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Introduction to Oil and Gas Industry - Online

Energy Institute
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400 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
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Course description

Introduction to Oil and Gas Industry - Online

This self-paced introductory training course provides delegates with an overview of principal activities in the international upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum industry.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The course will benefit personnel from a range of technical, non-technical and commercial backgrounds with varying levels of experience. This includes:

  • Those seeking a broader knowledge of the oil, gas and energy industry and markets
  • New recruits to oil, gas and energy companies
  • Analysts, planners, traders, sales, marketing, engineering, refining, communications, public relations and commercial personnel
  • Those requiring an understanding of the oil, gas and energy value chain
  • Financial and legal professionals
  • Ministerial, governmental, industry bodies and development agency staff
  • Consultants providing services to oil, gas and energy organisations.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Participants in this course will:

  • Understand the role of oil and natural gas in the global energy supply mix
  • Appreciate the oil and gas value chains and the key characteristics of the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors of the industry
  • Be introduced to oil and gas pricing and the economics of the industry
  • Review key recent trends in the industry and consider future challenges and opportunities.

Training Course Content

Module 1 – Overview of the Oil and Gas Industry

  • Overview of the Oil and Gas Industry
  • The oil and gas value chains – upstream, midstream, downstream
  • Oil and Gas Markets – supply and demand

Module 2 - The Upstream Oil and Gas Sector

  • Formation of Oil and Gas/
  • Exploration and Production/
  • Reserves and Reserves Certification

Module 3 - The Midstream Oil and Gas Sector

  • Transport and Distribution of Oil and Gas
  • Pipelines
  • LNG
  • Terminals and Storage

Module 4 - The Downstream Oil and Gas Sector

  • Introduction to Refining Processes and Economics
  • Introduction to Petrochemicals

Module 5 - The Economics of the Oil and Gas Industry

  • Overview of Economic Concepts
  • Cost Estimating and Project Economics
  • Upstream Economics - PSCs and Concessions
  • The Economics of Refining
  • Overview of Oil and Gas Pricing


  • Non-Member - £400.00
  • Member - £300.00

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