Oil Spills and Pollution: Prevention, Response  and Recovery

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Oil Spills and Pollution: Prevention, Response
and Recovery

Oil Spills and Pollution: Prevention, Response and Recovery

Scheduled Dates


15 - 19 Jul 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
09 - 13 Sep 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
11 - 15 Nov 2024 Kigali - Rwanda $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

This Oil Spills and Pollution training course discusses the complex nature of petroleum hydrocarbon exploration and production and, the unintended environmental impact consequences of pollution when oil spills occur from refineries, offshore platforms and road and marine transport tankers. Featuring global case studies and best practices, this course provides delegates with an understanding of how oil spills occur and discusses the most effective preventative, response and recovery methods to assess and control these potential environmental impact incidents.

What are the Goals?

Objectives of this PetroKnowledge Oil Spills and Pollution training course are:

  • Learn about various types of oil spills and their environmental effects
  • Learn about relevant environmental treatment options for dealing with pollution
  • Learn to prioritise potential oil spills in establishing preventative control measures
  • Show relationship between health, wildlife and environment affected by oil pollution
  • Discussion of current methods for clean-up and recovery from oil spills and pollution
  • Learn how to establish effective emergency response plans for oil spills

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge Oil Spills and Pollution training course will greatly benefits:

  • Individuals who have responsibilities for assessing and controlling an organisation’s potential process and operational risks
  • Production, process, maintenance, health, safety and environment personnel
  • All personnel involved in planning and/or implementing of an organisation’s environmental management programme

How will this Training Course be Presented?

Delegates will learn by active participation through inspiring presentation tools and interactive techniques presented in a lively, enthusiastic and interesting style. Delegates will take part in practical exercises and group discussions.

Organisational Impact

From this Oil Spills and Pollution training course, organisation will benefit from knowledge of preventing and limiting damage of oil spills by addressing real and potential pollution problems, the organisation will reduce its exposure to compensation from oil pollution.

By sending their employees to attend this Oil Spills and Pollution training course, organizations can:

  • Reduce healthcare costs by improved oil spills and oil pollution management strategies
  • Clean-up costs reduced due to effective oil pollution treatment recovery procedures
  • Gain enhanced reputation in community due to effective management of oil spills
  • Gain improved organisational image with regulatory authorities

Personal Impact

Personal benefits for the delegates attending this Oil Spills and Pollution training course are:

  • Satisfaction from being provided with information and risk controls for preventing oil spills
  • Risk reduction knowledge of pollution incident occurrence and risk assessment methodology
  • Safer working environment
  • Personal pride as an employee of organisation committed to preventing and managing oil spills and subsequent oil pollution for protecting people and the environment

Daily Agenda

Day One:  Overview of Oil Spills and Pollution
  • Overview of global oil spill incidents
  • Types of oil and their different properties
  • Historical concerns over oil pollution
  • Sources and patterns of oil spills
  • Spillage from exploration and production facilities
Day Two: Environmental Effects of Oil Pollution
  • Effects of oil pollution on the environment
  • Oil seepage Vs Oil Spills
  • Routes of oil pollution exposure
  • Oil pollution effect differences in freshwater and saltwater
  • Ecological effects of oil spills and pollution
Day Three: Oil Spill and Pollution Prevention
  • Risk identification and analysis of potential oil spill and pollution scenarios
  • Establishing effective oil spill and pollution preventative risk controls
  • Hazards of Oil transportation – road and sea
  • Refinery and Offshore platform oil spills and their impacts
  • Modern tanker design (single and double hulls)
  • Case Study – Part 3: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Day Four: Oil Spill & Pollution Response and Recovery
  • Overview of oil spill response options
  • Establishing and activating oil spill contingency plans
  • Emergency and medical response procedures during oil spills
  • Oil spill pollution treatment options for containment and dispersion
  • Conducting oil spill and pollution response emergency exercises and drills
Day Five: Management and Prevention Review
  • Oil Spill & Pollution workshop
    • Review of oil case studies and their cause of oil spill incidents
    • Review of conducting an oil spill and pollution risk assessment
    • Discussion of preventative, response and recovery of oil spill incidents
    • Review of developing emergency procedures for oil spills and pollution incidents
    • Review of oil spill and pollution recovery treatment options
  • Course Review: Key points summary of course topics


  • 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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GLOMACS Training

Our collaboration with GLOMACS aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

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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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