Oil and Gas Marine Terminals

An Intensive 5-Day Training Course

Oil and Gas Marine Terminals

Understanding International regulations and World Petroleum Fiscal Systems

Scheduled Dates

19 - 23 Feb 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
29 Jul - 02 Aug 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
02 - 06 Sep 2024 Kigali - Rwanda $5,950
30 Sep - 04 Oct 2024 Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia $5,950
04 - 08 Nov 2024 Kigali - Rwanda $5,950
25 - 29 Nov 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Training Course?

In today’s oil & gas industry in the world, the transport of crude and other refined products is predominantly done by large sea carriers. In this respect, the organization and safe & operation of marine terminals is considered of utmost importance for efficient transferring and storing of petrol products at the designated facilities. Professionals in charge of operating and managing of Oil & Gas Marine Terminals are required to have full and updated knowledge of Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) aspects, including mechanical integrity of equipment and safety of operation procedures that are governed by international regulations and standards, ISGOTT, EMA, etc., together with the environmental pollution protection aspects, according to MARPOL Convention.

In this training course, the participants coming from companies that operate marine terminals will be provided with the necessary knowledge and updated tools and skills that will enable them to successfully handle various technical and safety issues during terminal operations such as cargo transfer support, including custody transfer, emergency response and vessel berthing support, according to international regulations and standards. This PetroKnowledge course will focus on both managerial and technical aspects of terminal operation that are prerequisite for successful operation of such complex facilities. This course will include several workshops with real problems from the terminal practice which will enable discussions and exchange of experiences

The training course will feature:

  • Hydrocarbon Properties & Handling
  • Regulations & Requirements
  • Terminal Operation and Safety Management
  • Vessel Operations and Interaction with Terminal
  • Terminal Emergency Organization
  • Security & Safety According to International Standards

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

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

  • Identify the important aspects of operations of oil & gas marine terminals
  • Follow the international regulations & requirements
  • Carry out planning of storage & transfer systems for different petrol products
  • Understand the procedure of interaction with oil tankers and gas carriers
  • Manage and organize the emergency response plans in case of oil spill
  • Apply updated methods of risk assessment in marine terminal operations

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Marine Terminal Facility Managers and Coordinators
  • Terminal Superintendents, Supervisors and Engineers
  • Safety and Environmental Managers, Engineers and Officers
  • Spill Management Team Members
  • Transfer Supervisors
  • Marine Shipping Coordinators
  • Dock Maintenance Planners

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Training Course be Presented?

The training course will be conducted along workshop principles with formal lectures and interactive worked examples included in several workshops. Presented also will be several illustrative and instructive videos. The emphasis in the course will be on the explanation of all technical points and providing answers to problems that are encountered in everyday situations related to operation and management of terminal facilities.

Each learning point will be reinforced with practical examples. There will be ample opportunities for active discussion and sharing professional experiences and exchange that will help solidify the gained knowledge. All course materials will be provided.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Cargo Properties

  • Seminar Overview and Introductions
  • Dangerous Cargos
    • Toxicity
    • Confined Spaces
    • Breathable Atmospheres
  • Hydrocarbon Properties
    • Crude Oil
    • Liquified Petroleum Gas
    • Liquified Natural Gas
  • Fires & Explosions
    • UEL & LEL
    • BLEVE
    • Pancake Cloud Explosions

Day Two: Storage & Transfer

  • Storage Tanks
    • Atmospheric above Ground Storage Tanks
    • Floating Roof, Fixed Roof, Variable Vapor Space and Pressurized Tanks
    • Tank Inspections & Cleaning
  • Transfer Systems
    • Centrifugal Pumps Design and Operation
    • Piping Systems
    • Flow and Pressure Matching
  • Ship-shore Transfers
    • Marine Loading Arms
    • Lightering
    • The Ship / Shore Safety Checklist

Day Three: Harbor & Vessels

  • Jetties, Quays, Wharves & SBMs
    • Harbour Design and Construction
    • Sizing & Tidal Effects
    • Depth Constraints & Dredging Operations
    • SBM Design & Construction
  • Hoses
    • Cargo Compatibility
    • Marking & Testing
    • Storage & Maintenance
  • Shipboard Management
    • Disposal of Tanks Washings, Slops & Dirty Ballast
    • Bunkering
    • Communications & Emergency Response Plans

Day Four: Terminal Management

  • Storage & Transfer Planning
  • Berthing Support
  • Cargo Transfer Support
  • Emergency Response
  • Vessel Departure Support
  • Security and Vessel Access
  • International Regulations & Requirements for Oil & Gas Marine Terminals

Safety and Risk

  • Ignition Sources
    • Electrostatic Charge
    • Hazardous Zone Classification
    • Intrinsically Safe Equipment
  • Fire Fighting & Protection
    • Fire Detection Systems
    • Fire-fighting Systems
    • Shipboard Firefighting Systems
  • Risk
    • Risk Assessments & Management

Day Five: World Fiscal Systems

  • Petroleum Fiscal Systems
  • Fiscal Systems Classification
  • Systems around the World
  • Concessionary System
  • Production Sharing Contract
  • Risk Service Contracts
  • Technical Assistant (EOR) Contracts
  • JV Burden on Contractor
  • Direct State Participation
  • Work Commitments


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

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • 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.
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    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

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?

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

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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