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Insight

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
Recorded Seminar

ATSEA-2 Webinar Series - Part 4: Oiled Wildlife Response, Oil Spill Risk Assessment & Case Study

Understand Oiled Wildlife Response with this webinar and complete the loop of oil spill preparedness with Oil Spill Risk Assessment.

  • Nov 30, 2022 
  • Response
Podcast

Interview with Tri-state - GOWRS Wildlife Partner

Paul Kelway, OSRL’s Wildlife Preparedness and Response Manager, is joined by Lisa Smith, Executive Director of Tri-state Bird Rescue & Research

  • Nov 30, 2022 
  • Wildlife
Recorded Seminar

TPR Seminar Series - Part Eleven: Economic Assessment and Compensation

This eleventh session sees OSRL's Development & Assurance Lead, Aaron Montgomery, discuss economic assessment and compensation for marine oil spills.

  • Nov 29, 2022 
  • Industry
Recorded Seminar

TPR Seminar Series - Part Ten: Oiled Wildlife Response

This tenth session sees Wildlife Preparedness and Response Manager, Paul Kelway, and guests from Sea Alarm and GOWRS discuss Oiled Wildlife Response.

  • Nov 15, 2022 
  • Wildlife
Recorded Seminar

Shared Lessons for Risk Communications

We explore parallels from the communications around the pandemic response and whether we can transfer these to effective dispersant communications.

  • Nov 3, 2022 
  • Dispersants
Article

Crisis Exercises: Are You Wasting Your Time and Money? A Blueprint for Better Exercises

Based on an evaluation of current exercise approaches, we look at the key areas of practice that can be improved and benefits that can be gained.

  • Nov 1, 2022 
  • 20 min read
  • Exercises
Recorded Seminar

Oiled Wildlife and Preparedness - Perspectives from South East Asia

Norman Ramos, Principal Trainer & Consultant, and Yow Lih Hern, Senior Consultant, discuss the current oiled wildlife practices in South East Asia

  • Oct 26, 2022 
  • Wildlife
Recorded Seminar

TPR Seminar Series - Part Nine: Dispersants

This ninth session sees OSRL's Principal Preparedness & Response Authority, Andy Nicoll, discuss the use of dispersants in spill response.

  • Oct 20, 2022 
  • Dispersants
Article

What is Contingency Planning?

Despite best prevention efforts, spills will inevitably occur. Lucy talks about the contingency planning process as an effective preparedness measure.

  • Oct 18, 2022 
  • 4 min read
  • Contingency Planning
Spill Journal

Spill Journal: MT Evoikos

We reflect on some of the past spills with those who were there. This journal looks at our response to the MT Evoikos spill in October 1997.

  • Oct 13, 2022 
  • Response
Recorded Seminar

TPR Seminar Series - Part Eight: Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Technique (SCAT)

This eighth session sees Technical Lead , Dr. Rob Holland, discuss Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Techniques (SCAT) for oil spill response.

  • Oct 5, 2022 
  • Response

OSRL Resource Library

First-hand experience in responding to oil spill incidents of varying nature and locality across the global, allow's Oil Spill Response to provide a wealth of resources and insights.

From case studies with our Members to industry insights and operational field guides spanning response and crisis management to dispersants and contingency planning. All resources are freely available to view or download.