policies and procedures; drafting and comprehend assignment and novation agreements. 

Required PJVA Administrator Courses 

The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach
From exploration to production, this course introduces the petroleum industry, its terminology and applications.
Note: Online course must be completed within course dates below.
Online Course materials: All course materials available online. Click here for information on how to download and/or access. Alternatively, printed copies may be pre-ordered through the BookStore for an additional cost.
In-class (lecture) course materials: may be purchased through the BookStore for an additional cost. Pre-order is available. Electronic materials are not provided.

Subject code: XPLA 2000145 Hours. Fee: $545
CRN 30054OnlineMay 1-Jun. 27  

Challenge Exam - The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach
Available to those with 4+ years of industry experience that includes specific course content. Pass mark is 60%. This challenge exam may only be taken once. Materials are optional. Exam must be scheduled and written within 4 weeks of registration date. For more information, please email cescience@mtroyal.ca
Course materials: Available through the BookStore for an additional cost. Electronic materials are not provided.

Subject code: XPLA 200013 Hours. Fee: $275
CRN 30304Independent Study ExamJan. 2-Apr. 30 registration. You have 4 weeks from the registration date to book a date/time and write this exam.
CRN 50641Independent Study ExamMay 1-Jun. 30 registration. You have 4 weeks from the registration date to book a date/time and write this exam.
CRN 70270Independent Study ExamJul. 1-Aug. 31 registration. You have 4 weeks from the registration date to book a date/time and write this exam.

Joint Venture Analyst, Level 1
Study agreements required from well to sell – including relationships with land, joint owned facilities and producers. Online classes may have weekly assignments and deadlines. Refer to BlackBoard for more information.
Prerequisite: Joint Venture Agreements
Note: Online course must be completed within the course dates below.
Course materials: All course materials available online. Click here for information on how to download and/or access. Alternatively, printed copies may be pre-ordered through the BookStore for an additional cost.

Subject code: XPJV 2000435 Hours. Fee: $449
CRN 5057917 classesApr. 29-Jun. 56:30-9:30 p.m. Tue., Thu. 
CRN 50343OnlineMay 20-Jul. 15  
CRN 70204OnlineAug. 5-Sept. 26  

Joint Venture Administration
Build your knowledge of work practices and documentation requirements for agreements, including standardization and improved efficiency.
Prerequisite: Joint Venture Agreements
Note: Online course must be completed within the course dates below.
Course materials: All course materials available online. Click here for information on how to download and/or access. Alternatively, printed copies may be pre-ordered through the BookStore for an additional cost

Subject code: XPJV 2000835 Hours. Fee: $449
CRN 50275OnlineMay 20-Jul. 15  
 CRN 70181OnlineAug. 5-Sept. 26  

Joint Venture Agreements
Learn the importance and function of different types of model agreement.
Prerequisite: The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach or CAPPA Level 1
Note: Online course must be completed within the course dates below.
Course materials: All course materials available online. Click here for information on how to download and/or access. Alternatively, printed copies may be pre-ordered through the BookStore for an additional cost

Subject code: XPJV 2000635 Hours. Fee: $449
CRN 50253OnlineMay 20-Jul. 15  
CRN 70180OnlineAug. 5-Sept. 26  

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Petroleum Joint Venture Analyst Extension Certificate

PETROLEUM JOINT VENTURE ANALYST
*CoursePrerequisiteSemesterHours
Petroleum Industry: An Integrated ApproachNo145
Joint Venture AgreementsYes235
Joint Venture Analyst, Level 1Yes335
Joint Venture Analyst, Level 2Yes435
*You may choose to complete courses at your own pace. The chart above outlines the quickest way to finish all required courses and the recommended order you should take them in. Please note: Not all courses are offered every semester.
Fall schedule and registration available in June. Winter schedule and registration available in November. Spring/Summer schedule and registration available in March.

Develop a thorough understanding of agreement administration so that you can ensure contractual obligations are met. Examine joint venture model agreements in order to draft, review, negotiate and comply with terms.

Please note: Some courses in this program have required prerequisites. Without successful completion of the required prerequisite on your transcript you will be dropped from the course without a refund.

Created in partnership with the Petroleum Joint Venture Association (PJVA)*, these specialized programs are designed to give you the skills needed in this rapidly expanding profession. 

Scholarships and Bursaries
Several scholarships and bursaries are available.

Requirements
Canadian high school diploma or equivalent or mature student status with at least two years of business experience. Students must have internet access.

Program Notes
CAPPA Level 1 - Introduction to the Oil Patch will be recognized as a course equivalency for The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach.

For more information, and/or to access your course materials please click here

The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach will be offered in class in the Fall and Winter semesters; however classes that are specific to our Joint Venture certificates will only be offered in class in the Winter and Spring semesters. If you wish to complete this certificate in the classroom, you are encouraged to begin your studies in the Fall. (Schedule and registration available in June.)

