Oil Spill Management


Who should attend?

  • This course provides a comprehensive and practical knowledge of oil spill management techniques.
Audience :
  • HSE Engineers from Oil & Gas companies and regulation agencies.

Level : Foundation

Course Content


      • 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.

      • Crisis management team.
      • Training, awareness and drills.
      • Communication.
      • Control room.
      • Drills and exercises.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • 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.

Ways & Means

  • Several case studies and teamwork sessions.
  • Several videos of major oil spill incidents and oil spill combating equipment.