IMPLEMENT A PETROLEUM ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM
The U.S. Army and other services are highly mechanized and use thousands of barrels of petroleum, oils, and
lubricants. In order to supply petroleum products to using units, we must operate loading and unloading facilities
for ships, barges, tank trucks, rail tank cars, as well as operate pipelines and storage facilities. Every time a
product is handled a potential for spills exists.
During this block of instruction we will discuss how we can prevent oil spills through the application of proper
procedures and how to properly contain, treat, and dispose of a petroleum spill.
Terminal Learning Objective:
Identify the common causes of oil spills and the preventive measures necessary to avoid such
spills; identify the purpose and function of the spill prevention control and countermeasures plan
(SPCC) and the installation spill contingency plan (ISCP); and identify the containment and
cleanup procedures used in handling oil spills.
Condition: Given subcourse QM 5092.
Standards: The soldier must score a minimum of 70 percent on the end of subcourse examination.