SPE Online Education
Health, Safety, Environment, and Sustainability Courses
Health, Safety, and EnvironmentContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
Apply the laws, regulations and norms relating to personal, environmental and industrial safety as they apply to oil and gas operations. Upon completion of this module, the participant should be able to: apply the laws, regulations and norms in matters of personal, industrial and environmental safety, with the objective of protecting the integrity of persons, installations, equipment and the environment and identify instances in which safe practices are not being followed, and take steps to correct the situation.
Environmental Impact EvaluationContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
The learner will be introduced to the systematic process that is used by international companies to identify, mitigate, and manage environmental impacts of proposed upstream oil and gas projects using World Bank Standards and the Equator Principles, as well as: learn the scope and application of environmental regulations necessary to receive environmental permits to proceed with exploration projects, learn the essence of environmental and social impact statements (EIS), their scope and implementation for exploration projects using the World Bank process as a universal model., learn how to apply the Equator Principles for international projects that require bank financing, learn how to manage the EIS process from initiation to final audit for an E&P project, and review summaries of EIS filings for actual exploration projects.
An Overview of Sustainable ManagementContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
Sustainable management is managing a firm so that it generates profits for its owners, protects the environment, and improves the lives of the people with whom it interacts. The business case for sustainable management is that it can help a company's long-run profitability and success.
Sustainable Management: Leadership EthicsContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
Leaders are increasingly being held responsible and accountable for the manner in which they lead--and if they are adhering to ethical behavior when they make decisions. Organizations have learned that the costs of unethical actions can be high, both legally, and from the perspective of brand image and reputation.
Corporate Social ResponsibilityContains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the concept of organizations taking responsibility for their impact on society and the environment. Businesses which embrace CSR promote the public interest through what they do (for example, encouraging community growth and development) and what they refrain from doing (for example, eliminating or avoiding practices that harm stakeholders, regardless of whether such practices are legal).