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Planned Discharges and Accidental Oily Releases to Sea

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Planned Discharges and Accidental Oily Releases to Sea


LO1: Define the terms' planned discharges' and 'accidental oily releases'
LO2: Describe the types of planned operational discharges
LO3: Describe the accidental releases by hydrocarbon type
LO4: Explain the reasons why oily discharges have the potential to cause environmental harm
LO5: List the sources of accidental releases
LO6: Discuss strategies to reduce operational discharges and accidental releases offshore
LO7: Identify the legislation governing oil emissions offshore
LO8: Explain the controls that are in place to manage planned discharges offshore
LO9: Explain the non-compliance notification requirements
LO10: Explain the legislation to manage unintentional or unplanned oil releases at sea
LO11: Describe the risk assessments and control measures offshore
LO12: Explain how operators reduce human error
LO13: Describe good practice for routine maintenance, inspection, communication, and auditing
LO14: Describe the management of operational discharges
LO15: Describe the sampling and analysis of operational discharges
LO16: List methods for leak identification and detection
LO17: Describe the roles and responsibilities of operator, management and employees

Target Group

Oil & Gas Industry (Onshore & Offshore)


No prerequisites are required to sit this course.


This course is CPD approved. The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.

Course Contents

This course provides an understanding of the types, composition and sources of oily emissions that can result from operational activities in the oil and gas industry.

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35 Beclin Rd, Suite 101, Newfoundland, Mount Pearl, A1N 5G4, Canada

+1 709 703 0026

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