The Organization The Petroleum Accountants Society of Oklahoma-Tulsa (PASO) is a Charter member of the Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies (COPAS) organization. COPAS is recognized domestically and internationally for its expertise in petroleum accounting and publishes industry guidelines recommended for accounting and reporting activities. The focus of PASO is in the work of its committees. Local committees include: Audit Education Joint Interest Revenue and Midstream New Professionals Benefits n Earn CPE and valuable insight through educational events. n n n n n n Discover tax incentives your company is not taking. Reduce your costs by finding easier ways to do your business. Provide input on proposed regulatory changes. Provide opportunities for professional development for yourself and your employees through the Accredited Petroleum Accountant ® certification program, educational seminars, leadership opportunities and sharing of expert knowledge. Network with industry counterparts to find out how they are addressing problems facing the industry. Provide recommendations for resolving problems and issues facing the industry. Meeting Dates September 11, 2012 October 16, 2012 November 13, 2012 January 15, 2013 February 19, 2013 March 12, 2013 April 16, 2013 May 22, 2013 Committee meetings are usually held either before or after the luncheon meetings and prior to the dinner meeting.** Luncheons start at 11:30 a.m. and the dinner meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. Luncheons are held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Downtown Tulsa at 100 E. 2nd Street. The dinner location will be announced later in the year. **Dinner includes spouse or guest.