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Fundamentals of Oil & Gas

Professional development for the entire oil and gas sector - upstream, midstream and downstream - training course by tutored distance learning

Commences 18th May and 12th October 2016

Delivered by tutored distance learning

  • Understand the mechanics behind the distribution of petroleum resources and the organisations that constitute the industry
  • Learn about the latest techniques used to detect and assess the commercial viability of deposits
  • Explore the dynamics of the extraction process and the technologies used to process, store, transport and refine oil and gas
  • Analyse the processes of selling, trading and marketing gas and petroleum products
  • Evaluate the environmental and geopolitical risks and opportunities, and assess the industry’s future

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The oil and gas industry poses significant and diverse risks and opportunities
for those organisations working along its supply chains. Detailed, industry-wide knowledge will give you an invaluable global perspective, helping you avoid the pitfalls and make the most of opportunities. This course offers exactly that.

Hear more as to why you should enrol onto this course.

Qualification: IBC Academy Professional Development Course
Start date: 18th May or 12th October 2016
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 weeks
Fees: £1549 / US$2400 - £1699 / US$2630 + VAT if applicable. Take a closer look at fees
CPD/CEUs: 21 hours / 2.1 CEUs

The course’s in-depth analysis of the oil and gas industry is awesome. It self-teaches and is both easy to read and to understand.

Akinsola Abegunde, 

Global Offshore Gases Ltd)

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David A. Wood PhD

For the past fifteen years David has worked as an independent international consultant, training provider and expert witness. He has published an extensive body of work on diverse energy topics. David is also actively involved in a range of professional training, research, publication and development programmes and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering.

The Fundamentals of Oil and Gas course is ideal for:

  • Experts seeking a broader knowledge of the oil, gas and energy industry and markets
  • Exploration, engineering, production and refining personnel seeking wider understanding
  • Government civil servants, industry bodies and development agency personnel
  • Analysts, traders, marketing, sales, public relations and retail experts
  • New recruits to the oil, gas and energy industry



Delivered by online tutored distance learning, this programme allows you to study and gain knowledge without disrupting your normal work

You will have access to all course materials, expert tutorial support and peer networking using our online learning management system.

Each module ends with an online test so you can check your understanding of the content.

More about our distance learning

Distance learning, face-to-face workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery to match your requirements

We welcome companies placing individual students or groups on any of our publicly advertised distance learning courses, or for larger corporate groups we will deliver to your individual requirements, including instructor lead training, blended delivery solutions, customised assessments, flexible time-scales and dedicated support for learning and development managers.

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This course is excellent. The material is very thorough and every single word in each module is significant.

Kevin P. Fleming, 

Johnson Controls Global

Ready to apply?

Do not delay your application – you may qualify for an early enrolment discount, and some courses have a maximum number of participants. Our online application form securely accepts payment by credit card in either £, $ or €, or we will invoice you or your employer for payment by bank transfer.

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