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Direct GHG Emissions Inventory Compiling for Upstream Oil & Gas (ETR11)

  • 9-11 September 20243 daysVienna, AustriaCourse Fee: 2450 EUR + VAT
    Computer Fee: 150 EUR + VAT


This course delves into the technical aspects of greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting, focusing on methodologies, standards, and strategies for successfully compiling carbon inventories. It addresses the unique challenges faced in the oil & gas industry.
The course is designed to enhance participants' understanding of carbon accounting principles and their skills to applying in the real-world complexities for practical application and advancement in the energy industry.

Course Level: Foundation / Skill
Instructor: Aleksandar Mirkovic

Designed for you, if you are...

  • An environmental engineer
  • A sustainability officer or manager
  • An environmental consultant
  • An oil & gas industry professional

How we build your confidence

  • Mixed, instructor-led delivery of theoretical content with a blend of PowerPoint overview, whiteboard explanations of details, and class interactions
  • Case studies
  • Hands-on exercises

The benefits from attending

By attending this course, you will gain:
  • A comprehensive understanding of GHG emissions:
    Understanding the nature, sources, and impact of greenhouse gas emissions, particularly in the context of the oil and gas industry

  • Proficiency in GHG accounting:
    Getting familiar with the principles and best practices of GHG accounting, including the use of global standards and methodologies specific to the oil and gas sector

  • GHG inventory compiling skills:
    The ability to assess the organisational boundaries, identify the emitters, set up the business processes required to track and aggregate the activity data, perform the Q/C of input data, and make appropriate assumptions in case of missing data. Skills to compile inventory models based on available data, and fine-tune the models based on physical measurements

  • Knowledge of emission reduction strategies:
    Understanding of various strategies and technologies for reducing GHG emissions in oil and gas operations

  • Hands-on experience through case studies:
    Practical experience from real-world case studies, helping participants understand the challenges and solutions in managing GHG emissions

  • Networking opportunities:
    Connection with peers and experts in the field, facilitating knowledge exchange and professional networking


Introduction to technical aspects of GHG accounting in the oil & gas industry
  • Introduction to climate change and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Fundamentals of GHG accounting
  • Identification of emission sources
  • Establishing business processes for data collection and validation
  • Calculation of emissions for stationary and mobile emitters
  • Practical exercise in emission calculation for mobile and stationary emitters

Understanding methane emissions and their impact on GHG inventory
  • Impact of methane on climate change and its sources
  • Fugitive emissions
  • Emissions from gas flaring
  • Emissions in the gas dehydration process
  • Practical exercise in calculation of fugitive, process, and flaring emissions

Development of an integrated GHG emissions model and assessing emission reduction potential
  • Creation of a complete GHG inventory
  • Analysis and evaluation of emission reduction strategies
  • Developing plans to achieve Net-Zero goals



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