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Oiltraining.nl was founded in 2002 by Paul Deelen. Ton Visser joined the management of Oiltraining B.V. in 2010. Ton Visser has worked extensively in and for the oil, gas and chemical industry since 1985 in the field of refinery and chemical operations, including storage/blending, safety and environmental. Ton Visser is also an expert in the field of marine gas oil and bunker fuel oils. At the end of 2022 Paul Deelen retired and Ton Visser now forms the management of Oiltraining B.V.

All training courses of Oiltraining B.V. are characterised by a high degree of practicality, very accessible to a wide target group and high quality.

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11-06-2024: EIA reduces OPEC+ production forecast for remainder of 2024 In the June STEO, the US EIA reduced its forecast for OPEC+ oil production for the rest of 2024.
11-06-2024: Advantage Energy to acquire Charlie Lake, Montney assets Advantage Energy agreed to acquire oil and gas assets in Canada for $450 million (Can.).
11-06-2024: Disruptions in Red Sea boost oil traffic around Cape of Good Hope The volume of crude oil and oil products passing around the Cape of Good Hope, at the southern tip of Africa, surged nearly 50% in the first 5 months of 2024.
10-06-2024: Aramco awards Sinopec unit $1.4 billion MGS-3 natural gas pipeline contract Saudi Aramco has awarded a Sinopec subsidiary a contract for work on Aramco’s Master Gas System Phase 3 project. 
10-06-2024: Petrobras lets contracts for work offshore Brazil Petrobras has let several contracts for field development work offshore Brazil.
07-06-2024: Most pipeline operators complying with new methane release rules, but some states lag Most pipeline operators complied with a law to update plans to identify and repair methane leaks, but 6 states and one company are lagging.
06-06-2024: Azule Energy lets Angola FPSO contracts Azule Energy let a long-term frame agreement to Aker Solutions ASA for work on two 1.75 MMboe/d FPSOs in Angola.
05-06-2024: QatarEnergy adds CPC as NFE partner, signs LNG supply agreement QatarEnergy signed definitive agreements with CPC Corp., Taiwan, covering the long-term supply of LNG to CPC and partnership in the North Field East LNG expansion project (NFE).
05-06-2024: Eco Atlantic to farm into South Africa’s Orange basin Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas will farm in to Block 1 Offshore South Africa's Orange basin on the Namibian border.
05-06-2024: TotalEnergies takes steps toward FID on Block 58, offshore Suriname TotalEnergies SE has taken several steps towards taking a final investment decision for development on Block 58 offshore Suriname.
05-06-2024: EIA: US crude inventories up 1.2 million bbl US crude oil inventories increased by 1.2 million bbl from the previous week, according to data from the US EIA.
05-06-2024: Journally Speaking: For the record There are few instances these days when one can say something just keeps on getting better. In the case of RefComm Galveston, though, it’s undeniably true.
05-06-2024: Editorial: Win friends, influence markets The US FTC banned Pioneer Natural Resources CEO from serving on ExxonMobil's board or advising the company as a condition of approving the merger of the two.
04-06-2024: US FWS listing of Permian basin lizard draws ire of oil industry The US Fish and Wildlife Service has listed the dunes sagebrush lizard, endemic to the Permian basin, as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act.
04-06-2024: PGNiG acquires interest in North Sea licenses, balancing interests with Equinor PGNiG will add 19.5% interests in certain North Sea production licenses through a deal with operating partner Equinor.
03-06-2024: Shell extends deadline for Deltic Energy farmout Deltic Energy is seeking a partner to help fund its share of Pensacola costs.
17-05-2024: Occidental subsidiary awards drillship contract extension for Gulf of Mexico work Anadarko Petroleum Corp., a subsidiary of Occidental, has let a 2-year drillship contract extension to Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. for use in the US Gulf of Mexico.
16-05-2024: TotalEnergies to assess oil basin potential in northwest Peru TotalEnergies signed an agreement with state-owned PeruPetro to advance initial studies to evaluate the hydrocarbon potential of Talara and Tumbes basins in northwest Peru.
16-05-2024: ExxonMobil’s Whiptail-bound FPSO contractor lets integration award ExxonMobil contractor SBM Offshore awarded Seatrium a contract to progress FPSO work for Whiptail field development offshore Guyana.
16-05-2024: Crescent Energy to acquire SilverBow Resources for $2.1 billion The combine is expected to be the second largest operator in the Eagle Ford.
15-05-2024: KazMunayGas names acting CEO KazMunayGas has appointed Askhat Khasenov as acting CEO.
15-05-2024: EIA: US crude inventories down 2.5 million bbl US crude oil inventories for the week decreased by 2.5 million bbl from the previous week, according to EIA data.
15-05-2024: PetroTal to acquire Peruvian upstream business from Cepsa PetroTal has agreed to acquire a 100% working interest in Peru's Block 131, including the producing Los Angeles oil field, representing the entire Peruvian business unit of Cepsa.
15-05-2024: Petrobras removes CEO, CFO Petrobras' board of directors approved the early termination of Jean Paul Prates as CEO of the company.
