Introduction to the Downstream Petroleum Industry - PEICE

Venue: Calgary

Location: Calgary, Canada

Event Date/Time: Oct 20, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 21, 2011
Registration Date: Oct 20, 2011
Early Registration Date: Oct 20, 2011
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Course Information:


This two-day course has been designed for downstream (refining, transportation,and marketing) sector employees, suppliers, government regulators, industrial petroleum buyers, or others interested in gaining a broad understanding of the refining, supply, and marketing of petroleum products. The course provides a North American perspective on this industry, describing its infrastructure, processes, logistics, regulatory aspects, and future challenges.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.


Refining Basics

Petroleum Basics: Types, Uses, and Characteristics

Supply: Managing Production to Meet Demand

Distribution: Moving Petroleum across the Continent

Petroleum Products and the Environment: Issues and Challenges

Marketing Overview: Key Participants and Infrastructure

Understanding Pump Prices - The Pump Price Margin Model

The Downstream Sector and The Public: Prices and Regulation

Pump Prices - Historical and Comparative Views

The Future of the Downstream Petroleum Industry

Instructor(s): Michael Ervin, B. Sc.

Michael Ervin's has over 20 years of industry experience in the downstream petroleum industry. He has been involved in numerous assignments in both Canada and the United States, and has worked with major integrated oil companies as well as several regional refiners and marketers. His marketing background has been supplemented with graduate studies in Business Administration. Prior to forming MJ Ervin & Associates in 1991, he was a Senior Consultant with Peat Marwick Stevenson & Kellogg, an international consulting firm. MJ Ervin & Associates' area of expertise includes performance metrics benchmarking, market segmentation studies, marketing strategy implementation, product price economics and analysis, and regulatory analysis

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Additional Information

Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 1495 CAD
Location Calgary, AB
CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours

Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time
1. Thursday, October 20, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2. Friday, October 21, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM