9 July 2012 |
OSRL recently hosted a Technical Forum, reaching out to our Aberdeen-based members and UK regulators to discuss issues of mutual interest.
Some 30 representatives of our Aberdeen-based membership attended the event together with representatives of DECC and other interested parties.
Following the fallout from technical and regulatory changes in the post-Macondo world, now further compounded by recent incidents in the North Sea, holding the Forum was therefore very timely and provided a unique opportunity to bring together operators, regulators and OSRL as responders to discuss technical response matters in a relaxed, informal setting. The topics chosen were influenced by questions regularly posed to our Duty Managers and the Regional Representative by our Members and included:
In addition to updating our membership on latest technical developments which affect them, the forum had a twin objective to engage with our members in a format aligned with our APR aims. In this regard it was a good opportunity to elicit firsthand feedback on our services and also to give both parties mutual assurance that response integration will be effective, i.e