Introduction to Oil & Gas Industry

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Online - Virtual , 20231018 18 - Oct - 2023 2 Hrs X 8 Sessions $1,750 Register
Dubai - UAE , 20231023 23 - Oct - 2023 5 - Day $4,750 Register
Paris - France , 20231211 11 - Dec - 2023 5 - Day $5,750 Register


This course is designed to give the participants with a basic knowledge about the overall oil and gas industry. The delegates will gain a better understand about the features and concepts of this important industry. The course simply explains the overall oil field life cycle which includes exploration, geology, drilling, reservoir, production, surface treatment process and transportation. Different oil recovery mechanisms are also included. Furthermore, the course keeps a focus on the current oil market issues and future challenges in the oil & gas industry.


Introduction to Oil & Gas Industry training course aims to help participants to gain following:

  • Oil & Gas Industry Overview
  • Oil & Gas Life Cycle
  • Exploration, Geology and Drilling key activities
  • Reservoir Engineering key aspects
  • Different Oil Recovery Methods
  • Fundamentals of production operations and artificial lift technologies
  • Production surface facilities and transportation
  • Petroleum economics concepts
  • Current and future oil industry challenges


  • Non-Technical staff involved in oil & gas industry
  • New hiring staff in oil industry
  • Supporting Technical staff who are working with reservoir engineers
  • Team Leaders/Managers involved in oil & gas industry
  • Engineers in the field of Reservoir, Petroleum, Field/Production, Facilities/Process and Exploration
  • Geoscientists/Petrophysicists and Technologists
  • Other persons who are looking to have more knowledge on reservoir simulation engineering features


 This training seminar will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. The seminar is designed as a blended environment of presentation; workshops; group work; practical exercises; field application/ analysis; and general discussions.

Pre & Post course assessments will be used to measure the effectiveness of this training.


Day 1 - Oil & Gas Industry Overview

  • KeyTopics:

    • What is Oil & Gas Industry?
    • Worldwide Key Oil Producers
    • World Oil Reserves
    • Onshore & Offshore Fields
    • Oil & Gas Common Terminology
    • Organization of a Petroleum Company
    • Types of Oil & Gas Companies
    • History of Oil & Gas
    • Formation & Origin of Oil & Gas
    • Oil & Gas Industry Main Sectors
      • Exploration
      • Geology
      • Drilling
      • Reservoir
      • Production
      • Transportation
      • Refining

Day 2 - Exploration, Geology & Drilling Key Features

  • KeyTopics:

    • Exploration
    • Seismic Surveys
    • Importance of Petroleum Geology
    • Role of the Petroleum Geologist
    • Sub-Surface Mapping
    • Role of the Petrophysicist
    • Well Logging Operations
    • Drilling Operations
    • Types of Drilling Rigs
    • Horizontal Drilling
    • Well Completion
    • Well Maintenance & Workover

Day 3 - Eye on Reservoir Engineering Activities

  • KeyTopics:

    • Definition of the Reservoir
    • Importance of Reservoir Engineering
    • Reservoir Types
    • Reservoir Life Cycle
    • Initial Oil in Place
    • Recovery Factor
    • Hydrocarbon Reserve
    • Well Testing
    • Reservoir Simulation & Modelling Basics
    • Field Development Plan

Day 4 - Primary to Enhanced Oil Recovery Methods

  • KeyTopics:

    • Different Reservoir Drive Mechanisms
    • Different oil recovery methods
    • Primary Recovery
    • Artificial Lift Technology
    • Secondary Recovery
    • Water Injection
    • Enhanced Oil Recovery
    • Types of Enhanced Oil Recovery Methods
    • Smart Horizontal Well Production Application

Day 5 - Petroleum Surface Treatment & Economics

  • KeyTopics:

    • Petroleum Production Surface Facilities
    • Petroleum Transportation
    • Oil Refining
    • Basics of Petroleum Economics

                – Current and Future Oil Challenges

    • Unconventional Oil
    • Peak Oil
    • Sustainability Theory
    • Climate Change

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