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Our activation procedure including contact details and forms for activation, in addition to equipment stockpile and aviation status reports can be found here.

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Response services are guaranteed ONLY for Members. Non-members are not guaranteed a response and will be required to sign a Non-member contract. Services and rates differ. Duty managers can be contacted for exercises.

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Current Buster 6 exercise

Friday, August 16, 2019

Current Buster 6 exercise

The Current Buster 6 systems represent the latest in offshore containment and recovery technology.

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.

30 years since Piper Alpha

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

30 years since Alpha Piper

Tim Swift, OSRL's Quality Manager reflects on 30 years since Piper Alpha; lessons learnt and improvements made since.

Back-To-Shoreline Exercise

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Back-To-Shoreline Exercise

Hon Phui Hang talks about a recent shoreline exercise conducted between 23-27 April with a specific focus on Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Technique (SCAT) and protection of sensitive resources and waste management. Click through to read more.

Exercise Diary - the final reckoning

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Exercise Diary - the final reckoning

OSRL's Offline course is put in place to train new staff, like myself, in the world of oil spill response. This is my 5-day diary from the final week.

No Notice Drill for OSRL

Thursday, May 24, 2018

OSRL do No notice drill

We ran a NO NOTICE DRILL yesterday in our Emergencies Operations Centre (EOC) to test our competency and prove our ability to meet our Service Level Agreement (SLA).

Orkney Island Member Exercise

Friday, May 4, 2018

Orkney Island Member Exercise

Last week six members from the OSRL response team in Southampton visited the Flotta oil terminal in Orkney to support an exercise with response staff from Repsol Sinopec.