Braving the Elements: -46°C Brings a New Challenge to Cold Weather Oil Spill Response Training
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
OSRL participated in the Oil in Ice training program in Canada after two years due to COVID-19. The training, developed in collaboration with Eastern Canada Response Corporation (ECRC-SIMEC) and Alaska Clean Seas (ACS), allowed attendees to practice oil spill recovery techniques on and under the ice. Despite the extremely cold weather and harsh conditions, the training was a success, providing valuable experience for oil spill response in cold weather conditions.
Offliner Diaries: Week seven to 12
Sunday, August 7, 2022
Hear from our new responders as they talk about their last few weeks of our offliners course.
Offliner Diaries: Week Five and Six
Friday, May 27, 2022
The UK Responders continue their journey through the offliners course to prepare them for responding to oil spills globally. James Thompson, UK Responder, participating in the course talks about weeks 5 and 6 and having their first offshore experience.
Offliner Diaries: Week Three and Four
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
OSRL's newest responders have continued their learnings in the last couple of weeks with response techniques covering aerial Surveillance, Fate of Oil, Environmental Considerations, Waste Management & Contingency Planning through insightful and informative presentations, followed in week four with some practical hands-on experience with response equipment.
First Four Weeks of the Bahrain Offline Program
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
It is hard to believe we are already four weeks into the Bahrain offline programme.
Offliner Diaries: Week two; Safety
Monday, April 25, 2022
Last week, the UK responders commenced their second week on the offline course. Daniel Lambley talks about how the course is going and the safety learnings.
Offliner Diaries: Week one; Introduction and Fundamentals
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
The Offliners course for the new UK Responders began in March, over the next 12 weeks, these new responders will be immersed in tactical and practical training to prepare them for responding to oil spills globally.
Week one saw the new Responders learning about the Oil and Gas industry and the role of OSRL.