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Mining, Oil & Gas Development & Restoration EENG 8450

Environmental Engineering Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​This course focuses on sustainability of the petroleum (oil and gas) and mining industry with emphasis on environmental impacts associated with extraction, production, storage, distribution and utilization of industrial products and services. The course discusses oil and gas extraction process, petroleum refining, and mine development and offers commentary on developments in cleaner technologies in the resource sector. The regulatory framework of these industries is also addressed along with adaptive management strategies aimed at preventing ecosystem destruction due to extraction activities. Sustainability management systems, risk communication and emergency response to incidents will also be covered.


  • Admission to EENG program



Domestic fees


Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of EENG 8450 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 87445


Tue Jan 09 - Tue Apr 23 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 87445
  • Domestic fees $826.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 23 Tue 14:30 - 17:30 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2005

Ray Koenig

Course outline


Domestic fees


Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. RESERVED: Course registration is restricted to students currently admitted in the EET program. Students must meet all pre-requisites and co-requisites. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must email Program Assistant for permission to take this course. Include your BCIT ID A#. No class during Reading break: Feb 20-23, 2024.

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Outline the oil and gas industry structure and processes of extraction, petroleum refining, crude and product storage and distribution including the characteristics of crude oil and natural gas.
  • Outline the mining and extractive metallurgy industrial processes in Canada.
  • Analyze environmental impacts of mining, oil and gas processes and activities.
  • Discuss pollution control measures commonly utilized in the petroleum and mining industry.
  • Outline emergency response to petroleum spills.
  • Assess general safety and environmental control measures applicable to mining and petroleum industries.
  • Develop a restoration plan for a mining, oil and gas (MOG) site.
  • Propose mitigation, remedial and restorative measures to MOG sites.
  • Critique a given Adaptive Management Plan case-study considering a mining or petroleum industrial project.
  • Analyze the regulatory framework for petroleum and mining industries.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Mining, Oil & Gas Development & Restoration (EENG 8450) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Environmental Engineering
    Bachelor of Technology Full-time/Part-time


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