(EnergyAsia, September 12, Friday) — The Oxford Princeton Programme will be holding a one-day workshop on the ‘Overview of the Petroleum Industry’ in Singapore on October 13.

Participants will learn about the oil supply chain starting with exploration and production to downstream trading, marketing and retailing. The basics of petroleum refining, transportation, refined product marketing and trading of physical crude oil and refined products will be addressed.

They will learn about the methods used to locate crude oil and natural gas deposits, geological formations and how they were created, world crude oil reserves, reserves/production ratios, drilling methods, explanation of production vocabulary, offshore drilling methodology, primary, secondary and tertiary recovery methods, properties of crude oil, comparison of the value of various crude oils, and products produced from refining.

They will also find out about the various operating units in a ‘typical’ petroleum refinery, ocean going oil vessels, petroleum pipelines, the logistics of moving oil by rail and truck, distribution issues, and the history of the industry, oil pricing and markets.

As part of Oxford Princeton’s blended learning package, ‘An introduction to the oil industry’ is recommended as a pre-classroom study. Delegates are advised to take the appropriate online study as close to the classroom date as possible to optimise the classroom experience. is recommended as a pre-classroom study.

For more information on ‘Overview of the Petroleum Industry’, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.

(EnergyAsia, June 17, Thursday) — The Oxford Princeton Programme will be holding a one-day workshop on the ‘Overview of the Petroleum Industry’ in Singapore on October 13.


Participants will learn about the oil supply chain starting with exploration and production to downstream trading, marketing and retailing. The basics of petroleum refining, transportation, refined product marketing and trading of physical crude oil and refined products will be addressed.


Topics include the methods used to locate crude oil and natural gas deposits, geological formations and how they were created, world crude oil reserves, reserves/production ratios, drilling methods, explanation of production vocabulary, offshore drilling methodology, primary, secondary and tertiary recovery methods, properties of crude oil, comparison of the value of various crude oils, products produced from petroleum refining, three major areas of a petroleum refinery, overview of various operating units in a ‘typical’ petroleum refinery, information associated with ocean going oil vessels, basics of petroleum pipelines, moving petroleum by rail and by truck, distribution of petroleum products, history and structure of the industry and oil pricing and markets.


As part of Oxford Princeton’s blended learning package, ‘An introduction to the oil industry’ is recommended as a pre-classroom study. Delegates are advised to take the appropriate online study as close to the classroom date as possible to optimise the classroom experience. is recommended as a pre-classroom study.


For more information on ‘Overview of the Petroleum Industry’, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.