Oil Spill Combating in the Marine Environment

An Intensive 2-day Training Course

Oil Spill Combating in the Marine Environment

Oil Spill Combating in the Marine Environment

Scheduled Dates


03 - 04 Jun 2024 Online $2,450 RESERVE A SEAT
02 - 03 Dec 2024 Online $2,450 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

The refining and transfer of oil cargoes are processes that entail many risks. One of these potential risks is potential oil spills which could result in devastation to the marine and coastal environments and have a negative impact on the production and export operations. Hence, all personnel dealing with oil cargoes should be familiar with oil spill hazards, response, and crisis management operations in cases of larger spills.

This PetroKnowledge online training course will highlight:

  • The key elements and challenges of an oil spill response using a case history
  • The main role of the Supervisor / On-Scene Commander 
  • The steps in spill response
  • The need for pre-planning and response preparedness
  • The interests and roles of other parties to the spill, such as environmental organisations, media representatives, and how they might impact on the role of the Supervisor / On-Scene Commander

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge online training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Refinery staff
  • Tanker crew
  • Personnel dealing with oil and gas cargoes and shipments
  • Personnel working at onshore and offshore sites

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of your choice location.

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
  • Oil Spill Properties, Behaviour and Fate 
  • Response Organisation and Control Strategies
  • Health and Safety 
  • Environmental Sensitivity and Impacts 
  • Demonstrations of Physical Properties 
  • Oil Containment Booms 
  • Failures of Containment Booms 
  • Boom Selection 
  • Deployment, Recovery and Configurations of Oil Containment Booms 
DAY 2:
  • Oil Skimmers 
  • Deployment and Operation of Various Types of Skimmer 
  • Storage and Transportation of Recovered Oil 
  • Demonstrations of Equipment Storage and Maintenance 
  • Post-Module Written Test
  • Use of Dispersants 
  • Use of Absorbing Materials 


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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