14-05-2024: Equinor, Petoro sign asset swap for Norwegian shelf assets Equinor and Petoro have agreed to swap ownership of certain Norwegian shelf assets in a ‘value-neutral’ agreement that aids in value creation and more efficient resource management of the companies’ activities on the Halten Bank.
14-05-2024: Woodside lets contract to support ongoing production from Pluto LNG project Woodside Energy has let an iEPCI contract to TechnipFMC in Australia.
14-05-2024: Serica Energy names CEO plc Serica Energy plc, London, has appointed Chris Cox as chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2024.
13-05-2024: Marathon Petroleum names Mannen to succeed Hennigan as CEO Marathon Petroleum has named MPC president Maryann T. Mannen to succeed Michael J. Hennigan as chief executive officer. She will also join the board of directors.
01-05-2024: Flare stack optimization boosts safety, improves uptime, and reduces environmental impacts Oil and gas operational costs depend on the accurate, reliable real-time measurement and control of flare gas, steam and emissions
24-04-2024: Rhino Resources signs contract for work offshore Namibia Rhino Resources Ltd., a private company engaged in energy exploration offshore and onshore Africa, has let a deep water integrated multi-well construction contract to Halliburton Co. for work in Namibia.
24-04-2024: EIA: US crude inventories down 6.4 million bbl US crude oil inventories for the week ended Apr. 19, excluding the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, decreased by 6.4 million bbl from the previous week, according to data from the US EIA.
24-04-2024: Ithaca Energy, Eni strike deal to combine certain UK assets Ithaca Energy plc and Eni SPA will combine certain UK assets.
24-04-2024: US imposes new Iran oil sanctions targeting exports to China The US imposed new sanctions on Iran’s oil sector as part of the $95-billion foreign aid package passed by the House and Senate and signed by President Biden on Apr. 24.
24-04-2024: TotalEnergies, Trident Energy shuffle offshore Congo assets TotalEnergies signed an agreement to acquire an additional 10% stake in the Moho permit off the coast of Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo, from Trident Energy and to sell a 53.5% stake in the Nkossa and Nsoko II permits off the coast to Trident Energy.
23-04-2024: EIA: US natural gas consumption set annual, monthly records in 2023 US natural gas consumption hit a record high in 2023 at 89.1 bcfd, marking an annual average increase of 4% since 2018, according to data from the US Energy Information Administration.
23-04-2024: Beetaloo JV partners to supply pilot gas to Northern Territory government Tamboran Resources signed an deal for gas sales agreement to supply the Northern Territory Government with 13.8 billion cu ft/year from the proposed Shenandoah South pilot Project in the Northern Territory of Australia.
22-04-2024: TotalEnergies seeks full ownership of SapuraOMV TotalEnergies has agreed to acquire from Sapura Upstream Assets Sdn Bhd its 50% interest in Malaysian independent gas producer and operator SapuraOMV for $530 million.
19-04-2024: US EPA issues waiver to allow E15 sales during summer driving season The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Apr. 19 issued an emergency fuel waiver to allow the sale of E15 gasoline—gasoline blended with 15% ethanol—during the summer driving season.
19-04-2024: Oil market unrest after Israel strikes back Oil markets are focused on the Middle East and whether Israel's missile strike against Iran in the early hours of Apr. 19 is a one-time event or the catalyst for a broader conflict between the two regional powers.
19-04-2024: TC Energy gets FERC approval for Northwest Xpress gas pipeline expansion TC Energy Inc. has received US FERC authorization to begin work on its 150-MMcfd Gas Transmission Northwest (GTN) Xpress expansion project.
19-04-2024: Biden administration places 13 million NPR-A acres off limits to drilling The Biden administration on Apr. 19 banned oil and gas drilling on 13.3 million acres in the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska (NPR-A) on Alaska’s North Slope.
19-04-2024: Kinder Morgan net income up 10% year-over-year Kinder Morgan Inc.’s (KMI) first-quarter 2024 net income increased to $746 million, up from $679 million in first-quarter 2023 and up from $594 million in fourth-quarter 2023.
17-04-2024: EIA: US crude inventories up 2.7 million bbl US crude oil inventories for the week ended Apr. 12, excluding the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, increased by 2.7 million bbl from the previous week, according to data from the US Energy Information Administration.
17-04-2024: Venture Global requests in-service authorization for certain Plaquemines LNG Phase 2 infrastructure Venture Global Inc. ahs requested authorization from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to place Phase 2 infrastructure of the Plaquemines LNG project into service on or after Apr. 20, 2024.
16-04-2024: IEA: Russian refinery outages risk disruption to middle distillate markets The recent series of drone strikes on Russian refineries has not yet significantly impacted global middle distillate markets; however, the potential remains for tighter clean product supplies in the coming months, according to the International Energy Agency.
