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Fundamentals of Oil & Gas Exploration and Production

London Corporate Training
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Corporate / Group Training
4 days

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This Fundamentals of Oil & Gas Exploration and Production course will cover:

History and geopolitics of oil and gas

  • Pre-history
  • 1800s to the great wars
  • Post war to present

The role of oil and gas in society

  • The nature of oil and gas
  • Uses for oil and gas

The big picture

  • Upstream
  • Midstream
  • Downstream

Petroleum Geology

  • Geological time
  • Rock types
  • Sedimentary basins
  • Plate tectonics
  • Source rocks
  • Reservoirs
  • Traps and seals


  • Gravity and magnetic surveying
  • 2D, 3D and 4D seismic
  • Field valuation
  • Field appraisal


  • Drilling basics
  • Casing and completing a well
  • Sampling and testing
  • Well information
  • Well completions

Field development and production

  • Field development planning
  • Lifecycle costing
  • Economic analysis
  • Development drilling
  • Facilities and production
  • Abandonment

Petroleum contracts

Petroleum economics

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Health considerations
  • Safety considerations
  • Environmental considerations


  • Unconventionals
  • Alternatives to oil and gas
  • Carbon capture and storage (CO2 sequestration)

The future

  • New technologies
  • Where will we find oil and gas in the future?

Case Studies


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Why choose London Corporate Training?

We have trained over 2,500 delegates from almost 600 client organisations

Complimentary Heathrow transfer (one-way)

Endorsed by various organisational and subject specific accrediting bodies

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London Corporate Training have been established in the education, consulting and training industries for two decades. They work as a training team from their head office in London and aim to ensure all of their course participants receive the highest...

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