Oil & Gas Courses and Training

Oil & Gas is one of the fastest growing industrial sectors in the current global market economy. Due to increased demand for qualified professionals in both offshore and onshore industries, professional training has never been more important. Oil & Gas covers a range of operations, from upstream exploration and production, of conventional and unconventional energy resources, midstream transporting downstream refining and marketing.

Find training for engineering professionals, operations, health and safety, regulatory compliance and professionals supporting the Oil & Gas industry. Once you've found course options send and information request to the training provider and they will respond to your needs directly.

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3 Day Masterclass in Advanced Basin Analysis
Terrapinn Training
3 days
3,495 GBP
London
The workshop emphasises the practical geological applications of basin analysis studies to petroleum exploration. This course takes the trainee up...
3 Day Masterclass International Oil Supply & Trading
Terrapinn Training
3 days
3,495 GBP
Dubai
This 3 day course is designed to provide an overview of the physical aspects of international downstream operations covering refinery...
3 Day Masterclass Petroleum Economics & Fiscal Modelling
Terrapinn Training
3 days
3,495 GBP
London
The  3 Day MBA in Petroleum Economics  is an entry level course designed to bridge gaps in your knowledge and...
3 Day Masterclass Petroleum Project Economics
Terrapinn Training
3 days
3,000 GBP
Dubai
The  3 Day MBA in Petroleum Economics  is an entry level course designed to bridge gaps in your knowledge and...
3 Day Masterclass Shale Gas Development & Economics
Terrapinn Training
3 days
3,495 GBP
London
The shale gas is considered as a “game changer” for the US and global gas markets. Gas production from the...
3D Seismic Attributes for Reservoir Characterization - SARC
PetroSkills
5 days
4,870 USD
London
The primary objective of this course is to gain an intuitive understanding of the kinds of seismic features that can...
5th Annual Oil Trader Academy - Summer School
Intercontinental Exchange
10 days
6,995 GBP
London
Intercontinental Exchange Education and International Business House IBH have joined forces to share their expertise in this innovative and practical...
5th Annual Oil Trader Academy: Module 1 - Summer School
Intercontinental Exchange
5 days
3,995 GBP
London
Intercontinental Exchange Education and International Business House IBH have joined forces to share their expertise in this innovative and practical...
5th Annual Oil Trader Academy: Module 2 - Summer School
Intercontinental Exchange
5 days
3,995 GBP
London
Intercontinental Exchange Education and International Business House IBH have joined forces to share their expertise in this innovative and practical...
A Critical Guide to Reservoir Appraisal and Development
Nautilus
         
(6)
5 days
3,805 GBP
London
This course is designed to develop the key technical skills beyond seismic interpretation that need to be applied in order...
A Practical Introduction to Geological Interpretation of 3D Seismic Data
Nautilus
         
(7)
5 days
3,640 GBP
London
This course raises the quality of geological thinking using the medium of 3D seismic data. It enables seismic interpreters to...
A Practical Introduction to Seismic Inversion
Nautilus
         
(8)
4 days
2,912 GBP
Multiple (2)
This practical course explains the principles and practice of inversion of seismic reflection data to yield a variety of volume...
Accounting Procedures for Petroleum Contracts PSCs-JOAs-IFRS
CWC School for Energy
5 days
2,799 GBP
Multiple (2)
This course will provide states and investors with a practical, hands on understanding of the accounting procedures in Production Sharing...
Acid Gas Compression and Injection
PEICE
         
(4)
1 day
995 CAD
Calgary
This one day course provides comprehensive information on the design and operation of acid gas compression and injection facilities. The...
Advanced Applications in Gas Processing - G-5
PetroSkills
5 days
Dubai
Fundamentals; Field measurement devices; Final elements and actuators; Pressure relief and pressure regulation; Instrumentation documentation; Control system basics; Programmable logic...
Advanced ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code
PEICE
2 days
1,695 CAD
Calgary
This two day course will cover advanced topics related to the ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code. This course emphasizes the...
Advanced Commodity Options
Intercontinental Exchange
1 day
850 GBP
London
This course is highly practical and utilises real world examples and real world trading tools to address challenges. Flexibility is...
Advanced Decision Analysis with Portfolio and Project Modeling - ADA
PetroSkills
5 days
4,870 USD
London
Quality forecasts and evaluations depend upon well designed project and portfolio models that are based upon clear decision policy, sound...
Advanced Drilling Technologies
HOT Engineering
         