15-04-2024: US increases financial assurances required by federal offshore oil, gas leaseholders The US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr. 15 increased the financial assurances federal offshore oil and gas leaseholders must demonstrate in an effort to limit the number of abandoned wells in the Gulf of Mexico’s Outer Continental Shelf.
15-04-2024: IEA trims oil demand prediction due to OECD demand weakness Global oil demand expansion is slowing, with first-quarter 2024 growth at 1.6 million b/d, 120,000 b/d lower than the International Energy Agency's earlier prediction.
15-04-2024: YPF identifies withdrawal areas as it directs focus on Vaca Muerta development State-owned YPF has formally initiated a process to divest its rights over 55 conventional hydrocarbon areas in Argentina.
15-04-2024: Next Wave Energy promotes Diamond to COO Next Wave Energy Partners has expanded its executive team with two promotions and a new appointment.
15-04-2024: Equinor exits operated positions onshore US through asset swap with EQT Equinor and EQT have agreed to swap Equinor’s operated position in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations in Ohio for a stake in EQT’s non-operated natural gas assets in the Northern Marcellus formation.
12-04-2024: US BLM boosts costs to drill on federal lands in sweeping new leasing regulations Producers will pay more to develop and produce oil and natural gas on federal lands under a sweeping final rule issued Apr. 12 by the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management.
12-04-2024: DT Midstream wins appeal against Energy Transfer Louisiana’s Second Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a ruling preventing DT Midstream Inc. from building a natural gas pipeline crossing under Energy Transfer LP’s ETC Tiger pipeline system.
12-04-2024: Mexico Pacific appoints Bairstow as CEO Mexico Pacific Ltd. LLC has appointed Sarah Bairstow, the company’s president, as chief executive officer, effective immediately.
11-04-2024: US asks court to revisit decision to shut down portion of Enbridge’s Line 5 The Biden administration asked a US appeals court to tell a lower court to reconsider its order to remove parts of the Line 5 crude oil pipeline from Native American lands in northern Wisconsin.
11-04-2024: Woodside to retain Macedon, Pyrenees assets following conclusion of review Woodside Energy Group Ltd. will retain its current ownership in the Western Australia Macedon and Pyrenees oil and gas assets, citing the "strong value" of both.
11-04-2024: GeoPark in exclusive talks to acquire Argentina Vaca Muerta interests GeoPark Ltd. is working with an undisclosed seller towards execution of agreements to acquire non-operated interest in unconventional blocks in the Neuquen basin in Argentina.
11-04-2024: Enauta, 3R sign MoU for potential merger Enauta Participações SA has entered into a memorandum of understanding with 3R Petroleum Óleo e Gás SA and Maha Energy Offshore Brasil Ltda. regarding a potential deal to merge the companies.
10-04-2024: EIA: US crude inventories up 5.8 million bbl US crude oil inventories for the week ended Apr. 5, excluding the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, increased by 5.8 million bbl from the previous week, according to data from the US EIA.
10-04-2024: Enterprise gets MARAD license for 2-million b/d offshore crude terminal Enterprise Products Partners received the deepwater port license for its 2-millon b/d offshore Sea Port Oil Terminal from the US Maritime Administration.
10-04-2024: APA updates executive leadership APA Corp., updated its executive leadership to coincide with restructuring as it integrates recently-acquired Callon Petroleum Co.
09-04-2024: Chevron exits Yadana gas project off Myanmar, redistributes interest Chevron subsidiary Unocal Myanmar Offshore Co. Ltd. has officially completed its withdrawal from the Yadana natural gas project off Myanmar’s southwestern coast.
09-04-2024: Editorial: Sometimes a pause is a pause The Biden administration announced a temporary pause on pending decisions regarding LNG exports to countries with which the US doesn’t have free trade agreements. The pause’s stated purpose was to allow the US DOE to update its processes by incorporating factors such as potential domestic energy-cost increases and the effects of greenhouse-gas emissions.
09-04-2024: US E&P companies’ capital spending to decrease in 2024 A consortium comprising 25 US-listed exploration and production companies intends to allocate $61.7-65.4 billion for total capital expenditure in 2024, a decrease from the $66 billion spent in the previous year.
09-04-2024: EIA: historical data revisions lead to higher oil consumption forecasts The US Energy Information Administration revised the 2022 global liquid fuels consumption data in its International Energy Statistics, increasing its assessment of global oil consumption that year by nearly 800,000 b/d.
08-04-2024: TotalEnergies expands natural gas production in Texas TotalEnergies has agreed to acquire the 20% interest held by Lewis Energy Group in the Dorado leases operated by EOG Resources (80%) in the Eagle Ford shale gas play.
05-04-2024: Federal appeals court says EPP can move forward with offshore Texas oil-export terminal A US federal appeals court said Enterprise Products Partners LP can move forward with its Sea Port Oil Terminal a few miles off Texas.
