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E-616 - Oil Spill Management

E-616 - Oil Spill Management

5 days
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?


    • HSE Engineers from Oil & Gas companies and regulation agencies.


  • Foundation
  • This course provides a comprehensive and practical knowledge of oil spill management techniques.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • set procedures to prevent any kind of pollution as a proactive approach,
  • decide the best way and solution to treat any kind of pollution,
  • select the suitable oil spill equipment and operate it,
  • manage oil spill events, work with oil spill software and oil spill mitigation maps.
Course Content

Overview of pollution in the Oil & Gas industry

2 days

  • Air emissions.
  • Liquid & semi liquid waste.
  • Solid waste.
  • Waste management.
  • NORM.
  • Noise.
  • Remediation of contaminated sites.
  • Environmental procedures for drilling operations.
  • Environmental procedures for production operations.

Oil spill response

3 days

  • Source of oil spill.
  • Major oil spill incident - Case study: Exxon Valdez incident.
  • Impact of oil spill.
  • Oil spill behavior and mitigation.
  • Tier response.
  • Oil spill contingency plan:
  • Introduction to the plan.
  • Definitions.
  • Objectives.
  • Oil spill response strategies:
  • Natural dispersion.
  • Mechanical removal.
  • Chemical dispersion.
  • Granting standard approval for the use of dispersant.
  • Notification plan and reporting.
  • Management of oil spill contingency plan:
  • Crisis management team.
  • Training, awareness and drills.
  • Communication.
  • Control room.
  • Drills and exercises.
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Ways & Means
  • Several case studies and teamwork sessions.
  • Several videos of major oil spill incidents and oil spill combating equipment.