Environmental Management & Control Courses

  1. Petroleum Oil & Chemical Spill Management
  2. Quality Test & Control in the Petroleum Industry
  3. Environmental Management & Waste Treatment Control – Upstream
  4. Environmental Management & Waste Treatment Control – Downstream
  5. Waste Treatment Control – Transportation & Distribution
  6. Water Treatment for Refining & Petrochemical Operations
  7. PR & Social Outreach Strategies: Principles and Best Practices
  8. Petroleum HSE Emergency I: Emergency Preparedness
  9. Petroleum HSE Emergency II: Emergency Response Planning
  10. Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Operating Site Practices
  11. Boom Deployment Best Practices
  12. Environmental Auditing Foundation Course
  13. Environmental Auditor – Team Leader
  14. Mineral Site Closure Planning, Reclamation, Rehabilitation & Remediation
  15. Environmental Impact Assessment
  16. Environmental Risk Strategy & Management
  17. Petroleum HSE Best Practices.
  18. Offshore/Onshore Risk Assessment & Minimization Management
  1. Petroleum Oil & Chemical Spill Management

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for petroleum oil & gas managers, supervisors, plant operators, environmental protection personnel, process engineers, plant engineer or other professional interested in Oil Spill Management and environmental protection.

Learning Expectations: The Petroleum Oil and Chemical Spill Management training course program focuses on how to prevent, prepare for, and respond to oil spills in petroleum, oil, and gas industries. Attendees of the training course program learn how to address and manage the potential environmental threat posed by petroleum and non-petroleum oil spills in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. A broad range of relevant topics are covered in the training course program which will include ( but not limited to): how to prevent, prepare for and respond to any oil spills. The training course program also covers the EPA’s oil spills program, with case histories, the lessons learned and how to apply them to help improve Oil and Gas operators prevention and response capabilities in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Quality Test & Control in the Petroleum Industry

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for Petroleum Oil & Gas Managers, Supervisors, Chemists, Scientists, process engineers or other professional interested in Quality Control in the Oil & Gas Industry.

Learning Expectations: The Quality Test & Control in the Petroleum Industry training course program’s ultimate goal for the oil and gas industry operators is to provide safe, reliable, and high-quality products and services. Quality Control training is a very important part of this training course program. This training course program is will help attendees develop the knowledge and skill required to perform quality control in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. The training course program will cover a broad range of relevant topics which will include (but not limited to): Regulatory Requirements and quality Management Standards for oil and gas companies; standard procedures and specifications, inspections methods, and testing and acceptance techniques in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Environmental Management & Waste Control – Upstream

Who Should Attend: This training program is a must for those petroleum oil and gas industry personnel involved in safety, environmental control, management or regulation of the Upstream oil and gas production industry.

Learning Expectations: Environmental Management & Waste Control- Upstream training course program covers environmental management and control in the upstream oil and gas production operations and discharge of produced formation waters, oily waste waters, sludges, accidental spills of oil from oil and gas production installations in the petroleum, oil, gas industry. This training course program covers how to manage and control wastes and pollutants resulting from oil production operation effluents, accidental oil spills, fuel combustions, gas flaring, oil leaks at producing or abandoned wells, piping or storage facilities, produced water, chemicals and radioactive elements, sand and other solid materials in the petroleum, oil, gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Environmental Management & Waste Control – Downstream

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for petroleum oil & gas managers, supervisors, plant operators, environmental protection personnel, process engineers, plant engineer or other professional involved in safety, environmental control, management or regulation of the Downstream oil and gas processing and refining industry.

Learning Expectations: Environmental Management & Waste Control-Downstream training course program covers environmental management and control of the quality of effluent and mode of disposal in the downstream petroleum refining, gas conversion and processing, and petrochemical operations in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. This training course program covers how to manage and control wastes and pollutants resulting from air emissions, water and chemical effluents, and solid wastes materials in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Environmental Management – Transportation and Distribution

Who Should Attend: This training program is a must for those petroleum oil and gas industry personnel involved in safety, environmental control, management or regulation of the petroleum oil and gas transportation, distribution, terminals, depots, and marketing operations.

