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Coastal Oil Spill Control - Tactical and Operations Level

OIL100  - 40.00 Hours


Start Date

End Date


Class Number

2/9/15 2/13/15 Galveston, TX USA FP OIL100 59 enroll  
3/2/15 3/6/15 Galveston, TX USA FP OIL100 60 enroll  
4/6/15 4/10/15 Galveston, TX USA FP OIL100 61 enroll  
5/4/15 5/8/15 Galveston, TX USA FP OIL100 62 enroll  
6/8/15 6/12/15 Galveston, TX USA FP OIL100 63 enroll  
7/13/15 7/17/15 Galveston, TX USA FP OIL100 64 enroll  
8/17/15 8/21/15 Galveston, TX USA FP OIL100 65 enroll  
9/21/15 9/25/15 Galveston, TX USA FP OIL100 66 enroll  
10/12/15 10/16/15 Galveston, TX USA FP OIL100 67 enroll  
11/9/15 11/13/15 Galveston, TX USA FP OIL100 68 enroll  
More Classes

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.


This 40-hour core course addresses responses to oil spills in estuarine and coastal environments. It is designed for persons in industry, the regulatory community, and the emergency response disciplines who may be required to respond to an oil-spill incident.

This course utilizes classroom discussion, multimedia presentations, and practical hands-on exercises to provide you with essential information and training needed to effectively manage a spill-response operation. You will assume leadership roles and direct simulated response operations under the supervision of the instructors.


There are no prerequisites for this class


  • Aerial surveillance
  • Boom and skimmer design
  • Communications equipment
  • Containing and recovering oil on surface water
  • Contingency planning and response team training
  • Movement, containment and cleanup of oil
  • Oil recovery from soil and oily debris disposal
  • Oil-spill contractors and cooperatives
  • Reporting and documenting oil spills
  • Security, damage claims and public relations
  • Shoreline protection, cleanup and restoration
  • Sorbents and chemical agents


  • First responders
  • Industrial and refinery personnel
  • Government employees
  • Any other individuals who may be tasked with responding to oil spill incidents


Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.

Education Credits

4.00 CEU

Contact Information

Kirk Richardson

Training Manager

Phone: 979-845-1158

Other Information


Fees must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.


  • course materials
  • protective clothing

Not included

  • Lodging

Course dates and fees are subject to change without notice.

Please click on "details" above for individual class pricing.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


  • Wear regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions.
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity 
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes

Location and Hours

Classes are conducted at

8701 Teichman Rd.
Galveston, Texas

The Galveston Chamber of Commerce maintains a list of local hotels.

Classes are Monday - Friday.

Registration by phone

To register by phone contact the Marine Firefighting Program at (979) 845-1152 or by fax at (979) 845-3831.

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