Professor Charlotte Wright updates her indispensable accounting book for the oil and gas industry in this upcoming sixth edition of Fundamentals of oil and gas accounting. The past several years have seen significant changes in the accounting and disclosure rules for the industry. While the book has thorough updates throughout, there are new industry issues specifically addressed from the accounting perspective.
Some of the significant updates and new material include:
Discussion of the significance of shale and unconventional production as it relates to accounting principles
New definitions of reserves from the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the impact on accounting processes
All citations and references align with the updated authoritative literature from the Financial Accounting Standards Board
A new chapter discussing specific issues previously unaddressed regarding property valuation in the industry
New, and updated, end-of-chapter problems