Energy Storage Fundamentals for Energy Security - November 2022

Training Course

03/11/2022 - 04/11/2022

Energy Institute 61 New Cavendish Street London W1G 7AR

Available in-house

Member: £1165.00 (excl. VAT)
Non-Member: £1295.00 (excl. VAT)

Course Overview:

  • Module 1: Overview of energy systems - Electrical power supply and hydrocarbon fuels
  • Module 2: Energy security for electrical power supply, fuels and gas/LNG
  • Module 3: Disruption factors for electrical power supply energy systems - Renewable and fossil/hydrocarbon fuels
  • Module 4: Available forms of electrical energy storage
  • Module 5: Limitations and constrains for electrical storage systems
  • Module 6: Available methods for fuel storage
  • Module 7: Options for gas and LNG storage
  • Module 8: Types of LNG storage tanks
  • Module 9: Selection criteria for LNG storage tanks
  • Module 10: Risks for major storage systems - Electrical power, fuel and gas/LNG
  • Module 11: Strategy and commercial considerations for energy storage
  • Case study: How LNG storage tank type was selected for a country in Asia: Safety, reliability and economical analysis
  • Workshop session 1: Factors affecting strategic energy storage requirement for a given location
  • Workshop session 2: How to select LNG storage tank type for a given location 
Upon completion, a certificate of training participation will be issued by the Energy Institute.

Who should take this course:

- Governments

  • Energy department officials
  • Trade and industry officials
  • Energy regulating body officials
  • Graduate trainees
- Technical:
  • Project engineers
  • Operations managers
  • Design engineers
  • Consultants
- Commercial:
  • Business development managers
  • Project managers
  • Project owners
  • Utility company managers
- Banking/Finance:
  • Project finance advisors
  • Lawyers
  • Energy consultants

Why this course:

  • Energy Institute is the unrivalled provider of this essential course content for the energy transition process
  • The course provides a solid foundation of knowledge to aid career development as well as helping to progress with your CPD records 
  • Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance by the Energy Institute

What will you learn:

  • Overview of energy systems - Electrical power supply and hydrocarbon fuels
  • Why energy security is essential for electrical power supply, fuels and gas/LNG
  • Causes for disruption for energy systems short term - electrical renewable and fossil/hydrocarbon fuels
  • Appreciation of available forms of electrical energy storage and constraints for electrical energy storage systems
  • Basic understanding of storage methods for fuels, gas and LNG
  • Considerations in selecting storage systems for gas and LNG
  • How to select the type of LNG storage
  • Overview of risks for major storage systems - Electrical power, fuel and gas/LNG
  • Importance of reliability and availability
  • Commercial considerations for hydrocarbon and LNG fuel storage 


Dilip Patel - BEng (Mech), MEI, CEng, MIE, CEng (I)

Independent Consultant, Non-Executive Director and Advisory Board Member 

Dilip is an experienced and successful professional in managing capital investments for LNG and gas industries with international dimension in managing projects, engineering, process safety, contracts, procurement and quality. He is an outstanding team leader, consultant, mentor and coach.

His 38 years of experience was gained at owners, Singapore LNG, Dragon LNG (BG (Shell)-Petronas JV, UK), British Gas PLC and international EPC contractor M W Kellogg Ltd (KBR) and the Oil & Pipeline Agency (MOD) in the UK.

Dilip has First Class with Distinction Bachelors' Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sardar Patel University and is a registered Chartered Engineer in the UK and India. He is also a professional member of the Energy Institute and the Institution of Engineers (India).

Contact details

Training Team:, +44 (0)20 7467 7178