Introduction to the Downstream Petroleum Industry - PEICE

Venue: Houston

Location: Houston, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 03, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 04, 2011
Registration Date: Nov 03, 2011
Early Registration Date: Nov 03, 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


Additional Information

Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 1495 USD
Location Houston, TX
CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours

Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time
1. Thursday, November 03, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2. Friday, November 04, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM