Upstream Oil and Gas industry
صناعة النفط والغاز

by Dr. Khaled Zidan A Ibrahim

This course tends to introduce students to critical aspects of oil and gas industry and Energy at large. The course will cover topics related to: Energy resources, energy mix, oil and gas industry (upstream), refining and petrochemical industry (down

تهدف هذه الدورة الى إعطاء مقدمة وتعريف بصناعة انتاج النفط والغاز وتصفيته وتكرير النفط ومشتقاته وكذلك مقدمة عن البتروكيمياويات. تشمل هذه الدورة لمحة عن مجال الطاقة بأشكالها المختلفة مع التركير على تطور صناعة الطاقة مستقبلها في المملكة العربية السعودية


The course will enable the students to have a better appreciation of the energy mix with basic knowledge of the oil and gas industry including exploration, drilling, production, oil refining and their relation to the petrochemical industry.

اعطاء الطالب فكرة وتصور واضح عن مزيج الطاقة وتحديداً صناعة  النفط و الغاز من مرحلة الاستكشاف، والحفر والانتاج الى التكرير وصناعة البتروكيمياويات 


Topic #of Hours
Energy overview (fossil, nuclear, solar, wind, geothermal) 1.5
Energy with Saudi Arabia perspectives   1.5
Upstream oil and gas industry (exploration, drilling, production) 3
Upstream oil and gas industry (reservoir management, recovery, economics ) 1
Midstream Industry (GOSP, transportation) 1
Refining, Petrochemicals, and chemicals 2


  1. Understand global and regional directions in Energy

  2. Appreciate current developments and projects related to Energy undertaking in the Kingdom

  3. Recognize where to find hydrocarbon (oil and gas) worldwide  

  4. Know the composition and characteristics of oil and gas and the different types of reservoirs

  5. Learn about the main characteristics of rocks

  6. Learn the complete cycle of upstream industry from exploration, drilling, production to reservoir management and recovery

  7. Learn the basics of midstream industry and gas-oil-separation and transportation

  8. Get an overview of oil refining and the petrochemical industry

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Dates and Timing

المكان و الموعد

From 6:30 PM to 9:15 PM

Sun Sep 05 2021
Mon Sep 06 2021
Tue Sep 07 2021
Wed Sep 08 2021

من الساعة 6:30 مساءً إلى الساعة 9:15 مساءً

عن بعد

Certificate Requirements

شروط الحصول على شهادة الدورة

  1. active participation
  2. access to PASS mark at the end of the session.
  3. To participate in the evaluation session.
  1. المشاركة الفاعلة
  2. الحصول على علامة PASS في ختام الدورة
  3. المشاركة في تقييم الدورة