Managing Security Risks in the Oil and Gas Sector

There are few industries that require an in-depth understanding of security management as much as the oil and gas sector. Personal safety aside, the risks of theft, terrorism, environmental damage and reputational impact are some very real problems which can have devastating effects to organisations all over the world. Drawing on case studies from around the globe, the course addresses some of the more complex risks associated with the oil and gas industry in a range of environments and examines the risks in upstream and downstream operations.

Course syllabus:

  1. Security risk analysis in oil and gas sector

  2. Corporate social responsibility, human rights, and community management

  3. Managing activism risk

  4. Managing acts of militancy and terrorism against the oil and gas sector

  5. Oilfield and pipeline security

  6. Refinery security

  7. Maritime and offshore security

  8. Downstream (retail security)