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Introduction to the Oil & Gas Industry: In-house

MDT International
Course summary
Length: 2 days
Location: Nationwide
Next available date: Enquire for in-house training details - United Kingdom
Rating: (7 Reviews)
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Course type: Company-Specific / In-House

Course description

Introduction to the Oil & Gas Industry
Introduction to the Oil & Gas Industry - 2 day In-house Training Course

This two-day Introduction to the Oil & Gas Industry training course is extremely popular course that provides a wide-ranging and practical industry overview.

Aimed at those new to the oil & gas industry, and non-technical personnel, the course covers each key phase of the exploration and production industry.

The course is designed to provide oil and gas professionals the opportunity to gain a technical and commercial understanding of the industry fundamentals.

On attending this Introduction to the Oil & Gas Industry training course you will learn:

  • The scientific origins of oil and gas
  • The commercial issues underpinning hydrocarbon exploration and development
  • The role of government and its agencies
  • Oil and gas terminology
  • The technological process of exploration
  • The technological process of drilling
  • The technological process of production
  • The challenges of decommissioning

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Introduction to the Oil & Gas Industry training course is suitable for personnel from all sectors of the oil and gas industry – government agencies, authorities, operators, contractors and service companies.

The course is especially valuable for newcomers to the industry and non-technical personnel working in areas like HR, finance, IT, contracts and administration who feel they could benefit from gaining a wider appreciation of the big picture.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Participants on this course are eligible for 14 hours of CPD accreditation on completion. 

Training Course Content

Petroleum geology - the origins of hydrocarbons

  • The formation of petroleum
  • Oil and gas reservoirs
  • Reservoir rock and fluid properties

World energy supply and demand

  • Oil and gas supply and demand
  • Classification of reserves
  • Oil pricing and market issues
  • Non conventional oil, gas and renewables

Ownership and exploitation of reserves

  • Licensing/concessions
  • Joint-venture agreements
  • Production-sharing contracts

Exploration and appraisal

  • Geological and commercial factors necessary for successful exploration and appraisal
  • Seismic surveys

Drilling

  • Drilling rigs
  • Equipment and processes involved in drilling a well
  • Completing a well and preparing it for production
  • Horizontal drilling
  • Well workover operations

Field development

  • Onshore/offshore developments
  • Shallow/deep water developments
  • Gas field developments
  • Aspects of well and facilities design

Petroleum economics

  • Field development decision-making
  • Key economic indicators and their uses

Health, safety and the environment

  • Safety
  • The environment

Petroleum production and treatment

  • Reservoir production mechanisms
  • Artificial lift systems
  • Well stimulation - fracturing, acidising and sand control
  • Production and treatment of reservoir fluids
  • Processing the production from oil and gas fields

Maintenance and logistics

  • Well and facility maintenance
  • Reliability-centred maintenance
  • Corrosion and how it is controlled
  • Transportation of personnel and materials

Decommissioning

  • Possible decommissioning solutions
  • Scope of decommissioning obligations

Future issues and challenges

  • Meeting future energy demand
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Security of supply

Expenses

Contact MDT International if you would like to arrange this in-house course. 

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MDT International - Finance, Commercial & Management Courses for the Oil & Gas Industry

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Reviews

Hadeel, DEA Egypt   |   01/11/2015
The course was great, materials were great and the trainer was excellent. Very interactive and extremely supportive of our questions.
          (5)
Jack, Faroe Petroleum   |   30/10/2015
Very well presented, along with high quality information and real life examples. Improved my understanding of the oil and gas industry greatly.
          (5)
Danielle, Premier Oil   |   29/10/2015
Great course, very detailed and provides a good understanding of the oil and gas industry for newcomers to the industry. Think anyone starting a career in the oil and gas industry should attend this course.
          (5)
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