Ref Dates Venue Fees CPE Credits Registrations
OG114 19 - 23 Nov 2018 Vienna US$5,500 30 Register
OG114 29 Jul - 02 Aug 2019 Geneva US$5,950 30 Register
OG114 18 - 22 Nov 2019 Vienna US$5,950 30 Register

Today’s multinational, International Oil Companies (IOC’s) and National Oil Companies (NOC’s), both upstream and downstream of the oil and gas supply chain, are facing many challenges from the current economic climate. The recent volatility of crude oil and natural gas prices has resulted in companies to reinvent themselves and to abandon the traditional strategic planning exercises.

This highly participative EuroMaTech training course is designed to provide a broad understanding of the issues facing the international oil & gas industries and the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively identify and tackle these issues. In addition, the training course will also provide the necessary skills and knowledge to prepare the attendees for more senior responsibilities within their organizations.

Delegates will gain the knowledge and business acumen in the following key areas:

  • A clear understanding of the oil and gas supply chain
  • Issues related to the global energy supply
  • Energy trading contracts and fiscal systems
  • The oil & gas industry’s future prospects for forward planning
  • Oil & Gas Sector strategic analysis
  • Business Development Professionals
  • Corporate Planning Professionals
  • Geoscience and Engineering Specialists
  • Refinery Professionals
  • Supply Planners and Scheduling Professionals
  • Contracting Consultants

The Understanding Success Factors in the Oil & Gas Industry training course will also be useful to personnel in leadership roles that need to improve their leadership presence and learn more about strategic planning in the oil & gas industry.

  • Gain a broad understanding of the petroleum industry and the companies that make up this industry
  • Learn about the important issues facing our industry and strategies used to address these issues
  • Gain specific skills in strategic planning, setting goals, budgeting and finance
  • Understand the management and allocation of resources (money, time, people, tools and technology)
  • Develop an understanding of the derivatives markets and an awareness on hedging risk
  • Understand and compare international fiscal systems
  • Learn about the geopolitical issues surrounding global oil & gas supply and transportation

The Understanding Success Factors in the Oil & Gas Industry  training course will combine presentations with interactive practical exercises, supported by videos, activities and case studies. Delegates will be encouraged to participate actively to relate taught material and case studies with their own experiences from their respective industries.


This is a concise MBA EuroMaTech training course that provides a wider management perspective of global oil & gas business and highlights the success factors in each category of several business models. The training course considers how innovation in oil & gas industry is helping to drive economic growth and improve living standards around the world; how we can achieve these goals while delivering value to the stakeholders, etc. The training course effectively deals with the core issues, tactics and essential concepts of successfully running the oil & gas business.

Day 1 - Overview of the Oil & Gas Industry
  • Origins and formation of fossil fuels
  • Chemistry and characteristics of petroleum
  • Exploration for oil & gas
  • Oil & Gas production
  • Global oil supply and reserves
  • Reserves, estimation and evaluation
Day 2 - The Supply Chain
  • The Oil and Gas supply chain
  • Logistics – Transportation and Storage
  • Adding Value – Refining
  • Refined product, specifications
  • Natural Gas processing
  • Sales and marketing of Refined products and Natural Gas
Day 3 - Energy Trading and Economics
  • Oil & gas economics
  • Energy trading and commodities
  • Crude oil production and lifting costs
  • Crude Oil pricing regimes and strategies
  • Trading (I) – Real and liquid markets
  • Trading (II) – Derivatives, futures, options and swaps
Day 4 - The future of Fossil Fuels
  • Petroleum – consumption, supply and demand
  • Future prospects for the oil & gas industries
  • Peak oil – trends and consequences
  • Financial and energy risk management
  • Risk management and hedging
  • Risks for oil & gas companies
Day 5 - Strategic Analysis for the Oil & Gas Sector
  • IOC & NOC strategic interests and competitive advantage
  • Contracting strategies for the oil and gas industries
  • Strategic value analysis for competitive advantage
  • Strategic analysis for the oil & gas sector
  • Project appraisal from a strategic perspective
  • Geopolitical risks and opportunities
VAT Announcement: The Government of UAE have introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) on goods and services from 01-January-2018. In compliance with the legislation issued by the UAE Government, we will be applying a 5% VAT on the fees for all our programs and services offered from January 2018 as applicable and stipulated in the FTA circulars.

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