Understanding the Oil and Gas Industry (1/2 Day)

An essential basic course for all new starts to the oil and gas industry or a refresher for those wanting to update their knowledge of the industry. The course is designed to provide an understanding of offshore installations, subsea production facilities and onshore support requirements. This course helps decode terminologies and abbreviations, which experienced staff takes for granted but is a whole new language to those new to the industry. Those going offshore for the first time will gain a good understanding of offshore installations, functions and capabilities and the various systems monitoring and controlling topside and subsea equipment’s. Staff based onshore will have an appreciation of offshore operations and the associated challenges, as well as an understanding of the equipment.

Course content

The half day course will cover:
  • Oil and gas
  • Drilling rigs
  • Drilling a well
  • Exploration drilling
  • Development drilling and completion
  • Production and workover
  • Oil and gas transportation
Who is it for?

This half day course is ideal for all new starts to the oil and gas industry including engineers, technicians, supervisors, graduates and apprentices. It is also ideal for existing staff with a limited exposure to the industry and a need to understand the bigger picture by updating their knowledge of the basics.

Companies not directly involved in the day-to-day support of the industry, but occasionally involved in supplying and supporting operators might also find this course useful.

We can also tailor a training programme for your needs with our in-house training courses making them focused, consistent and relevant to your business needs. 

Course duration: half day



Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce
The Hub, Exploration Drive
Aberdeen Energy Park
Bridge of Don
AB23 8GX
Limited places available
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