Fort Worth Petroleum Accountants Society

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About

The Fort Worth affiliated chapter of the Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies (FWPAS), founded in 1952, is a nonprofit association of professionals in the energy industry. that provides continuing education, networking and community outreach opportunities as well as a forum to discuss accounting issues facing our industry and contribute to the development of oil and gas industry accounting publications and guidelines. Our members are comprised of professionals in companies ranging from sole proprietorship to large integrated “majors” within the upstream, midstream, downstream and oil field services industries, academics, government agencies, and consulting and service companies to the energy industry.

​The Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies (COPAS) is a professional organization comprised of the oil and gas industry's most knowledgeable and influential accounting professionals.  COPAS has operated as a non-profit entity for more than 50 years and has over 4,000 members with 24 societies in the United States and Canada. Many of our publications and guidelines are incorporated into contracts and establish many of the rules and guidelines used by our members in their daily jobs.  The collective COPAS expertise is often looked to by many governmental agencies for assistance in drafting procedures and rules.  There is no better place for networking, knowledgeable sharing and educational opportunities.

​PASFW hosts a variety of events each year providing our members and local businesses the opportunity to connect, network, share knowledge, and contribute to oil and gas accounting guidelines and publications. Our programs include:

  • Monthly Luncheon Series, including continuing education opportunities

  • Networking events

  • Community outreach opportunities