Get familiar with the midstream sector (trading, transportation, logistics) , which is experiencing rapid change worldwide and most dramatically in North America. This course provides a good working knowledge of oil and gas gathering, processing, pipelines and storage facilities including a review of history, evolution and forward trends in this segment. There is also exposure to concepts, tools, terms, players and principles regarding commodity markets, trading activities and corporate structures like Master Limited Partnerships. The recent phenomenal growth of domestic crude oil and natural gas and the need to get the product to market has necessitated dramatic investment for new pipeline, processing and terminal / plant systems, rail options, marine vessels, with increased activity in mergers and acquisitions.
Topics focused on include:
This program is ideal for companies and individuals interested in understanding how the midstream sector provides an integral link between the upstream and downstream sectors. Companies benefiting from this program often provide services and materials which make possible the midstream transportation, storage and wholesale marketing of crude, gas and refined products. These include:
Any firm affected by midstream operations and their economic impact will benefit, including: