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.

Human Factors for the Workforce
FQM Training
0.5 days
Aberdeen
This Human Factors for the Workforce course is designed to provide safety and workforce professionals with a solid understanding of...
Introduction to Marine Insurance
CII - The Chartered Insurance Institute
0.5 days
170 GBP
London
This Introduction to Marine Insurance course is designed to introduce participants to the basics of marine insurance, whether new entrants...
Introduction to Marine Law
CII - The Chartered Insurance Institute
0.5 days
170 GBP
London
This half day Introduction to Marine Law course introduces participants who are new to this area to the basics of...
Introduction to Marine Liability
CII - The Chartered Insurance Institute
0.5 days
170 GBP
London
This half day Introductory Marine Liability course is designed to act as an introduction introduce delegates who are new to...
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 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...
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...
Basic Drilling Awareness
Aberdeen Drilling School
         
(2)
1 day
Aberdeen
This awareness level training discusses the basics of drilling and provides non technical staff with foundation knowledge of the drilling  process...
Basics of Offshore Operations
FQM Training
1 day
Aberdeen
Offshore operations cover a broad range of activities including exploration, exploration drilling, development drilling, production, workover and transportation. This Basics...
CHAZOP Introduction Workshop
PEICE
         
(1)
1 day
995 CAD
Calgary
This 1 day course is designed to deliver expert instruction on the technical content of a CHAZOP session and why...
Coiled Tubing and Its Applications
PEICE
         
(5)
1 day
995 USD
Houston
This one day short course presents coiled tubing (CT) as a tool for workover, drilling, and completion services. The course...
Control of Hazardous Energy
PEICE
1 day
895 CAD
Calgary
Unintended or deliberate release of hazardous energy carries the very real risk of serious injuries or even fatality. Businesses that...
Cultural Diversity - Conducting Business in the Middle East
MDT International
7 hours
1,950 GBP
Multiple (2)
This one day workshop is designed to give an understanding and appreciation of the issues of working with different cultures...
Design of Gas Gathering Lines
PEICE
         
(2)
1 day
995 CAD
Calgary
This one day course is designed for technical professionals who have little or no experience with the design of gas...
Emissions Trading
MJMEnergy Limited
1 day
550 GBP
Multiple (2)
This   Emissions Trading course explores the ins and outs of emissions trading, including its relationship to scientific analyses of...
Fundamentals and Structure of the LNG Business
PEICE
1 day
995 CAD
Calgary
This 1 day course is designed to familiarize participants with the basic aspects of the LNG production chain, reviewing the...
Fundamentals of Communication & Public Speaking
PEICE
1 day
995 CAD
Calgary
This 1 day course will provide an excellent introduction to the skills necessary for effective public speaking. This course is...
Fundamentals of Natural Gas Marketing
PEICE
         
(5)
1 day
845 CAD
Calgary
The 1 day course will include an overview of natural gas fundamentals, role of regulation, transportation basics with in depth...
Fundamentals of Petroleum Refinery Economics
PEICE
         
(1)
1 day
845 USD
Houston
This one day course will provide participants with an overview of economic terminology, fundamentals and methodology used to assess profitability...
Gas Storage
MJMEnergy Limited
1 day
550 GBP
Multiple (2)
This Gas Storage course provides delegates with an insight into the main factors affecting gas storage methods and costs across...
GIS: Introduction to Spatial Statistics
University of West England - UWE
1 day
150 GBP
Bristol
This one day course will introduce attendees to spatial statistics and their value in assessing spatial distributions. The GIS short...
Global LNG Market
MJMEnergy Limited
1 day
550 GBP
London
This Global LNG Market course provides an essential overview of the characteristics and challenges facing the global LNG industry ,...
Global Oil Market
MJMEnergy Limited
1 day
550 GBP
Aberdeen
This Global Oil Market course is designed to provide an introduction to the spectrum of factors affecting the constant volatility...
Hydraulic Fracturing Technical Design Concepts
PEICE
1 day
995 USD
Multiple (2)
This 1 day course covers practical methods for designing and evaluating fracture treatments in shales and other tight formations. Hydraulic...
ICE Clear Europe Operations
Intercontinental Exchange
1 day
250 GBP
London
This course, spanning one day, equips delegates with a clear and comprehensive overview of the elements of the ICE Clear...
Introduction to Energy Futures and Options
Intercontinental Exchange
1 day
650 GBP
London
The course equips participants with a comprehensive understanding of Futures and Options including market terminology, pricing, and basic trading strategies....
Introduction to Financial Reporting for the Petroleum Industry
PEICE
         
