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Our activation procedure including contact details and forms for activation, in addition to equipment stockpile and aviation status reports can be found here.

Emergency Contact Numbers

Please note that:

Response services are guaranteed ONLY for Members. Non-members are not guaranteed a response and will be required to sign a Non-member contract. Services and rates differ. Duty managers can be contacted for exercises.

Oil Spill Response Limited Oil Spill Response Limited

Welcome to OSRL

Tristan Barston

Senior Consultant

As a multi-disciplined emergency response Senior Consultant with strong background in organizational preparedness and contingency planning at both strategic and tactical response levels, Tristan is experienced in working on emergency response processes and contingency planning development activities in remote and challenging environments, for both offshore and onshore operations.  

Besides his more recent consultant experience, Tristan is a Senior Spill Response Specialist, having spent four years as the OSRL Regional Representative for West Africa where he was involved in the response of several spill incidents supporting logistics, modelling and aerial surveillance among other duties. He also trains tactical and strategic response personnel and leads multiple internal and client drills and exercises in which, when he isn’t an exercise evaluator or controller, he carry’s out a wide range of tasks, from practical OSR deployments to filling various ICS positions. 

When not involved in OSRL activities Tristan runs a street dog rescue based in Houston, Texas. He secretly prefers dogs to most humans.