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Undertake the foremost esteemed professional course on the world’s highly remarkable industry. Ensure accurate and higher knowledge of the oil and gas industry by using a comprehensive way of learning with this Oil & Gas Industry course.

Oil and gas have become essential to our way of livelihood, supporting the very structure of our new, linked, switched-on society. This is a great course with a lot of up-to-date materials for newcomers and existing employees to the industry. Power, politics, economics, the environment, geography, and history are all intertwined here. Anyone new to the oil and gas industry will gain a thorough understanding of the past and current dynamics of the related industry.

The learning modules contain all of the information required to understand the fundamentals of the oil and gas industry. It’s excellently conducted and summarized, with perfect graphs and statistics to back it up. When it comes to the interpretation of chemical matters, the course offers brief explanations.

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Learning eBenfits of Oil & Gas Industry :

  • Obtain a deep understanding of the global oil and gas industry.
  • Explain the various forms of energy supplies.
  • Analyze the changes in the factors that influence energy supply and demand.
  • Determine the players in the energy scene and their strategic objectives.
  • Understand the basic aspects of oil and gas, as well as the past and key stakeholders in the industry
  • Recognize and acknowledge the potential energy production and consumption obstacles.


2 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Qualification Standards

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****Course Curriculum ****

***Oil & Gas Industry ***

Unit 01: About the Course

  • Introduction

Unit 02: Oil in Our Economic Life

  • Oil in our economic life – Introduction
  • The role of oil in our economic life

Unit 03: The Characteristics of the Oil Industry

  • Centers of production and demand
  • Exploration risks
  • The importance of capital investment
  • Associations between companies
  • The concentration of production

Unit 04: A Brief History of the Oil Industry and Petroleum Refining

  • The beginnings of the oil industry
  • The Rockefeller era
  • The development of the oil industry
  • The world oil order before 1960
  • The formation of OPEC and the 2 oil shocks
  • The consequences of the 2 oil shocks
  • The 1986 oil counter shock
  • The Gulf Crisis
  • The current situation

Unit 05: Energy, Oil and Economic Development

  • Energy equivalence
  • The world energy balance
  • Regional energy balances
  • Energy consumption and wealth
  • Energy consumption and price

Unit 06: Energy Consumption Forecast

  • Energy consumption forecast

Unit 07: Energy Resources

  • Energy resources

Unit 08: Production of Oil and Gas

  • The historical development
  • The current position
  • Future prospects
  • The production of natural gas

Unit 09: The Players of the Oil Scene

  • The consuming countries
  • OPEC

Unit 10: Investments

  • Facts and figures

Unit 11: Profitability

  • Facts and figures2

Unit 12: Conclusion

  • Conclusion
  • The major oil companies


After completing all the modules of the Oil & Gas Industry, your learning will be assessed by an automated multiple-choice based exam. You may choose to participate in a Mock Exam before attending the course completion Final Exam with no extra cost.


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Who is this course for?

  • Chemical engineering, manufacturing, petrochemicals, finance, and logistics students.
  • Newcomers and existing semi-technical staff who need further experience.
  • Professionals with a desire to learn much more about the oil and gas industry.
  • Operators and technicians in the oil and gas industry.
  • Maintenance, distribution, supply chain, sales, marketing, and quality control personnel of an oil company.


  • No formal qualifications required, anyone from any academic background can take this course.
  • Access to any internet-enabled smart device.

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CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

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