Learning Expectations: The Environmental Management-Transportation and Distribution training course program covers environmental management and control of discharge or spillages from terminals, storage facilities, pipelines, barges, ships and tankers of oil and oily wastes, sludges, gaseous emissions, chemical and hazardous wastes, from polluting land, waterways, marine and offshore environments to minimize impact on health and properties in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Water Treatment in Refining & Petrochemical

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for petroleum oil and gas managers, supervisors, operators and other personnel, who are involved in plant operations, inspection, maintenance, and environmental aspects.

Learning Expectations: The Water Treatment in Refining & Petroleum training course program provides a practical introduction to water treatment for the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. Some of the topics covered in the training course program include deposition and corrosion in water and steam systems, treatment methods, energy conservation, and monitoring and control systems in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Social Outreach Strategies: Principles and Best Practices

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for managers and practitioners of corporate social responsibility/social outreach programs at the corporate and field level; environmental, health and safety managers; public and government affairs staff; business unit managers interested in this area of the business.

Learning Expectations: The Social Outreach Strategies: Principles and Best Practices training course program allows participants to learn about the increasing requirements and expectations for social outreach and community engagement in today’s global marketplace in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. In developing new projects, oil and gas companies must comply with social and environmental safeguard policies imposed by public institutions such as the World Bank and by commercial financial institutions that have voluntarily committed to respect these same safeguard policies. In addition, companies are expected to support the local communities where they have operations. This training course program covers some of the emerging models and thinking about social outreach in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week.

  1. HSE Emergency I – Emergency Preparedness

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for engineers, operators, environmental professionals, consultants, regulators, those involved in the permitting, design and operation and people involved with health, safety and environmental matters in the oil and gas industry.

Learning Expectations: The Environmental Health and Safety-Emergency Preparedness training course program provides participants with a set of practical guidelines on Environmental Emergency Preparedness, i.e., how to start managing and preparing for an environmental emergency in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. Knowledge from this training course program can be applied to a site emergency planning and response checklist in any processing operation; site Environmental Management System (EMS), site Environmental Management Plan (EMP), and/or site emergency management preparedness and response Plan. A variety of topics are covered in this training course program including Environmental Emergencies; Corporate Governance; Preparedness Plan. Participants of this training course program would at the end of the course be able to provide a checklist to be used to prepare contingencies for an emergency; provide a guideline and leadership in emergency preparedness and response processes, including environmental emergency management in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week.

  1. HSE Emergency II – Emergency Response Planning

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for engineers, operators, environmental professionals, consultants, regulators, those involved in the permitting, design and operation and people involved with health, safety and environmental matters in the oil and gas industry.

Learning Expectations: The Environmental Health & Safety-Emergency Response Planning training course program provides participants with a set of practical guidelines on Environmental Emergency Response, i.e. how to respond to a variety of environmental emergencies in the petroleum, oil, gas industry. Knowledge from this training course program can be applied to a site emergency planning and response checklist in any processing operation; site Environmental Management System (EMS), site Environmental Management Plan (EMP), and/or site emergency management preparedness and response Plan. A variety of topics are covered including The Generic EHS Emergency Response Plan; Response Planning for Chemical Spills; Response Planning for Oil Spills; Response Planning for a Hazardous Gas Emergency in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. Participants of the training course program would at the end of the course be able to provide leadership in emergency preparedness and response processes; create a process of recording, investigating, and acting on all complaints and incidents relating to environmental matters.

Duration: One Week.

  1. Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Operating Site Practices

Who Should Attend: This training course is ideal for Hazardous materials Technicians; Safety Officers; Team Supervisors; Environmental professionals, Allied professionals.

Learning Expectations: This Health, Safety and Environment training course program focuses on Hazardous Materials Operating Site Practices. Participants of this training course program learn how to implement effective and compliant risk- based response for a haz-mat incident; and develop incident objectives and strategies for a haz mat incident in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. A variety of topics are covered in this training course program that include Risk-Based Response and Decision-making; Laws, Regulations, and Standards; Information Requirements: Product; Containers; Environment and Cause; ICS and HazMat Incident Objectives; Operational Considerations: Isolation and Notification; Identification; Protection; Control; Termination; Team Project in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week.

