1. Introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry: Overview of the oil and gas industry, its history, key players, and global energy landscape.
2. Exploration and Production Management: Study of exploration techniques, reservoir characterization, drilling operations, and production management.
3. Refinery Operations and Downstream Management: Understanding of refinery processes, refining economics, downstream operations, and product marketing.
4. Energy Economics and Markets: Analysis of energy markets, pricing mechanisms, supply and demand dynamics, and the impact on the oil and gas industry.
5. Health, Safety, and Environmental Management: Focus on occupational health and safety practices, environmental regulations, and sustainability in the oil and gas sector.
6. Risk Management in the Oil and Gas Industry: Identification, assessment, and mitigation of risks inherent to oil and gas operations, including risk analysis and crisis management.
7. Project Management in the Oil and Gas Industry: Techniques and principles of project management applied specifically to the oil and gas sector, including project planning, execution, and evaluation.
8. Strategic Planning and Decision Making: Development of strategic management skills, decision-making processes, and analysis of industry trends and competitive dynamics.
9. Contracts and Commercial Management: Understanding of contract management, negotiation techniques, and commercial agreements within the oil and gas industry.
10. Regulatory and Legal Frameworks: Exploration of the legal and regulatory frameworks governing the oil and gas industry, including licensing, contracts, and compliance.
11. Sustainability and Energy Transition: Examination of sustainable practices, renewable energy integration, and the evolving energy transition within the oil and gas industry.
12. Leadership and Change Management: Development of leadership skills, change management strategies, and effective communication within the context of oil and gas management.
Please note that the specific units and their contents may vary depending on the institution offering the Postgraduate Diploma in Oil and Gas Management.