The Petroleum Industry - Exploration, Recovery, and Transportation

4.5 2 Reviews SKU: RV-10522Duration: 120 Minutes

This course will give a non-technical explanation of the technical aspects of oil exploration and recovery; but the information in this course is intended for the technical and non-technical person alike. We'll explore the different operations for exploration and recovery of crude oil and other sources of energy, such as tar sand. We'll also examine the different methods of transportation used to transport varying amounts of oil. This course will also touch upon how the exploration, recovery, and transportation oil affect oil economics, including prices, supply, and demand.

Course Details


Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • By
  • the end of this course, you will be able to: Identify underlying factors which effect petroleum cost.Outline factors that keep exploration for petroleum
  • economically viable.Identify primary exploration techniques.Identify economic factors effecting decisions in drilling.List the steps in completion of a well.List the processes of recovery of crude oil.Recall various processes used in bitumen recovery. Explain the necessity of cleaning oil pumped
  • from the ground.

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