Jim Harden, oil and gas valuation guru, is set to present his technical paper on oil and gas discount rates at the SPE Hydrocarbon Economics and Evaluation Symposium. Subject-matter experts will share industry specific knowledge at the two-day event held on May 19-20, 2014 at the Omni Houston Hotel in Houston, TX.
Harden’s session, titled “Calculating Appropriate Discount Rates for Oil and Gas Companies” will touch on oil and gas accounting, covering how to determine correct property discounts and is scheduled for Tuesday, May 20 from 10:30 11:00 am.
About the SPE Hydrocarbon Economics and Evaluation Symposium
This SPE Hydrocarbon Economics and Evaluation Symposium brings together technical, business development, and financial professionals in the oil and gas industry who are involved in the economics and evaluation of hydrocarbons and/or energy. Themed “Hydrocarbon Investment Challenges in a Global Energy Market,” the 2014 symposium will include a welcome reception, a plenary session, a thematic technical program, training courses, and a keynote luncheon. Subject-matter experts will share their knowledge and present case studies related to exploration & appraisal, drilling and completions, operations, conventional & unconventional evaluations, A&D, reserve and resource classification & reporting, fiscal systems, supply & demand trends, and portfolio management.
About Jim Harden
Jim Harden serves as Business Valuation Services Leader and Principal for Hein & Associates, a Houston accounting and advisory firm. With more than thirty years of experience in the energy industry, he provides valuation, economic consulting and litigation support services to public and private companies, investment firms and law firms. His expertise includes business valuation, oil and gas reserve valuation, machinery and equipment valuation, and litigation support. His valuations have supported purchase price allocations, Federal, state and international tax structuring, estate planning, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcies and damage estimation. Jim is a recognized expert in the field of energy valuation and one of a handful of global professionals that hold the American Society of Appraisers’ Senior Appraiser (ASA) certification in Oil and Gas Valuation. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and is a frequent speaker at energy conferences.