Introduction to the Natural Gas Industry, Infrastructure and Regulations

An Interactive 5 - Day Training Course

Introduction to the Natural Gas Industry, Infrastructure and Regulations

Gas Business and Value Chain

Classroom Dates
22 - 26 Jul 2024
09 - 13 Dec 2024

The introduction to the Natural Gas training provides a high-level overview of the natural gas value chain and business, covering technical, commercial and management aspects of the natural gas industry. Rapidly advancing technology, increasing complexity, and competitive pressures demand a better understanding of the gas market. This training course brings together various gas concepts that affect the energy industry. It will discuss commercial structures, non-technical risks, and other topics to examine how gas grows as an investment opportunity. In addition, it will discuss the gas formation, the different types of gas, production, and processing.

The delegates will also learn about the production and transport of natural gas, the different ways to monetise gas reserves, global, political, and environmental developments, and other issues within gas projects. It will get into economic valuation, talk about regulatory issues, and discuss LNG. These skills are critical to staying competitive and optimising the company’s resources for maximising value.

Enrich knowledge of gas industry projects in the energy sector to help add value to your company.

By the end of this ETC training course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Develop a high-level understanding of the natural gas value chain and activities in the gas business
  • Acquire knowledge of how gas opportunities are identified and developed
  • Develop a high-level understanding of key gas technologies, e.g., liquefaction, gas-to-liquids, etc.
  • Grasp the key commercial aspects of gas opportunities
  • Network with other professionals in the gas business

The delegates will better understand the subject matter with an experienced international instructor committed to informing and broadening the participants' perspectives. The trainer will use a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques with presentations, interactive discussion, and possibly case studies.

A beneficial investment for organisations to help staff better understand the gas industry.

The delegates will demonstrate the organisational impact of this training course through:

  • Enhanced knowledge about the gas industry in the energy sector to add value
  • Improved skill and expertise to better monetise gas
  • Introductory understanding of economics
  • Confidence with discussing non-technical and commercial issues
  • Creative thinking to make better decisions relating to gas


To drive positive impact to the organization through executing excellent natural gas expertise.

The training course will provide a personal benefit to the participants as they will:

  • Widen their horizons beyond their discipline
  • Gain competence when dealing with gas industry matters
  • Understand the fundamentals of the gas industry
  • Accelerate their career development
  • Bring self-confidence to their decision making
  • Network with fellow professionals from other organizations

This ETC training course is suitable for a wide range of Professionals of the Oil & Gas and Energy Sector but will particularly benefit:

  • Technical and Commercial Staff who are new to the gas business
  • Staff with roles in global functions (legal, finance, communications, etc.) that need to understand the gas business
  • Non-technical staff that support gas projects
  • Staff with roles in cross functions (logistics, supply chain, etc.) need to understand the gas business
  • Anyone who aspires to be part of the natural gas business


  • Overview
  • World Gas Statistics
  • Oil & Gas Formation
  • Oil & Gas Processing
  • Drive Mechanisms


  • Types of Natural Gas
  • Properties of Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Recovery
  • Components of a Wellbore and Wellhead
  • Non-Technical Risk Integration


  • Commercial Structures
  • Operating Models
  • Authorities & Permissions
  • Petroleum Contracts
  • Liabilities
  • Regulatory Considerations


  • Project Cash Flow
  • Opportunity Cost of Capital
  • Discounted Cash Flow
  • NPV & Economic Indicators
  • EMV and Decision Analysis


  • Gas Trading
  • Major Gas Movements
  • Types of SPAs
  • What is LNG
  • LNG Cargo Issues and FLNG
  • Closeout

We offer two main training formats to cater to different preferences and needs: 

  • Classroom Training Delivery – Our traditional classroom-based training courses provide a face-to-face learning experience with subject matter experts. You’ll benefit form in-person interactions, hands-on exercises, and a structured classroom environment.
  • Online Training Delivery – We also offer convenient live/online training courses that you can access from anywhere with a stable internet connection. These courses provided flexibility and allow you to learn anywhere, making them suitable for busy schedules or remote learning.

The Energy Training Centre Certificate of Completion with corresponding learning hours who has successfully completed the training course.

Yes, we provide assistance by issuing a Letter of Invitation stating that you are confirmed to attend our training.

We value transparency and are happy to provide our instructor’s profiles upon request. If you would like to learn more about our instructor’s’ qualifications, expertise, and experiences, please email us at

Yes, we do. We provide tailored training courses designed to meet the specific requirement of larger group of individuals. These customized training courses can be conducted both classroom and online formats, allowing you the flexibility to choose you preferred dates and duration.

Please contact us at to discuss your group’s training needs, and we’ll work with you to create a personalized training course that aligns with your objectives.

