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How to Respond In Case Your Oil Tanker Has Grounded Offshore

Credit: 6 PDH or CE Hours
Course Fee: $90.00
50 pages

Course Summary:

Consider this..an oil tanker has grounded offshore, releasing some or all of its cargo. It is your job to recommend response options to protect the sensitive near shore environment. One of the recommendations that you are considering is the use of chemical dispersants on the already expanding surface slicks. You need a concise, complete, and easy-to- use summary of dispersant technology, to refresh your memory and support your decisions. This course/booklet is designed to fill that need.

Learning Objective:

This course/booklet was developed for oil spill response decision makers, to provide an accurate summary of chemical dispersant technology. To make informed decisions on using dispersants, or any countermeasure, it is important first to have a clear understanding of the potential benefits and risks.

  • How do these chemicals work?
  • Are they safe to use?
  • Why should they be used?
  • Under what conditions are chemical dispersants appropriate?
  • What are the operational issues involved with chemical dispersant applications?

Review the quiz before studying the course.

Course Content

Course Author: American Petroleum Institute

Course 1

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Certificate of completion of the course

This course comes with a multiple-choice quiz. You can view the quiz and take the quiz if you are logged in your account. You can take the quiz for this online PDH course as many times until passed. The passing grade is 70% and above. After you pass the quiz simply follow the page, to pay for the course and print your certificate instantly. A copy of the certificate and receipt for this course will always be in your account.

This online PDH or CE course can also be used as a continuing education course for the following.

PE Environmental Engineers

PE Chemical & Oil & Gas Engineers

Safety and Failure Analysis

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