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Recorded Seminar

ATSEA-2 Webinar Series - Part 1: Causes, Fates and Impacts of Marine Oil Spills

This first webinar with ATSEA-2 focuses on the causes, fates and impacts of marine oil spills.

  • Feb 28, 2022 
  • Response
Insight

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
Insight

Pipelines: End of The Line or a Pipe Dream?

With new fuel types and challenges, green energy means oil and gas remains vital short to medium-term. But what will the long-term future look like?

  • May 18, 2021 
  • 9 min read
  • Response
Insight

A Revolution in Marine Fuels: Five Behaviour Characteristics of LSFO Responders Need to Know

What we know collectively about LSFOs within the industry, and what responders need to be aware of when potentially dealing with future incidents.

  • May 3, 2021 
  • 10 min read
  • Response
Recorded Seminar

Complexities of Inland Preparedness and Response

The members of the Inland Core Group share collective thoughts on the nuance of inland spill preparedness and response activities.

  • Apr 26, 2021 
  • Response
Recorded Seminar

Preparing for an Extreme Cold Weather Response

This seminar explains the steps that OSRL, as a temperate response organisation, has taken to prepare for an extreme cold weather response.

  • Mar 19, 2021 
  • Response
Recorded Seminar

What Have We Learned: Properties of Low Sulphur Fuel Oils

We talk about the properties and characteristics of Low Sulphur Fuel Oil and about the ongoing major projects that are currently being coordinated.

  • Feb 8, 2021 
  • Response
Recorded Seminar

Weathering Behaviour and Oil Spill Response Options for Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (LSFO)

OSRL has been considering the various response techniques available and the operational feasibility in the event of a LSFO spill.

  • Nov 20, 2020 
  • Response
Insight

The COVID-19 Pandemic; a threat and an opportunity for Oil Spill Preparedness and Response

Can this pandemic be used as a catalyst to strengthen the implementation of Tiered Preparedness and Response?

  • Nov 17, 2020 
  • 10 min read
  • Response
Insight

Covid-19: Response Challenges and Solutions

With any response, technology and politics can overcome many obstacles. Ultimately success, however it is measured, comes down to the people

  • Oct 30, 2020 
  • 10 min read
  • Response
Article

OSRL Water Column Monitoring (WCM) Equipment

The WCM Equipment complements existing equipment designed as a response option when relevant.

  • Sep 7, 2020 
  • 5 min read
  • Response
Insight

Is It Time To Say "Goodbye" To the Cavalry?

Remote, Low Carbon, Efficient. Responding to oil spills in a post pandemic virtual world.

  • Aug 10, 2020 
  • 10 min read
  • Response

The latest response insights and documents 

These response resources cover a myriad of topics across the broad spectrum of surface response techniques, oil properties and behaviours, and latest insights on response options. Find case studies of oil spill incidents through to field guides of the different oil spill response techniques and everything in between.