Joint Venture online classes will be offered in all semesters.

Earning Your PJVA Analyst Extension Certificate
Complete all 4 courses (150 hours) with a grade of 70% (60% in The Petroleum Industry: an Integrated Approach) or higher in each course. The certificate must be completed within 5 years. Successful completion of each course is based on exam results, assignments and presentations.

Career Outlook
The Petroleum Joint Venture Analyst Extension Certificate is ideal if you are already working in joint venture or in other disciplines within the petroleum industry or if you are looking for an opportunity to establish credentials in order to enter into the discipline of joint venture in the oil and gas industry. 

What's the Difference Between a Joint Venture Administrator and a Joint Venture Analyst?

Joint Venture Administrator

  • Basic understanding of Joint Venture concepts including: fee structures, terminology, and PJVA Model Agreements including: Service Agreements, Construction Ownership and Operation Agreements and Unit Agreements.
  • Provide assistance in making technical recommendations in response to Joint Venture proposals, demonstrates skills in basic economics, negotiating, business policies and corporate procedures.

Joint Venture Analyst

  • Understand and follow established Joint Venture procedures and guidelines and build knowledge in agreement terminology, agreement maintenance and compliance within Joint Venture agreements and how these concepts relate to exhibit revisions, agreement amendments and Mail Ballots.
  • Understand the basics of production flow and how it relates to service agreements.
  • Ability to demonstrate skills in basic economics, and knowledge in business policies and procedures; drafting and comprehend assignment and novation agreements.

Required PJVA Analyst Courses

The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach
From exploration to production, this course introduces the petroleum industry, its terminology and applications.
Note: Online course must be completed within the course dates below.
Online course materials: All course materials available online. Click here for information on how to download and/or access. Alternatively, printed copies may be pre-ordered through the BookStore for an additional cost.
In-class (lecture) course materials: may be purchased through the BookStore for an additional cost. Pre-order is available. No electronic materials will be provided.

Subject code: XPLA 2000145 Hours. Fee: $545
CRN 50257OnlineMay 1-Jun. 27  

Challenge Exam - The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach
Available to those with 3+ years of industry experience that includes specific course content. Pass mark is 60%. This challenge exam may only be taken once. Materials are optional. Exam must be scheduled and written within 4 weeks of registration date. For more information email cescience@mtroyal.ca
Course materials: available through the BookStore for an additional cost. No electronic materials will be provided.

Subject code: XPLA 200013 Hours. Fee: $275
CRN 30304Independent Study ExamJan. 2-Apr. 30 registration. You have 4 weeks from registration date to book an exam date/time and to write this exam.
CRN 50641Independent Study ExamMay 1-Jun. 30 registration. You have 4 weeks from registration date to book an exam date/time and to write this exam.
CRN 70270Independent Study ExamJul. 1-Aug. 31 registration. You have 4 weeks from registration date to book an exam date/time and to write this exam.

Joint Venture Analyst, Level 1
Study agreements required from well to sell – including relationships with land, joint owned facilities and producers. Online classes may have weekly assignments and deadlines. Refer to BlackBoard for more information.
Prerequisite: Joint Venture Agreements
Note: Online course must be completed within the course dates below.
Course materials: All course materials available online. Click here for information on how to download and/or access. Alternatively, printed copies may be pre-ordered through the BookStore for an additional cost.

Subject code: XPJV 2000435 Hours. Fee: $449
CRN 5057917 classesApr. 29-Jun. 25 6:30-9:30 p.m.Tue., Thu. 
CRN 50343OnlineMay 20-Jul. 15  
CRN 70204OnlineAug. 5-Sept. 26  

Joint Venture Analyst, Level 2
Gain an advanced understanding of the agreements required in joint venture. Online classes may have weekly assignments and deadlines. Refer to BlackBoard for more information.
Prerequisite: Joint Venture Analyst Level 1
Course materials: All course materials available online. Click here for information on how to download and/or access. Alternatively, printed copies may be pre-ordered through the BookStore for an additional cost

Subject code: XPJV 2000535 Hours. Fee: $449
CRN 50344OnlineMay 20-Jul. 15  
CRN 70245OnlineAug. 5-Sept. 26  

Joint Venture Agreements
Learn the importance and function of different types of model agreement.
Prerequisite: The Petroleum Industry, An Integrated Approach or CAPPA level 1
Note: Online course must be completed within the course dates below.
Course materials: All course materials available online. Click here for information on how to download and/or access. Alternatively, printed copies may be pre-ordered through the BookStore for an additional cost

Subject code: XPJV 2000635 Hours. Fee: $449
CRN 50253OnlineMay 20-Jul. 15  
CRN 70180OnlineAug. 5-Sept. 26   

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