About the “Commodity Value Chain” online training programme

This training covers the fundamentals of the ‘commodity & energy value chain’. It touches on the basics of the physical flow of commodities. Attention is given to production, storage, transport and consumption and related capacities.

Course contents

This training covers the following topics:

  • The value chain
    • Physical flow
    • Security of supply
  • Activities in the chain
    • Production
      • Exploration & production of fossil fuels (extraction)
      • Power generation
      • Production facilities
    • Storage
      • Security of supply
      • Storage facilities
      • Storage system operators
    • Transport
      • Transport facilities
      • Transmission system operators
      • Balancing & the nomination process
    • Consumption
      • Consumption & consumption facilities
  • Relevant terminology
    • Upstream, midstream & downstream activities
  • Pricing
    • Availability of capacity as price driving factor
    • Merit order
    • Weather circumstances

Reviews

The course provided a good explanation.

Mohammed Abi Afthab Olikathodi
Analyst Energy Data & Scenarios at Eurelectric

The most positive element of the course were the short informative lectures.

Olga Lysytsyna
Senior Consultant at E-Star

Content was good.

Maria Kramer
Operational Risk Manager at Statkraft

It is very informative and well described. The subtitles help.

Mohammed Abi Afthab Olikathodi
Analyst Energy Data & Scenarios at Eurelectric

Good illustration.

Nataliia Trofimova
Internal Auditor at DTEK