International Oil & Gas Business Management

International Oil & Gas Business Management


Date & Location: (12-16/Feb) Kuala Lumpur

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Course Overview


This course will provide a basis for functional managers and those whose experience has been limited to a particular area of the industry, to prepare for additional responsibilities by providing a broad base of knowledge covering the total spectrum of the Oil and Gas business and specific skills related to the evaluation of opportunities and enhanced decision-making.


Program Objectives:

  • Understand all of the value-added steps from the well to the consumer
  • Gain an understanding of the ways the Oil and Gas industries have organized to operate effectively and efficiently
  • Learn the details of gas processing
  • Learn how crude oil is processed into transportation fuels
  • Understand the fundamental economic calculus of both the upstream and downstream Oil and Gas industries
  • Develop the skills necessary to evaluate opportunities and make effective decisions related to Oil and Gas operations


Who Should Attend?

This training will be of interest to:

  • Engineers
  • Managers
  • Employees working in the areas of Planning, Marketing or Finance
  • Anyone requiring a broad understanding of the structure, operations and economics of the Oil and Gas industries


Program Outline:


Sources, Origin and Nature of Petroleum

  • Fundamentals of organic chemistry
    • Definition of Petroleum
    • The Oil and Gas Industry
  • Basic petroleum geology
    • Origins of Hydrocarbon Deposits
  • Exploration activities
    • Exploration Methods
    • Drilling Proposal
    • Types of Well


Sources, Origin and Nature of Petroleum

  • Oil and Gas field development
  • Production
  • Well fluids and surface production operations
  • Transportation


Oil Companies, Corporate Relationships and Structures

  • Operating companies and service companies
  • Local, national and multi-national Oil and Gas companies
    • Major International Oil Companies
    • National Oil and Gas Companies
  • Integrated and non-integrated companies
    • Integrated Companies
    • Non-integrated Companies


Oil Companies, Corporate Relationships and Structures

  • Organization of Petroleum Exporting Companies (OPEC)
  • Other international and multi-national organizations
    • International Energy Agency (IEA)
  • Production sharing agreements


Processing Operations and Economics

  • Oil refining operations
    • Distillation
    • Product improvement processes
    • Product conversion processes
    • Other operations