Anastasia Nazarova

Contract and Procurement Fraud in the Oil & Gas Industry

Day and Time: 10/29/20, 9:00-10:00 AM CST

CPE: 1.0

Level: Basic

Prerequisite: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Field of Study: Audit

Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

Registration: No Fee

Procurement fraud within the oil and gas industry is on the rise. The various types of schemes are numerous; however, there are ways to detect and prevent them. Anastasia Nazarova will highlight how fraudsters are using the Procurement and Supply Chain departments to commit fraud. Anastasia will also be walking us through how a company's internal control breakdown led to a recent fraud case.

Some of the areas we will discuss include:

  1. Recognizing the characteristics and common schemes of procurement fraud

  2. Determining the appropriate measures to detect and prevent procurement schemes

  3. Using a recent case study, analyzing what went wrong and the particular fraud was detected

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Anastasia Nazarova


After graduating from the UK University with First Class BSC (Hons) Degree in Management, Anastasia spent six years working in Internal Audit function of Gazprom Marketing & Trading company, as well as one year in their LNG & Shipping department. She now leads complex JV, finance, operational, and SOX audits for Chevron’s Corporate Audit department. She conducts these audits in the UK, Eurasia, and Africa. She is also a Co-Lead of the Chevron Fraud Subject Matter Expert team. Anastasia is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

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