Activate Us

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.

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40 Years of Excellence

mardi 16 juillet 2024

40 Years of Excellence

As we celebrate our 40-year journey, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving needs of our members. Equipped with world-class resources and skilled professionals, we are ready to respond to any situation and continue to provide exceptional value.

Oil Spill Response exercise this week in the English Channel

mardi 11 juin 2024

Oil Spill Response exercise this week in the English Channel

This week we are performing a live on-the-water exercise (11th to 14th June) to train our response teams and develop our operational capabilities. The live on-the-water exercise simulates an oil spill incident to test response equipment and instructs personnel on good-practice procedures. 

It will take place over four days southwest of the Isle of Wight and along the Solent and involve several specialist vessels out on the water, as well as a Boeing 727 aircraft adapted with internal tanks, pumps, and spray booms flying alongside a dedicated surveillance aircraft. Partner 2Excel Aviation will operate the Boeing 727 and the surveillance aircraft.

Deepwater Horizon Anniversary: Reflections on Lessons Learned and Industry Response

jeudi 18 avril 2024

 Deepwater Horizon Anniversary: Reflections on Lessons Learned and Industry Response

On the anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon incident, we reflect on its profound impact, including the 87-day oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the tragic loss of lives. Discover how the industry, including our organization, responded with strategic planning, cleanup operations, and stakeholder liaison. Learn about the lessons learned from this catastrophe, driving improvements in safety protocols and the creation of our Subsea Division and capping stacks. Explore our Member Response Services, enhancing industry preparedness, and discover how the experience of Deepwater Horizon has led to advancements in response technologies and techniques.

Successful Sale of Lower William Street Site to MDL Marinas

mercredi 3 avril 2024

Successful Sale of Lower William Street Site to MDL Marinas

We are delighted to announce the successful sale of the Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) Site at Lower William Street to MDL Marinas (MDL). This strategic move aligns with our ongoing efforts to streamline operations and focus on core business areas, ensuring continued value to our members.

Masters scholarship funding from Oil Spill Response Ltd

mercredi 27 mars 2024

Masters scholarship funding from Oil Spill Response Ltd

An exciting chance to be part of our ‘Bridging Research to Response’ endeavour is now available as we look to collaborate with UK-based students on a new research project either via a taught Masters plus research project or a focused MRes project.

OSRL Welcomes SafeSTS as a New Member

jeudi 21 mars 2024

OSRL Welcomes SafeSTS as a New Member

Oil Spill Response Limited Welcomes SafeSTS as a New Member.

Remembering the Torrey Canyon

lundi 18 mars 2024

Remembering the Torrey Canyon

On 18 March 1967, the Torrey Canyon cargo ship was travelling from Kuwait to Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, when it ran aground on rocks off the coast of Cornwall, spilling over 100,000 tonnes of crude oil into the English Channel. Find out more as we reflect on this incident and its impact on marine oil spills today.

Navigating uncertainty and lessons learned in the latest episode of our podcast

vendredi 8 mars 2024

Navigating uncertainty and lessons learned in the latest episode of our podcast

Our host Emma Smilie, chatted to Dave along with other people in the company who play a part in crisis management, including Performance Under Pressure specialists Andy Couch and Dean Wasche. This episode considers lessons we’ve learned from crisis management and strategies to navigate uncertainty in 2024.

Elevating Learning Experiences

lundi 4 mars 2024

Elevating Learning Experiences

Leveraging technology for a streamlined approach, including a translation platform, ensures cost-effective and rapid development, setting a new standard in Computer Based Training for industry.

OSRL's 2023 Achievements

mardi 23 janvier 2024

OSRL's 2023 Achievements

As the first month of the New Year draws close, we proudly reflect on our 2023 achievements as an organisation.