Managing Major Strategic Change in the  Global Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry

An Intensive 1-Day Online Training Course

Managing Major Strategic Change in the
Global Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry

Regaining and Sustaining Profitable Growth in the New Business Conditions

We currently have no scheduled session for this Course. If you are interested in running this course, please contact our Training Department at

Why Choose this Training Course?

Conference Brief:

This PetroKnowledge virtual conference and forum “Managing Major Strategic Change in the Global Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry” has been designed specifically for experienced managers who wish to develop high-level skills within the increasingly complex and fast changing oil, gas & petrochemical industry. It will enable participants to respond to the challenge of linking strategies to profitable growth objectives within these three closely integrated sectors at a time of major disruption in the structure and trends of the business.

By the end of this PetroKnowledge virtual conference, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate and understand each of the three basic elements of the business – (i) oil, gas and petrochemical trends, (ii) reconciling different interests in global versus local relationships, (iii) the reality of doing business in the post-COVID world.
  • Develop action plans that link sourcing strategy to regaining and sustaining profitable growth in a post-COVID scenario
  • Identify and manage the new risks in oil, gas and petrochemicals
  • Design effective approaches to strategic choice in sourcing
  • Negotiate and control the balance of global versus local relationships

Conference Highlights:

  • Problems, challenges and opportunities in the global oil, gas and petrochemical industry
  • Re-balancing global versus local decisions in developing your business structure
  • Dealing with complex legal and operational issues in the changed business climate
  • Identifying, assessing and managing a different type and level of business risk


Daily Agenda

Agenda at a Glance:

Macroeconomic relationships – companies, governments and institutions

  • The drivers of structural change in each of the 3 sectors
  • OPEC and non-OPEC players and the major markets
  • Strategic challenges and opportunities facing the industry
  • Potential risks and rewards in a post-COVID scenario

Global versus local decisions in procurement

  • Balancing technical and financial decisions in procurement policy
  • The main regional differences in procurement practices
  • Different management models for global/local procurement
  • Designing a procurement plan for individual organisations

  Major themes in the legal frameworks of local content

  • Incorporating local content into complex supply chains
  • Protecting intellectual property rights in contracts
  • Guidelines on negotiating balanced global/local contracts
  • Developing negotiating and managerial skills in procurement

The main strategic risks in this business

  • Understanding the risk management process
  • Tools and techniques of risk analysis and risk management
  • Application of the risk management process at the strategic level
  • How to develop your strategic risk management system


  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to

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