Virtual Mentored Learning

IHRDC

Upstream Petroleum Business Fundamentals with Challenging Learning Simulation Game

SUBJECT AREA Petroleum Business
TARGET AUDIENCE Technical, commercial, and operations personnel who seek an in-depth understanding of the Upstream Sector of the petroleum industry: technology,economics, project development process, markets and how it contributes to the broader industry.
COMMITMENT 3-4 hours self-study and 1 hour online virtual mentored session per week for five continuous weeks.
LEARNING FORMATS e-Learning self-study, individual or competitive team participation in simulation game with virtual mentor
SIMULATION SCENARIO Individuals/teams explore, develop and produce a challenging petroleum exploration opportunity through 20 years of production. Best performing team wins the Team Prize.
MENTORS
DR. DAVID A. T. DONOHUE
DR. CHARLES BRANKMAN
DR. Y. SERDAR DOGULU
LANGUAGE e-Learning courses in English, Spanish and Portuguese
ENROLLMENT FEE
PRICE US $1,000 per enrollee *
* A discount may apply if your organization is currently an IHRDC e-Learning licensee. If this is the case, please be sure to check the relevant box during Step 3 of this enrollment process.
DATES September 10 – October 12, 2018
Program Content
    e-Learning   e-Learning
    Virtual Mentored Learning   Virtual Mentored Learning
    Simulation Game   Simulation Game
WEEK ONE   e-Learning   Upstream Oil and Gas Agreements
  Virtual Mentored Learning Simulation Game Introduction to Simulation Scenario; Select Concession or PSC Agreement
WEEK TWO     e-Learning Petroleum Geology and the Exploration Process
  Virtual Mentored Learning Simulation Game Design and Interpret Seismic Surveys; Identify Prospects
WEEK THREE     e-Learning Drilling and Well Completions
  Virtual Mentored Learning Simulation Game Drill Exploration and Appraisal Wells; Estimate Resources
WEEK FOUR     e-Learning Oilfield Development
  Virtual Mentored Learning Simulation Game Field Development: Design Surface and Subsurface Facilities
WEEK FIVE     e-Learning Marketing and Trading of Crude Oil
  Virtual Mentored Learning Simulation Game Select Crude Oil Marketing Options; Review Financial Results