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EV5514: REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY FOR GEOSCIENCES (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:19


Course Overview

Hydrocarbon contamination of land and water has developed into a major issue in the recent decades. This course provides the technical working knowledge of hydrocarbon behaviour in different environments, and develops understanding of corresponding management and mitigation approaches with specific reference to the Oil and Gas industry. While the lectures afford sound theoretical basis, the practical classes and workshops offer hands on experience in environmental modelling. Particular attention is paid to hydrocarbon behaviour at sea and responses to marine oil spills.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Lenka Mbadugha

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either MSc Integrated Petroleum Geosciences (Studied) or MSc Oil and Gas Enterprise Management (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Hydrocarbon Risk Assessment and Remediation aims to develop the concepts of quantitative environmental risk assessment through empirical science. The course will allow you to gain an understanding of how to sample, analyse and interpret sites from the aspect of hydrocarbon contamination. You will develop skills in the communication of risk and hazard in the context of contaminated environments and truth test robustness of assessment tools. To understand the importance of economic drivers in hydrocarbon remediation a range of case studies will show case a selection of remediation techniques deployed in the terrestrial environments, as well as the preparedness of the Oil and Gas sector for potential marine oil spills.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Computer Practical during University week s 27 - 30
  • 1 Lecture during University week s 26, 28 - 29
  • 3 Lectures during University week 30
  • 1 Tutorial during University week 27

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Testing and Calibration of a set of relevant QRA models

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Each student will receive individual feedback and a mark for the assessments. Feedback will be provided as written comments. Students who are identified as having difficulty in successfully completing the coursework assessment tasks will be invited to meet members of the course team to identify difficulties and discuss solutions.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Illustration of conceptual site model and Remediation Strategy for a defined scenario

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Each student will receive individual feedback and a mark for the assessments. Feedback will be provided as written comments. Students who are identified as having difficulty in successfully completing the coursework assessment tasks will be invited to meet members of the course team to identify difficulties and discuss solutions.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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