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If you’re here, you realize the value of investing in your people. Here’s to you! When your oil and gas accountants are at the top of their game, everybody wins.

COPAS is a professional member association for the oil and gas industry’s most knowledgeable and influential accounting professionals, offering programs and education that result in innovative business and accounting solutions. If you employ one oil and gas accountant or a hundred, we have resources to help them grow, challenge and achieve.

We want to meet you where you are.
How COPAS can help:
  • Industry Leverage
  • Knowledge
  • Networking
  • Discounts
My company has new hires who need petroleum accounting training.
Building Your Foundation in Oil and Gas Accounting School

With more experienced managers retiring, it’s harder to train and educate your new employees. Let us give you a hand! Our four-day foundational course is designed to give your new hires the skills, confidence and motivation they need to succeed in their roles.

This open enrollment course is held throughout the year in major industry centers. We can also bring the training to you with affordable private training packages.

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My company needs to stay compliant with national standards for oil and gas accounting, but they’re always changing!
Encourage Your Employees to Join COPAS

By participating in COPAS, employees can become your firm’s go-to resources for the latest information and best practices. You as an employer will also gain corporate representation through your employees’ membership. 

Covering the cost of your employees’ memberships is well worth the investment. When your people participate in COPAS, they’ll bring back knowledge and skills that keep you on the cutting edge of the industry.

CPE Courses

With new CPE courses every month, COPAS Energy Education meets the need for up-to-the-minute, relevant and accessible knowledge for your accountants. Our courses balance theory and real world practices for an engaging experience. Your people can learn everything from foundational best practices and basics to emerging issues like managing remote technology centers and drone charges.

COPAS members receive discounts on CPE courses, and we often offer package deals for employers.

Industry Updates

COPAS members get access to high-quality publications with key industry guidance, plus updated economic factors such as the workers’ compensation actuarial assessment. COPAS publications are recognized worldwide as the authority for oil and gas accounting standards for U.S. Operations.

Not sure which society to join or have questions? Complete the form here and we’ll match you with a society or get you started on your limited membership.
Tom Batsche, Houston
“You will become more valuable to your employer just by participating. Getting involved in various local and national leadership roles with COPAS helped prepare me for advancing roles with my corporate organization.”
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My company wants to increase the value of our accountants to our clients.
Encourage Your Employees to Get APA® Certified

Earning the Accredited Petroleum Accountant® Certification proves that your accountants have proficient knowledge of the unique guidelines and principles of oil and gas accounting. Being APA® certified shows a commitment to professional excellence and to shaping thought leadership in our industry.

APA® certifications are valid for one year. By completing continued education that advances knowledge, skills and abilities, APA® certified accountants stay current with the latest research, professional standards and guidelines.

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Why Join COPAS?
Testimonials

Networking is so important. It will help with your job and career, and you will gain knowledge you can’t get sitting at a desk. The people in COPAS have mentored me, answered questions for me, and genuinely cared about me and my family.

Melissa Gruenewald
Rating: 5

COPAS has great learning opportunities, leadership opportunities, and ways to develop relationships with other accountants and oil and gas professionals. You will work hard when you get involved, but the experiences, people and benefits will be worth it.

Melissa Gruenewald
Rating: 5

For anyone searching for energy knowledge, professional industry contacts, peers with whom to discuss similar dilemmas, and access to energy experts—COPAS is the place to be!

Carolyn Sczepanski
Rating: 5
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OUR MISSION

COPAS provides expertise for the oil and gas industry through the development of Model Form Accounting Procedures, publications, and education. We are a forum for the active exchange of ideas which result in innovative business and accounting solutions.

COPAS

P.O. Box 21272
Wichita, KS 67208
Tel: 303-300-1131

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OUR MISSION

COPAS provides expertise for the oil and gas industry through the development of Model Form Accounting Procedures, publications, and education. We are a forum for the active exchange of ideas which result in innovative business and accounting solutions.

COPAS

P.O. Box 21272
Wichita, KS 67208
Tel: 303-300-1131

Contact Us →

CONNECT WITH US

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