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An Intensive 5 Day Training Course

A - Z of the Petroleum Industry

From Upstream to Downstream

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Why Choose this Course?

This comprehensive course recognizes the need for professionals to have a comprehensive and broad understanding of the Petroleum Industry from A to Z - from upstream to downstream.

Oil and gas are the world's most important energy resources driving the global economy. The processes and systems required for oil and gas production, refining and distribution are highly complex, capital-intensive and require state-of-the-art technology.

This course will serve as an introduction to the petroleum industry and will greatly assist those who need to progress to a detailed knowledge of the industry.

This course will feature:


Training Objectives

What are the Goals?

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify key process operations related to the exploration & production of upstream industry feedstock
  • Analyze the key process operations related to refining and production of downstream products
  • Recognize the total spectrum of the oil and gas industry and the challenges faced
  • Develop skills to assist in the evaluation of corporate opportunities
  • Understand the structure of the oil and gas business

Target Audience

Who is this Course for?

This course is designed for both technical and non-technical personnel as well as operational staff at professional levels employed in refineries, petrochemical, and oil and gas process industries. The course is designed to be of substantial benefit to personnel within the Oil and Gas Industries such as:

  • Technologists
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Safety and Inspection engineers
  • Operations, Maintenance or project engineers
  • Anyone requiring a broad understanding of the structure, operations and economics of the oil and gas industries

Training Methods

How will this be Presented?

This course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented.  This course is a hands-on, stimulating learning experience that is highly interactive, with many opportunities to advance ones opinions and ideas. Participation is encouraged in a supportive environment that ensures that the concepts introduced during the course are understood.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Origins of Petroleum

  • Origins of oil & gas
  • Petroleum chemistry
  • Petroleum geology
  • Exploration & production of petroleum
  • Types of Well
  • Development of Oil and gas fields

 

Day Two: World Energy Markets

  • Pipeline geopolitics
  • OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)
  • EIA (Energy Information Administration)
  • Statistical review of petroleum consumption and supply
  • Distribution transmission and transportation
  • Tank farms and storage

 

Day Three: Refinery Operations

  • Physical separation – Distillation
  • Chemical conversion processes
  • Blending
  • Refinery Complexity
  • Refining margins

 

Day Four: Gas Processing

  • Inlet separation, Dehydration/Dewpoint control
  • Contaminants & Pipeline Gas specifications
  • Amine Gas Sweetening
  • Physical Solvent Processes
  • Sulphur Recovery
  • Gas compression & Liquefaction

 

Day Five: Oil and Gas Management

  • Cost estimation of oil and gas facilities
  • Pricing, Trading, Markets, Risk Management
  • Crude Benchmarks & price estimation
  • Derivatives – Futures, Options and Swaps
  • Climate Change & Renewable Energy
  • Course Exercises, Evaluation and roundup

 

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A - Z of the Petroleum Industry
From Upstream to Downstream


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Why Choose this Course?

This comprehensive course recognizes the need for professionals to have a comprehensive and broad understanding of the Petroleum Industry from A to Z - from upstream to downstream.

Oil and gas are the world's most important energy resources driving the global economy. The processes and systems required for oil and gas production, refining and distribution are highly complex, capital-intensive and require state-of-the-art technology.

This course will serve as an introduction to the petroleum industry and will greatly assist those who need to progress to a detailed knowledge of the industry.

This course will feature:


Training Objectives

What are the Goals?

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

Target Audience

Who is this Course for?

This course is designed for both technical and non-technical personnel as well as operational staff at professional levels employed in refineries, petrochemical, and oil and gas process industries. The course is designed to be of substantial benefit to personnel within the Oil and Gas Industries such as:

Training Methods

How will this be Presented?

This course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented.  This course is a hands-on, stimulating learning experience that is highly interactive, with many opportunities to advance ones opinions and ideas. Participation is encouraged in a supportive environment that ensures that the concepts introduced during the course are understood.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Origins of Petroleum

 

Day Two: World Energy Markets

 

Day Three: Refinery Operations

 

Day Four: Gas Processing

 

Day Five: Oil and Gas Management

 

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