05-04-2024: EIA: US petroleum product exports set another record high in 2023 In 2023, US petroleum product exports hit a new high, averaging 6.1 million b/d, a 2.5% increase from the previous year, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA)’s Petroleum Supply Monthly.
05-04-2024: US Energy Department stops crude purchases to refill strategic oil stockpile The Department of Energy (DOE) halted purchases to replenish the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) in August and September, even though the emergency oil stockpile is still only about half full.
04-04-2024: Altamesa Energy acquires 61% stake in Peruvian oil block Altamesa Energy Perú SAC has signed a contract with Petroperú SA and Perupetro to become operating partner in Peru’s Block 192 with a 61% interest.
03-04-2024: SandRidge promotes Parrish to COO SandRidge Energy Inc., Oklahoma City, has appointed Dean Parrish to serve as the company's senior vice-president and chief operating officer effective Apr. 1, 2024.
03-04-2024: GAO says gas pipeline regulator needs to do more to implement safety regulations The US PHMSA issued rules in 2019 and 2022 to strengthen natural gas transmission safety regulations, but it does not have adequate plans for implementing them, the Government Accountability Office said Apr. 3.
03-04-2024: ExxonMobil contractor signs supplier for Guyana-bound FPSO ExxonMobil Corp. contractor Modec has signed TMC Compressors to supply a large capacity marine compressed air system to Modec’s Errea Wittu FPSO to be sited offshore Guyana.
02-04-2024: EIA: US was world’s largest LNG exporter in 2023 In 2023, the US emerged as the top exporter of LNG globally, surpassing all other nations.
01-04-2024: Beacon completes divestment of certain non-operated Gulf of Mexico assets GOM 1 Holdings Inc. has completed the acquisition of certain non-operated interest in deepwater Gulf of Mexico fields from Beacon Offshore Energy LLC, Houston.
01-04-2024: EPA sets strict pollution standards for trucks, buses The US Environmental Protection Agency finalized strict pollution standards for heavy-duty vehicles for model years 2027-2032.
29-03-2024: Hess, ExxonMobil and CNOOC merge Stabroek arbitration proceedings At issue are differing interpretations of what a right-of-first-refusal provision means given Chevron’s plans to acquire Hess.
28-03-2024: ONEgas West extends EPC contract to Petrofac ONEgas West has let a 2-year brownfield engineering, procurement, and construction contract extension in the Southern North Sea to Petrofac PLC.
28-03-2024: MidOcean closes deal to acquire stake in Australian LNG projects sans Ichthys MidOcean Energy completed a deal signed in 2022 to acquire Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd.’s interests in a portfolio of Australian integrated LNG projects.
27-03-2024: US BLM finalizes rule to cut venting, flaring, leaks on onshore public and Tribal lands The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Mar. 27 issued a final rule to cut venting, flaring, and leaks on onshore public and Tribal lands by modernizing 40-year-old regulations.
27-03-2024: Ithaca Energy in exclusive talks to acquire Eni’s UK business Ithaca Energy plc has entered into an exclusivity agreement to potentially acquire nearly all of Eni SpA’s UK upstream assets.
27-03-2024: Dallas Fed survey shows many E&P companies holding station But the quarterly report also shows capex intentions climbing again.
27-03-2024: EIA: US crude inventories up 3.2 million bbl US crude oil inventories for the week ended Mar. 22, excluding the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, increased by 3.2 million bbl from the previous week, according to data from the US EIA.
27-03-2024: PTTEP lets contract for work offshore Malaysia PTTEP has let an offshore transportation, installation and commissioning contract to McDermott for the Kikeh subsea gas lift project, offshore Sabah, Malaysia.
26-03-2024: Equinor lets additional SLM contract to Ocean Installer Equinor has let a contract to Ocean Installer AS or subsea line modification (SLM) work on the Åsgard A production vessel in the North Sea.
26-03-2024: ExxonMobil’s Baytown decarbonization plan could receive federal funding ExxonMobil Corp.’s plans to decarbonize its 561,000-b/d integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Baytown, Tex., could receive up to $331.9 million in federal funding.
25-03-2024: Fourth-quarter 2023 earnings down from year ago on lower commodity prices A group of 51 US-based oil and gas producers and refiners reported a total net income of $33.54 billion in fourth-quarter 2023, compared with a combined net income of $57.1 billion for the same quarter a year ago.
22-03-2024: Enauta farms out 20% interest in Santos basin concession Enauta has agreed to farm out a 20% participating interest in the BS-4 Concession within the Santos basin pre salt, offshore Brazil.
21-03-2024: Bolivia begins oil imports amid production decline Bolivia will import 1.6 million bbl of crude oil, to be delivered via eight vessels scheduled to arrive at the Arica terminal in Chile throughout the year.
21-03-2024: WoodMac: Global LNG market could split if EU carbon tax imposed on imports The global LNG market could transform and potentially bifurcate if the European Union extends carbon taxes to include LNG imports.
