Van Meurs Energy has been providing fiscal courses for more than 37 years and is a recognised oil and gas course provider. We have designed our course programs to suit the needs of various interested professionals and provide them to governments, oil and gas companies, professional service companies, and other professionals whose business relates to oil and gas. Our fiscal courses provide insights and skills to understand and navigate through policy choices and economic decisions in the oil and gas industry.

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We provide both public and in-house courses.

Our public courses are organised in cooperation with the London Petro Academy and public courses are provided regularly in London, Dubai, Singapore, Rio de Janeiro and other cities.

Van Meurs Energy provides in-house courses. Such courses have been provided for Shell, Exxon Mobil, Statoil, Repsol, ENI, Maersk Oil, NNPC, Petronas, Sonatrach, Qatargas, and other petroleum companies; for EY, PWC and other organizations, as well as for Alberta, Alaska, Mexico, Bolivia, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, South Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Hungary, Philippines, Thailand, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Vietnam, China, Iraq, Oman and other governments.

Our Training Catalogue

View our training catalogue for all available in-house courses and pricing


In-House courses can be specifically designed for particular purposes based on requests by the client and can be provided in English, French, Spanish and Russian. We provide the following five standard courses:

  • World Fiscal Systems of Oil and Gas (3-day or 4-day), which provides an overview of all petroleum fiscal features in concessions, production sharing contracts, risk service contracts and other petroleum arrangements.
  • Economic Analysis, Design and Modelling of Petroleum Fiscal Systems (3-day), which is a detailed course on design of fiscal systems based on an advanced petroleum fiscal model, which already simulates terms of 65 countries.
  • Advanced Unconventional Oil and Gas (3-day), which focusses on the special fiscal terms required for unconventional oil and gas and the special fiscal systems that already exist for this purpose, based on a special student model
  • Advanced PSCs (3-day), which deals with all the economic and fiscal analysis of all the types of Production Sharing Contracts from a variety of countries based on an advanced fiscal model.
  • Advanced Fiscal Analysis for Governments (5-day), which is the World Fiscal Systems for Oil and Gas course in 3 days with 2 extra days to evaluate in detail particular new fiscal terms that the government is considering and wants to evaluate in detail.


Energy Transition and Fiscal Systems for Oil and Gas Dubai, UAE Nov 11 - 15, 2024 USD$3900
Energy Transition and Fiscal Systems for Oil and Gas Amsterdam May 19 - 23, 2025 USD$3900
Energy Transition Istanbul Jun 10, 2025 USD$900
Energy Transition and Fiscal Systems for Oil and Gas Dubai, UAE Nov 10 - 14, 2025 USD$3900

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