Risk Management for Oil and Gas

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Risk Management for Oil and Gas

Recognising, Planning & Controlling Risks in Disastrous Circumstances & Uncertain Times

Risk Management for Oil and Gas

Scheduled Dates


17 - 21 Jun 2024 Houston TX - USA $6,950 RESERVE A SEAT
02 - 06 Sep 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
09 - 13 Dec 2024 Houston TX - USA $6,950 RESERVE A SEAT


02 - 06 Sep 2024 Online $3,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

This PetroKnowledge Risk Management for Oil & Gas training seminar focuses on the issues and imperatives in managing risks in the Oil & Gas industry. The Oil & Gas industry is inherently risky, and in order for any organization to succeed in today’s fast paced, globally interlinked Oil & Gas industry environment, the ability to proactively identify, assess and reduce risk and uncertainty is essential, but is not always managed effectively. Unfortunately, in recent years, the industry has seen many high-impact, but avoidable, incidents that, as well as representing high cost and loss of life have a major impact on reputation. It is apparent that all responsible organisations today need to give increased prominence to Risk Reduction and Management.

The training course provides both a structured approach to managing risks efficiently and effectively, and the opportunity to study the management lessons that can be learnt from Oil and Gas industry experiences. Case studies are used to highlight key issues and learning points.

This PetroKnowledge training seminar will highlight:

  • The special nature of nature of Risks in Oil & Gas
  • Evaluating Risk Management frameworks and practices
  • The use of ISO 31000 in Oil & Gas
  • The impact of leadership, decision-making, planning, operations, administration, infrastructure and external geo-political issues
  • Immediate actions to reduce risk efficiently & effectively

What are the Goals?

By the end of this PetroKnowledge training seminar, you will learn to: 

  • Understand the role of Risk Management in contributing to performance and competitiveness in Oil & Gas
  • Appreciate the lessons of the past from the industry and apply a precautionary approach
  • Evaluate & select appropriate concepts, approaches, international standards, methods and techniques for the effective implementation of Risk Management
  • Assess current Oil & Gas Risk Management practice & develop mechanisms to support application across the organization
  • Guide organizational deployment

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals who are involved in any aspect of Risk Management within the Oil & Gas industry and who want to understand, implement and improve the most up to date Risk Management concepts, processes and ideas. For example:

  • Experienced Risk Managers & Practitioners requiring a refresher on recent developments
  • Internal auditors who seek to fully understand Risk Management & ISO 31000
  • Line & Project Managers who want to ensure that they are effectively managing risk
  • Operations, Project and Program Managers, Engineers and Supervisors
  • Change, Transformation & Organizational Development Managers, Excellence, & Quality Professionals
  • All Other Managers

How will this Training Course be Presented?

Participants to this PetroKnowledge Seminar seminar will receive a thorough training on the subjects covered by the seminar outline with the Tutor utilising a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques. This includes a fast-paced, highly participative event incorporating case studies, current affairs with group work so you can immediately put what you’ve learned into practice.

Organisational Impact

Oil & Gas industry organisations today need to focus on Risk. They need to:

  • Develop a greater understanding of the role of Risk Management within Oil & Gas and their own organization
  • Learn from industry experiences
  • Educate and engage their employees in Risk Management
  • Develop an organization wide emphasis and culture of managing risk
  • Develop the competencies of their people
  • Establish a standard corporate approach to managing risk

Personal Impact

Delegates will develop their risk management skills by attending the program. They will: 

  • Master the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques for the effective implementation of Risk management
  • Understand a practical framework for the implementation of Risk management in Oil & Gas
  • Develop the necessary leadership skills enabling you to communicate your Risk Management findings to all levels & stakeholders
  • Appreciate the importance of risk management & reduction and of developing an appropriate risk reduction culture
  • Be able to apply appropriate Risk Management approaches & understand and apply ISO31000
  • Develop specific practical Risk analysis and improvement skills

Daily Agenda

Day One: Risk and Risk Management in Oil & Gas
  • Objectives & Governance, concepts & definitions of risk & Risk Management
  • Risk in Oil & Gas
  • Risk Management Frameworks & ISO31000
  • The importance of commitment, culture, communication and behaviour in seeking an effective Risk Management structure
  • The global business and risk environment for Oil & Gas
  • Enterprise Risk Management – The Resilient Organisation
Day Two: Designing Your Organisational Framework for Managing Risk
  • Selecting a Risk Management framework and process suitable for Oil & Gas application
  • Defining Risk Management responsibilities & accountabilities
  • Measuring Risk Management performance
  • Comparing your organisation’s Risk Management to the ISO 31000 model & principles
  • Aligning Risk Management with the organisation
  • Defining Risk attitude and risk appetite
  • Selecting options for risk criteria, assessment, identification, analysis & evaluation
Day Three: Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS)  
  • Fundamental principles of Business Continuity Management in Oil & Gas
  • Implementation of a BCMS in accordance with ISO 22301 & ISO 27031
  • Incident and emergency response management
  • Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and Risk Assessment
  • The relationship between BCMS and compliance with the other Risk Management requirements
  • Planning implementation of a Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS)
Day Four: Effectively Implementing Risk Management in Oil & Gas 
  • Identifying appropriate resources and methodologies to implement The Risk Management Plan
  • Integrating Risk Management into decision-making
  • Typical barriers to implementation
  • Risk reporting & stakeholder management
  • Quantitative risk modelling and Qualitative reporting
  • Aligning risk reporting with other strategic management activities, such as reputation management.
  • Learning from recent cases of failure in the Oil & Gas industry 
Day Five: Review and Continuous Improvement of the Framework  
  • Key risk indicators (KRI´s)
  • Continually improving the Risk Management implementation
  • Collating risk and control information into a central risk register/system
  • Inventory of controls. (The “Five Ws”)
  • Understanding & using feedback and taking on board “lessons learnt”
  •  Open Forum


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

In Association With

GLOMACS Training

Our collaboration with GLOMACS aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

Oxford Management Centre

Our collaboration with Oxford Management Centre aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients.

The Energy Training Centre

Our collaboration with The Energy Training Centre aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 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 reg@petroknowledge.com

  • 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.

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.

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

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