(1)
5 days
3,250 EUR
Vienna
This 5 day advanced training course provides a comprehensive overview of drilling technologies currently available and covers the essential principles...
Advanced Oil Workshop
CII - The Chartered Insurance Institute
2 days
580 GBP
London
This Advanced Oil Workshop discusses advanced concepts and industry best practice in petroleum industry products insurance. The programme is highly participatory...
Advanced Petrophysics
Lloyd's Register
5 days
1,950 GBP
Aberdeen
The advanced level petrophysics course reviews complex methods for petrophysical interpretation, such as mineral volume methodologies, shaly sand and thin bed...
Advanced Project Economics, Risk & Decision Analysis
O&G Knowledge Sharing Platform
5 days
3,500 USD
Multiple (5)
This five day course from O&G Knowledge Share is designed to give participants an in depth knowledge of the economic...
Advanced Project Management - FPM-62
PetroSkills
5 days
4,780 USD
London
This five day, specialized level course is for project managers, asset managers, project control managers, and project engineers seeking an...
Advanced PVT and EOS Fluid Characterisation
HOT Engineering
         
(2)
5 days
4,800 EUR
Vienna
This specialised five day training course covering the principles of PVT & EOS Fluid Characterisation provides the bases for an...
Advanced Recovery Methods
Nautilus
         
(3)
3 days
1,929 GBP
London
The physics governing the effectiveness of various recovery methods: polymer flooding, microbial enhanced oil recovery, deep diversion technology (gels of...
Advanced Reservoir Simulation Technologies
HOT Engineering
         
(2)
5 days
3,250 EUR
Vienna
This 5 day training course in Reservoir Simulation Technologies is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of dynamic reservoir models,...
Advanced Seismic Interpretation
NExT - A Schlumberger Company
5 days
4,200 USD
Multiple (4)
Course Level: Advanced Course Length: 5 days Discipline:   Geophysics This five day  Advanced Seismic Interpretation Course is designed for...
Advanced Seismic Stratigraphy: A Sequence-Wavelet Analysis Exploration-Exploitation Workshop - ADS
PetroSkills
5 days
Multiple (2)
Seismic stratigraphy is a powerful tool for exploration and exploitation, especially when the rock fluid information within the seismic wavelet...
Advanced Well Log Interpretation
HOT Engineering
5 days
3,900 USD
Bogotá
This 5 day training programme from HOT Engineering has been designed to provide delegates with a comprehensive overview of the techniques and...
An Integrated Approach to 3D Seismic Interpretation
Nautilus
         
(7)
4 days
2,993 USD
Kuala Lumpur
This course examines in detail the practice of 3D seismic interpretation with the objective of improving the skills and productivity...
An Introduction to Drilling and Wellsite Geology
Nautilus
         
(8)
5 days
3,215 GBP
Multiple (2)
With a blend of classroom lectures and practical exercises, this course provides an introduction to drilling technology, wellsite operations and...
An Introduction to Reservoir Appraisal and Development
Nautilus
         
(10)
5 days
3,215 GBP
Multiple (2)
The course teaches the principles and techniques necessary for a geoscientist to work effectively within a multi disciplinary field development...
An Introduction to Reservoir Engineering for Geoscientists
Nautilus
         
