Upstream Petroleum Business

Course Overview:

The course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding on the upstream petroleum value chain from exploration, appraisal, field development to production.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this training course, participants will:
a) Describe the exploration methods for petroleum deposits and their applicability
b) Explain different development strategies.
c) Assess the economic viability of the petroleum development project
d) Assess the financial performance of the petroleum projects
e) Evaluate the possibility for unconventional oil and gas resource accumulations


a) Exploration methods
b) Drilling and well completions
c) Petroleum project development strategies
d) Energy project economics
e) Field development and production cycle
f) Assessment of petroleum projects financial
g) Unconventional oil and gas resource

Course Starts

April 24, 2023

Course Ends

April 28, 2023

Course Duration

5 Days


1000 USD

Registration Deadline

April 7, 2023

Target Participants

Professionals in the Exploration and Production, Divisions, Ministries, Regulators and Environment Agencies

AcademyLearning Approach & Outcome

Live Classes

This Course offers different interaction  and training levels depending on previous Knowledge, experience and time spent on the course.

Knowledge Hub

We offer a centralized aggregated data hub in the fields of Energy particularly in fields of electricity, gas and Petroleum, which are accessible to all participants.

Current & Customised Courses

This course is customised to the needs of the African Energy landscape and offers practical field applications for leaders and workers in the Energy sector.


We offer Certificates of achievement and keep records after our courses are completed which are fully verifiable online.