(4)
1 day
845 CAD
Multiple (3)
This one day course will provide participants with an introduction to the practical aspects of financial reporting in general, and...
Introduction to Hydraulic Fracturing for Shale Reservoirs
PEICE
1 day
Pittsburgh
This 1 day course provides an overview of the terminology, risks, rewards and options for hydraulic fracture treatments in Shale...
Introduction to Marine Reinsurance
CII - The Chartered Insurance Institute
1 day
220 GBP
London
This Introductory Marine reinsurance course covers the types of marine reinsurance that can be purchased and explains how they are...
Introduction to Sulphur Recovery and Handling
PEICE
         
(1)
1 day
895 CAD
Multiple (2)
This one day course will provide participants with information on the design, operation and optimization of the modified Claus sulphur...
Natural Gas Rotary Compressors
PEICE
1 day
995 CAD
Calgary
This one day course is designed for both technical professionals and field staff and will provide participants with a detailed...
Offshore Production Control Systems Operations
FQM Training
1 day
Aberdeen
This Offshore Production Control Systems Operations   course is designed to provide newcomers to the industry (or those working in support...
Pipeline Data Visualization
PEICE
1 day
995 CAD
Calgary
This one day introductory course will provide participants with information on using the Tableau Visual Analytics software for pipeline applications....
Pipeline Defect Assessment
PEICE
1 day
995 CAD
Calgary
This one day introductory course will provide participants with information on some basic concepts and methods to evaluate the safe...
Pipeline GIS
PEICE
1 day
995 CAD
Calgary
This one day introductory course will provide participants with information on the application of Geographic Information Systems to the development...
Pipeline Risk Assessment
PEICE
1 day
995 CAD
Calgary
This one day introductory course will provide participants with information on some basic approaches to pipeline risk assessment. It will...
Safety Intervention Skills
FQM Training
1 day
240 GBP
Aberdeen
This Safety Intervention Skills course provides oil and gas industry professionals with a range of essential skills and techniques to...
Shale Development - Economic Impacts and Global Potential
PEICE
1 day
995 USD
Multiple (2)
This one day course is intended for professionals wanting to increase their understanding of the current impacts and key drivers...
Sleep and Fatigue Risk Management
FQM Training
1 day
240 GBP
Aberdeen
This one day classroom session on sleep and fatigue risk management is designed to equip policy makers with the background...
Sour Gas Treating
PEICE
         
(2)
1 day
995 CAD
Calgary
This one day course is designed for engineers, technologists, plant supervisors, and plant operators wanting to broaden their understanding of...
SPA Petrol & Retail
OMS
1 day
150 GBP
Leicestershire
This  SPA Petrol & Retail (Safety Passport)  training programme is designed to provide delegates and students with a comprehensive overview and...
Subsea Offshore Production Control Awareness
FQM Training
1 day
Aberdeen
Offshore operations encompass a broad range of activities including exploration, exploration drilling, development drilling, production, workover and transportation. This 1...
UK Gas: Hedging and Optimisation
MJMEnergy Limited
1 day
550 GBP
Multiple (2)
This UK Gas: Hedging and Optimisation course tackles the complex nature of the UK gas market, covering all major aspects...
UK Gas Markets
MJMEnergy Limited
1 day
550 GBP
Multiple (3)
This UK Gas Markets course is a foundational level course that addresses the structure and characteristics of the UK gas...
UKPIA / SPA Petrol Retail Contractors Safety Passport (Refresher)
HSS Training
1 day
113 GBP
Multiple (32)
This highly practical refresher training day has been designed to follow "A Safe Day in your life in the petrol...
Uniform Network Code
MJMEnergy Limited
1 day
550 GBP
Multiple (2)
This Uniform Network Code course provides a comprehensive introduction to the practical aspects of operating within the UK gas market...
VAT and Duty in the Oil and Gas Industry
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
1 day
545 GBP
London
VAT issues in the oil and gas industry are multi faceted and often highly complex. This one day VAT and Duty...
Well Services & Well Integrity Awareness
Aberdeen Drilling School
         
(2)
1 day
Aberdeen
This Introduction to Completions & Well Integrity course covers essential aspects of well services: well construction, drilling and completions, well integrity and well...
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 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...
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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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