(5)
4 days
2,912 GBP
Multiple (2)
The course examines the standard reservoir engineering processes and techniques, particularly their interface with geoscience activities. It follows, and illustrates...
An Introduction to Upstream Petroleum Economics & Risk Analysis
Euromoney Energy Training
4 days
3,795 GBP
Multiple (3)
This Introduction to Upstream Petroleum Economics & Risk Analysis course is designed to provide both commercial and technical personnel with...
Analysis and Evaluation of Chemical and Petrochemical Industries
London Training for Excellence
5 days
2,580 GBP
Multiple (12)
Introduction This course is designed to provide the theoretical and technical aspects of chemical and petrochemical processes for staff and...
Analysis of Well Data for Clastic Reservoir Characterisation
Nautilus
3 days
2,354 USD
Brisbane
The course examines various clastic depositional systems, reviews inputs required for static reservoir models and how these can be acquired...
API 650, 653, and 620 Storage Tanks
PEICE
2 days
1,695 USD
Multiple (2)
This two day course is designed for petroleum or other industry personnel, suppliers, or subcontractors responsible for the design, construction,...
Applied Health, Safety and Environment - Part 1
HOT Engineering
5 days
3,990 USD
Amman
This 5 day training programme from HOT Engineering has been designed to introduce course delegates to best practices, as well...
Applied Health, Safety and Environment - Part 2
HOT Engineering
5 days
3,990 USD
Amman
This 5 day training programme from HOT Engineering has been designed to introduce course delegates to best practices, as well...
Applied HSE Management - HS28
PetroSkills
5 days
4,670 USD
Multiple (3)
In just five days, learn how to develop and use an HSE management system to drive improvement and learning into...
Applied Hydrodynamics In Exploration And Production
PEICE
2 days
1,895 USD
Houston
This 2 day course presents practical and proven techniques for using hydrogeological principles, concepts and industry methods in exploring for...
Applied Occupational Health and Hygiene - HS24
PetroSkills
5 days
London
Produced Hydrocarbon Fluids; Process Drawings; Production Facility Operations; Basic Physical Principles; Oil and Condensate Processing; Produced Water Treating; Gas Conditioning...
Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE
PetroSkills
10 days
8,190 USD
Multiple (3)
This course represents the core of our reservoir engineering program and the foundation for all future studies in this subject....
Applied Rock Mechanics - ARM
PetroSkills
3 days
3,610 USD
Multiple (2)
Understanding the stress, strain, and failure mechanics of rocks and their response to earth stresses can lead to enormous economic...
Applied Safety - HS20
PetroSkills
5 days
4,670 USD
London
This course teaches participants about a selection of advanced safety tools and facilitates practice use of these in a case...
Applied Structural Geology
HOT Engineering
5 days
4,500 USD
Abu Dhabi
This 5 day training programme from HOT Engineering has been designed to introduce course delegates to the basic concepts and methods of...
Applied Water Technology in Oil and Gas Production - PF-21
PetroSkills
5 days
4,780 USD
London
This course provides an overview of the main water handling systems typically encountered in upstream (E&P) production operations, both onshore...
ArcGIS Coordinate Reference Systems for Petroleum - GISC
PetroSkills
1 day
Kuala Lumpur
With a view to encouraging good practice within the oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) sector, the emphasis in...
ArcGIS Data Management for Petroleum - GISD
PetroSkills
2 days
Kuala Lumpur
This course takes you through the development of oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) spatial data infrastructure. Using ArcGIS...
ArcGIS Essentials for Petroleum - GISE
PetroSkills
2 days
Kuala Lumpur
This is an entry level course that teaches you how to use Esri's ArcGIS Desktop within oil and gas exploration...
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Oil and Gas Industry - training courses

Industry-specific training for Oil & Gas professionals

One of the largest and fastest growing business sectors on the planet, the Oil & Gas industry is indeed complex. Professionals are constantly in demand throughout engineering, operational and professional Oil & Gas support functions. The discovery of new sources always provides new demand for employment, and another new example for this is East Africa, off the coast of Tanzania, where the discovery of 46.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves has put the country on the world energy map. The number is expected to rise to 200 trillion cubic feet in the next two years, and eventually transform Tanzania into a middle-income country. Already a number of courses in Dar es Salaam, the largest city and old capital, are available. Other countries with an abundance of oil & gas courses include Libya, Malaysia, and the United States of America.

Throughout the natural resources exploitation, the complex phases of product refinement, monitoring and transportation concern diverse decision-making structures and specialised professionals in all operations.

Professional training in the Oil & Gas industry is designed to fulfil the optimal management, safety and competitiveness requirements driven by the global market.

A sometimes unwieldy machine, it is crucial that all players and personnel in the petroleum industry, as well as non-technical support staff have a clear understanding of the overall vision and mission of their company. All actions, from the upstream through to marketing sectors, must remain aligned with industry realities and meet customer expectations.

