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Insights

  • 26 Results
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Next Generation Fuels – the Future of Emergency Response

We explore what challenges alternative fuels must overcome to become viable, safe and trusted replacements for oil

  • Dec 1, 2022 
  • Response
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Gazing into Tomorrow's World: The Future of Remote Training

We explore immersive technologies and the possibilities for future remote training delivery.

  • Aug 15, 2022 
  • 9 min read
  • Industry
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The Increase in Safety Standards and Mitigating Future Risks

Oil spills and injuries from offshore drilling are on the rise. More needs to be done to mitigate future risks and avoid another Deepwater Horizon.

  • Jul 11, 2022 
  • 8 min read
  • Industry
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Lessons Learned – The Tombstone Imperative

With the next energy revolution brings new challenges and risks. Will the learning processes remain valid and fit for purpose in the brave new world?

  • May 24, 2022 
  • 8 min read
  • Industry
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Russian Sanctions and the Laws of Unintended Consequences

We explore the oil spill risk implications of Russian sanctions as countries seek alternative supplies & Russia looks to secure customers for its oil.

  • Apr 25, 2022 
  • 9 min read
  • Industry
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Women in Leadership - Embracing Femininity

With fewer women in oil and gas than in almost any other industry, Gemma Littlewood reviews the business case for diversity, inclusion & equality.

  • Mar 8, 2022 
  • 15 min read
  • Industry
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Is the Offshore Wind Industry Ready for a Crisis?

Whilst the risk may not be crude oil, understanding impacts and response options for other fuels is imperative for the offshore wind industry.

  • Feb 17, 2022 
  • Crisis Management
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Oil Spills and the Pandemic: Shared Lessons for Risk Communications

We consider and explore parallels from UK pandemic communications and whether these can be transferred to dispersant communications.

  • Jan 18, 2022 
  • 9 min read
  • Dispersants
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The Rogue States – The Next Big Oil Spill Risk?

We hinder our ability to prepare for and respond to crisis events while sanctions and competing public relations play out on mainstream media

  • Nov 22, 2021 
  • 10 min read
  • Response
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Why Preparing for Oiled Wildlife Emergencies Still Matters in the Energy Transition

As government and industry look beyond oil, it is critical that environmental risk from oil spills, including wildlife impact, stays in focus.

  • Oct 27, 2021 
  • 11 min read
  • Wildlife
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The Plastics Pollution Crisis

Plastics - not so fantastic

  • Sep 21, 2021 
  • 9 min read
  • Industry
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Net Zero and the Implications for Emergency Planners

As the world adapts to creating a carbon-neutral future, are the challenges faced by emergency planners and responders going to be any different?

  • Jul 27, 2021 
  • 9 min read
  • Industry

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