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Certificate in FPSOs

Study the design and operation of FPSOs with our training course by tutored online learning

Starts 8 April 2020

Online Learning

Gain a complete overview of FPSOs!

Our popular FPSO training course explores all aspects of Floating Production, Storage and Offloading systems. Delivered by tutored distance learning, the course explores the design, technology, commercial aspects, project management and operation and deployment of these important assets.

When: 8 April 2020
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 weeks Part-time

Ideal for:

  • Naval architects, shipyard sales and engineering managers
  • Project, installation, subsea, vessel operations and maintenance personnel
  • Analysts, consultants, strategy advisors and public affairs managers
  • Financiers, investors and lawyers working within the offshore sector
  • National, regional and local government officials and policy advisors

Course Modules | Courses Fees | About Online Learning


  • Offshore Exploration, Production, Field Development and Floating Production Hosts
  • Project Development and Management, Field Options and FPSO Considerations and Contracts
  • FPSO Design: Hull, Accommodation, Mooring, Turrets and Risers
  • Topside Processes: Production, Storage and Export
  • Regulatory Requirements, Safety and Environmental Issues
  • Contractual, Economic and Risk Considerations; Field Development Case Studies

"This course covers all aspects of an FPSO project, providing an overview with all other interfaces in a wider picture of a field development project. It contains an enormous amount of information, and leads the student to the right references for further details."

 A.Pouladi, SBM Offshore

Course Director

course director offshore field develop

John Preedy PhD
Associate, Azur Offshore

Since leaving BP in 1992 John has continued working in the offshore oil industry through Azur Offshore Ltd, including activities in the assessment of emerging novel technologies, technical and economics audits, deepwater studies, production sharing agreement evaluations, safety and environmental issues. Clients have included Chevron UK, BP Exploration, British Gas, Technomare, Trident Consultants, Fina UK and Cameron France.

Find out more about John here

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