  1. Boom Deployment Best Practices

Who Should Attend: This training program is designed for Oil and Chemical Spills Technicians; Safety Officers; Team Supervisors; Environmental professionals, Allied professionals.

Learning Expectations: The Boom Deployment Best Practices training course program participants learn how to establish a safe and effective oil recovery operation and site; demonstrate safe boat operations on the water; Recognize health and safety issues associated with field operations involving oil recovery; Select an appropriate method of boom deployment on a river; Demonstrate the deployment of boom on water deflecting simulated oil to a recovery site down river; Select an appropriate method of protecting sensitive areas of a river with boom in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. At the end of the training course program, participants will be able to demonstrate how to read river for determination of flow rate, debris patterns in current, and selection of safe recovery locations; deploy oil recovery methods on river; gain practical and problem solving skills related to oil spill control and clean up on a river in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week.

  1. Environmental Auditing Foundation Course

Who Should Attend: This training program is designed for environmental management representatives, engineers, technicians, quality management representatives, executives, managers, supervisors, team leaders, staff personnel and all individuals who are involved in environmental management, planning, assessment and who wish to carry out internal environmental management systems audits or external third party assessments.

Learning Expectations: The Environmental Auditing Foundation training course program provides participants with the practice and knowledge required in environmental management, planning, assessment and consultation in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. Emphasis in this training course program is placed on how to be involved in any aspect of hazardous substances management and remediation, environmental review, analysis and planning. Goal of this training course program to help organizations to achieve long-term sustainability through focus on such areas as energy & water consumption, solid & hazardous waste reduction, operating at better air quality limits, safe and effective use of land & open space development petroleum, oil, gas industry. The training course program also prepares participants for assessment examinations by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) for admission at Associate Auditor status in the petroleum, oil, gas industry.

Duration: One Week.

  1. Environmental Auditor – Team Leader’s Course

Who Should Attend: This training program is designed for environmental management representatives, engineers, technicians, quality management representatives, ISO 14001 guidance team leaders and/or implementation team members, executives, managers, supervisors, team leaders, staff personnel and all individuals who are involved in environmental management, planning, assessment and who wish to carry out internal environmental management systems audits or external third party assessments.

Learning Expectations: The Environmental Auditor- Team Leader’s training course program provides a practical guide to auditing EMS and to equip candidates with the skills to take on the role of a lead auditor within their own organization or of a lead assessor (after sufficient practical experience) for the third party audits in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. The training course program is designed for those who will be planning and/or conducting audits of environmental management systems (EMS) against the international standard. This training course program also provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to perform audits of environmental management systems (EMS) based on ISO 14001:2004, in accordance with guidelines provided in ISO 19011:2002 – “Guidelines for Quality and/or Environmental Management Systems Auditing.” It satisfies the training requirement for ISO 14001 Lead Auditor certification in petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week.

  1. Mineral site Closure Planning, Reclamation, Rehabilitation & Remediation

Who Should Attend: This training program is designed for environmental management representatives, engineers, technicians, quality management representatives, executives, managers, supervisors, team leaders, staff personnel and all individuals who are involved in environmental management, planning, assessment and who carry out environmental remediation of sites and hazardous wastes.

Learning Expectations: The Mineral Site closure Planning, Reclamation, Rehabilitation & Remediation training course program conflict between economic progress and environmental quality more apparent than in the mining industries. Major advances have been made in the use of reclamation technologies in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. Mine wastewater pollution problems have not been addressed in terms of how to prevent famine from anticipated shortage of potable water. This Course makes recommendations with regards effective reclamation, rehabilitation, and remediation of the polluted mine water resulting from mined out sites as well for ongoing operations. Emphasis will be on what are the available technologies which should be part of a long-term water treatment approach. Best practices as to what considerations should be made a requirement and to anticipating eventual mine closure planning. Participants will also learn what are new technologies are available that would decrease the production of contaminated water and make wastewater treatment less costly. A variety of topics are covered that include an Overview and introduction to mineral sites remediation; environmental chemistry of water; mine closure planning; reclamation for surface and deep mine sites; rehabilitation for surface and deep mine sites; remediation technologies for mine closures; principles of environmental remediation; hazardous waste site remediation; radiological water and soil waste stream; air pollution and control of smelting operation

Duration: One Week.

