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Online oil and gas training courses

Our online oil and gas industry courses are provided in partnership with Vett & Viten Group, a leading publishing house, via the el-petroleum programme in offshore petroleum technology. 

el-petroleum is a unique e-learning experience that optimises learning and makes long-distance learning possible. A rich selection of dynamic graphics illustrates theory and increases understanding of central tasks.

Continual revisions ensure that the learning material is up to date.

Following and completing all the available programmes is equivalent to two years of higher education, but the flexible nature of el-petroleum allows you to study one or any selection of subjects of your choice to complement your own background and providing a useful addition to the professional development programme of EI's professional members working in this sector.  

el-petroleum features 44 courses on petroleum-related subjects within Drilling technology, Well intervention, Petroleum production and Subsea operation, including: 

Common course subjects

Level 1

0301 E1 Production 1: Reservoir and production wells
0301 E2 Production 2: Well completion and subsea
0302 E Reservoir geology
0303 E Well planning
0304 E HSE – QA
0307 E Well fluids
0308 E Regulation systems
0309 E Maintenance strategy
0310 E Well control 1  

Specialised course subjects

Level 2

Drilling Technology

0401 E Introduction to drilling
0402 E Drilling technology 

0403 E Well control 2   

0404 E Drilling and completion fluids  

0405 E Casing

0406 E Pneumatics and hydraulics
0407 E Hydraulic equipment

Processing of oil and gas

5110 E Process sytems 1
5120 E Process sytems 2
5410 E Chemicals


                                                To book any online course email: nwilkinson@energyinst.org