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Oil Spill Response

Industrial, agency and private sector emergency response personnel have access to one of the largest open enrollment and training schedules of its type. Spill prevention and control courses provide the information and techniques necessary to supervise employees and contractors in the control and management of a spill response operation. Courses for both coastal and fresh water conditions allow participants to apply technical classroom presentations to hands-on exercises in simulated response operations. Classes are modular and easily can be customized to specific training needs. Most courses are conducted at the Center for Marine Training and Safety located in Galveston, Texas. Onsite training also is available and can be a cost-effective solution. Training meets OSHA 29 CFR 19120.120 annual HAZWOPER refresher training requirements. NIMS/ICS training, introduction to oil and gas, process safety management survival, and other maritime courses are available.​​

All students participating in training at TEEX Brayton Fire Training Field are required to follow all guidelines in the Student Safety Manual for the fire field.


CMTS is a joint operation of TEEX and Texas A&M University at Galveston.

Funding Options DHS/FEMA Veterans Benefits GSA
Delivery Types Online Face-to-Face Blended

Coastal Oil Spill Control

Division Course Number Title Description Funding Option Delivery Type

ESTI

OIL100

Coastal Oil Spill Control - Tactical and Operations Level

Face-to-Face

ESTI

OIL112

Coastal Oil Spill Control - Refresher

Face-to-Face

ESTI

OIL500

Customized Oil Spill Training

Face-to-Face

Freshwater Oil Spill Control

Division Course Number Title Description Funding Option Delivery Type

ESTI

OIL200

Freshwater Oil Spill Control - Tactical and Operations Level

Face-to-Face

ESTI

OIL212

Freshwater Oil Spill Refresher

Face-to-Face

ESTI

OIL500

Customized Oil Spill Training

Face-to-Face

Custom Training Information

If you have a special training need, contact us to create a class to your specifications.

Marine Training and Safety

Kirk Richardson

Training Director

Email: kirk.richardson@teex.tamu.edu
Phone: (979) 845-1158

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At a glance (PDF) - Open enrollment class dates all in one place

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TEEX spill prevention and control courses provide the information necessary to supervise employees and contractors in the control and management of a spill response operation.

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