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Petroleum Accountants Society of the Permian Basin
Petroleum Accountants Society
of the Permian Basin

P.O. Box 1123
Midland, Texas 79702

Membership Information

The Petroleum Accountants Society of the Permian Basin (PASPB) is a local society for oil and gas accounting professionals. PASPB is a charter member of the national Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies (COPAS), which has 23 societies and over 2,800 members in the United States and Canada.
Membership in PASPB can help your organization stay informed about how the evolving industry can affect accounting policies and practices within your firm. The society provides a forum for discussing and solving the more difficult accounting problems related to the petroleum industry.

Participation in PASPB provides an opportunity for input in developing new COPAS Accounting Procedures and other documents recognized as guidelines by the industry. Participation in PASPB will increase your knowledge of industry practices and procedures, develop leadership skills, offer opportunities to network with industry counterparts and apprise you of the most recent developments in the industry through the COPAS quarterly ACCOUNTS publication. Your company will obtain the opportunity to have a voice in projects relating to industry guidelines through your participation in the various committees. You will enhance your ability to contact appropriate counterparts and resolve issues more efficiently.

Benefits of PASPB Membership

The annual membership fee includes membership in PASPB and COPAS, as well as the cost of the meals for lunch meetings held at Midland Country Club, located just north of Loop 250 in Midland [Directions]. An educational technical session, offering CPE credits, immediately precedes the majority of our meetings and all members are encouraged to attend. Membership and committee meeting times will be announced in our monthly PASPB ADVISOR newsletter.

Summary of COPAS (PASPB) membership benefits include:

  • Forum to address and resolve issues
  • Participation in establishing guidelines
  • APA Accreditation Program
  • Subscription to quarterly ACCOUNTS publication
  • Networking with industry experts
  • Educational opportunities – CPE
  • Small, medium, and large companies working together as equals

Renew -- Or Join...

To renew your PASPB membership, please print out the 2013-2014 Membership Renewal Form and return it along with payment to:

  • PETROLEUM ACCOUNTANTS SOCIETY OF THE PERMIAN BASIN
    P. O. Box 1123
    Midland, TX 79702

Please note: Membership applications must be returned – with dues – by the first meeting (Tuesday, September 17, 2013).

If you wish to join PASPB as a new member, please print out the 2013-2014 New Membership Application and return it along with payment to the address above.

Additional questions about membership may be addressed to Membership@paspb.org.

To obtain a listing of the current membership by society, you must be an active member and have a current password. Then, log in to the COPAS registry at www.COPAS.org and choose the society.