Environmental Management & Sustainability in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production

Program Date

14 Oct 18 Oct 2024

Program Location

Oslo, Norway

Program Venue

Scandic Solli

Registration & Payment Deadline

31 Aug 2024

Program Overview

The oil and gas industry has undergone tremendous growth throughout recent decades. The sector is amongst the largest in the world, combining a multitude of upstream, downstream, and midstream operations that are heavily complex and risky in nature. Unfortunately, the industry has a checkered past evidenced by numerous high profile issues. Accidents of oil spills, damaged lands, fires, and incidents of air and water pollution have all been recorded at various times and places. Although the oil and gas industry has made several steps to meet the challenge of environmental protection and sustainability, it is unarguable there is a lot more to be accomplished. Many Oil and Gas companies across the globe are still behind major environmental and human rights controversies.

Workshop on Environmental Management & Sustainability in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production in Oslo has been designed specifically to help oil and gas companies exercise better controls over their operational processes, mitigate the negative impact on the surrounding environment, and reduce the frequency of such occurrences. As the human component proves to be essential in the oil and gas sector, the companies shall stress the importance of training, professional development, and competency of the workforce.

Target Audience

This Workshop is best suit for:

  • Managers and Executive Level Staff of Oil and Gas Companies
  • Corporate Planners and Strategists
  • Environmental Consultants and Sustainability Specialists
  • Project Analysts and Performance Professionals
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, and Compliance Specialists.

Program Objectives

Upon the successful completion of this workshop the participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate Comprehensive Understanding of Potential Environmental Impacts of Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Processes
  • Select and Employ Environmental Protection Measures and Suggest Risk Mitigation Strategies
  • Perform Environmental Audit and Reviews in Oil and Gas Sector
  • Support operational emission and human incident reduction
  • Comprehend Industry-related international agreements and standards.

Program Contents

  • Overview of Oil and Gas Production and Exploration Processes
  • Exploration Surveying, Exploration Drilling, Appraisal, Development & Production, Decommissioning, and Rehabilitation
  • Considering Potential Environmental Impacts
  • Human, Socio-Economic, and Cultural Impacts
  • Atmospheric and Aquatic Impacts
  • Terrestrial and Ecosystem Impacts
  • Potential Emergencies; Protection Policies and Requirements
  • Regulatory Framework, Institutional Factors, and Infrastructure
  • Environmental Management in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Management Systems
  • Policy, Strategic Objectives, and Organization
  • Resources and Documentation
  • Planning, Implementation, Evaluation, and Risk Management
  • Audit and Reviews
  • Environmental Protection Measures
  • Typical Mitigation Strategies and Their Resource Implications
  • Emission and incident reduction in the oil and gas industry
  • Oil and Gas industry initiatives and tools to support operational emission and human incident reduction
  • Developing an operational emission reduction or incident reduction initiative in groups
  • On-Site Implementations
  • Operational Considerations:
    • Pollution Prevention and Cleaner Production
    • Waste Treatment and Disposal Techniques
    • Oil Spill Contingency Planning
    • Decommissioning and Rehabilitation
    • Environmentally-Sensitive Areas
  • Technological Considerations
  • International Agreements and Standards.

Program Methodology

Environmental Management & Sustainability in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production is a short term extensive workshop with a highly practical focus. The experts will apply modern adult learning techniques to maximize the effectiveness of the session delivery and achieve successful results. The methods deployed will include open presentation, group discussions, individual assignments, practical exercises, case studies, and topic-related field visits. At the end of each session, the presenters will request feedback and consider comments received for the coming days to improve results and ensure the maximum understanding of the material covered for delegates.

Program Fee

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Fee Covers

  • Visa Assistance (Complimentary)

  • Participant Assessment

  • Airport Pickup

  • Accommodation

  • Wi-Fi

  • Welcome Dinner

  • Breakfast

  • Workshop Kit

  • Program Materials

  • Program Experts

  • Practical Activities

  • Lunch

  • Refreshments

  • Interactive workshop

  • City Map & Direction

  • Risalat T-shirt

  • Field Visit

  • Program Certificate

  • Entertaining Tour

  • Program Report