Understanding the E&P Business: From New Ventures to Abandonment

Course Summary: The focus of this course is to teach an understanding of the upstream oil and gas business with a strong focus on the role and value of integrating technical and non-technical disciplines. It has been constructed to develop an understanding of the role of geology in exploration and the subsequent interplay of geology and engineering during to the field development phase. All the way through to the decommissioning and final abandonment. With a focus on commonly used geology and engineering processes, such as seismic and log interpretation, volumetric estimation and risking, field development plans and production drilling.

Who Should Take the Course: The course is designed for new entrants into the oil and gas industry coming from a geology or engineering background, or more experienced professionals who want to develop a greater understanding of the overall industry.

Course Outline:

  • Opportunity identification
  • Elements of petroleum environment
  • Play to prospect
  • Concessions and contracts
  • Find and define an asset
  • Appraise an opportunity
  • Build a field development plan
  • Facilities: gas, oil, design, construction, processing, maintenance, decommissioning
  • Company/industry processes and procedures

Course Schedule

Courses include lunch. We have arranged a discounted room rate close to or at the venue and for overseas attendees we can assist you with a Visa application if necessary.


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