The Advanced Certificate is comprised of two modules that take place in May and October, respectively.
The first module takes place in Doha, Qatar and focuses on upstream activities, primarily from the perspective of producers and producing companies. It provides a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the upstream sector: reserves, productions, players (i.e. IOC, NOC, contractors), investments, costs, systems of taxes, contracts, financing, etc.
The second module takes place in Berlin and focuses on power and utilities, oil downstream activities, end-users viewpoint, as well as energy efficiency and energy management issues. The module also includes sessions on conventional and new power supplies, such as clean coal (CCS), renewable and nuclear energy.