OPIS Basics of Fuel Buying eLearning Course

Learn the Basics of Buying Physical Gasoline and Diesel Fuel

Learn how to buy fuel smarter with OPIS Basics Of Fuel Buying eLearning course.

Join expert instructor Scott Berhang, a 35-year veteran of the global oil products market with expertise in the entire downstream supply chain, for a 3.5 hour eLearning course that shows you how to buy physical fuel successfully. You’ll learn how to choose and negotiate with suppliers, create contracts, understand how spot, rack and retail markets operate and much more – all from your desk and at your convenience.

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Key Features and Benefits

  • Understand the fuel buying process from start to finish.
  • Enhance your negotiating position and write an accurate wholesale fuel supply contract.
  • Select the right pricing benchmark for your business.
  • Discover the basics of risk management and hedging.
  • Learn at your own pace by completing one section at a time or the entire course at once. You’ll have 6 months from the purchase date to finish.
  • Save valuable time. No need to travel or be out of the office.
  • Re-watch a section as many times as you need before moving on.
  • 24/7 access to the course materials, allowing you to learn when you want.
  • Instructor Scott Berhang shares his knowledge gained from more than 35 years of experience in the industry.
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OPIS Basics of Fuel Buying eLearning includes:

  • 10 modules of course work with quizzes
  • Printed course packet with copies of all handouts
  • Glossary of industry terms
  • List of U.S. refineries (provided in Module 1 presentation materials)
  • Certificate of Completion
  • BONUS: Free 5-day trial to the OPIS Rack Report for your market

Here is how this eLearning course works:

  1. Sign up online or give us a call at 888.301.2645 to get started.
  2. Within 24 hours, a member of our eLearning team will contact you with your log in information and mail your course packet.
  3. Sign in and start learning! After each module, you’ll take a short quiz to make sure you understand before moving on.
  4. Once you complete all 11 modules, you’ll take a comprehensive final exam.
  5. After you pass the final exam, we’ll send you a Certificate of Completion.
  6. Start putting your knowledge to use!

Please note – Adobe Flash is required to view the online course.

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Scott Berhang, Vice President of Global Sales at OPIS.

About the Instructor:

Scott Berhang has been in the oil industry since 1981, covering spot markets, wholesale gasoline and diesel fuel markets, as well as downstream energy industry news. Since 2000, Scott has been teaching integrated refiners, jobbers, end-users and retailers how to purchase physical fuel, and how best to use published price discovery as benchmarks for fuel transactions.

He developed the OPIS West Coast Spot market report, whose spot prices have been the industry benchmark for bulk transactions on the West Coast for over 20 years.