- Duration in hours: 3 x 4h
- Module level: Skill
Overview: At every phase of the Field Life Cycles, the Protection of Environment is an essential process aiming at minimizing the impacts of Operations: Exploration/Drilling - Project/Development - Commissioning/Production - Abandonment/Decommissioning. As any process the Respect for Environment will be deployed in a Continuous Improvement loop in order to monitor and improve the Performance of the Operator.
This module is a complete and deep review of the Environmental issue as managed by the Oil and Gas Operator and his Contractors during Drilling Operations.
It is essential to understand the pollutions and impacts of Drilling Operations on Environment. The module then details the regulatory framework: The International Conventions and Codes, the Best Available Techniques and the Environmental Baseline Study performed from the early stage of the Drilling Operations (Exploration).
The module explains what is an Environmental Impact Assessment and how it evolves to a Health and Societal Study in order to meet the Operator's Local Content Requirements and the Company's Social Responsibility commitment.
The Environmental Management System is reviewed together with all the Plans & Procedures included in the System.
Finally, in order to ensure the continuous improvement, we will review the KPIs used to monitor and improve its Performance in matter of Protection of Environment.
Audience: Head of HSE department, HSE Engineers, HSE Superintendents: All personnel involved in the monitoring of Operator and Drilling Contractor performance in term of Respect of Environment.
This module is also a necessary refresher for drillers who prepare the studies and have in charge the preservation of Environment's integrity.
Deliverables: Upon completion of this module the Trainees will be able to handle the Environment issues in Operator and Contractor's Drilling Operations: From the regulatory aspect, the identification and reduction of impacts to the monitoring of Performance.
Diversity of Issues: Technological Concept - Operational Management - Individual Awareness - Pollution & Impacts of Operations on Environment.
Regulatory Frame - Best Available Techniques - Environmental Baseline Study: International Environmental Conventions, Codes, Guidelines - BAT - EBS.
Environmental & Societal Impact Assessment: ESIA Content - Impact Severity Evaluation - Mitigation Measures - ESIA Validation.
Environmental Management Plans & Procedures: Definition & Description: EMS – EMP - WMP - CMP – SOPEP - OSCP
Monitoring & KPIs: Monitoring & Measurements - IOGP Environmental Performance Indicators.