OperationsCOPAS Energy Education 

Introduction to Oil and Gas Exploration, Production & Upstream Operations 
Live Webinar Series 


Date: Monthly, May 9 - October 9, 2018

Time: Varies

Program Level: Basic                                 CPE Credits: 6.5 Hours

Delivery: Group-Internet Based                  Prerequisites: None

Advance Prep: None                                   Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge     

Instructor: Phil Fischer        

This series of webinars is designed for Petroleum new hires, accountants (CPA and non-CPA), and other petroleum players to provide an overview of Oil and Gas Field Exploration, Production and Upstream Operations.  The course will cover the necessary functions and operations for oil and gas companies to obtain leases, drill wells, and produce and transport petroleum products.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize geological features and their relationship to oil and gas formation.
  2. Distinguish how Landmen broker leases and land purchases.
  3. Summarize and breakdown the drilling process and operations.
  4. Discuss how wells are completed.
  5. Recognize various production activities.
  6. Describe transportation and sales processes.

Exploring and Securing Drilling Rights & Building the Location (1.5 Hrs)               Wednesday, May 9                     $90

Drilling the Well (1 Hr)                                                                                                          Monday, June 11                        $60

Casing Cementing and Logging (1 Hr)                                                                              Monday, July 30                         $60

Completing the Well & Special Drilling Situations (1.5 Hrs)                                         Monday, September 10            $90

Horizontal Drilling, Fracturing and Completing & Producing the Well (1.5 Hrs)      Tuesday, October 9                   $90


Individual Webinar Subscription: Click on the course links above to register

Full Webinar Subscription: $325 ($65 Discount!)Register at the bottom of this page

For questions, please contact the COPAS Office at (303) 300-1131 or copasoffice@copas.org.  

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