Supply Chain, Procurement & Project Management > Front End Loading in Oil and Gas Projects

About this Training

Front End Loading (FEL) is a methodology that takes a deliberate approach to capital project planning. Where traditional project plans seek to help an operator reach production targets and budgets, FEL methodology aligns an operator’s technical and business goals to create a more comprehensive development plan. The FEL approach increases project definition and lowers risk to positively impact total investment costs and return on investment.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Learn the methods applied for Pre-FEL and FEL process
  • Understand the importance of FEL, FEL stages; visualisation, conceptualisation, definition
  • Uncover how to apply project management during FEL
  • Determine risk management in the FEL process
  • Understand benchmarking & value improving practices


The course is recommended for anyone who wish to gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the importance of Front-End Loading and how to apply Front End Loading best practices, including:

  • Team Leaders
  • Senior Managers (Line and Function)
  • Project Managers
  • Development Engineers
  • Graduate Engineers
  • Quality Assurance Engineers
  • Key Contractor’s Management
  • FEED engineers
  • Design engineers
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Process engineers
  • Intermediate

Your expert course leader is a subsea pipeline consultant with extensive experience in the design, construction, and installation of subsea pipelines for the oil and gas industry. As a consultant, he provides technical expertise and support to clients on all aspects of subsea pipeline projects, from the initial planning and design phase through to construction and commissioning. He is knowledgeable about industry standards, regulations, and best practices for subsea pipelines, and works closely with clients to ensure that projects are delivered safely, on time, and within budget. He has over thirty years’ experience in early concept and front-end studies for the initiation of numerous high value upstream oil and gas projects worldwide. He has worked for both Operating Companies and Consultants managing the FEL process for complex, multi-discipline and technically challenging concepts, combining both his technical and project management skills. He has been working with companies like ExxonMobil, Quantum Power, North Caspian Operating Company, OMV Petrom, Port Meridian, BG Group, and etc.


To further optimise your learning experience from our courses, we also offer individualized “One to One” coaching support for 2 hours post training. We can help improve your competence in your chosen area of interest, based on your learning needs and available hours. This is a great opportunity to improve your capability and confidence in a particular area of expertise. It will be delivered over a secure video conference call by one of our senior trainers. They will work with you to create a tailor-made coaching program that will help you achieve your goals faster.
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