Course Outline

Course Outline

Oil & Gas Project Management Skills

Ref No. Dates Venue Fee (US$)  
PM 006 13 - 17 Jul 2020 London 5000 Register
PM 006 09 - 13 Nov 2020 Amsterdam 5000 Register

Oil & Gas Project Management Skills


The oil & gas industry is notorious for being unsettled and subject to sharp fluctuations in the price. Huge flexibility and resilience coupled with effective risk management are required to plan and deliver projects in the volatile oil & gas industry. While Exploration & Production (E&P) are a critical part of the oil & gas industry, in the absence of an effectively implemented project management methodology, oil & gas projects hit snags, delays and incur extra expenditure.

PROCLAD Academy’s Oil & Gas Project Management Skills training course will equip delegates with the tools and techniques needed to deliver successful oil & gas projects. The training course will demonstrate how the use of project management to accomplish unique outcomes under the constraints of resources, and effective implementation of project management techniques are essential means of achieving an oil & gas organisation’s strategy.

The key features of PROCLAD Academy’s Oil & Gas Project Management Skills training course are:

  • Characteristics of oil & gas project management
  • Oil & gas project initiation and project planning
  • Oil & gas project organisation & implementation
  • Tracing, control, termination and post-evaluation of oil & gas projects
Learning Objectives

By attending PROCLAD Academy’s highly interactive Oil & Gas Project Management Skills training course, delegates will acquire:

  • Ability to more accurately define scope of work and costs
  • Commercial and Project Management (PM) awareness
  • Handling smaller Projects vs. larger projects
  • Communication and reporting skills
  • Problem avoidance and solving skills
  • Risk analysis and management skills
  • Leadership and motivation skills for workforce
  • Dealings with vendors, inspectors and contractors
  • Dealings with changes, variation orders and claims
  • Handling of ‘scope of work creep’ and going over time and budget
Target Audience

PROCLAD Academy’s Oil & Gas Project Management Skills training course is intended for, but not limited to:

  • Technical and Project Engineers
  • Project Team Leaders and Project Office Staff
  • Project Coordinators/Estimators/Planners
  • Project/Programme/IT/Risk/Compliance/Change Managers
  • CEOs and Chief Marketing/Operation/Financial Officers
  • Finance/Facilities/HSE/Quality/Reliability/Production Managers
  • Accountants and Auditors
Training Methodology

PROCLAD Academy’s Oil & Gas Project Management Skills training course incorporates inspiring lectures with structured lessons from the learning manual along with comprehensive workshops & case studies; captivating PowerPoint slides with videos to enhance learning; ongoing discussions with action planning; ample time for Q&A; training activities to reinforce key concepts within a fun learning environment.

Course Outline
  • Background and development of the oil & gas industry
  • New innovative techniques to explore and produce oil & gas
  • Major challenges and risks in the oil & gas industry
  • How to effectively analyse and manage these risks
  • The difference between project management and programme management
  • Interaction between contract management and project/programme management
  • How to scope an oil & gas project/programme and its deliverables
  • How to plan and schedule an oil & gas project/programme
  • Estimation of CTR – Cost, Time, Resource – to deliver results
  • WBS – Work Breakdown Structure
  • Roles & responsibilities of project/programme personnel
  • What is included in project/programme quality and productivity
  • How to measure project/programme quality and productivity
  • What is earned value and WIP – Work in Progress (percentage complete)
  • What are project/programme communications and what they include
  • What are project/programme progress reports and what they include
  • How do progress reports interact with communications?
  • What is project documentation and what it includes
  • What is configuration management in project/programme management
  • What are Project/Programme procedures and what they include
  • Project/Programme SLA – Service Level Agreement
  • The central role of PMO – Project/Programme Management Office
  • Project/Programme terminology and data dictionary in practice
  • Project/Programme change control and RFC – Request for Change
  • Impact analysis and implications of RFC – approval/rejection
  • Project/Programme completion, commissioning, testing and handover
  • Training of personnel in the products delivered by the Project/Programme
  • Lessons learnt after project/programme completion