Supply Chain Management in the Oil and Gas Industry


5 days


23 – 27 Jan, 01 – 05 May, 07 – 11 August       30, Oct – 03 Nov 2023




The Business Xchange Hub, Marco Polo House 3-5 Lansdowne Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2BX United Kingdom


Maintaining best practice in procurement and supply chain management is a core requirement for those operating in the global Oil and Gas industry. Supplier/operator relationships are now so very crucial since the drop in oil prices is causing real monetary concern across the industry. It is now vital that the procurement and supply chain functions collaborates its efforts and expertise to cope with the complexity of the present operating environment. Procurement and supply chain management are being relied upon to make a difference to the depressed market and are under constant pressure to make dynamic and meaningful contributions to the bottom line operating costs and capital expenditure.

This innovative training course will assist delegates to reassess their organization’s Procurement and Supply Chain strategies beyond short term cost cutting.  It will focus on real time issues to counteract the downturn and think differently about global procurement. The training course had been designed to provide delegates with practical approaches for transforming their organization’s procurement team to become more competitive and resilient.

Who should attend?

  • Procurement Professionals
  • Supply Chain Professionals
  • Tender or Bidding Managers
  • Contract Administrators
  • Contracting Unit Supervisors
  • Project Engineers and Project Managers

Course Objectives

  • It is essential for Procurement and Supply Chain professionals to adapt supply chain practices to fit the current market and they must understand the need for:

    • Reassessment of current E & P procurement strategies
    • Streamlining processes


    • Adopt contemporary practices
    • Building robust internal supply planning capabilities
    • Collaborative relationship with vendors
    • Tools and techniques to effectively renegotiate contracts

This course can also be taken in

Accra:  16 – 20 Jan, 10 – 14 April, 24-28 July, 23- 27 Oct 2023

Dubai:  23 – 27 Jan, 27 Mar – 31March, 19 – 23 June, 28 Aug – 01 Sept 2023

Texas: on request

Course Content

Defining Strategic Procurement in the Oil and Gas Industry

  • What is World Class Procurement and Supply Management?
  • Oil and Gas Value Chain Management
  • Category Management Strategies
  • E & P Total Cost of Ownership and Asset Management
  • Global Procurement Contract Risks

Integrated Supply Chain Strategy

  • The Importance of a Dynamic and Collaborative Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Modes in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Demand vs. Supply management
  • Understanding Transport, Logistics and Warehousing
  • Supply Chain Integration

The “LEAN” Approach to Supply Chain Management

  • Supplier Strategy and Rationalization
  • Lean Tools and Techniques
  • Understanding the Lean Approach in the various supply chain links
  • Designing Lean Metrics for Optimal Performance
  • Measuring and Improving the Supply Chain Performance

    Strategic Contract Negotiations

    • Understanding Key Components of a Commercial Contract
    • Preparing for a Win/Win Negotiation
    • Dealing with Difficult Suppliers
    • The Importance of Collaborative, Competitive and Dynamic Negotiations
    • Know when and how to renegotiate a contract

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