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Sessions
Dates Location Tuition Register
Oct 22 - 26, 2018 Pau 3,570 €
Online By email
Who should attend?

Audience

    • Managers, advisors, engineers, and operations staff involved in management of environmental issues all along the lifetime of a field development.

Level

  • Proficiency
  • 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.
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,
  • grasp legal requirements and standards applicable to specific projects,
  • identify mitigation measures,
  • select key performance indicators, and set up environmental management plans,
  • explain the content of an Oil Spill Contingency Plan.
Course Content

FUNDAMENTALS OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

0.5 day

  • 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

1 day

  • 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

0.75 day

  • 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

0.5 day

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

WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN

0.5 day

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

MANAGEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES

0.75 day

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

STAKEHOLDERS ENGAGEMENT

0.25 day

  • Stakeholders identification.
  • Engagement and information process.
  • Stakeholders engagement plan review.

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

0.5 day

  • 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

0.25 day

  • Introduction to energy sources.
  • Energy efficiency. Measures for improvement.
Ways & Means
  • Several applications and illustrations.
  • Several case studies and teamwork sessions.