Trends and best remedial practices in the oil and gas industry

In this course, you will learn how to prevent and remediate the adverse environmental impacts of oil operations. You will manage current trends in remediation, recovery, restoration and compensation practices within the context of environmental regulatory frameworks within the hydrocarbon industry.

Course plan

  1. Environmental impacts of oil operations
  2. Regulatory frameworks
  3. Environmental impact assessment
  4. Sampling techniques
  5. Development activities, operations and abandonment
  6. Construction site assessment, planning and supervision
  7. Prevention and repair of adverse environmental impacts of oil operations
  8. Oil Spill Prevention and Cleanup
  9. Recovery and remediation activities
  10. Compensation practices and trends
  11. Remediation Technologies
  12. Remediation, restoration and recovery plans
  13. Post recovery activities

30 hours

Virtual mode

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Training methodology

  • Practical applications of skills,
  • Techniques and learnings applied to environmental remediation and compensation in the oil and gas industry.

Professional profile

Experience or interest in working in the hydrocarbon/energy/mining or related industry or in government and non-government organizations related to these fields.

Acquired skills

  • Directed and applied research skills presented orally, shared experiences, and professional opinions on managing problems, risks, and opportunities associated with environmental remediation.


  • Understand the theory, techniques, and tools used to characterize, monitor, mitigate, and manage contaminated sites in the oil and gas industry.

  • Gain the experience, confidence to effectively plan, undertake and manage remediation initiatives.


You will receive a Certificate of Completion signed by the Director of the Institute and the Instructor of the course. This certificate will recognize your organization for its effort and good sustainability practices, and also each of the participants for their professional advancement.

More than an expert

Professionals linked to companies in the extractive sector, agribusiness, government professionals in charge of risk and disaster management offices, professionals and technicians recently graduated from any career, as well as independent entrepreneurs.

Learn from experience

We have leading experts on the subject who are in the field of directed research and also have professional experience applied in each of their sectors. We provide shared experiences and professional opinions on managing emergencies and natural disasters.

Interactive learning

We transform the learning experience through interactive platforms like Brightspace to generate memorable encounters between educators and students, bringing learning to life in a dynamic way no matter where they are.

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