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Faculty of Business & Media



Faculty of Business & Media

 

Petroleum Industry Management via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Petroleum Industry Management Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Petroleum Industry Management Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Petroleum Industry Management Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Petroleum Industry Management Online via distance learning

 

The petroleum industry is organized into four broad sectors: exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas; transport; refining; and marketing and distribution. This program strikes a balance between the technical, environmental, economic, and social aspects of managing the different sectors in the petroleum industry. It provides a road map for managing any type of project related to the oil and gas production and market.

 

Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Petroleum & Gas Production
International Distribution
Operations Planning & Control
Transportation & Logistics
Natural & Synthetic Fossil Fuels
Geotechnical Analysis
Production Strategy
Occupational Safety & Health
Well Evaluation & Completions
Environmental Risks
Alternative Energies
Petroleum Refinery
Operations Management
Petroleum & Gas Extraction
Petroleum Industry Management

 

 

Petroleum Industry Management via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Petroleum Industry Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Petroleum Industry Management via distance learning = 45 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Petroleum Industry Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Petroleum Industry Management via distance learning = 45 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Petroleum Industry Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Petroleum Industry Management via distance learning = 45 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Petroleum Industry Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Petroleum Industry Management via distance learning = 45 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Petroleum Industry Management Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Petroleum Industry Management via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Petroleum & Gas Production
This course presents fluid transfer operations of the earth; production of petroleum, natural gas, and water; and storage of natural gas. It explores the current problems related to technological and economic aspects of the petroleum industry and engineering.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

International Distribution
This course explains foreign freight forwarding, international transportation, warehousing, and the international channels of distributions, including retailers, wholesalers, and agent middlemen. It includes an analysis of the procedures and documentation related to international distribution.
Academic Supervisor : Alvaro Venegas Zamorano

Operations Planning & Control
This course addresses the need for planning and control in operations management. It shows how to identify operations problems and how to use software tools and new technologies to implement solutions. Operations problems covered are demand forecasting, aggregate planning and scheduling, material requirements, just-in-time systems, facility location, inventory planning, and personnel scheduling.
Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer

Transportation & Logistics
This course emphasizes the optimization of managing, planning, and controlling all the steps involved in the transportation processes from supplier to customer. It covers various transportation modes, tactical and strategic uses of freight consolidation, warehousing operations, and international shipping. It deals with the logistics choices and decisions on strategic, tactical, and operational levels.
Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer

Natural & Synthetic Fossil Fuels
This course studies the reserves of coal, oil, and natural gas. It deals with petroleum processing and refining; coal, oil shale, and tar sand; and gasification and liquefaction of coal. It explores the methods used to evaluate the natural and synthetic properties of oil and gas.
Academic Supervisor : Ranvir Aggarwal

Geotechnical Analysis
This course reviews the geotechnical testing, modelling, and analysis to evaluate prediction versus performance in geotechnical engineering. It also explores the role of rocks and soils as engineering materials, as well as the distribution of rocks at or below the surface; hydrologic influences, geologic exploration of engineering sites, mapping, underground excavations, slopes, reservoirs, and dam sites.
Academic Supervisor : Miguel Ángel Fernández Sánchez

Production Strategy
This course shows the importance of production planning, control, and strategy in modern manufacturing organizations. It covers production and operations strategy, subjective and objective forecasting, inventory planning, and control. It also reviews Just-in-time Production (JIT), Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS), and Optimized Production Technology (OPT).
Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer

Occupational Safety & Health
This course explores the specific hazards associated with major industries. Subjects covered include machine guarding, electrical safety, systems safety analysis, materials handling, and working at heights. It examines methods of integrating safety and industrial hygiene programs into industrial operations. Philosophic issues related to industrial safety and health such as responsibility for safety, dependency on safe practice, and hierarchy of prevention are also investigated.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Well Evaluation & Completions
This course studies the mathematical basis for pressure analysis, theory, and practice of pressure testing techniques. It explores methods used to complete and perforate cased wells, in addition to stimulation methods, hydraulic fracturing, and acidizing.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Environmental Risks
This course examines and compares different types of environmental risks and hazards from natural disasters (tornados, earthquakes, and meteorite impacts) to acute and chronic health effects caused by exposure to radiation and toxic substances. It emphasizes the principles controlling the hazardous phenomena and develops methods for making reasoned assessments of the threats impact to health and wealth.
Academic Supervisor : Vicente Enrique Martín Olmos

Alternative Energies
This course explores the usefulness of various types of energies and the application of engineering in designing alternative energy systems. It includes passive and active solar systems, fuel cells, hydroelectric power, geothermal heat transfer, and wind energy. It involves in the inventory, evaluation, planning, design, installation, and maintenance of a wide variety of energy producing systems.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Petroleum Refinery
This course presents the modern and integrated petroleum refinery. Each oil refining process is explained, covering operating description and conditions, catalyst selection, product yields, and the relationship between process parameters, unit performance, and product output and properties.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Operations Management
This course provides an analytical approach to solving problems in production and operations management. It examines quantitative methods for designing and analyzing manufacturing operations, simulation of manufacturing operations, and recent issues in manufacturing including just-in-time production, synchronous manufacturing, and agile manufacturing. It also covers current competitiveness-enhancing techniques like continuous improvement, benchmarking, and business process re-engineering.
Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer

Petroleum & Gas Extraction
This course presents the design and implementation of the systems used in the extraction of oil and gas. It considers the numerical simulation of petroleum reservoir processes by the use of models, scaling criteria, and network flow.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Petroleum Industry Management
This course strikes a balance between the technical, environmental, economic, and social aspects of managing the different sectors in the petroleum industry. It provides a road map for managing any type of project related to the oil and gas production and market.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

 

Admission - Petroleum Industry Management Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Petroleum Industry Management Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

ABPIP - Associação Brasileira dos Produtores Independentes de Petróleo e Gás

ACIEP - Asociación Española de Compañías de Investigación, Exploración y Producción de Hidrocarburos

ACP - Association des Consultants Pétroliers

AFPM - American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufactures

APICOM - Association of Petroleum Industry Cooperative Managers

ARPEL - Asociación Regional de Empresas de Petróleo y Gas Natural en Latinoamérica y el Caribe

ATEE - Association Technique Energie Environnement

AXPC - American Exploration & Production Council

ECEEE - European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

EIA - U.S. Energy Information Administration

EP - Euro Petrole

IOGP - International Association of Oil and Gas Producers

IPAA - Independent Petroleum Association of America

IPIECA - Global Oil and Gas Industry Association for Environmental and Social Issues

PPDM - Professional Petroleum Data Management Association

UAAMP - Universal Association of Arts And Management Professionals

UFIP - Union Française des Industries Pétrolières

USOGA - US Oil & Gas Association

 

 

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