introducing: 

A Podcast for Oil & Gas
Accounting Professionals

The Latest Episodes

Why a podcast on Oil and Gas Accounting? We want to bring valuable accounting information to the folks who deal with oil and gas accounting on a daily basis. If you're a CPA, an accountant, a bookkeeper, an office manager, or if you're an oil and gas operator that's doing the accounting yourself, you are who this podcast is for.

Because there's so much happening in the world today, especially in oil and gas that affects the accounting function,  we want to be a place that you can come to for relevant and timely information on the different accounting issues that you're facing.

November 15, 2021

In this episode Phil and Tom host a virtual happy hour in which they discuss authority for expenditures or AFE’s. They discuss what they are, when they are used, and Read More

November 1, 2021

In part two of this episode of the podcast, Tom and Phil are back with Mike Cougevan, Vice President of Martindale Consultants. They’re talking about worker’s compensation rates, employees benefits, Read More

October 18, 2021

On the first episode of Season Two of the podcast, Tom and Phil are joined by Mike Cougevan, Vice President of Martindale Consultants.In part one of this two part episode, Read More

Upcoming Episodes

What do Negative Oil Prices Mean for Our Industry? 

How Do You Handle Property Taxes Effectively? 

How Can an Oil & Gas Operator Market their Business?


Handling Sales & Use Tax and Issues That Crop Up

Best Practices for Temporary Well Abandonment


Hosted by:

About Us

The Oil & Gas Accounting Podcast is hosted by Tom Wierman, executive director of COPAS,
 and Phil Sherwood, CEO of SherWare, Inc. 

Tom Wierman is in his seventh year as COPAS Executive Director. Prior to that Tom worked as an E&P accountant for nearly 30 years. Tom held assignments in Wichita, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Calgary Alberta (Canada). Tom has served as a society president and a board member for both the Kansas and Canada societies. At the COPAS level, he served as Tax Committee Chair and was a board member for six years. In 2009 he served as COPAS president.

Phil Sherwood, CEO of SherWare, Inc., an oil and gas accounting software company, has been in the industry for 26+ years. He spends his days working 1:1 with oil and gas operators, accountants and bookkeepers to keep their systems working smoothly for oil and gas accounting. More than 1,000 operators across the country use his software today.

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