Upstream Oil and Gas Engineering Fundamentals

This course will provide you with an overview of principal activities in the international upstream petroleum industry.

The course will explain the position of the upstream section of the oil and gas industry in the value chain. It will also include conventional and unconventional resources, drilling and production processes and facilities, economic fiscal and risk issues.

Current intake:  May

Start date: 13th May 2019

About This Course

Your tutor is Roberto Bencini, a Petroleum geoscientist with over 37 years of oil and gas exploration and appraisal experience in Europe and Africa. Has discovered about 20 exploratory wells in Algeria of 3 billion recoverable barrels in total, 500 million barrels in Libya.

He is an Originator of a number of concepts that include Tempa Rossa, Bhit gas, Rivara aquifer UGS,
as well as an author of more than 200 industry reports and 26 Scientific papers.



  • You will be introduced to  the  the concepts of Upstream Oil and Gas Engineering Fundamentals.
  •  This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills of Upstream Oil and Gas Engineering Fundamentals.
  •  This course will prepare you for life long learning in the field of Upstream Oil and Gas Engineering Fundamentals

Course Outline

  • Key Technologies & Methodologies
  • Reservoir Characteristics
  • Fluid Saturation
  • Performance
  • Recovery Processes

Target Groups


  • Academics or professionals interested in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Industry professionals

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  • Duration:

8 weeks

  • Mode of Delivery:


  • Online Classes:
  • Face to Face Classes:
  • Cost:

USD 550 – Uganda
USD 600 – International
USD 800 – Organistions

  • Venue:

Virtual University Uganda Campus

  • Email :
  • Phone :

+256 700518378

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