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Oxford Management Centre

Risk Management for Oil & Gas

Jul 1—5
5 days
Houston, Texas, United States
USD 6950
USD 1390 per day

How it works


This Oxford Risk Management for Oil & Gas training seminar focuses on the issues and imperatives in managing risks in the Oil & Gas industry. The Oil & Gas industry is inherently risky, and in order for any organization to succeed in today’s fast paced, globally interlinked Oil & Gas industry environment, the ability to proactively identify, assess and reduce risk and uncertainty is essential, but is not always managed effectively. Unfortunately, in recent years, the industry has seen many high-impact, but avoidable, incidents that, as well as representing high cost and loss of life have a major impact on reputation. It is apparent that all responsible organisations today need to give increased prominence to Risk Reduction and Management.

The training course provides both a structured approach to managing risks efficiently and effectively, and the opportunity to study the management lessons that can be learnt from Oil and Gas industry experiences. Case studies are used to highlight key issues and learning points.

This Oxford training seminar will highlight:

  • The special nature of nature of Risks in Oil & Gas
  • Evaluating Risk Management frameworks and practices
  • The use of ISO 31000in Oil & Gas
  • The impact of leadership, decison-making, planning, operations, administration, infrastructure and external geo-political issues
  • Immediate actions to reduce risk efficiently & effectively


By the end of this Oxford training seminar, you will learn to:

  • Understand the role of Risk Management in contributing to performance and competitiveness in Oil & Gas
  • Appreciate the lessons of the past from the industry and apply precautionary approach
  • Evaluate & select appropriate concepts, approaches, international standards, methods and techniques for the effective implementation of Risk Management
  • Assess current Oil & Gas Risk Management practice & develop mechanisms to support application across the organization
  • Guide organization deployment

Training Methodology

Participants to this Oxford Seminar seminar will receive a thorough training on the subjects covered by the seminar outline with the Tutor utilising a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques. This includes a fast-paced, highly participative event incorporating case studies, current affairs with group work so you can immediately put what you’ve learned into practice.

Organisational Impact

Oil & Gas industry organisations today need to focus on Risk. They need to:

  • Develop a greater understanding of the role of Risk Management within Oil & Gas and their own organization
  • Learn from industry experiences
  • Educate and engage their employees in Risk Management
  • Develop an organization wide emphasis and culture of managing risk
  • Develop the competencies of their people
  • Establish a standard corporate approach to managing risk

Personal Impact

Delegates will develop their risk management skills by attending the program. They will:

  • Master the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques for the effective implementation of Risk Management
  • Understand a practical framework for the implementation of Risk management in the Oil & Gas
  • Develop the necessary leadership skills enabling you to communicate your Risk Management findings to all levels & stakeholders
  • Appreciate the importance of risk management & reduction and of developing an appropriate risk reduction culture
  • Be able to apply appropriate Risk Management approaches & understand and apply ISO31000
  • Develop specific practical Risk analysis and improvement skills

Who should attend

This Oxford training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals who are involved in any aspect of Risk Management within the Oil & Gas industry and who want to understand, implement and improve the most up to date Risk Management concepts, processes, and ideas. For example:

  • Experienced Risk Managers & Practitioners requiring a refresher on a recent developments
  • Internal auditors who seek to fully understand Risk Management & ISO 31000
  • Line & Project Managers who want to ensure that they are effectively managing risk
  • Operations, Project and Program Managers, Engineers and Supervisors
  • Change, Transformation & Organizational Development Managers, Excellence, & Quality Professionals
  • All Other Managers
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