Oil & Gas Process Operations

Introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry (from Discovery to Refinery): SCQF Level 4

Duration:  2 days
Per Delegate:  £875.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding of oil and gas formation, exploration and production.
  • Gain a knowledge of well operations and associated hazards.
  • Understand the hazards of oil and gas exploration and production.

Course Content

  • Petroleum geology and reservoir formation.
  • Oil exploration
  • Well operations
  • Drilling and completion
  • Production process equipment layout from reservoir to storage/export
  • Hazards associated with production operations
  • Process operations including production fundamentals
  • Practical exercises the ABCOL Oil & Gas Production Training Platform
  • Distributed control systems (DCS)
  • Emergency shutdown systems (ESD)
  • Fire and gas systems
  • Refinery operations



Delegates will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

PPE Requirements

Safety footwear, coveralls, safety glasses, hard hat.

Further Information

This course exclusively uses ASET’s market leading live and fully integrated ABCOL Oil & Gas Production Training Platform, allowing the delegates a live and hands on experience on a live replicated offshore process plant.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Personnel requiring an overview and understanding of the UK upstream and downstream oil and gas Industries. This course is ideal for new entrants to the oil & gas industry or personnel wishing to gain a greater understanding.


SCQF Credit Rated Certificate.

Recognised within the SCQF framework and contributes to an individuals Continued Professional Development (CPD). This course equates to 1 SCQF credit point. 

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