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Why you should enrol onto the Fundamentals of Oil & Gas...
Professional development for the entire oil and gas sector - upstream, midstream and downstream
Ideal for exploration, engineering, production and refining personnel...

...whether new to oil and gas or needing to boost your knowledge, it's the perfect solution to your needs.

Distance Learning from IBC Academy

The flexible, accessible, cost and time effective global classroom.

Just some of the reasons why it is the best education solution for you.

In-house oil and gas training for your company

Distance learning, instructor led workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery for corporate groups.

Study the complete oil and gas industry by part-time distance learning from IBC Academy

Fundamentals of Oil and Gas training course introduction:

Understanding the industry from upstream exploration and production to downstream refining, marketing, retailing and beyond

Would you benefit from a detailed introduction to the oil and gas industry?  

This professional development distance learning training course will ensure a thorough, accurate and up-to-date knowledge of the oil and gas sector. It offers a unique blend of broad global perspectives with the detail required to understand and work within the oil and gas sector with confidence.

The programme is one of the few which gives a universal educational grounding in the industry by part-time study and without the need for travel or attendance at seminars.

For more details of the course content, click here.

This petroleum industry training course is truly global in every sense of the word. The programme reflects the worldwide nature of the oil and gas business and is for students based in any country. Participants will benefit from online interaction with energy industry colleagues from all over the world, as well as expert tutorial support.

Also available for dedicated in-company delivery by distance learning or instructor led workshops

Download the Fundamentals of Oil and Gas course prospectus.


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The Fundamentals of Oil and Gas explores the industry from upstream to downstream and beyond, addressing:

  • An introduction to the oil and gas industry, its history, structure and key terminologies

  • The fundamentals of finding oil and gas: geology, exploration and access

  • Extracting and processing oil and gas

  • Oil refining and gas treatment: transportation, storage, processing and distribution

  • The commercialisation of oil and gas: selling, trading and regulation

  • Managing oil and gas: global issues affecting the industry, its current state and future direction

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Past students represent some of these companies:

  • Acergy Services Ltd
  • Alldeco S R O
  • A. P. Moller Maersk
  • Ariel Reinsurance
  • AXA Corporate Solutions Assurance
  • Barbados National Oil Co Ltd
  • BG Group
  • BOC Gases
  • Boskalis Offshore
  • BP
  • Brewin
  • Dolphin
  • British Pipeline Agency Ltd
  • CB&I
  • Chevron Texaco
  • Cybernetics International Services Limited
  • Daewoo Nigeria Ltd.
  • Distrigas
  • Eco & Partner Consult Limited
  • Enereco
  • Energia Ltd
  • E.ON Ruhrgas
  • Ernst & Young Pvt Ltd
  • ESSO Exploration Angola Ltd
  • Fugro Ltd
  • Fugro Norway Marine Services AS
  • Gaslink Nigeria Ltd
  • Gasunie
  • Germanischer Oil & Gas
  • GL Noble Denton
  • Global Offshore Gases Nigeria Limited
  • Helix Energy Solutions BV
  • Herbert Smith LLP
  • HSBC
  • Industry Canada
  • Inform Information Systems Ltd (IIS)
  • Jan De Nul Group
  • Jdora Ug Ltd
  • Johnson
  • Controls Global
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Kinell Services Ltd
  • Law Development Centre
  • Leighton Offshore Pte Ltd
  • Lion Petroleum Pty Ltd
  • Lloyd's Register
  • Middle East Economic Survey
  • Maersk Oil
  • MR Offshore Navigation
  • MRS Oil and Gas Co. Ltd
  • Münchener de Colombia S.A
  • Nabors Drilling International Ltd
  • National Grid Plc
  • Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd
  • Oil Spill Response Ltd
  • Omer Malonga
  • Law Office
  • Oryx Oil Company Ltd
  • Petrasco
  • Petron Corporation
  • Phoenixtide Offshore Nigeria Ltd
  • Pipeline Integrity Engineers
  • Principia
  • Qatar Gas
  • Qatar General Petroleum Corporation
  • Qatar
  • Petroleum
  • Refining Directorate
  • Sasol Technology
  • Saudi Arabian Texaco Inc
  • Shell Petroleum
  • Siemens Ltd
  • Single Buoy Moorings Inc
  • Songa Offshore SE
  • South Trinidad Chamber of Industry and Commerce
  • SPT Group
  • Statoil Asa
  • Subsea 7
  • Suez-Tractebel
  • Technetics Group
  • Validus Reinsurance Ltd
  • Wheeldots Express Logistics Services
  • Windsor Brokers Ltd

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