We have multiple international training venues. You may find this through our website link: 

Our training courses are held at our partnered hotels within the city included within our training

Yes, here are the following options we can offer to assist you:

  • Corporate Discount – We can extend our corporate discount to participants staying at the same hotel, if we have any. Please enquire about the availability of this discount when you register for the training course.
  • Nearby Hotel Suggestions – If you prefer other accommodations, we can provide a list of nearby hotels to suit your needs and budget.

Feel free to go through hotel booking platforms on the internet to find the most cost-effective for you.

No, we do not provide job placement services after the training course. However, we are confident that our training course equips you with the necessary tools and knowledge to enhance you career prospects and promote career growth. Our training course are designed to empower you with valuable skills and expertise to excel in your chosen field.

  • Tuition fee for a 5-day training course
  • Provision of a world-class subject matter expert to deliver this training
  • Meeting at a hotel venue corresponding to your chosen session
  • Welcome food and drinks, AM / PM snack, and Lunch
  • Digital course materials (e-Tablet)
  • Course completion certificates
  • Designing and administration of Pre-& Post Course Assessments
  • Preparation of participant’s Performance and Appraisal Report, if required
  • Issuance of Letter of Invitation for delegates needed visa processing, if required
  • Tuition fee for a 5-day online training course
  • Provision of a world-class subject matter expert to deliver this training through live/virtual delivery
  • An electronic copy of the training manual and relevant hand-outs
  • Issuance of The Energy Training Centre e-Certificate of Completion
  • Administration of Pre-& Post Workshop Assessments
  • Link access of online platform acceptable to both parties

Certainly, we do provide corporate rates tailored for organizations seeking to enrol multiple employees in our training programs. To facilitate this, we encourage you to make a formal request via email addressed to We’ll be delighted to discuss and offer a suitable arrangement for your corporate needs.

Yes, special discounts are available upon request if you have more than one registrant for a course. For further information please email us at

We offer two convenient payment options:

  • Bank Transfer – You can make payment via bank transfer. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive an invoice with the banking details for the transfer. We would require you to supply a swift copy for us to confirm receipt of funds.
  • Payment Link – Alternatively, we provide a secure payment link that you can use to complete your payment after your registration has been confirmed.

Upon receipt of your registration details sent via email at, we will send you the following by e-mail within 24-48 hours of registration.

  • Joining Instructions
  • Invoice/receipt (where appropriate)

 If you register online, you will receive an e-mail on the same day confirming your registration.

There are two convenient options to register for a training course:

  • Online Registration Form – Register for your desired training course by completing the online registration form available on our website. Simple click on the registration button or select your preferred dates and provide the requested information.
  • Email Registration – You can email us your intention to register at Our team will guide you through the registration process and provide assistance you may need.

Yes, we do allow registration transfers in the event that you are unable to attend the training course. To initiate a transfer, please send us an official email requesting the change. We’ll guide you through the transfer process and ensure a smooth transition of your registration to another eligible participant.

Our training course sessions are scheduled and posted on our website for your convenience. However, we understand that there may be specific requirement for your group. If you have a preferred venue and specific training dates in mind, please feel free to propose them to us by clicking on the button “Propose you preferred location & date” of your preferred training course.

Our course timings slightly vary between the cities we offer our training courses. Please let us know of your preferred course and session (dates/venue) through email at Alternatively, you may call/WhatsApp us at +971 50 746 0956.

We understand that time zones may be different between our Senior Consultants and our delegates. Our standard online course timings (11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, GMT+4 – Dubai, UAE) may be adjusted upon confirming the programme. Our team shall communicate between the confirmed registered delegates and suggested a suitable course timing for all.

Our standard course duration for our classroom programmes is 6 hours per day while our online session is 5 hours per day.

Our training programmes are designed to be concise yet comprehensive, focusing on professional development. The duration varies based on the specific course content and objectives – we normally offer programmes between 5 – 10 days. However, our emphasis lies in delivering interactive and engaging sessions that prioritize depth of learning within a condensed timeframe. This approach ensures participants acquire substantial knowledge and skills efficiently.

We have been assessed by TUV Rheinland Middle East FZE and comply with Quality Management System standards – ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 29993:2017, ensuring a commitment to quality and excellence in our operations and services.

Our training courses span across diverse industries, encompassing sectors such as but not limited to:

  • Power & Utilities
  • Oil & Gas
  • Financial Institutions
  • Government and Regulatory bodies
  • Manufacturing & Production Industry

Our commitment lies in continuously refining and expanding our training course offerings to align with evolving industry landscapes. We encourage individuals to explore our website or engage with our dedicated support team for the latest information on available courses, ensuring access to the most pertinent and current educational resources.

Yes, Energy Training Centre is an ILM Recognised Provider (ID# 002398B), authorized to register learners and offer training courses recognized by ILM. Participants seeking ILM Recognised Certification would need to complete an assessment post the ILM Recognised courses. ILM is a renowned provider of leadership and management qualifications, part of the City and Guilds Group. Additionally, our company is a CPD Certified Training Company, ensuring our commitment to continuous professional development standards.