Introduction to oil & gas

Online 03 September 2024 (11:00 am) AEST


The oil and gas industry plays a vital role in powering the world’s economies, driving technological advancements and fostering sustainable solutions. With a commitment to innovation, efficiency and environmental responsibility, the sector is shaping the future of energy to meet the evolving needs of a dynamic world.

If you’re a busy professional, contractor, government policy maker or someone new to the industry, there’s no better time to learn more about this sector.  

As the energy landscape is constantly evolving, it’s important to ensure you understand how the industry’s geological, technical, economic, onshore and offshore, exploration, development and production phases all come together to produce the energy we all consume.

Armed with this knowledge, you will:

  1. Gain a deeper understanding of the key characteristics of the industry.
  2. Confidently use the correct terminology for the full spectrum of the sector.
  3. Interpret the global context of Australia’s oil and gas industry for your work.
  4. Better contribute to your company’s innovation and technological developments.
  5. Better understand the multiple structures of the sector.

You will learn from Adjunct Professor Peter Moore, Curtin University or Associate Professor Steve Mackie, University of Adelaide who will share openly their extensive experience in oil and gas. There is no question they can’t answer.

Facilitated in small groups, you will gain an invaluable knowledge boost not available elsewhere.

These seminars, delivered by Australian Energy Producers, are designed for the industry by people from the industry who understand the key knowledge energy professionals need.

Content overview  

Geological marvels: Understand the Earth’s hidden treasures, the geological formations that hold the key to energy resources. Our experts will guide you through the rock layers, reservoirs, and the geological landscapes that make the oil and gas industry possible.

Master technical excellence: In the oil and gas sector, technology is not just an asset; it’s the driving force. Our course will immerse you in the latest technologies, from drilling and extraction methods to cutting-edge innovations that are shaping the future of the industry.  

Economic insights: Learn to read the financial landscape of this industry. The economic aspects of oil and gas are complex, but with our guidance, you’ll gain the insight needed to make informed decisions and thrive in this ever-changing environment. Whether it’s understanding pricing trends, market dynamics, or investment strategies, we’ve got you covered.

Onshore and offshore: Two different worlds within the same industry. Explore the unique features of both environments. Discover the challenges, benefits and cutting-edge solutions that are redefining the boundaries of what’s possible in these diverse landscapes.

Exploration, development, and production: Unravel the journey from the first seismic survey to the final drop of oil or gas extracted. Learn about the exploration, development, and production phases in intricate detail. Witness the evolution from an idea to an operational reality.


  • This seminar is delivered via 2 half days online
  • Participants will gain deep knowledge of the industry’s geological, technical, and economic aspects, features of onshore and offshore environments, and exploration, development and production phases
  • Numbers for each seminar are kept small for maximum learning opportunity
  • The most current information is delivered by industry leaders with decades of experience


  • Fully facilitated eight (8) hours of learning
  • ‘Introduction to oil & gas’ booklet
  • Post-seminar survey to complete

Event Details 

Introduction to oil and gas

Delivered online

3 & 4 September 2024

11:00am – 3:30pm AEST daily


Member $395
Government $395
Non-Member $440
Student $180

 All costs are listed in Australian Dollars and include GST.

Contact Us

For any queries, please contact:

Sarah Hall

Events Manager

Australian Energy Producers

[email protected]

+61 416 414 836




03 September 2024 (11:00 am) - 04 September 2024 (3:30 pm) AEST