Managing Oil & Gas Production Business

Improving the Performance of Oil &Gas Production Business

Course topic:

Oil and Gas Management

Format availability:



5 Days

Introduction to the course

This Managing Oil & Gas Production Business training course will provide the key learning points to improve the efficiency of the oil and gas production business. The Oil and Gas industry has a very important role in the global economy and is the main source of income for many governments. The Oil and Gas industry is characterized as capital-intensive, highly risk, and requires state-of-the-art technology.

With the current crisis in energy worldwide, challenges related to climate change, alternative energies, and energy substitutions, there is a bad need to improve the efficiency of the oil and gas projects by professionals who have a wide-ranging and extensive understanding of the Oil and Gas industry, including economics evaluation and decision-making skills.

This Managing Oil & Gas Production Business training course will highlight:

  • Upstream Oil and Gas Life Cycle
  • Cost Management in oil and Gas Projects
  • Petroleum Economics
  • Oil and Gas Production Contracts
  • Decision Making in the Oil and Gas Industry

Course details

At the end of this Managing Oil & Gas Production Business training course, you will learn to:

  • Understand the value chain of the oil and gas industry.
  • Understand how to operate efficiently your oil and gas fields
  • Understand the upstream petroleum economy.
  • Evaluate the different opportunities and make effective decisions related to Oil and Gas operations
  • Understand the different oil and gas production contracts and the effect of them on operations

Delegates to this Managing Oil & Gas Production Business training course will receive a comprehensive understanding of the subjects covered by the training course outline with the instructor applying a variety of proven teaching and facilitation techniques. Training course methodology includes PowerPoint presentations, hands-on examples on Excel Software, case studies as well as active discussions

The participants will get the knowledge that will have a positive impact on their organization by increasing the value of their oil and gas assets.

  • Improving the efficiency of the operations of the oil and gas fields.
  • Improve the skills of the employee
  • Better decision making
  • Increasing the net cash flow of the organization
  • Improving Project planning and performance
  • Production optimization from oil and gas fields

By the end of this Managing Oil & Gas Production Business training course, Participants will be able to efficiently manage their oil and gas production business.

  • Better understanding of Value chain of the oil and gas industry and the associated challenges
  • Improve the skills of decision-making.
  • Develop skills to assist in the evaluation of corporate opportunities
  • Increase the knowledge of the importance of the economic feasibility studies in improving the performance of oil and gas assets
  • Understand the key operations in oil and gas production
  • Develop the skills to increase the value of the asset by production optimization

It is designed for all personnel in the oil and gas industry, or associated industries needing to improve their knowledge and understanding of managing the oil and gas production business.

This Managing Oil & Gas Production Business training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Managers and Government Officials
  • Petroleum economists
  • Businessmen and financiers
  • Reservoir and Production Engineers
  • Energy industry journalists and reporters
  • Planning and Development Analysts/Executives
  • Commercial Analysts/Executive/Managers

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Oil and Gas Industry Value Chain
  • Characteristics of upstream oil and gas business
  • Phases of upstream oil and gas operations
  • Challenges in upstream operations
  • Oil & gas reserves, production, consumption & trade
  • The role of the integrated professional team in managing the business
DAY 2:
Petroleum Economics
  • Net cash flow: Definitions, gross revenue, capital costs, operating costs, abandonment costs, and government take
  • Economic life reserves, abandonment
  • Profit income tax and loss carry forward
  • Sunk costs
  • Inflation
  • Economic indicators, NPV, IRR, CPI, and payout time.
DAY 3:
Petroleum Contracts
  • Principal licensing and contractual arrangements
  • The modern concession contracts
  • The production sharing contracts
  • Participation agreements and joint operation agreements (JOA)
  • Service contracts, pure service contracts, risk service contracts
  • Financing in the international oil & gas industry
  • Comparative analysis of the different contract forms
DAY 4:
Decision-Making in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Decision tree analysis
  • Value of information
  • Exploration drilling decisions
  • Production decisions
  • Making management decisions under conditions of certainty
DAY 5:
Risk Analysis
  • Uncertainty in oil and gas projects
  • Risk-free return
  • Risk of the proposed project
  • Treatment of risks in project appraisal
  • Sensitivity analysis
  • Portfolio analysis
  • Hedging – risk management

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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