In-House sessions are available upon request.
The course provides an overview of the elements of project management involved in the upstream oil and gas exploration and production industry required to take a project from an idea to full field development for both non-technical and technical staff. The principles of project management and the different stages of development and project execution will be considered.
The Course Is Designed For:
- Professionals who work within the industry
- Exploration teams
- Development teams
- Technical support staff
- Students considering the industry as a career
– Member of Institute of Petroleum
– Shell UK Offshore Installation Manager qualifications certificate
– Fully SQA / OPITO accredited D32/33/34 Trainer/Assessor & Verifier (SQA No. 977095166)
38 years oil and industry experience, primarily 22 years with Shell (UK) Ltd as Offshore Installation Manager, with £34 million budget responsibility, reporting directly to Senior Management, and latterly with Kellogg Brown & Root and Sasol (South Africa) as Operations Support Manager, Field Operations Manager (FOM) and Training Manager.
Ron has as a sound knowledge of drilling, oil & gas operations on land based, floating, fixed platforms & plants. This includes Safety Management, in Drilling, Well Servicing, Inspection, Audit, Training and Assessment expertise to ISO 9000 (2002) standards and ISO 14001.
Experienced upstream oil and gas industry training consultant in Operations and Emergency Management, with full SQA/OPITO accreditation as D32/33/34 competency assessor & verifier.
Trained and assessed Plant Managers, Offshore Installation Managers, Control Room Operators and other drilling and operational personnel in Safety and Emergency Management to full OPITO standards in the UK and at remote overseas locations. Responsible for the development, planning, management, coordination and implementation of major O&M Training/Competency Assessment systems at oil and gas plants in Russia, Egypt, Bangladesh and Mozambique.
- Project management
- The oil and gas lifecycle
- Project stages
Oil and Gas Industry
- Overview of the industry
- What is a project
- Project lifecycle
- Project methodologies
- Project levels of management
- Project organisation structures
- Project triangle
- Risk and uncertainty
- Risk management systems
- Standard contracts
- Final investment decision (FID)
- Engineering (EPC, EPIC)
- Project management contractor(PMC)
- Fast track
Uncertainty & Contingency
- Subsurface uncertainty
- Reserves uncertainty
- Cost contingency
- Cost development
- Cost accuracy
- Cost control
- Operator’s reserve
Project Case studies