Exploration and Production: The Upstream Oil and Gas Sector

Transnational operations concern national and multinational actors on all continents. Russia has the largest reserves, and is the biggest exporter, of natural gas and is second only to Saudi Arabia in Crude oil exports. During the initial phase of the Oil & Gas process, national entities or private entities hire drilling companies which then allocate resources to production. This is, in essence, the exploration and production (E&P) sector. Also referred to as upstream oil & gas, this sector covers everything from discovery to contracting firms, drilling and extraction. It is crucial both in operational terms and for initial relationship building between the various international agents that will follow the product all the way to the customer.

Downstream Operations: Refining, Transportation and Marketing

The midstream sector, primarily dealing with transportation, is commonly grouped in with downstream processes as far as resource distribution is concerned. Consisting of transportation of crude, refining in various petroleum products and marketing those products, the downstream sector is essential everything involved in connecting the raw product to the consumer. Many oil and gas professionals have specialisations in geosciences and petrophysics. The refining phase is one of the most sensitive phases of products refinement, which is regulated by environment protection agencies and quality assurance agents, and further confronted with the market demand and the connected products or industries. An area of growing concern, regular debate concerning the downstream sector centres on low-carbon initiatives implementation and meeting the 0-carbon emission goal in the shortest time possible.

Accrediting Bodies in the Oil and Gas Industry

Accreditation from Oil & Gas training programmes can be both multinational and country-specific. Among the most important accrediting agencies in the Oil & Gas industry are: 

  • First Point Assessment (FPAL) - the oil and gas supply chain database for the UK and The Netherlands - ,
  • IMCA International Marine Contractor Association, the DNV
  • The Nautical Institute

In addition to this industry-specific entities, the international standards for quality assurance apply to project-specific initiatives in the Oil & Gas industry.

Offshore Operations

Depending on where the central exploration unit is located, Oil & Gas industry operations may involve onshore or offshore expertise. The safety and quality standards may vary from a location to another, and need to be adjusted according to the terms and conditions of the exploration contract. Hence, professionals involved in drilling operations have to fulfil mandatory training that prepare them for the quality standards of the Oil & Gas work abroad, be acquainted with their local managing partners and operators, and make sure the products are delivered in the safest manner. 

Professional training for Oil & Gas non-drilling personnel - Onshore  Support Operations

Oil & Gas industry expertsBusiness and Management for Oil & Gas

The general administration of oil & gas products from the exploration to the marketing phase concerns all the management structures of the contracting firm, national bodies and the marketing personnel. Besides strong knowledge of the energy resources administration, business professionals operating in the management of oil & gas resources need to be aware of the customers' demands and the quality and environmental standards. Comprehensive professional training in the business administration of petroleum products thus connects to the drilling operations, legal procedures, contracting and commercial operations. Logistics management courses can also be useful for oil and gas professionals.

Finance training courses

Financial administration is one of the crucial aspects of the development and implementation of a Oil & Gas industry project. Professionals with an education background in accounting or finances working in the petroleum industry typically complete additional training modules to understand the requirements of this competitive industry and the goals behind the funds administration. Economics courses are often beneficial for oil and gas professionals to understand the larger economic influences shaping their industry. Forecasting Courses can help gain a perception of the forces driving financial markets.

Law and Legal Training

Attorneys and legal personnel are involved in the drafting and writing of the exploration contracts specific to this industry and play a crucial role in the supervision of the project progress. Since a significant part of the legal operations in the Oil & Gas industry are subject to both international standards and country-specific laws, the professional training for law professionals entails an in-depth knowledge of multinational legal climates.

Leadership Development for Oil & Gas Professionals

Business professionals involved in high-level operations that trace the project management and development of petroleum exploration operations are skilled negotiators with and charismatic personalities who understand the role of their business within the framework of the global market. Training courses that prepare leaders for this sector's operations address all the aspects of communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.

Safety training for Oil & Gas workers

Regular health and safety training is mandatory for most operational personnel in the Oil & Gas industry. High-risk operations and refining staff are expected to stay up to date with latest health and safety best practice and regulation. Constant exposure to high-risk operations and, sometimes, difficult access to medical centers during offshore operations demand good knowledge and intervention skills for immediate action under threatening conditions. The standardised health & safety training for Oil & Gas professionals is NEBOSH, which is recognised and accredited in training centres throughout the UK and abroad. In addition to ensuring HSE requirements for workers, training is also a must for ensuring the production of safe oil and gas products. Search the above courses for health and safety courses within Oil and Gas, or navigate to the Health and Safety category for more generic HSE accreditation. 

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