Essential Skills for Oil & Gas Managers and Supervisors

Strategic Skills in Oil and Gas Management

Course topic:

Oil and Gas Management

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

This 5-day  training course, Essential Skills for Oil & Gas Managers & Supervisors, is designed to provide essential knowledge and skills of the Oil and Gas sector from the managers and supervisors viewpoint for employees who are working in the field. It will provide the opportunity to study the Oil and Gas business from the perspective of the entire value chain, analyze Oil and Gas management strategies of major organizations and discover the unique business issues of today’s energy marketplace. As the Oil and Gas industry impacts organizations, and societies worldwide, it is important to learn how to position oneself for success in this competitive industry.

This training course aims to provide an intellectually challenging academic course of study, that will give the ability to analyze and evaluate key theoretical concepts and practical applications in issues of Oil and Gas management.

Course details

Upon successful completion of this training course, delegates will be able to:

  • Have an overview of the Global Oil and Gas Industry, from discovery to production through to consumption
  • Understand the Geopolitics of Oil and Gas and the Major challenges facing the energy industry
  • Gain an overview of Refining processes and their impact on refining profitability
  • Evaluate the primary uses of Oil and Gas and their significance within the global energy industry
  • Understand the objectives, functions and commercial relationships between national oil companies and international organizations
  • Evaluate organizations with a positive safety culture that are characterized by communications founded on mutual trust, by shared perceptions of the importance of safety and by confidence in the efficacy of preventative measures
  • Gain and enhance good negotiating skills which are essential to the smooth running of the business
  • Understand alternative approaches to the process of negotiating successfully

  • This training course is a hands-on highly interactive stimulating learning experience, which facilitates many opportunities to advance the opinions and ideas of the delegates through active discussion. Participation is encouraged in a supportive environment that ensures the concepts introduced during training are being understood and reinforced. This is achieved through a mix of learning methods, including lecture style presentation, open discussion and case studies
  • PowerPoint presentations augmented with videos will be used through the training course and will include case studies to facilitate discussions. The delegates will be encouraged to exchange ideas

This training course on Essential Skills for Oil & Gas Managers & Supervisors aims to impart a better comprehension of the Oil and Gas business value chain.

To the organisation this means:

  • Personnel with a broad overview and understanding of the structure and operations of the Oil and Gas industries
  • Staff with the skills to analyze Oil and Gas management strategies and who have the ability to improve productivity and profitability
  • Delegates understand the fundamental economics of the Oil and Gas industries that can contribute to the evaluation of project opportunities
  • Quality training organization using a very experienced instructor
  • Recognized and respected certification for the delegates attending
  • Organisations can remain competitive and manage change in a multi-dimensional environment

Your delegates will gain:

  • Enhanced leadership skills and understanding the role of the various organizations involved in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Understanding of the structure Oil and Gas organisations, NOC’ & IOC’s
  • Comprehend the details of Oil and Gas operations at all levels of the value chain
  • An understanding of the critical relationship between product pricing and oil prices
  • The ability to discern the complexities of oil refining and its impact on the world markets
  • An awareness of Environmental issues and European Union plans for Oil and Gas (target 2030)
  • Empowerment to put into practice the taught material coupled with a drive to succeed

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

  • Business Development Professionals
  • Governmental & Industry Bodies and Development Agency Staff
  • Strategic and Operational Planning Specialists
  • Corporate Planning Professionals
  • Negotiators and Contracting Professionals
  • Refinery Professionals
  • Government Regulators
  • Working Managers, Supervisors, Engineers
  • Team Leaders, Safety Managers, and Senior Technicians
  • Oil and Gas Managers
  • Investment Bankers and Fund Managers
  • Anyone requiring a broad understanding of the structure, operations and economics of the Oil and Gas industries

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
The Nature and Formation of Fossil Fuels and Oil Reserves
  • Petroleum & Natural Gas Composition, Classification and Properties
  • Generation, Migration and Accumulation of Petroleum
  • Trapping Mechanisms and Seismic Surveys
  • Exploratory Drilling & Testing the Well
    • Casing Cementing and Completing the Well
  • Estimation of Reserves
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Surface Treatment and Storage
DAY 2:
Production, Transportation and Distribution
  • Development of Oil and Gas Fields
  • Storage & Tank Farms
  • Pipelines and Tankers
  • Geopolitics and World Energy Markets
  • OPEC and the Future Role of a Cartel
  • Need for Collaboration between NOC’s and IOC’s
  • Oil & Gas Contracts, Joint Ventures and Fiscal Regimes
DAY 3:
Introduction to Petroleum Industry Economics
  • World Petroleum Consumption, Supply, Prices and Prospects for the Future
  • The Refining Process & Complexity
  • Refining Margins and Profitability
  • Sales and Marketing of Petroleum Products
  • Carbon Capture and Environmental challanges
  • Introduction to Energy Finance and Economics
DAY 4:
Financial and Energy Risk Management
  • Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) and Time-value Considerations
  • Inflation and Time Value of Money
  • Apply the Present Value and Future Value Formulae (NPV)
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • Hurdle Rates and Minimum Acceptable Rates of Return
  • Introduction to Energy Risk Management
  • Risks in Trading Energy Commodities
  • Risk and Opportunity Analysis
  • The Non-linearity and Complexity of Uncertainty
DAY 5:
The Evolution of a Safety Culture
  • Culture and Safety
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Active Listening and Nonverbal Communication
  • Leadership, Communication and Barriers to Communication
  • Presentation Skills
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Coping with Criticism
  • BATNA Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement
  • Dealing with Aggressors and Conflict
  • Course Summary and Roundup

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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26 Feb-01 Mar 2024
Fee: $5,950
Online streaming
04-08 Mar 2024
Fee: $3,950
London
04-08 Mar 2024
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London
20-24 May 2024
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Doha
08-12 Jul 2024
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Houston
12-16 Aug 2024
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Dubai
09-13 Sep 2024
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Doha
14-18 Oct 2024
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Online streaming
16-20 Dec 2024
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16-20 Dec 2024
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