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University of Spill Management

  • Classroom75%
  • Presentations60%
  • Group Tasks15%
  • Practical25%
  • Hands-on Exercises25%

Develop your knowledge of the fundamentals of oil spill response, enhancing your practical response skills and all-round tactical action planning.

Taught by our experienced oil spill response experts, alongside ExxonMobil personnel who possess a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Oil and Gas Industry, this course will give you the fundamental knowledge and practical experience in dealing with oil spill response customised to your organisational needs.


Examine the fate and behaviour of spilled oil and the environmental considerations that must be taken into account. Once this has been established, the strategy and tactics for the clean-up effort can be determined. 

OSRL have been hosting ExxonMobil’s customised management course for almost a decade. If you are interested in developing similar customised training courses exclusive to your company, get in touch.

This course has been designed and is run exclusively for ExxonMobil delegates.

Produced specifically for those who work within ExxonMobil’s Operating Unit’s and for members of the Regional Response Teams.

This course will give you the knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Fundamentals of oil spill response
  • Fates and effects of oil spills
  • Response strategies and tactical response planning
  • Incident Command System (ICS) review including the reactive and proactive response phases
  • ExxonMobil’s Public and Government Affairs and Risk Management polices 

Day 1

  • Oil Spill Response fundamentals
  • Incident Command System (ICS) review
  • Common operating picture (COP) and GPS training
  • Fates and behaviours of oil spill
  • Resources at risk


Day 2

  • Public and government affairs
  • Risk management
  • Response strategies
  • OSRL Base tour


Day 3

  • Incident Action Plan (IAP) software
  • Tactical response planning
  • ICS reactive and proactive response phases
  • Scenario exercise


Day 4

  • Operational briefing
  • Practical exercise deployment

Customised Training

Every organisation is unique; your personnel, your operations, your resources. No individual company is the same.

That is why at OSRL we use our flexibility, along with our extensive experience in oil spill response, to provide customised training services for you.

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University of Spill Management Course
Course code: UOSM25
September 2019
Location & Country
SouthamptonUnited Kingdom
Member rateGBP 1269
Non-memberGBP 1269