English Courses for the Energy, Oil and Gas Industries

Business English for Energy, Oil and Gas Industries

Location: Linguarama London - Non-residential Hotel and Host Family accommodation available

Duration: 5 days Monday – Friday 09.15 – 17.15

Why you should attend?

The Energy and Oil and Gas industries form a key market sector in today's globalised economy. English is the international language of co-operation throughout large parts of the sector. New technologies, climate change, resource depletion, the rapid growth in demand from industrialising countries in Asia, energy security and the liberalisation of markets are all issues which are both widely discussed in society and underpin the framework within which the energy industry operates. This course will give you the language and the confidence, not only to discuss such issues coherently but also to operate more effectively in your specific role in English.

Turning Theory in Practice

This course encourages participants from the oil and gas industry to develop their
communication skills in relevant situations and contexts. The programme will be based around the needs of the participants, developing language skills through discussion, role-plays, presentations, vocabulary development and language analysis in contexts relevant to the Energy, Oil & Gas sectors.

Practical language skills will be developed in the following contexts:

Understanding the vocabulary of the Energy and Oil and Gas Industry

  • Power generation 
  • Energy sources (hydrocarbons, renewables, nuclear)
  • Sectors and markets
  • The legislative and governmental framework
  • Competition and deregulation

Oil and Gas Industry Issues

  • Environment
  • Health and safety
  • Sales, marketing and service
  • HR (recruitment, secondment, retention, development)
  • Supply and demand, energy security, strategy

Talking Technical

  • Grids, transmission and distribution
  • Energy efficiency processes and technical issues
  • Trends and technological developments

Language Development

  • Fluency and vocabulary development
  • Feedback on accuracy and pronunciation

Business Language Skills for Use in the Oil and Gas Industry

  • Presenting information
  • Forecasting
  • Describing trends
  • Describing processes
  • Negotiating
  • Taking part in meetings

Historical Oil and Gas Case Study

  • A detailed analysis of conflict and compromise between industrial and environmental interests in the oil and gas industry

Benefits to you:

  • Improving your English language skills in contexts relevant to your role
  • Developing your ability to communicate information across sectors in English
  • Benchmarking your knowledge with other oil and gas industry professionals
  • Discussing oil and gas industry case studies
  • Building on your skills in presenting technical information in English related to the
    oil and gas industry
  • Increasing your confidence when dealing with clients and colleagues in English
  • Fast tracking the development in your overall language ability

Who should attend:

Energy industry professionals working in oil and gas Industries in international
environments or multi-national companies, who deal with people from all over the
world, whether clients or colleagues in English.

Contact us now to find out more.
Call +44 (0) 207 614 1900
or email