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Oil & Gas: Online Training and Virtual Classroom Courses

Stretch your training budget further by allocating it to what matters – learning! If you, your colleagues, or the whole team want to further your professional development, our online and virtual classroom courses provide all the benefits of a classroom course without having to use your budget and time to travel to a venue. You can learn together with other delegates from all over the world, interact with our expert trainers, and learn through a mixture of live lectures, online recordings, written materials, and question and answer sessions.

The online self-paced training courses are available to start at any time. For the virtual classroom courses, training will be provided each morning over a period of days. Each daily session will be 2.5 – 3 hours in duration and conducted live by one of our expert tutors, allowing delegates to engage with the tutor in real time and ask questions, exactly as in classroom-based training.

All of the below courses are available online.

Oil & Gas Industry Fundamentals training

NEW: Introduction to the Oil & Gas Industry - Self-Paced e-Learning

This brand new short self-paced introductory training course provides delegates with an overview of principal activities in the international upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum industry, which can be undertaken as a whole (4 hours of study time) or as individual modules (45 minutes of study time).

Module 1 – Overview of the Oil and Gas Industry

Module 2 - The Upstream Oil and Gas Sector

Module 3 - The Midstream Oil and Gas Sector

Module 4 - The Downstream Oil and Gas Sector

Module 5 - The Economics of the Oil and Gas Industry

Oil and Gas Industry Fundamentals - Awareness

7- 10 September 2020, online
This 4-day awareness training course provides delegates with an overview of principal activities in the international upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum industry.

Introduction to LNG

14 - 17 September 2020, online
9 - 12 November 2020, online
This 4-day course gives an overview of the LNG chain and the technology and economics of the global LNG industry. By the end of the course participants will appreciate the core technologies underpinning the LNG industry in Liquefaction, Shipping, and Regasification, as well as gaining an understanding of global LNG markets.

Oil & Gas Commercial and Management training

Economics of the Oil and Gas Industry

23 - 26 November 2020, online
This 4-day course provides an introduction to the economics that drive the oil and gas industry. Topics covered include; the oil and gas value chains, costs, revenues and risks associated with various stages in the chains, basic economic principles, the pricing of oil, and oil products and gas.

Oil and Gas Mergers and Acquisition: Acquiring and Divesting Assets and Companies

21 - 25 September 2020, online
This 5-day course focuses on integrating an understanding of Mergers and Acquisition (M&A) activity trends, the process involved in conducting M&A activities and the skills that requires. This includes presentations, case studies, exercises, and discussions.

Technical Oil & Gas training

Filling station design and engineering

This 1-day workshop will introduce the fundamentals of filling station design and engineering considerations using established industry guidance document on Design, construction, modification, maintenance and decommissioning of filling stations, formerly known as the Blue Book.

Aviation Fuel training

Aviation Jet Fuel

This 3-day training course will provide delegates with an overview of aviation jet fuel, focusing on the jet engine, its underlying principles and fuel requirements as well as the critical characteristics of jet fuel, including additives, Industry best practice adopted in the supply, handling and use of aviation fuel.

In-house training

If none of the standard training options presented here meet your needs or if you are looking to train a group of staff, perhaps on your own premises, then you may want to consider having a course tailored to your specific requirements.

The EI can create bespoke programmes from a combination of our existing course content or develop a unique programme from scratch using our specialised qualified trainers.

In-house training »

In-house only courses include:

Project planning and performance management in the upstream oil and gas sector

This 3-day training course will teach delegates key project skills and techniques relevant to the oil and gas industry including: planning, risk assessment, estimating, modelling, organising and controlling resources and schedules, with a view to optimising performance and quality.

Supply & distribution: Organisation, operations and economics

This 3-day training course is designed for those who are or will be operating in the Supply & Distribution functions and will provide the background knowledge to allow them to take the right decisions on how to supply the network at the right cost.

Portfolio management of oil & gas assets

This 3-day training course addresses portfolio management from theoretical and practical perspectives applicable to assets from along the oil and gas supply chain. The skills and industry insight provided by the course will be of value to corporate, portfolio and asset-based decision-makers.

Oil and gas budgeting, economics and finance for non-financial managers

This 3-day training course provides participants with insight and understanding of the budgeting process and the key planning and forecasting techniques that should be used to successfully build and manage reliable budgets.

Natural gas and LNG technologies and supply chains

This 4-day training course will provide delegates with an insight to the technologies and supply chains involved in the modern natural gas and LNG industries, through a series of presentations, case studies and exercises.

Negotiations and negotiating techniques for the upstream oil and gas industry

This 3-day training course provides upstream industry insight to negotiations by combining detailed knowledge of the varied negotiating situations that commonly arise in dealing with government and industry stakeholders, suppliers, service companies, joint venture partners and work force.

Valuation and risk analysis of oil and gas assets

This 3-day training course is aimed towards professionals with technical and commercial backgrounds and varying levels of experience seeking insight to the broad range of asset valuation techniques required across the industry.

EI1550 - Essentials of aviation fuel filtration

This 2-day course delivers an essential guide to aviation fuel cleanliness monitoring and control.  It provides critical information through practical and interactive instruction – based on the international API/EI 1550 international standards handbook.

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