Training Date : June 18 -30, 2018   |  Houston/Abuja


The oil and gas industry is embroiled with risks of various kinds ranging from geopolitical, technological, commercial, financial, operations, security risk, etc.


Current market environment has indicated that security risk is the prevailing one that determines sustainable growth in the industry; attraction and retention of foreign direct investment.


Security risk could impair cashflow of companies and economy of producing nations. It also has adverse societal effects that could jeopardize peace and trigger restlessness between companies, government and host communities.

Therefore, it is imperative to have a didactic understanding in managing security risk in oil/gas industry and ensuring sustainable community relations.


This course will enable delegates to understand various dimensions of oil/gas value chains and how to effectively identify risk at various levels and assess, evaluate, mitigate and control them. It gives a holistic approach on how effective leadership and management styles could be integrated with technology and better human relations could be used to create collaborations with host communities to ensure a win-win situation.


Course Outline:

  • Review of global trends impacting oil/gas industry

  • Comparative analysis of oil/gas value chains

  • Understanding risk – Risk analysis in oil/gas operations

  • Understanding and evaluating impacts of security risk – Economic, Societal, etc

  • Risk – identify, assess, evaluate, mitigate, monitor, control

  • Quantitative and Qualitative risk analysis

  • Broader understanding of project life cycle and risks involved in all stages

  • Managing project risk

  • Understanding security risk and management approaches

  • Security zones and risk mitigation control measures

  • Corporate and operations risk assessment

  • Performing security assessment

  • Enterprise risk management measures

  • Creating  a corporate and operations security plans and effective implementations

  • Agency physical security policyOrganization’s values

  • Moral and ethics in securityIntegrating technology  and physical security

  • Applications of drones, fiber optics, cameras, others…

  • Fundamentals of community relations

  • Community relations

  • Culture and diversity

  • Understanding host communities and effective management

  • Leadership styles and approached in creating community relation

  • Creating and incorporating community relations plan in projects

  • Influence of resource nationalism and local content on oil/gas industry

  • Strategic approach to negotiation and conflict resolution

  • Effective public relations approachValues added to local content by engaging host communities

  • Understanding corporate social responsibility  in oil/gas industry

  • Differentiating charitable acts and corporate social responsibility

  • The Golden Rule of CSRConcepts of extractive transparency

  • Conflict and negotiations

  • Engagements and Security Panacea

  • Synergy & collaborations

  • The world of security and the communityCase studies

  • Review



Who will attend?


General Managers

Senior Managers,


Security Managers

Heads of DepartmentHealth, Safety  & Environment Managers

Supervisors, Coordinators

Professionals, relevant officers and personnel


Course Duration:  1 week


School of Energy & Corporate Leadership (SECOL) is a global organization  that uses award winning experts in  providing training in the areas of energy, oil, gas, petrochemicals, regulations, law, leadership, organizational development , management, finance and economics. We believe strongly in the philosophy that humans are the greatest assets of any country or organization, and therefore should be nurtured with continuous quality training to enhance productivity, efficiency, effectiveness, reliability and competitiveness. SECOL will continue to create dynamic environment for capacity building, ensuring high performance, strategic agility, and leadership that would help organizations attain their goals and enable nations optimize socio- economic growth.