Oil 101 - The Oil and Gas Learning Podcast. Oil 101 is the first podcast to focus on topics relevant to those who are looking to learn more about the oil and gas industry. Whether new to oil and gas, looking to get started in the industry, or someone just looking to learn more about their profession. In this podcast we will discuss the fundamental segments of the oil and gas industry - Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream. We then drill down further into specific functions including Exploration, Drilling, Production (EandP), Natural Gas, Refining, Supply and Trading, and Petroleum Product Marketing.
After covering these key functions of oil and gas, we get into our 'What is..?' segment where we discuss topics such as, 'What is Upstream vs Downstream'.
We look forward to being an integral part of your oil and gas training and a key to lifelong learning in this dynamic and complex industry.
Oil 101 - What is Downstream?
What is Downstream? In this episode of the Oil 101 podcast series, we will discuss the fundamentals of the Downstream segment of the oil and gas industry. Key Downstream business sectors include refining, supply and trading, and marketing. In this 8-minute podcast, we will discuss: What is Downstream? Characteristics of the Downstream segment of the [...]
Oil 101 – Conventional vs Unconventional Resources
Conventional vs Unconventional Resources In this episode of the Oil 101 podcast series, we will briefly discuss the key differences between conventional and unconventional resources as they pertain to oil and gas drilling and production. In this 3.5-minute podcast, we will discuss: Conventional oil and gas exploration Unconventional oil and gas exploration Examples of unconventional [...]
Oil 101 - What is Midstream?
What is Midstream? In this episode of the Oil 101 podcast series, we will discuss the fundamentals of the Midstream segment of the oil and gas industry. If Upstream is all about the wells, Midstream is all about processing, moving, and storing the produced oil and gas. In this 13-minute podcast, we will discuss: What [...]
Oil 101 – What is Natural Gas?
Oil 101 – What is Natural Gas? The first 10 episodes of the Oil 101 podcast have covered the ‘Microbes to Markets’ journey of getting hydrocarbons out of the ground, converting them to useful products, and bringing them to consumers. Now we turn to the ‘What is…?’ portion of Oil 101. We started with the [...]
Oil 101 – Nelson Complexity Index
What is the Nelson Complexity Index? In this brief 2-minute podcast, we discuss the Nelson Complexity Index as it pertains to refinery complexity in downstream oil and gas. Listen to Oil 101 – Nelson Complexity Index below or view all Oil 101 podcast episodes: Learn more about our Oil and Gas Training Certificate. Thanks for listening [...]
Oil 101 - What is Upstream?
What is Upstream? In this first episode of the Oil 101 podcast series, we will discuss the fundamentals of the Upstream segment of the oil and gas industry. Upstream is all about the wells, but first you have to figure out where to drill. In this 12-minute podcast, we will discuss: What is Upstream Oil [...]