  1. Environmental Impact Assessment Course

Who Should Attend: This training program is a must for petroleum oil and gas industry personnel, officers, supervisors, managers, and other plus practitioners/professionals involved in health, safety, and environment in the petroleum industry.

Learning Expectations: This training courses is specially designed to provide a critical overview of the state of the art of both the theory and practice of Environmental Impact Assessment as operated internationally in the petroleum oil and gas industry. A variety of topics are covered including the purpose and aims of EIA; the EIA administration and practice in the petroleum industry; concept of associated assessment processes; key elements of the EIA process; how to undertake an EIA; role of public participation; stages that follow EIA; the costs and benefits, strengths and limitations of EIA. At the end of the courses, participants will appreciate the purpose and role of EIA in the decision-making process; understand the strengths of EIA in regard to environmental management; understand the technical and social/political limitations of EIA; know the administration and procedures that apply in the student’s jurisdiction; understand the screening process; understand the scoping process and how it is applied; know the options for estimating environmental and social impacts; know the format of an EIA Report (Environmental Impact Statement, or Environmental Statement); appreciate the factors that assist, and detract, from the usefulness of the EIA Report; understand the purpose of developing follow-up procedures, and the options for designing these procedures.

Duration: One Week.

  1. Environmental Risk Strategy & Management Course

Who Should Attend: This training program is a must for petroleum oil and gas industry personnel, officers, supervisors, managers, and other plus practitioners/professionals involved in health, safety, and environment in the petroleum industry

Learning Expectations: This course is specifically designed to provide participants with understanding of petroleum oil and gas environmental risk strategy and management. A variety of topics are covered including environmental assessment and risk management standards proper procedures for carrying out specific evaluation procedures, identifying and predicting the possible biophysical, social, and other relevant impacts; products and projects may have on the natural environment; health and safety of the immediate users of product; implementing the appropriate environmental impact designs; ensuring overall prevention of the associated contamination risks, conceptual site model; early action; environmental risk management; hazardous waste; interim-remedial measure; short-term remedy; site characterization; site remediation; waste management; Conceptual site model (CSM); Contamination–waste; Early action; Environmental site assessment (ESA); Hazardous waste materials; Interim remedial action; Short-term remedy; Waste materials/processing/analysis ; ICS Number Code 13.100 (Occupational safety. Industrial hygiene)

Duration: One Week

  1. Petroleum HSE Best Practices Course

Who Should Attend: This training program is a must for petroleum oil and gas industry personnel, officers, supervisors, managers, and other plus practitioners/professionals involved in health, safety, and environment in the petroleum industry.

Learning Expectations: This course is specifically designed to provide participants with understanding of best HSE practices in the petroleum oil and gas industry. A variety of topics are covered including HSE management, risks and issues in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical industries, HSE international standards – ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and OSHA PSM, Managing safety, accidents – accident triangles; causes of accidents; accident prevention; cost benefit analysis; risk assessment; work permit systems, Managing occupational health: chemical hazards -body uptake, tlv; physical hazards; ergonomics; blood borne pathogens; psychological hazards, Gas testing explosivity, toxicity, oxygen deficiency, hydrogen sulphide – pyrophoric iron. Safe working systems, Gas freeing -Steam, water, use and hazards of inert gas, Hazards and precautions, Accident incident investigation, Safety inspections contractors & safety, Understood the process of HSE risk assessment, identification and impact assessment. HAZOP Emergency Plans, etc, Environmental management fundamentals, Oil Spill management and response, HAZOP Emergency Plans, etc, Fire fighting techniques; tank fires; bulk quantities of liquid gas; leakage of gas without ignition -control of leakage; leakage of gas with ignition;- action by personnel, Emergency plans – internal emergency plans; responsibilities and organizational structure, Security and safety of staff and contractors in politically unstable areas; Training and testing of emergency plans; Action plans to progress organizational HSE management system project to its successful fulfillment.

Duration: Two Weeks