Subsea Engineering


Introduction to Oil and Gas (Course 210)

About The Course

This course is designed to provide basic understanding and the general overview of the oil and gas industry for novice. Delegates will gain a technical and commercial understanding of the industry fundamentals with an appreciation of the challenges to produce hydrocarbons and the various job roles involved.

Course Participants

No prior knowledge is required. This course is designed to be suitable for newcomer to the oil and gas industry and anyone who want to gain an understanding of the industry, this may include oil and gas contractors and suppliers, investors, bankers, auditors, tax proffesionals, insurance representatives, etc.

Course Presentation

The course is presented in an interactive form, its information-packed and uses a variety of media to enhance learning including photos, graphics, animations, video, physical samples and question-and-answer sessions

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, participants will be able to

  • Explain the key functional and commercial activities in the upstream sector and recognize how they relate to their own company and their own role
  • Understand the commercial issues underpinning hydrocarbon exploration and development
  • Cooperate more effectively with people in other functional areas by better understanding their roles and the terminology used
  • Understand the role of government and its agencies
  • Recognize the key drivers of revenues and costs, giving them tools to identify how they can make a difference through their own actions
  • Understand how industry trends and challenges require adjustment to changing needs
  • Understand the technical process of exploration, drilling, production and decommisioning

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