Current Buster 6 exercise
Friday, August 16, 2019
The Current Buster 6 systems represent the latest in offshore containment and recovery technology.
NOPSEMA Subsea Wells Source Control Workshop
Monday, July 22, 2019
Ahead of the Spillcon international oil spill conference in Perth this past May, Australia’s National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) hosted a Subsea Wells Source Control Workshop. OSRL’s Andy Myers, Robert Limb and Mitch Guinn joined 122 other participants of government regulatory officials, well control specialists, oil spill and recovery specialists and industry E&P organisations.
Brixham Team 2A Exercise
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Working in partnership, The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), and responders from Ambipar Response, with the cooperation of the National Trust and Tor Bay Harbour Authority, OSRL’s responders carried out deflection and protection booming within the environmentally protected coves surrounding Brixham.
OPRED IMS Awareness Session
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Lucy Bly, Consultant and Aberdeen Base Manager delivered a workshop recently jointly with the Acting Deputy SOSREP...
Bridging Research to Response
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
In March, OSRL facilitated a tour of UK research institutes for two of our Member companies, ExxonMobil and Chevron...
What happens when a vessel collides with a jetty in Rotterdam?
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Will Griffiths discusses the process in which we went through when a vessel collided with a jetty in the port of Rotterdam and the help we could offer to the authorities and our client...
SSL Kolkata calls 'man over board'
Monday, May 27, 2019
SSL Kolkata, a 150-metre general cargo vessel came into trouble off the coast of India when a fire erupted following an explosion on board. Shane Jacobs talks about the process in which we went through to help with the response operations...
What challenges are faced with an ongoing wellhead release?
Monday, May 20, 2019
Podcast series - Jamie Gathercole, Senior Response Specialist and Trainer talks about an ongoing oil release from a wellhead a short distance from Trinidad. Jamie will also discuss some of the challenges the team had to face throughout the response.
Is virtual remote training the future?
Friday, March 22, 2019
For the first time ever, OSRL delivers a full virtual customised ICS refresher course (complete with mini exercises).
Source control planning in a subsea well control incident
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
The management of a source control event require the collaboration of multiple stakeholders across the industry and regulatory authorities. Having a well thought plan will ensure the most effective response is underway