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Petrad Training Courses

Petrad provides learning opportunities for management of petroleum resources for a global audience.  We are pleased to present the courses for the spring of 2019. The courses are available for individual enrollment at the scheduled times. The flyer PETRAD Resource Management Programme is attached.

The Petrad 2-weeks course "National Management of Petroleum Resources"

March 11th-22nd,  2019 in Stavanger, Norway

We are pleased to announce that Petrad is organizing the course “National Management of Petroleum Resources”, which will take place on 11th-22nd March 2019 in Stavanger, Norway.

The course aims at enhancing the participants’ insights in the management of petroleum resources for the benefit of the host nation and as interaction between government, enterprises and civil society. 

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The target groups are senior public administrators, politicians, petroleum company professionals and others who are engaged in petroleum sector issues from a governance, business or societal perspective. Petrad 8-weeks alumni can attend it as a refreshing course for updating their knowledge.

Participants are expected to have prior knowledge of the petroleum industry in terms of its key work processes and business context. For participants whose prior knowledge of the industry may be limited, we recommend taking the Petroleum Value Chain course offered directly prior to the National Management of Petroleum Resources. Participants must be able to understand and speak reasonable English.

Attendance fee: US$ 5,000 (including materials, miscellaneous conference expenses, lunch during the session days, excursions, and some dinners). Travel, accommodation and dinners are not covered in the fee.

Applications should be sent to PETRAD at by the 15th of January 2019

The application form for this course is attached in the bottom of this page. All correspondence will be through e-mail: and

Application of UNFC for Resource Management

25th - 26th of March 2019

We are pleased to announce that Petrad is organizing the course “Application of UNFC for Resource Management”, which will take place on 25th-26th March 2019 in Stavanger, Norway.

The course will explain the United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC) in the context of resource management and how it can help governments, industry and financiers to navigate through the radical reforms that follow from the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Accord on Climate Change.

The target group for this course are geo-scientists, engineers, economists, lawyers, analysts and communications/investor relation experts involved in regional and global studies and policy development, government resource management, industry business process management and capital allocation and financial reporting.

Attendance fee: NOK 7,500 (appr. US$ 950) (including accommodation and meals). Eurogeologist title holders will be given NOK 500 discount. For attendees also following the 2-weeks course on National Management of Petroleum Resources a discount of NOK 1,000 will be given. For more information, please click here.

Applications should be sent to PETRAD at before the 1st of February 2019

Application form is attached in this page. All correspondence will be through e-mail: and

PETRAD training catalogue for 2019 (see attached file)