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4A Energy Advisors, LLC

4A Energy Advisors LLC provides an experienced, COPAS knowledgeable staff for contract compliance reviews related to:

  • Capital Expenditures (drilling, completion, equipping, etc.)
  • Lease Operating Expenses
  • Vendors/Contractors with Special Emphasis on Land Brokers
  • Revenue/Production Settlements
  • Midstream Operations
  • International Joint Ventures
  • Litigation Support


AMS-PAR offers you a higher level of assurance. At AMS-PAR, our goal is to recover lost profits for your company and provide a unique insight into your contractual relationships. Through comprehensive examination of your company’s contracts, we help you assess whether your joint venture partners, suppliers, and contractors are in compliance with the terms of your agreements.

Whether you have investments in the deep gulf, onshore, or in producing basins around the world, the AMS-PAR team has the experience to evaluate whether billings, production allocations, and revenue distributions are properly made to joint venture partners and other interest owners. Our unique approach and use of advanced and proprietary technology enables us to interrogate data in new ways to help uncover more discrepancies by looking at the information differently. Our professional staff provide you the consistency and higher level of assurance that you deserve from a trusted adviser.

BRI Consulting Group, Inc. / BRI International Consulting, Inc.

BRI Consulting Group, Inc. (BRI) has provided oil and gas auditing services to our energy industry clients for nearly 30 years. We work with large integrated oil and gas companies, independent producers and small investors wanting to receive assurances that their partners and suppliers are adhering to the terms of their agreements.

Our team of seasoned professionals possess a strong working knowledge of the COPAS publications and have a wide range of experience working in both the domestic and international areas.  Our expertise covers the following areas of audit and other services:

Joint Ventures – Capital and Lease Operating Expenditures

Payout and Closing Statement

Revenue – Oil and Gas

Gas Plant – Revenues and Operating Expenses

Supplier/Vendor Contract Compliance

Litigation Support

Over the past two decades, BRI International has specialized in conducting audits outside the United States.  Many of these multibillion-dollar projects contain complex cost allocation systems, inventory control, withholding taxes, currency exchange and logistic issues that require a strong understanding of industry norms and practices.  Over the years, our teams of international auditors have identified well over $100 million in recoveries for our clients.

Whether there is a domestic or international need, our comprehensive audit programs enable us to provide our clients with assurance that the services they have received, were invoiced under the terms of the agreements utilized to govern their relationships.   

Gas Equities, Inc.

GEI is an independent, professional organization focusing on joint interest and revenue audits, offering consulting services, internal control reviews, accounting process reviews, out-sourced accounting functions and litigation support to clients all over the world since 1991.  Our clients consist of companies in every sector of the energy business, including oil and gas exploration and development companies, royalty and overriding royalty owners, gas pipeline companies, gas plant operators, marketing and refining companies, local distribution companies, and trading and transportation companies.  GEI has extensive experience in complicated contract compliance revenue audits relating to settlement for and allocation of hydrocarbons, including natural gas, natural gas liquids, LNGs and crude oil.   Our experience and knowledge of joint interest expense auditing is extensive, including substantial knowledge of audit issues associated with drilling, completion and lease operating expenses and the chargeability of costs according to the prevailing contracts.  Based on our vast experience, we are confident that we can assist companies in the industry with their oil and gas auditing and accounting needs.

Joint Venture Strategic Advisors (JVSA)

For over 30 years, as an industry leader, Joint Venture Strategic Advisors (JVSA) provides joint venture consulting services in Canada, the United States, and around the globe. JVSA works with companies in the energy industry including: oil and gas, chemicals, utilities, and power generation sectors.

We work with you to handle all aspects of your joint venture agreements to run a smooth and successful operation. We specialize in joint venture auditing (LOE and capital) and accounting, production/revenue audits, consulting and advisory services, vendor compliance using our proprietary software, dispute resolution and litigation support. Additionally, we provide assistance with agreement writing, setting up accounting programs, in-house clean-up projects, and EnergyLink dispute clean-up and much more.

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Martindale Consultants

Joint Venture Expense | Revenues | Royalty | Gas Plant | Payout | Deepwater | Vendor | Compliance and Management | Severance Taxes | Litigation Support | Special Projects | COPAS Consultation

Employee-owned since 1982 with more than 200+ combined years of experience, Martindale is THE specialty consulting company focused on contract compliance, litigation support, severance and ad valorem tax and regulatory reporting compliance, analysis, revenue distribution and JIB processing, and special projects in the oil and gas industry.  Our strength is our people; we utilize our employees to balance experience with youthful problem-solvers.  We cultivate a continuous learning environment paired with experienced leadership, resulting in long-term employees that are passionate about the work we do and the clients we serve.  This produces outstanding client results and creates successful long-term relationships.  Our project managers provide a continuous point-of-contact for our clients and “cradle-to-grave” updates throughout our projects.


myComplianceManager™ (myCM™) is a cloud-based compliance and audit solution built for simplicity, speed, security and collaboration. myCM offers a suite of GRC products for:

  • Joint Venture Audit & Contract Compliance
  • SOx Compliance
  • Internal Audit
  • Risk Management
  • Policy Compliance & Certifications
  • Anti-Corruption
  • 3rd Party/Supplier Compliance

For COPAS professionals, the myCM Joint Venture Audit solution offers flexible features to accommodate the needs of operators, non-operators, asset managers, auditors and consultants. myCM streamlines the Information Request process so Fieldwork can be completed in less time.  Automated Date Tracking enables timely audit resolution. myCM’s built-in Dashboard Analytics help our clients gain insights from past audits.  For Joint Venture audits, myCM provides:

  • Date Tracking for due dates
  • Dashboard Analytics
  • 1-Click Audit Report generation
  • 100% Audit and Exception visibility
  • Information Request workflow
  • Exception management with Rebuttal cycles
  • COPAS / PASC integration
  • Partner share tracking
  • Post-audit review & improvement
  • $USD / local currency calculator
  • Flexible reporting and data export
  • Simple to setup, easy to use
  • Acclaimed customer service

Petroleum Comptroller Services, Inc.

PCS and its predecessor firm have provided domestic and international joint venture and related review services since 1984.

Professional Development Institute

PDI’s renowned Energy division delivers quality Continuing Professional Education to the energy business — training that is on target, on site and on budget.  Each of our program authors/instructors is a “been there, done that” professional with outstanding industry knowledge coming from decades of industry experience.  All instructors have the skills to communicate, at any level, the material your employees need to be more effective.  Explore our array of programs covering Fundamentals, Petroleum Accounting, Joint Interest, Expense Side, Revenue and Tax.  Find the title and delivery mode that best suits your needs.

Red Dog Systems

Red Dog Systems is dedicated to improving joint venture and owner relations business processes. Established in 2000 with offices in Calgary and Houston, Red Dog Systems is a privately held company that facilitates the exchange of data for the energy industry via cloud-based Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). EnergyLink, our signature solution, was developed to help our customers drive operational efficiencies and lower costs by optimizing key business processes. We are committed to evolving our product continually in order to deliver important workflow efficiencies and communication tools to operators, partners and owners. Our software solutions are developed by a team of industry veterans and IT professionals. Each of our cloud-based products allows our customers access 24/7/365 to the important data they need, anytime they need it. We value continuous improvement and believe our customers should be working smarter – not harder.

WolfePak Software 

WolfePak Software is software for the Rest of us! Operator Suite with Payroll. Fully integrated scanning also available.