20-03-2024: Electric vehicle sales set to rise under new EPA tailpipe pollution rule Electric vehicle (EV) sales are set to rise in the 2030s under a far-reaching climate regulation issued by the Biden administration on Mar. 20.
20-03-2024: EIA: US crude inventories down 2.0 million bbl US crude oil inventories for the week ended Mar. 15, excluding the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, decreased by 2.0 million bbl from the previous week, according to data from the US Energy Information Administration.
20-03-2024: Diversified enters deal to add central region asset interests Diversified Energy Co. PLC has entered into a conditional agreement with Oaktree Capital Management LP to acquire working interests in certain assets operated in the US central region for $462 million.
20-03-2024: Shell Trinidad and Tobago lets offshore contract to Massy Wood Shell Trinidad and Tobago has let a 5‑year framework agreement to Wood PLC joint venture Massy Wood Group Ltd. for delivery of engineering projects and asset support.
19-03-2024: Otway Offshore Gas project released for public comment The Beach Energy-operated Otway Offshore Gas Victoria Project proposal has been released for 9 weeks of public comment.
19-03-2024: Neuquén basin operators plan collective spend of $9 billion in 2024 Companies operating in the Vaca Muerta shale formation in the province Neuquén, Argentina, expect to invest US$9.05 billion for operations in the area this year, according to documents presented to authorities in March.
19-03-2024: Pembina moves ahead with Alliance/Aux Sable interest acquisition Pembina Pipeline Corp., Calgary, received a "no-action letter" from the Canadian Competition Bureau confirming that the Commissioner of Competition does not intend to challenge the proposed acquisition by Pembina of certain Enbridge Inc. interests stemming from an agreement signed late last year.
18-03-2024: Tellurian expands investment bankers’ remit to include full sale option The company behind the Driftwood LNG project also said chief executive officer Octávio Simões has resigned and will be an advisor until June.
18-03-2024: TotalEnergies to acquire CCS business from Talos Energy TotalEnergies has agreed to acquire Talos Low Carbon Solutions LLC for about $148 million.
14-03-2024: Nisga’a Nation, Western LNG to purchase PRGT natural gas project from TC Energy The Nisga’a Nation and Western LNG LLC agreed to acquire interests in Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Holdings Ltd. and the limited partnership interests in Prince Rupert Gas Transmission LP from TC Energy.
11-03-2024: Talos Energy increases 2024 operational guidance on early QuarterNorth deal close Talos Energy increased its full year 2024 production guidance to 89,000-95,000 boe/d.
11-03-2024: EQT, Equitrans look to create vertically integrated natural gas business EQT Corp., Pittsburgh, the largest natural gas producer in the US, has agreed to acquire Equitrans Midstream Corp., its former midstream unit, in an all-stock deal.
08-03-2024: Ascent Resources plans more liquids-focused development this year Ascent Resources Utica Holdings LLC set 2024 guidance with maintenance production of 2.0-2.1 bcfed (88-90% natural gas), and drilling and completions capex of $625-675 million, a decrease of 23% from 2023.
08-03-2024: US requires most public companies to disclose emissions levels, ways climate may hurt business The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Mar. 6 voted to require most publicly traded companies to disclose their levels of greenhouse gas emissions and ways climate change may present business risks.
07-03-2024: Suncor Energy, Fort McKay First Nation to partner on prospective oil sands development Suncor Energy Inc., Calgary, and Fort McKay First Nation signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on a prospective oil sands lease development opportunity on Fort McKay reserve lands in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and respectively Fort McKay First Nation Traditional Territory.
07-03-2024: Viaro Energy receives approval for acquisition of 15% stake in Bressay field Viaro Energy has received regulatory approval from the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) for the assignment in Bressay oil field license, following the recently completed acquisition agreement with EnQuest.
07-03-2024: W&T Offshore defers Holy Grail well drilling to 2025 W&T Offshore will defer drilling of its Holy Grail Gulf of Mexico asset until 2025 and expects the move to reduce the operator’s capital expenditures budget for 2024 to $35-45 million as the company works to integrate recent acquisitions.
06-03-2024: ExxonMobil files for arbitration in Chevron-Hess Guyana dispute ‘We understand the detailed language because we wrote it,’ senior vice-president Neil Chapman said of the right of first refusal provision that could stop Chevron’s $53-billion deal for Hess.
06-03-2024: TotalEnergies, QatarEnergy acquire additional Orange basin interests TotalEnergies EP South Africa BV and QatarEnergy International E&P LLC signed an agreement to acquire participating interests in Block 3B/4B, offshore South Africa.
06-03-2024: Chevron enters offshore Uruguay block Chevron will acquire interest in the AREA OFF-1 block, offshore Uruguay, from Challenger Energy and its subsidiary CEG Uruguay SA.

