Course Information

Welcome to the PESGB Educational Training Programme. Through this series of courses we aim to provide our members with access to low cost, high quality training to boost professional development.

The Educational Training Programme is made up of our Night School and various other training opportunities. All events are facilitated by industry specialists hand picked by members of the council to ensure the delivery of high quality technical content.

Course themes will vary, to cover subjects from Reservoir Appraisal, to Migration Techniques, Technical Skills, Petroleum Economics and Business Management. All will focus on ‘skills within a work environment’. The classes will be facilitated by highly experienced tutors who will be there to help you build your skills and knowledge for a solid future in the energy industry.

Venue PESGB Training Room, Victoria, London.
Some courses may be held virtually – please check relevant event for details
Dates Course dates vary – please check relevant event for details
Duration All Night School classes are usually held at 18:00 – 20:00.
Other event may vary between 1-2 days. Please check relevant event for details
Audience Early and mid-career individuals working in the energy industry
Training Fees Night School: £85.00 per course (incl. four sessions)
Other Events: Prices vary – please check individual event for details
Certificate  A certificate of attendance will be issued on completion of each event


Please see below for a full list of our training in our 2020 programme:

21, 28 Jul, 4, 11 Aug | Night School – Structural Geology – NEW

22,29 Jul, 27 Aug, 1 Sep | Night School – Deep Water Sedimentation and Geochemistry – NEW

22 Jul | Geophysics SIG Meeting – Fibre-optic technology in glacier surveying

27, 30 Jul, 10, 17 Aug | Night School – Business Development – NEW

17 Sep | Migration and Velocity Modelling

22 Sep | Reservoir Management – Tales of the Unexpected

09 Oct | Night School – Basin Analysis and Modelling

21 Oct | Joint Operating Agreements


Coming soon….

Night School – Depth Conversion

Night School – Business Development

Night School – Seismic Sequence Stratigraphy

Night School – Project Management & Effective Technical Writing (Postponed: DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY)

Night School – Deep Water Sedimentation and Geochemistry

Training Course – New Graduates Guide to Finding a Job


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If you wish to support this important, member initiative we would be grateful for any sponsorship offered. Your financial assistance will help us develop the Educational Training Programme and maintain the low-cost registration fees.

If you would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities further, please contact





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