SPE Online Education
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Future of Petroleum Engineering: Two Perspectives from Two SPE PresidentsContains 1 Component(s)
2020 SPE President Shauna Noonan and 2016 Past President Nathan Meehan present their perspectives and answer live Q&A with student members.
How to Champion an Inclusive and Diverse WorkplaceContains 1 Component(s)
Presented as part of the Young Member Engagement Committees’ Future Leaders Workshop 2019, this panel session includes key female figures in the oil and gas industry as they share their stories of career progression.
Making the Most of AcademiaContains 1 Component(s)
Broadcast in April 2020 as part of the Virtual Career Pathways Fair, this webinar explores the role academia plays in a sustained and successful career in oil and gas. Presented by the Director for Academia, Ramona Graves, this webinar talks about how academia is changing to adapt to the modern oil and gas environment as well as how you can make the most of your time while you are there.
Tools of Data AnalysisContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
This intermediate-level course describes, evaluates, and analyzes different statistical techniques and their real-world limitations and benefits. The course features crossover analysis, break-even analysis, cluster analysis, decision tree analysis as well as an introduction to regression.
Data Analysis in the Real WorldContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
This intermediate-level course will provide answers to these questions as well as recommendations for decision-making based on data analytics for each sector. The course will begin with an introduction of Big Data, then continue into a deeper dive on its implications within each sector. Industry case studies make the concepts applicable in the real-world.
Data Analysis for Improving Organizational PerformanceContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
This intermediate-level course will explain some of these measures and tools, describe some specific measurements, and explain the relationship between assessment and strategy. Summarizing the data with the correct tool can be the gating factor to reaching staff and effecting changes that spur performance improvement.
Statistical Process ControlContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
This intermediate-level course will introduce the basics of quality management, explaining the difference between quality control and quality assurance, providing methods for application of analysis, showing different applications of the Seven Basic Quality Tools. It all culminates in a brief case study, which illustrates the concepts covered.
Exploration Planning and Management
Environmental Impact EvaluationContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
The learner will be introduced to the systematic process that is used by international companies to identify, mitigate, and manage environmental impacts of proposed upstream oil and gas projects using World Bank Standards and the Equator Principles, as well as: learn the scope and application of environmental regulations necessary to receive environmental permits to proceed with exploration projects, learn the essence of environmental and social impact statements (EIS), their scope and implementation for exploration projects using the World Bank process as a universal model., learn how to apply the Equator Principles for international projects that require bank financing, learn how to manage the EIS process from initiation to final audit for an E&P project, and review summaries of EIS filings for actual exploration projects.
Portfolio Performance OptimizationContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
The learner will be able to: learn to apply Portfolio Management to exploration opportunities, learn what an efficient frontier is and its role in portfolio performance optimization, learn the various ways you can go about rebalancing your enterprise portfolio, know how to apply passive and active portfolio rebalancing.ing portfolio management processes leads to a predictable commercial outcome.
Exploration Project Best Practices and ProceduresContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
The learner will learn how best practices and procedures, including workflow management, are applied to Petroleum exploration and how they lead to streamlined, predictable and efficient use of the companies resources and improved business performance.
Exploration Project ManagementContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
The learner will be able to describe the Exploration Project Management methodology and its role in the exploration process, understand the Exploration Process from both a technical and business management perspective, apply the SPE Resources Management System to exploration opportunities, understand the role of risk and uncertainty and the costs associated with risk reduction and its impact on profitability, know how to develop business metrics for an exploration prospect using project economics under conditions of uncertainty, and identify how to review the business and technical criteria necessary to move an opportunity from play to prospect through disciplined process that leads to a commitment to move to Stage Two: Planning Field Development.
Exploration Business ManagementContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
After completing this course, the learner will have an understanding of the critical elements and methodologies that exploration and senior management need to apply before approving the drilling of exploration wells.
Value of InformationContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
The objectives of this course are to: measure the value of data vs. the cost to acquire the data, determine multiple data acquisition scenarios that can accomplish the goals and measure their impact on the prospects economics, and understand the cost-benefit decision process and exploration uncertainty in making both technical and business decisions.
Project Economics, Risk, and Uncertainty AnalysisContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
The objectives of this course are to introduce the learner to: analyze the economics of a prospect under conditions of uncertainty, build deterministic and stochastic models, build E&P financial models to demonstrate project cash flow, calculate project economic metrics including profit/investment ratios, profit, payout period, net present value, internal rate of return and expected monetary value, and prepare sensitivity and stochastic analysis to measure potential variations in project metrics.
Oil and Gas Business
Upstream Oil and Gas AgreementsContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
Learn how oil and gas leases are negotiated with a landowner in the U.S. and analyze the two main forms of agreements, the Concession Agreement and the Production Sharing Contract, used by host countries around the world.
Petroleum Economic Analysis and Fundamentals
Economic EvaluationContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
Upon completion of this module, the participant should be able to apply economic evaluation techniques that are necessary for analyzing proposed long-range exploitation strategies and/or projects in the areas of reservoir, drilling and production.
Energy Project Economics and Risk AnalysisContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
Project Economics and Risk Analysis presents the process energy companies follow to analyze the economic attractiveness of capital investments, whether it is an investment in oil and gas exploration, a new power plant or LNG facility, a new refinery, or simply the capital expansion of an existing facility.