In the coming months, the following courses will be organised regularly:

4-day course Oil Products

This intensive course takes place in a Saybolt laboratory and includes a theory part about crude oil, refining and the most important oil products and a practical/laboratory part where, amongst others, various oil products are blended and tested.


1-day course Gasoline blending

This course is specifically intended for staff who have to deal with the blending of gasoline, as well as the purchase, quality control, storage and transshipment or sale of motor gasoline. Initially, this course is intended as a follow-up to the 4-day Oil Products course, but people who have sufficient background in this course can also participate, for example gained through work experience.

1-day course Gas oil blending

This course is specifically intended for staff who have to deal with the blending of gas oil and diesel, as well as the purchase, quality control, storage and transshipment or sales of gas oil/diesel fuels. Initially, this course is intended as a follow-up to the 4-day Oil Products course, but people who have sufficient background in this course can also participate, for example gained through work experience.


1-day course Fuel oil blending

This course is specifically intended for staff who are involved in blending residual fuel oil products and marine fuel oils, as well as the purchase, quality control, storage and transshipment or sales of fuel oils. Initially, this course is intended as a follow-up to the 4-day Oil Products course, but people who have sufficient background in this course can also participate, for example gained through work experience.

1-day course Biodiesel

Biodiesel is increasingly used as a blending component in gas oil/diesel. What is it? How is it produced? What properties does it have? How does it affect gas oil/diesel fuel quality? What should we pay extra attention to? These are just some of the questions addressed during this day.


1-day Introduction to the Crude oil industry and oil products

This course day provides a global overview of the crude oil industry and the most important properties of the oil products such as LPG, gasoline, kerosene, gas oil and (residual) fuel oil.

3-day course BunkerExperience

The three-day, all-inclusive BunkerExperience course offers an unbeatable combination of theory and real-life bunker experience. During the course students are prepared to the 'real life' experience of working on a bunker barge, working in a test laboratory and 'going to the seaport' for close-up images of different types of ships.


These courses are provided in Dutch, English and German language in one of Saybolt's laboratories worldwide, or at your location, anywhere in the world!

All Oiltraining B.V. courses are also available as an online/livestreaming course!

Interested? Contact Ton Visser by email or phone.

visser@oiltraining.nl  Tel: +31(0)646 724120