Joint Venture Administrator

Petroleum Joint Venture Administrator Extension Certificate

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Joint 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.

CE Logo - Oil and Gas - PJVACreated 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.

Requirements

  • Canadian high school diploma or equivalent or mature student status with at least 2 years of business experience.
  • You must have internet access. 

Program Notes

  • Joint Venture online classes will be offered in all semesters.
  • As of Winter 2015 all final exams in PJVA courses (except The Petroleum Industry: an Integrated Approach) will be administered in person, during a scheduled exam session(s) on campus due to a PJVA policy change.
  • CAPPA Level 1 - Introduction to the Oil Patch will be recognized as a course equivalency for The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach.
  • A Challenge Exam is available to those with industry experience. Passing grade C or higher. You may only take the challenge exam once. Materials are optional and available at the BookStore.
  • Some courses in this program have prerequisites. Without successful completion of the required prerequisite on your transcript you will be dropped from the course without a refund.

Program Format

  • Complete the 4 courses (180 hours)
  • Minimum grade of 70% (minimum grade C in The Petroleum Industry: an Integrated Approach) or higher in each course. Evaluation is based on quiz and final exam results
  • Can be completed within 1 year up to a maximum of 5 years

Scholarships and Bursaries
Several scholarships and bursaries are available.

PETROLEUM JOINT VENTURE ADMINISTRATOR CHART
*CoursePrerequisiteSemesterHours
Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach
OR
CAPPA Level 1: Introduction to the Oilpatch
No

No
1

1
45

46
Joint Venture AgreementsYes245
Joint Venture AdministrationYes345
Joint Venture Analyst, Level 1Yes345
*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.
 

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.

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Required 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: $550 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 9014315 classesSept. 8-Dec. 156-9 pmTue. 
CRN 90149OnlineSept. 8-Dec. 15  

Challenge Exam - The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach
Available to those with 5+ years of industry experience that includes specific course content. Pass mark is C. 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. A Stratigraphic Correlation Chart may be brought to this exam.

Subject code: XPLA 200013 Hours. Fee: $275 
CRN 50368Independent Study
Exam
May 1-Jun. 30 registration
You have 4 weeks from the registration date to book a date/time and write this exam.

Joint Venture Agreements
Learn the importance and function of different types of model agreements.
Prerequisite: The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach or CAPPA Level 1
Note: Online course must be completed within the course dates below. Final exam is written on MRU campus.
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 2000645 Hours. Fee: $449 
CRN 70217OnlineJul. 20-Sept. 7  

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. Final exam is written on MRU campus.
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 2000845 Hours. Fee: $449 
CRN 70218OnlineJul. 20-Sept. 7  

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. Final exam is written on MRU campus.
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 2000445 Hours. Fee: $449 
CRN 70220OnlineJul. 20-Sept. 7  

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Contact us

cescience@mtroyal.ca
403.440.6278 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB  T3E 6K6

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