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What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 8: Inland)

Friday, November 23, 2018

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 7: Inland)

In the final instalment of the series, we spoke with Rhys Jenkins, Senior Spill Response Specialist & Duty Manager for OSRL and co-chair of the Inland Core Group. He explains the objectives and activity for his team and how they are helping to build confidence in OSRL’s inland capabilities.

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 7: IMS)

Friday, November 16, 2018

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 7: IMS)

This week we spoke with Tim Coombs, senior spill response specialist and co-chair of the ‘Incident Management Systems’ core group for OSRL. We discussed the historic and current objectives of the group, why it’s such an important topic and where the discipline is heading.

How to deal with inland oil spills

Friday, November 16, 2018

How to deal with Inland Oil Spills?

Edgar Gerasmia, OSRL's Senior Trainer shares his experience and knowledge on how to deal with Inland Oil Spills.

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 6: Cold Weather)

Friday, November 9, 2018

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 6: Cold Weather)

In part 6 we chatted with Andy Nevin, Response Process Manager for OSRL and the co-chair of its ‘Cold Weather’ core group. Here he explains the team’s objectives and previous successes, and discusses how the group’s activity is helping OSRL grow its position as global experts in cold weather oil spill response.

Loire Valley NorLense Boom Trials

Friday, November 2, 2018

Loire Valley NorLense Boom Trials

OSRL were fortunate to be invited by CEDRE* to observe a series of dynamic trials to assess the manoeuvrability and collection capacity of the High speed OilTrawl NorLense boom.

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 5: Offshore)

Friday, October 19, 2018

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 5: Offshore)

This week we speak to Nick Olden, SWIS Operations Supervisor and co-chair of the Offshore Working Group. Here, he explains the activity of the group, its current objectives and why it is such an important topic for the industry and OSRL.

Oil spill equipment kit : A bliss or a nightmare?

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Oil Spill Equipment Kit - A Bliss or Nightmare?

When was the last time you reviewed your oil spill response equipment kit? Arti Chopra, our Business Development Executive shares why the stakes are too high if these critical questions are left unanswered.

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 4: Shoreline)

Friday, October 12, 2018

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 4: Shoreline)

We speak to Dr. Rob Holland, the co-chair of the Shoreline Working Group at OSRL. Rob explains the team’s achievements to date, their current activity, and their long-term ambitions for this vitally important area of spill preparedness and response.

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 3: Surveillance)

Friday, September 28, 2018

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 3: Surveillance)

In this instalment, we’re chatting with James Pringle, the co-chair of the surveillance sub-group, who explains the team’s goals and activity, and how they are helping OSRL maintain its position as the world’s foremost oil spill expert.

What does it take to be a true expert? (Part 2 - modelling and Visualisation)

Friday, September 21, 2018

What does it take to be a true expert? part 2

Liam Harrington-Missin explains the Modelling and Visualisation subgroups goals and activity, and how they are helping OSRL maintain its position as the world’s foremost oil spill expert.