Oil Spill Management module added to Crisis and Disaster Management Masters course at University of Portsmouth
Thursday, May 4, 2023
The University of Portsmouth will now include an optional module focusing on Oil Spill Management in its Crisis and Disaster Management Masters course.
The course offers an exciting opportunity for Masters students to learn about environmental and manmade hazards, vulnerability and risk, planning and logistics, disaster response and crisis management.
UAV Exercises in 2022: Insights from OSRL's Aviation Team
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
In 2022, the Aviation Team at Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) strengthened their partnerships with Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) providers and stakeholders worldwide through regular updates and UAV exercises. Find out more about their activities and what's to come in 2023.
OSRL Announces Launch of UK Mutual Aid Framework Agreement (UK MAFA)
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Following the successful announcement of the UK Mutual Aid Framework Agreement (UK MAFA) launch at the OEUK HSE Conference, Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) is pleased to inform its members that the UK MAFA has been issued for execution.
Oil Spill Response Limited: Participating in a Successful Plastic Recovery Training Exercise at Shamrock Quay Marina
Friday, March 24, 2023
Oil Spill Response Limited was recently part of a trial at Shamrock Quay Marina, in partnership with the UK and Ireland Spill Association, Oracle Environmental, and the University of Southampton, to test and review the effectiveness of our equipment in different shore-side environments.
Oil Spill Response Limited Seeks Turnkey Service Providers for Aviation Services Provision Tender
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL), the largest international industry-funded cooperative for responding to oil spills, has announced its intention to issue an invitation to tender for the provision of aviation services. OSRL is seeking interested turnkey providers with adequate capability and experience to provide the requested services, as outlined in the Scope of Services.
Oil Spill Response Limited Welcomes Experienced Oil and Gas Executive, Vania De Stefani, as New CEO Starting 1st April
Monday, March 6, 2023
Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) has appointed Vania De Stefani as its new CEO, effective from 1st April. With over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Vania has a strong background in engineering, operations, and process safety. She has led operational crises in various regions and played a key role in the response to the Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf of Mexico. Vania holds a Master's degree in Process Engineering and a PhD in Thermophysics, making her an excellent fit for OSRL. The organisation is a leading provider of oil spill response services, and Vania's appointment comes at an exciting time as the company looks to expand its services and meet the growing demand for oil spill response and preparedness.
OSRL Announces Expanded Benefits and Access with New SWIS Membership Agreement
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) has announced the signing of a revised agreement for all SWIS members, establishing several new and updated benefits and removing significant financial barriers to accessing the dedicated subsea service.
Aviation Update – Transfer of the UKCS (UK Continental Shelf) Aerial Surveillance and the Boeing 727 Wide Area Dispersant Application Services to their new bases
Monday, November 14, 2022
Following our previous statement on 4th October regarding the closure of Doncaster Airport, there have been some changes primarily to timelines and the base for the Boeing 727 Wide Area Dispersant Application Service.
Under the patronage of HE. Minister of Oil and Environment Oil Spill Response Limited Opens its New Base in Bahrain
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL), the global oil spill response cooperative, is pleased to announce the relocation of its base in Bahrain and the official opening of its new facilities.
The opening of the new facility took place on 11th October 2022, under the patronage of H.E Dr Mohamed bin Mubarak Bin Daina, Minister of Oil and Environment and included a ribbon-cutting ceremony with OSRL's Chief Executive Robert Limb.
Aviation Update - Doncaster Airport Closure
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
OSRL statement regarding the closure of Doncaster Airport