OSRL raises £4,170 for charities from sale of restored tractor project
Thursday, October 22, 2015
A 1969 Nuffield 4/65 tractor was restored to its former glory by our hard working apprentices and sold at the largest agricultural machinery auction in Hereford, UK on 14 August 2015.
Throwback 30: MV Tasman Spirit, Pakistan
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Oil Spill Response Limited, we will be publishing a series of articles covering our milestones. In this article, Jamaluddin bin Jaafar, our Spill Response Specialist, shares his memory of our response in Pakistan in 2003.
Throwback 30: Exxon Valdez
Thursday, October 8, 2015
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Oil Spill Response Limited, we will be publishing a series of articles covering our milestones. In this article, Richard Seddon, our Senior Oil Spill Response Specialist, shares his memory of the Exxon Valdez spill.
Communication skills put to the test during GI WACAF Exercise
Monday, September 21, 2015
A two-day bilateral exercise took place between Congo and Gabon at the beginning of last week (14-15 Sept), organised within the framework of the Global Initiative for West, Central and Southern Africa GI WACAF Project, a partnership between IMO and IPIECA.
Throwback 30: How it all began
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Oil Spill Response Limited, we will be publishing a series of articles covering our milestones. In this article, we share about how OSRL came to be a global oil spill response company.
What happens during a subsea well-blowout?
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
In May 2015, OSRL responded to a fictional scenario of a drill ship drifting off site, while still connected to the Blow Out Preventor (BOP). Named Exercise Leviathan I, this major internal exercise tested OSRL’s Major Mobilisation Plan.
Bespoke Enhanced Oil Spill Responder Training for Petrobras
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
To meet the Petrobras requirement, the 14 week OSRL ‘Offline’ Training Course was condensed to five weeks by omitting all of the Tier 3 specific elements to create a program entirely tailored to the specific needs of Petrobras.
SPE Offshore Europe
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
At OSRL we are already getting excited to showcase our people and our services at the upcoming SPE Offshore Europe Conference and Exhibition in Aberdeen, from 8th-11th September.
OSRL and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
This feature article on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) explores the rise of the UAV and the rules governing their use. It also delves into how the oil industry are utilising UAVs along with detailing OSRL’s activities in investigating their potential for use during oil spill response operations.
Upgrade to the OSRL Response Modelling Service
Monday, August 3, 2015
Our response modelling services have been upgraded; RPS ASA’s OILMAP® 2D will be used during spills and exercises from today.