Fiscal Oil Metering

 fiscal metering, which is commonly referred to as metering in the oil and gas industry.  Metering is the point of a commercial transaction where a change in ownership takes place.

Course participants will learn about the industry standards which govern custody transfer requirements and will also be made aware of a variety of metering methods available.

As the course continues, participants will be exposed to the hardware used in a fiscal metering system. Subjects such as accuracy, acceptable error, and documentation will be discussed to provide participants with a complete picture of the process of this subject matter.

Custody Transfer and Metering Methods

  • Industry standards
  • Legal
  • National metrology standards
  • Custody transfer flow meters

On day one, participants will gain an appreciation for the high level of accuracy required during custody transfer applications.  The standards and requirements which are applied to flow meters used in the process via such organizations as American Petroleum Institute (API) will be discussed.  Participants will also be made aware of the custody transfer operations that can occur at any number of points from the originating location and the impacts associated.

Fiscal Metering Requirements

  • Components
  • Accuracy
  • Liquid custody transfer
  • Fiscal metering hardware

Day two discussions will focus on an overall appreciation for the oil fiscal metering operations, accuracy, and its importance with respect to the transport scheme.  Although the flow meters are the heart of the fiscal metering system, support hardware such as metering skids, piping, and vessels are also important in the fiscal metering system and will be review.

This training course uses both conventional and non-traditional techniques. It utilises small group and facilitated plenary discussions as well as instruction to explore key concepts, models, tools and techniques. Hands-on exercises and case studies are used to practice the application of knowledge and use of skills. Structured reviews provide the opportunity to consider how the learning can be applied to the delegates’ own work.

  • D.McKINSEY AND ASSOCIATES Ltd Certificate of Completion for individuals who attend and completes’ Fiscal Oil Metering course.
  • Candidates who desire International Certifications shall be registered through our platform for such an examination.


D.Mckinsey is licensed to train and issue certificates by the following bodies;

–           Nigerian Council for Management Education, (CMD).

–           OGTAN (Oil and Gas Trainers Association of NIGERIA).

Kindly confirm space availability by calling +234 (0) 8023192104 or +234 (0) 9062386530 or send an email to,   For In-House training programs / on request, please contact us using above contact details.

MAR 20-22

JUL 2-3

OCT 2-4

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