Although I’m not an engineer, the course gave me many useful tools to understand the technicalities of the industry and now I can easily communicate with my contacts in the sector”.ENRIQUE CORNEJO | TRADE & INVESTMENT OFFICER | OIL AND GAS | BRITISH EMBASSY – UK TRADE & INVESTMENT
Online Oil and Gas Training Courses For Individuals and Teams
Need an online oil and gas training courses for yourself or your team? Get started today with e-learning from EKT Interactive’s suite of online oil and gas training courses.
Get your team up to speed quickly and effectively. Our dynamic and flexible oil and gas training solution engages learners and can be customized to suit your needs.
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I would like to thank you for the brilliant interactive Oil 101 materials. I did use it to prepare for the recruitment process in Royal Dutch Shell, and I managed to take a new role in the oil and gas industry:)LUKASZ R. | FINANCE PROFESSIONAL
Our on-demand training courses are available immediately, whether you are an individual looking to improve your understanding of the industry or a team looking to onboard 5, 10, or 100 or more.
We can get your team started immediately, saving you thousands in development costs and wasted time. There’s no need to reinvent the wheel. We have you covered.
Why Online Oil and Gas Training from EKT Interactive?
ABOUT EKT INTERACTIVE
Energy | Knowledge | Transfer
More than 12,000 people have joined EKT Interactive’s oil and gas training community as their home for cutting-edge e-learning programs supported by topical podcasts and articles.
Hundreds more have learned from our instructors in custom oil and gas training programs delivered live and virtually in classrooms around the world.
Our learning community allows curious minds to digest relevant industry topics in their own time, in the way they want to learn – via audio, video, e-books, or podcasts.
Our live oil and gas training seminars focus on your business needs while ensuring audience engagement and retention of information.
Committed to Online Oil and Gas Training Since 2010
While people are diving into e-learning and online education, we are not new to this game.
EKT Interactive started with the realization that the intersection where oil and gas meet e-learning was going to be an exciting place to be for industry experts who love to teach.
We are now the only online learning community dedicated to the energy industry. We democratize oil and gas industry knowledge with institutional quality information presented to a global audience.
This empowers learners to pursue life-changing opportunities in our industry.
What Does The Course Cover
Oil 101 presents the segments that make up the key parts of the oil and gas industry – Exploration, Drilling, Production, Natural Gas and LNG, Refining, Supply & Trading, and Petroleum Product Marketing.
Go beyond Oil 101 with oil and gas training that covers the entire value chain – from Upstream, to Midstream, to Downstream.
What you get in our online oil and gas training programs:
- Video e-learning content, developed by experts with real industry experience
- Downloadable ebooks for each lesson
- Learning management system tracks progress
- Access to our experts and the community through discussion boards
- Certificate of Completion showing your commitment to your oil and gas education
Intro to Upstream (12:23)
Intro to Exploration (11:38)
Intro to Drilling and Completions (15:22)
Intro to Production (12:20)
Intro to Midstream (12:13)
Intro to Natural Gas (9:56)
Intro to LNG (15:40)
Intro to Downstream (11:44)
Intro to Refining (11:00)
Intro to Supply, Trading, Transportation / Crude and Product Transportation (16:52)
Intro to Petroleum Product Marketing (11:31)
*Total course time 141 minutes, 2.3 hrs
Oil 101 Plus
Oil 101 Plus is our complete oil and gas training course that drills deeper into each of these critical industry segments.
Oil 101 Plus combines for over 7 hours of online oil and gas training.
~6 hrs video content; note Intro lesson is same as Oil 101.
Introduction to Exploration
Origin of Oil and Gas
Terminology & Basin Play Concept
Understanding Surface Geology
Understanding Subsurface Geology
Types of Seismic
Obtaining a Lease
Govt Regimes and Concessions
JOAs and Farmouts
Typical EP Operation
*Total course time 60 minutes, 1 hr
Introduction to Drilling
Well Site Prep
Major Drilling Rig Equipment (10:58)
Tubulars and Bits
Drilling Mud System
Oilfield Services – Rig Contractors (13:35)
*Total course time 73 minutes, 1.2 hrs
Introduction to Production
Natural Production Drivers
Artificial Lift (16:41)
Surface Handling of Reservoir Production (17:36)
Measurement and Testing
Well Servicing and Workovers
Upstream Performance Metrics
Offshore Production (20:16)
*Total course time 95 minutes, 1.6 hrs
Evaluating the Well
Completing the Well (10:39)
Controlling the Well
Hydraulic Fracturing (18:01)
Testing the Well
*Total course time 44 minutes, .74 hrs
Refining – Operations (1 hour)
Introduction to Refining
Crude Oil Characteristics (10:10)
General Refinery Layout (8:55)
Preparation and Separation (9:56)
Treatment and Blending (10:04)
Maintenance and Turnarounds (12:06)
*Total course time 70 minutes, 1.17 hrs
Refining – Business Drivers (45 minutes)
Introduction to Refining
Refinery Size, Yield Flexibility, Complexity (10:05)
Refinery Margins and the Crack Spread (12:39)
Key Metrics of Refinery Profitability (11:13)
Environmental Regulations and Reporting (7:33)
*Total course time 53 minutes, .87 hrs
Oil 201 Course minus Refining materials.
Exploration – 60 mins
Drilling – 73 mins
Production – 95 mins
Well Completions – 44 mins
*Total course time 272 mins, 4.5 hrs
The image below shows the Oil 101 course outline. It also gives you an idea of what to expect when you log in to the course page on our LMS.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is the duration of the online oil and gas training course?
Oil 101 – 141 minutes of video content (2 hr 20) ; Oil 201 – 341 minutes of video content (5.5 hrs)
What are the online course contents? Are there videos, ebooks, slides?
Courses are presented in video with accompanying ebook for each lesson
Can the lessons be downloaded for offline viewing?
Video can not be downloaded, but the ebooks can.
If we have questions, who do we reach and how?
Questions can be asked in discussion boards within each lesson. We are also available via email
Is there a certification upon completion of the online course?
Certification is provided for each course segment after a final assessment is completed.
Where Industry Expertise Meets Instructional Design
EKT Interactive is made up of industry experts who love to teach. That’s what sets us apart.
We’ve learned from working with clients on complex projects that you must have a structured methodology or approach to make your oil and gas training project successful.
To have a successful, interactive oil and gas training program, you must start with content that is crisp, relevant and professional for the audience that you’re trying to influence.
There are a few different ways to achieve the desired content.
Our editorial team, oil and gas training and subject matter experts with instructional design experience, build course content specifically for an interactive or blended learning environment.
Our oil and gas training experts can also rapidly customize our available content to suit your company’s specific training needs.
We can lead a joint editorial team with your internal SME’s, leveraging the vast experience of our oil and gas training development team, to develop unique content from scratch.
To learn more about our oil and gas training experts, view bios for our Houston and Pittsburgh teams.
Instructional Design Principles
We use instructional design principles to carefully define the audience and the best technique they need to learn and retain the material.
EKT Interactive incorporates the A-D-D-I-E methodology with enhancements specific to our experience developing custom oil and gas training programs.