Global Gas and Oil | Energy | Online Courses


Description: This course provides students a comprehensive overview of the industry; learn what petroleum is, where it comes from and how it affects all of our lives on a daily basis. Become familiar with the various phases of the Oil and Gas Value Chain – upstream, midstream and downstream – the key industry players, the basics of oil and gas supply, demand and pricing and the challenges that the industry faces as demand for these important form of energy grows by 50% in the next 25 years. 

Learning Objectives: Students will gain 

  • Basic knowledge of the oil & gas lifecycle from reservoir to finished product 
  • Basic knowledge of the oil & gas industry and the processes and technology involved  
  • Insight and understanding of the participants work and role in a larger context 
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Action Learning Project: Students will create two projects during this course. 

1. The first will be a short essay due between the sixth and eighth week of the course. 

2. The second will be a research paper due between the twelfth and fourteenth week of the course. 

*Students should consult with their online instructor on any questions regarding theme, design, research, etc. 

Recommended Reading:  

  • The Global Oil & Gas Industry: Management, Strategy and Finance; Aug 31, 2011 by Andrew Inkpen and Michael H. Moffett 
  • Oil Exporters’ Economic Development in an Interdependent World; Apr 6, 1983 by Jahangir Amuzegar