OCT 10-11 2017 : Regional Workshop & Skhira Tier 1 Oil Spill Response Exercise

As previously announced, a Regional Workshop on Oiled Shoreline Cleanup and Skhira Tier 1 Oil Spill Response Exercise which will be held over 10-11 October 2017 in Borj Dhiafa Hotel in Sfax City and TRAPSA terminal in Skhira located in the Golf of Gabes in the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in Southeast Tunisia. 

The event will be organized jointly by the Mediterranean Oil Industry Group (MOIG), the Company of Transport by Pipelines in the Sahara (TRAPSA) and the Centre of Documentation, Research and Experimentation on Accidental Water Pollution (Cedre). 

The event will open on Tuesday, 10th October 2017 at 08:00 hours and is expected to close on Wednesday, 11th October 2017 at 15:15 hours. The theoretical part will take place in Borj Dhiafa Hotel in Sfax City on 10th October 2017 in which will be presented the involved companies in the exercise. Download Event Brochure. Mr Arnaud Guéna, Operations Manager at Cedre will perform a training course on Oiled Shoreline Cleanup according to Preparedness for Oil-polluted Shoreline cleanup and Oil Wildlife interventions-POSOW project manual procedures. The Wednesday, 11th October 2017 will be dedicated to water and oiled shoreline cleanup exercises in TRAPSA Terminal in Skhira.

The main objectives of the event are to improve preparedness and response to shoreline pollution, test plans, equipments and management capabilities, train various response teams, identify challenges in executing roles and responsibilities, identify lessons learned and areas of improvements and network with HSE and Response Professionals. The working languages of the event will be English and French.In order to enable MOIG to have all logistic arrangements made on time, it would be appreciated if you could complete the Registration Form and return it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at your earliest convenience but not later 20th of September 2017.

I would like to bring to your kind attention that participation in this event could not be guaranteed for nominations received after the abovementioned deadline. Whilst looking forward to your very early response but in any case prior to the above mentioned nominations deadline, please do not hesitate to contact MOIG should you require any further information and assistance.

MOIG recognizes that there are various levels of experience and expertise within and available to the MOIG membership. We would like this workshop and Tier 1 oil spill response exercise to bring that experience and expertise together so that we can all individually as MOIG members and collectively as an Industry Group benefit through participating in this event. I am looking forward to your active participation. Mahmoud Abdessalm Kamour-MOIG Chairman.