Crude Oil in Latin America - COLA 

CPE Credits Awarded: 2
Categories: Oil Industry, Online Training, Oil Supply and Trading, E&P

This course provides an overview of oil production in South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean. You’ll learn about the Latin American countries that produce and export crude oil, the types of crude they produce and how and where they are produced. We’ll review the history of the oil industry in the main producing countries and look at the prospects for future oil production, including deep-water and shale opportunities that have recently opened.

There are no pre-requisites for this course and no advance preparation is required.

Programme Level:  Basic

Course Code:  COLA

Industry:  The Oil Industry

Course Length:  2 hours

CPE Credits:  2 self-study CPE credits awarded for this course

You will learn to:

    - Describe Latin America’s role in global oil production
    - Name the main Latin American producing countries
    - Recognize the key crude grades produced in Latin America
    - Recognize the importance of unconventional production in the region
    - Identify some key issues facing oil companies operating in Latin America
    - Describe the history of oil production in Latin America
    - Identify the key oil producing regions of the main producing countries
    - Recognize the potential for shale oil production in Latin America
    - Identify which countries have potential to increase their oil production
    - Describe the opportunities presented to overseas oil companies

Practice exercises and self-assessment quizzes are included to help reinforce key topics introduced throughout the course.

A comprehensive final test will be given at the end of the course.

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