Environmental Pollution & Waste ManagementSUST/POLLUTIONGB

Who should attend?

  • This course provides a thorough and applied knowledge of efficient techniques, industry standards and best practices for managing waste and environmental pollution.
Audience :
  • Managers, advisors, engineers and operations staff involved in the management of environmental issues all along the lifetime of a field development: from design to operation.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • INTRODUCTION TO WASTE & POLLUTION MANAGEMENT

      • Environmental stakes of Oil & Gas companies and projects.
      • Environmental mitigation measures principles.
  • ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION & TREATMENT

      • Air emission & pollutant inventory. Greenhouse gases.
      • Flare emissions reduction techniques.
      • Case study:
      • Gas injection and gas lift.
      • Gas valorization strategies.
      • Process emissions reduction. Control of fugitive emissions.
      • Reduction of emissions related to power generation:
      • Electrification.
      • Energy efficiency strategies.
      • Logistics management to reduce emissions.
  • WASTE EFFLUENT POLLUTION & TREATMENT

      • Waste effluent inventory (production water, cooling water), pollutants.
      • Production water treatment and disposal:
      • Primary: API tanks, plate separators.
      • Secondary: flotation, coalescent filters, hydrocyclones.
      • Tertiary: membranes, biological treatments.
      • Chemicals and chemical treatments.
      • Water injection.
      • Open drain & closed drains: collection and treatment.
      • Drilling fluids treatment:
      • Water base mud recovery and cuttings treatment.
      • Oil base mud recovery and cuttings treatment.
      • Domestic effluents treatment:
      • Isolated camps treatment options.
      • Permanent camps treatment options.
  • OIL SPILL RESPONSE AT SEA - TECHNOLOGIES

      • Content of an oil spill contingency plan.
      • Offshore spill treatment (dispersants, booms and recovery…).
      • Onshore spill treatment (pumping, skimming, bioremediation, thermal desorption…).
  • SOLID WASTE TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES

      • Chemical treatments.
      • Physical treatments.
      • Disposal methods: advantages/drawbacks.
  • POLLUTION & REMEDIATION TECHNIQUES

      • Treatment selection: in-situ, onsite, ex-situ.
      • When and how applying technologies: physical, chemical, biological treatments.
      • Case study.
  • MONITORING & REPORTING

      • Main key performance indicators related to pollution control and waste treatment.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • understand the stakes for the Oil & Gas industry for environmental management,
  • understand contents of environmental impact assessments and mitigations (treatments),
  • identify mitigation measures, air treatment techniques, waste water treatment, wastes treatment, soil remediation,
  • implement an oil spill contingency plan, including the combating strategy,
  • select key performance indicators and set up monitoring with environmental management plans.

Ways & Means

  • Highly interactive training by industry-specialist lecturers.
  • Numerous applications and illustrations, case studies and teamwork sessions.