Environmental ManagementSUST/ENVMGTGB

Who should attend?

  • This course provides a thorough and applied knowledge of best industry standards and practices for appraising environmental matters throughout the life cycle of a field development, to implement the management of impact and risks throughout the life cycle of a project from exploration up to abandonment.
Audience :
  • Managers, advisors, engineers, and operations staff involved in management of environmental issues all along the lifetime of a field development.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • FUNDAMENTALS OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

      • Why environmental management is necessary. Concept of sustainability.
      • Definitions: environmental impact, significance, accidental vs. operational discharges, discharge and pollution.
      • Legal standards: definition, standard determination. Best available technology. Best environmental practices.
      • Environmental Quality Standards (EQS), discharge standards - Regional, international, conventions.
      • Introduction to social management.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL & HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENT

      • Risk assessment: concept of hazards, risks, hazard identification and risk assessment process.
      • Impact assessment throughout the lifecycle of the project.
      • Aspect and potential impact identification.
      • Sources of environmental information.
      • Impacts on atmosphere: air pollution, GHG emissions.
      • Impacts on aquatic resources: water pollution and water availability.
      • Impacts on land resources: ground pollution and land use.
      • Impacts on biodiversity.
      • Socio-economic and cultural impact.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PLAN

      • Concept and elements.
      • Control measures to reduce air emissions.
      • Control measures to reduce water consumption and water pollution.
      • Control measures to reduce land pollution and use.
  • MONITORING & REPORTING

      • Key performance indicators, Industry performance - Trends.
      • Environmental monitoring & surveillance.
      • Green house gases estimation and reporting.
  • WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN

      • Strategy - Type of waste.
      • Waste collection.
      • Transport & storages (primary, final…).
      • Treatments options (biological, thermal desorption).
  • MANAGEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES

      • Identification of spill scenarios.
      • Oil spill contingency planning strategies: onshore and offshore cases.
      • Typical resources for oil spill contingency plans.
  • STAKEHOLDERS ENGAGEMENT

      • Stakeholders identification.
      • Engagement and information process.
      • Stakeholders engagement plan review.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

      • Elements of environmental management systems.
      • Referentials and certification. ISO 14001.
      • EMS as part of integrated management systems.
      • Environmental culture and leadership in the organization.
  • ENERGY MANAGEMENT

      • Introduction to energy sources.
      • Energy efficiency. Measures for improvement.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • explain the fundamentals of environmental management in terms of risks and impacts,
  • describe techniques, fundamentals and contents of environmental impact assessments,
  • identify mitigation measures,
  • select key performance indicators, and set up environmental management plans,
  • explain the content of an Oil Spill Contingency Plan.

Ways & Means

  • Several applications and illustrations.
  • Several case studies and teamwork sessions.