The Gas Chain

An introduction to the full gas value chain

Course Overview

If you are new to the energy industry, moving into the energy industry from another field or looking to broaden your understanding of gas and LNG around the globe, The Gas Chain is an essential course.

From reserve development to spot trading, this five day course takes you through every stage of the physical and commercial gas chain. Exploration, development and production, pipelines, storage, LNG markets, trading, and contract are all covered.

During The Gas Chain you will learn how the different links in the chain work together and where companies create value. The course is delivered through interactive working sessions, presentations, group exercises and multimedia.

The Gas Chain includes the following three case studies set in the fictional region of Gazania. These case studies enable you to understand issues and dilemmas facing the world’s energy companies.

Gazania investment options – How big is your appetite to take risk? Take a chance on successful upstream development, enter the utility business, or integrate downstream operations.

Prodonia gas trading – Investigate the problems associated with the international routing and sale of gas between producing areas and a market.

Marketany gas trading – Hone your trading skills in an out-cry market as you seek to balance a short term supply and demand portfolio.

Benefits of Attending

  • Delivered by commercial advisors and industry experts with a broad range of experience
  • Gain new insights for use in your role
  • Structured to encourage discussion, interaction and knowledge transfer
  • Quality networking with industry professionals from around the world

Who Should Attend

  • Recent graduates with newly acquired roles in energy companies (e.g. IOCs, infrastructure developers, traders etc.)
  • Experienced professionals moving into the gas industry from other fields
  • Technical/operations staff moving into commercial roles
  • Legal and finance professionals working in the gas industry

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Are meals provided?

Tea, coffee, refreshments and pastries will be available during the morning, mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks. Lunches will also be provided at the venue throughout the duration of the course, please let us know as soon as possible if you have any particular dietary restrictions. Breakfasts and evening meals are not included, unless otherwise stated.

What language is the course delivered in?

All our courses are conducted in English and require a good level of business English.

Who are the course leaders?

Our course leaders combine their active roles consulting within the gas and LNG industry with their training activities.  They are globally active in advising major clients through Gas Strategies and bring exceptional experience and insight into industry.

What is included in the course fee?

Your fee includes a comprehensive set of documentation in both printed and electronic format. Lunch and refreshments are also provided throughout the duration of the course.

Hotel accommodation and travel costs are not included in the registration fee, however, where possible we negotiate preferential rates with the venue.


Do I need to book my own accommodation?

Yes – upon confirmation of your booking you will receive joining instructions that will provide details of local hotels and accommodation.

Do I need to make my own travel arrangements?

Yes – when we confirm your booking you will receive joining instructions that detail the nearest airport and how to get to the hotel.  We can advise on transport but delegates are responsible for their own travel arrangements.

Can you help arrange my visa?

We are pleased to assist with visa applications and can provide a Letter of Invitation once payment of the course has been received.

It is the responsibility of each delegate to ensure they meet visa requirements of the course location and that they allow enough time to obtain the required documentation.

What is the latest I can book?

Due to the popularity of our courses, they very often get fully booked many weeks in advance. We recommend you book as early as possible.


Do you accept credit card payments?

All payments must be paid through bank transfers. We do not accept Credit or Debit card payments.

How can I pay?

We accept payments by bank transfer. Upon registration you will be sent an invoice detailing the charges.

When do I have to pay by?

Full payment of the course fee must be received at least 10 working days prior to the start of the course. If the payment is not received prior to the course, the delegate may be refused entry.


What happens if I need to cancel?

We recommend you nominate a colleague in your place to avoid any cancellation fees. We can accept name changes at any time prior to the course. Should you not nominate a replacement our cancellation fees are as follows:

  • If you cancel more than a month prior to the course we charge a 50% cancellation fee
  • If you cancel less than a month prior to the course we charge a 90% cancellation fee

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