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Oil and gas industry fundamentals

27–30 November 2017, London, UK


This is a leading course presented by an industry expert and practitioner. Delegates will cover the key sectors of the oil and gas industry from exploration through to fuel retailing. They will learn about the industry value chain covering conventional and unconventional resources, drilling and production processes and facilities, economic fiscal and risk issues, transportation, refining, liquefied natural gas, gas to power, gas-to-liquids, petrochemicals, wholesale product markets, contracts, physical and paper trading, retailing, distribution logistics, emerging markets technologies, competition with alternative energies, environmental, safety and security issues.

The course is interactive with a range of thought provoking exercises and various presentation media, including short videos. The 4-day format allows more time for exercises and details.

Learning outcomes

Topics covered will provide understanding and insight to the processes, drivers, threats and opportunities associated with the core industry activities. Participants will gain an appreciation of the principal activities in the international upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum industry and an understanding of how these interrelate. It will allow you to understand and speak the same “language” of your industry peers.

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Who should attend?

Those seeking a broader knowledge of the oil, gas and energy industry and markets. New recruits to oil, gas and energy companies. Analysts, planners, traders, sales, marketing, engineering, refining, communications, public relations and commercial personnel. Those requiring an understanding of the oil, gas and energy value chain.  Financial and legal professionals. Ministerial, governmental, industry bodies and development agency staff. Consultants providing services to oil, gas and energy organisations.

Why do this course with the EI?

Energy Institute is the original and unrivalled provider of this essential course content.

The course provides a solid foundation of knowledge to aid career development as well as helping to accrue valuable CPD points.


"This course covers a lot of information and, having worked in oil and gas events for over 15 years, I felt it cemented a lot of information I have gained over the years as well as going into more detail on all aspects of the business. My role covers working closely with industry experts and developing content for our events and publications, so achieving a better and more in-depth understanding of all the facets of the oil and gas sector through this training was a real benefit. For anyone new joining the sector, or for professionals needing a refresher, this course is the ideal educational tool.' - Sarah Ashmore, Senior Project Manager, World Petroleum Council

EI member £3,100 (£3,720 inc VAT)
Non-member £3,300 (£3,960 inc VAT)

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