November 2015 - eNewsletters

The latest November 2015 editions of The Energy Education Pipeline eNewsletter are now available.

"For many companies, the next several weeks will be about preparing and finalising 2016 budgets.  If you have been organising your department budget for several years you likely have a routine.  For the most part, that routine is not bad. Duplicating successful strategies year over year just makes sense!  However, adding new successful strategies makes even more sense!

One strategy that many of our clients use every year to get the absolute most out of their training budget line is to take full advantage of our Annual Pre-Sale Event.  This year’s version provides the most incentive to book now we have ever offered:

Register for a 2016 public course by 31 December 2015 to receive a 15% discount off 2015 pricing and one free online course (valued at USD195)!

With pricing subject to change in 2016, this is the perfect time to start booking next year’s training.  There is no limit..."

 

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November 2015 - North American Edition

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New Online Course - Overview of the Oil Value Chain!

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This course is an overview of the oil value chain, looking at the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors. You will learn about basics of the resources yielding oil, how it is transported and stored, and what the end-products are. You will learn how value is created from the transportation and storage of oil, and what markets it is traded in. The end-products will be outlined, together with their refinery processes, the economics of refining and how these end-products are traded. There are no pre-requisites for this course, and no prior knowledge of the subject matter or advance preparation is required.

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

  • Recognize the main value creation steps in the oil industry and its trends
  • Recognize the characteristics and qualities of oil, together with the different resources yielding oil
  • Identify the various value creation steps to create proved reserves
  • Point out how transport and storage create value
  • Distinguish between the different oil trading markets and the instruments used
  • Identify the different refining processes used to produce the different products
  • Point out the different end-products produced from crude oil and the different markets in which they are traded

Click here to learn more and begin the course now!

New Online Course - An Introduction to Catalysts!

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In this introductory course, you will learn about Catalysts – what they are and how they work. You will also learn how most chemical reactions are catalyzed and basic chemicals are converted to recognizable consumer products we are familiar with (like detergents, plastics, fuels etc.), before they are distributed to end users. We will also take a look at how the industry is organized and who are the main producers. By the end of the course you will have a good general understanding of Catalysts, from the basic catalyst components of metals and support materials to the end market applications. There are no pre-requisites for this course, and no prior knowledge of the subject matter or advance preparation is required.

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

  • Recognize what a catalyst is and what it does
  • Identify some different Catalyst types and composition
  • Select which catalysts are used industrially
  • Recognize the basics of the Industrial catalyst market
  • Identify the facts around catalyst deactivation and the need for replacement
  • Point out the path of the catalyst life cycle
  • Recognize the catalysis of some important chemical reactions

Click here to learn more and begin the course now!

New Online Oil Pricing Mechanisms Course!

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This course provides a comprehensive guide to the pricing mechanisms used in the wholesale oil trading markets.  You’ll learn about the history of oil pricing, including the use of fixed pricing and netbacks for crude oil contracts.   We’ll cover the components that are used in oil pricing, including units, averaging periods, benchmarks and Incoterms.  We’ll review the methodologies used by the main price reporting agencies, and will assess the links between physical and paper market prices, including the use of EFPs.

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

  • Recognize the types of pricing mechanisms used at different times during the history of the oil market
  • Select the units and currencies used for oil pricing in different regions
  • Identify the key components used in oil pricing
  • Recognize the key benchmarks used in oil pricing
  • Identify the way oil contracts are priced using Official Selling Prices (OSPs) and posted prices
  • Distinguish between the different methodologies used by the price reporting agencies
  • Point out the links between physical and paper market pricing

Click here to learn more and begin the course now!

Pre-Sale Event! 2016 Public Course Schedule

2015 Pre-Sale Web

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