The North American Crude Oil Revolution

The North American and global crude oil supply situation is in the midst of a growth spurt not seen in years and with major implications for the physical and financial trading markets. The implications of just the North American revolution is changing the dynamics throughout the entire crude oil infrastructure, from production to logistics to refining to the impact on the flow of international crude oil around the world.

The changing crude oil spread interrelationships drive every aspect of this complex industry and every trading, purchasing and hedging decision. The world of crude oil processing, trading and hedging is changing quickly in an environment that is already very volatile and, in many instances, far from stable.

If you are in the oil industry or even thinking about being in this dynamic industry, you need to register for this course to understand and grasp all of the tools needed to prosper in the fast moving and changing crude oil supply landscape.

This course is delivered through our training partner The Energy Management Institute (EM

Course Information

Price $1895.0
Duration 2 days
Location Calgary
Available Dates

Who Should Attend

  • Major Oil and Large Independent:

- Refiners

- Marketers

- Supply and distribution personnel

- Exchange personnel

- Risk managers

- Asset and non-asset traders

  • Hedge funds, prop traders and financial traders
  • Every-level of the trading community, both physical and financial
  • Transportation companies at every level of the crude oil infrastructure

- Pipeline

- Rail

- Trucking

- Shipping (both ocean-going and barge)

- Vessel brokers


- Government agencies Federal/State/Municipal

- Refiners

  • Lenders to the oil industry
  • Futures and OTC brokers
  • Media companies
  • Oil reporters
  • Oil analysts

Booking Information

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7065 7706

Course Content

This critical 2-day course will give you an integrated understanding of the quickly changing North American and global crude oil supply picture. During this course you will achieve a very rigorous understanding of the what, who, and how at every level of the US, Canadian and global crude oil infrastructure and what it means to the market participants both domestically and globally.

You will leave this course with a solid and immediately useful understanding of:

  • Macroeconomics of worldwide energy complex. What is driving oil prices?
  • The evolving North American crude oil revolution.
  • The implications of a crude oil independent North America.
  • The changing North American logistics and crude oil distribution system.
  • The impact of new pipeline capacity as well as reversals.
  • The resurgence of the rail industry in the crude oil distribution network.
  • The changing international trade flow and how it changes the economics around the world.
  • The changing valuation of various crude oil categories and the implications on the refining side of the business.
  • The changing Brent/WTI spread relationships.
  • The evolving Cushing and mid-West crude oil inventory pattern.
  • A thorough understanding of how the changing crude oil landscape is changing all of the pricing interrelationships and what that means to the entire global oil markets.