March 2016 - eNewsletters

The latest March 2016 editions of The Energy Education Pipeline eNewsletter are now available.

"Just over a year ago we made one of the biggest announcements in the history of The Oxford Princeton Programme when we released our brand-new online training platform –  At the time, we knew the responsive design for your computer or mobile device, new interactive exercises and HTML5 framework for seamless browser functionality would change the game for online energy training.  However, the real game changer has been the..."

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New Online Training Course - Downstream Oil Business: from the refinery to end-user markets

In this introductory course, you will learn about the entire downstream oil business – from refinery production of the different products (such as gasoline, kerosene and diesel fuels) to the end-user markets. By the end of the course you will have a good general understanding of this exciting business. The final users of refined oil products provide the cash flow that drives the entire oil industry.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the main oil products and their applications
  • Identify how these products are made and transported to end-users
  • Point out the markets they are sold to
  • Identify the major trends that will influence the future of the downstream oil business

Click here to learn more and begin the course now!

New Online Training Course - European Natural Gas Trading

This course provides an overview of the European natural gas trading market, covering the markets and exchanges, traded instruments, impact of liberalization and price drivers.

You’ll learn about different motivations for trading, the trading market participants and key trading terminology. We’ll review the fundamentals of the market, including the factors driving natural gas prices. You’ll understand how liberalization has changed the structure of the natural gas market in Europe.  We’ll also cover different types of natural gas trading instruments, and the major OTC and exchange trading forums.  Finally, this course will provide an overview of the key trends in trading regulations and development of well-functioning trading markets.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify who trades natural gas and why
  • Point out the fundamentals of the European natural gas market and the key drivers of natural gas prices
  • Recognize how liberalization has changed the natural gas industry in Europe
  • Identify the various types of natural gas instruments traded, and how natural gas is priced
  • Select the differences between OTC and exchange-based trading.
  • Review the key trends in trading regulations, and progress towards the formation of a well-functioning trading market

Click here to learn more and begin the course now!

New Online Training Course - Overview of Global Fracking

Overview of Global Fracking is an online training course which will introduce you to the well completion technique known as fracking. It will examine the practice of hydraulic fracturing which has revolutionized oil and gas production over the past decade and led to truly unexpected hydrocarbon production growth in North America while also affecting global market fundamentals and pricing.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognise how fracking technology developed
  • Quantify fracking’s impact on hydrocarbon production
  • Point out the best applications for different fracking technologies
  • Identify the inputs used to frack a well
  • Recognise how companies modify their operations to compensate for low oil and gas prices
  • Select the ways fracking technologies have been modified to increase production
  • Identify which regulatory agency is responsible for fracking oversight
  • Point out where fracking is being done in the US and where it is prohibited
  • Identify where fracking is taking place globally

Click here to learn more and begin the course now!

Free for a Limited-Time: Lifting of the US Crude Export Ban and its Potential Impacts

FPSO Oil TankerLifting of the US Crude Export Ban in an online training course that provides a briefing on the lifting of restrictions on the export of crude oil from the United States, which occurred in December 2015. It discusses the reasons why the ban was originally imposed, and why it was finally ended. And it assesses the prospect for US crude oil exports that the lifting of the ban allows, and its potential impacts on US and global crude trade.

You will have an understanding of:

  • What restrictions the US placed on crude oil exports, and why
  • The changing conditions that led to the end of the ban
  • The opportunities that the lifting of the ban open up
  • The immediate market response to the lifting of the ban
  • The prospects for US crude oil exports in the short and long term

For a limited-time, this 30 minute online overview course, valued at $74.99 will be free.

Click here to begin training now!

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