Fundamentals of Oil & Gas Facilities


The petroleum industry overview is a concise and comprehensive program that traces the long training of petroleum from its origin in source rock deep in the earth to its processing into many useful commercial products as fuel and petrochemicals.


The participant needs to know the basics of the petroleum industry, how it works, and where they fit in. This course gives a comprehensive picture of the industry.


By the end of the course, participant will be able to:

  • Describes the "upstream" functions of the petroleum industry, including petroleum exploration, drilling, production and transportation.

  • Discuss the "Downstream" sector of the industry, including refining, petrochemical, marketing and petroleum economics.


  • Upstream and downstream functions
  • Petroleum raw material
  • Petroleum industry functions
  • Exploration
  • Drilling
  • Well completion, artificial lift, and stimulation
  • Recovering & petroleum engineering
  • Production and petroleum processing
  • Transportation and storage
  • Refining
  • Petrochemical
  • Marketing
  • Petroleum economics
  • Renewable energy