The oil and gas midstream industry is a tightly knit community. Gaining access to it requires knowing the lingo and being able to communicate intelligently. This course starts students on that road. This course provides students with a concise overview of the oil and gas midstream industry.
We will start by discussing the oil and gas properties, and then we will move on to cover the fundamentals of pipelines, terminals and transportation. More specifically:
By the end of this course students will have an understanding of oil and
gas value chain and the role of midstream in that value chain.
This course is geared towards those who are new to the oil and gas industry or those who work with or provide equipment, materials, or services to the oil and gas industry and want to understand it better.
1:30 hr video lectures
30 mins quiz
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With over 35 years of experience in oil and gas, Tom enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience through his video courses, in-classroom training, books, advisory in several industry organizations and speaking engagements.
Tom served for seven years as President of Conoco Pipe Line Company and
three years as Chairman of Explorer Pipe Line Company. Tom has also
served as Chairman of both the Audit Committee and the Compensation
Committee of Explorer Pipe Line Company, and on the Board of Directors
of Conoco Pipe Line Company, Continental Pipe Line Company, Conoco
Offshore Pipe Line Company, Yellowstone Pipe Line Company, Pioneer Pipe
Line Company, and Sentinel Transportation Company.
Tom's books include Oil and Gas Pipelines in NonTechnical Language by PennWell Published in 2006, and the soon to be published Natural Gas Local Distribution Pipelines in NonTechnical Language which will be released in late 2016.
Tom has taught over 100 classes about midstream topics, both publicly and for private clients, from his repertoire of 20 different courses. He has also twice presented to National Academy of Science Study groups investigating oil pipeline matters.
Tom Miesner has taught midstream courses for students from several companies including: TransCanada Pipeline; Tesoro Logistics; Botas International Limited; Buckeye Pipeline; Colonial Pipeline; Lyondellbasell; Interterstate Natural Gas Association of America; Assocation of Oil Pipelines; American Petroleum Institute; Phillips 66 Partners; Enbridge Pipeline; Shell PIpeline; BP Pipelines North America; Sunoco Logistics, Chevron Pipelines, Kinder Morgan, Pipeline Research Council International, US Department of Justice, US Environmental Protective Agency, to name a few.