Introduction to Oil and Gas

This wide-ranging and practical industry overview covers each key phase of the exploration and production industry. It offers oil and gas professionals the opportunity to gain a technical and commercial understanding of the industry fundamentals.

What 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 course is extremely popular with personnel from all sectors of the oil and gas industry including; government agencies, authorities, operators, contractors and service companies. It 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”.

Training Course Content:

  • Petroleum geology – the origins of hydrocarbons
  • World energy supply and demand
  • Ownership and exploitation of reserves
  • Exploration and appraisal
  • Drilling
  • Field Development
  • Petroleum economics
  • Health and safety and the environment
  • Petroleum production and treatment
  • Maintenance and logistics
  • Decommission
  • Future issues and challenges

6th -17th July 2015/ 4th - 15th July 2016: Dubai
10th - 21st August 2015/ 8th - 19th August 2016: Accra - Ghana
31st November - 11th December 2015 / 28th November - 9th December 2016: New York - USA

Two weeks training: £3,850
One week course: £2,200