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Marine Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response in the Arctic

Friday, April 20, 2018

Marine Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response in the Arctic

The focus throughout this conference was the urge for more collaboration between industries and organisations. Perhaps more than ever is the invitation opening for more engagement between disciplines on exercises, platforms and information sharing.

Tim Coombs talks OPEP

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Tim Coombs talks OPEPHear from one of our trainers

"For me personally it is a real enjoyment delivering the OPEP courses in person and seeing the individuals developing and leaving with skills and knowledge they may not have previously had."

Sensitivity mapping - What is it all about?

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sensitivity mapping - What is it all about?

My First Equipment Maintenance Trip

Thursday, February 9, 2017

My First Equipment Maintenance Trip

As part of Tom’s continued development in his final year of his advanced apprenticeship, he was ready to conduct his first equipment hire maintenance project. Read about his trip to Shetland, off the northeast coast of Scotland.

How does OSRL respond globally

Thursday, February 23, 2017

How does OSRL respond globally

Oil Spill Response Ltd has a long history of responding quickly and efficiently to oil spill incidents around the globe.

One of the most common questions we hear from our members is “But I’m operating in country X, can OSRL respond here?”

Tristan Barston, our Americas Region Business Development Manager tells you more.

Oil Spill Biological Impact Assessment

Monday, April 24, 2017

Oil Spill Biological Impact Assessment

Tom Sturgeon, an MSc Oceanography student from NOCS, explores the use of oil spill modelling for assessing biological impact of oil spills as part of his MSc Oceanography project at OSRL.

Delivering courses in challenging environments - Inland

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Inland Oil Spill Response

Globally there are many more inland oil spills than marine incidents. The need for a speedy and effective response to a terrestrial spill is more likely than it is for the majority of marine spills. 

In late 2016 we delivered a new three-day Inland Oil Spill Response course in the Middle-East to a group of Iraqi Government and Industry delegates.

Find out more from Chris Miles, Principle Trainer.

South Africa Member's Day

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

South Africa Member's Day

Back in October, the OSRL South African SWIS (Subsea Well Intervention Service) Team hosted our first ever Members’ day at the Global Dispersant Stockpile (GDS) base in Cape Town. Find out more from South Africa SWIS Base Manager, Deene Collopy. 

Reflections and Realisations on the Road

Monday, October 31, 2016

Reflections and Realizations on the Road

In his second blog post, Norman Ramos writes about his reflections and realizations whilst conducting six training courses in nine weeks.

Do any of us really know what we want to do in life?

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Do any of us really know what we want to do in life?

Our HR director Neil Gates shares about his career plans and how roadblocks led to new opportunities