SPE Online Education
Oil and Gas Business Courses
Health, Safety, and EnvironmentContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
Apply the laws, regulations and norms relating to personal, environmental and industrial safety as they apply to oil and gas operations. Upon completion of this module, the participant should be able to: apply the laws, regulations and norms in matters of personal, industrial and environmental safety, with the objective of protecting the integrity of persons, installations, equipment and the environment and identify instances in which safe practices are not being followed, and take steps to correct the situation.
Environmental Impact EvaluationContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
The learner will be introduced to the systematic process that is used by international companies to identify, mitigate, and manage environmental impacts of proposed upstream oil and gas projects using World Bank Standards and the Equator Principles, as well as: learn the scope and application of environmental regulations necessary to receive environmental permits to proceed with exploration projects, learn the essence of environmental and social impact statements (EIS), their scope and implementation for exploration projects using the World Bank process as a universal model., learn how to apply the Equator Principles for international projects that require bank financing, learn how to manage the EIS process from initiation to final audit for an E&P project, and review summaries of EIS filings for actual exploration projects.
Corporate Social ResponsibilityContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the concept of organizations taking responsibility for their impact on society and the environment. Businesses which embrace CSR promote the public interest through what they do (for example, encouraging community growth and development) and what they refrain from doing (for example, eliminating or avoiding practices that harm stakeholders, regardless of whether such practices are legal).
LNG Value Chain and MarketsContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
This course covers the LNG value chain, from gas supply to liquefaction, ship transportation and receiving/regasification terminals, and the processes/facilities required in each sector.
Crude Oil Transportation and StorageContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
Learn how, and at what cost, crude oil is transported in pipelines and tankers - the two most practical and economical methods for moving large volumes of crude oil over long distances.
Marketing and Trading of Crude OilContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
Examine how crude oil markets and pricing are established based on global and regional supply and demand, and how organizations such as OPEC affect these markets on a wholesale level.
Upstream Oil and Gas AgreementsContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
Learn how oil and gas leases are negotiated with a landowner in the U.S. and analyze the two main forms of agreements, the Concession Agreement and the Production Sharing Contract, used by host countries around the world.
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